Friday, June 12, 2009

Where's the fire?

Once again just getting my High Hopes challenge in on the last day! But unlike last week, this time I will remember to link this to the HHC blog! Crazy right?!

These adorable images are of course from High Hopes. They are colored with Copics and accented with Spica pens and Ranger Inkssentials opaque white pens. One dog I stamped colored, cut out, and popped up on the main panel. Then I stamped several more on the tan panel in beige chalk ink. The main image is cut out with a rectangle nestie and sponged light blue on top and light brown on the bottom while still in the die. The fab plaid paper is from Rusty Pickle and it's called Dad's Wallet. The red polka dot is from Bo Bunny and the tan is actually the flip side of another Bo Bunny polka dot paper.

I wanted to keep this really simple for a little boy...no ribbons, bows, or anything fussy. I just stuck a button on to balance the image. I didn't have any High Hopes sentiments that were appropriate for this image (I'm gonna hafta remedy that!!) so the Happy Birthday is from a Studio G $1 set from Michaels.

I really like this sketch and I could have gone crazy and stitched all over this...so I am going to have to revisit this one again.

TGIF! Have a great weekend everyone!

25 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Fun, fun, I love your sweet puppy!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh gosh is that image CUTE! Love the DP too.

Carol Dee said...

GREAT card for a boy, even my 25 year old who is on the fire department! I love the layout and great papers used. That is the cutest High Hopes stamp, I had not seen it yet! TFS and TGIF !!! Hugs

LeAnne said...

OMW, this is the cutest! Love the layout and the paper!

Cheryl Joshua said...

OMG,this is so cute,I haven't seen this before either and I love it!!! Your colouring is brilliant and fab design!
xx

Julia Aston said...

I love this Danielle! what a cute image with the little puppy - and great DP choices - super little boy card! Have a great weekend GF!

chelemom said...

This card is absolutely FABULOUS! Your coloring is just awesome! Love the dimensional dog too!!!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Danielle,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Stampin' With Jessi and Rachel said...

This card is Adorable! I just love the image and the sweet puppy! Your coloring is amazing!

Our Little Inspirations said...

incredibly cute! I know a grown-up fireman who'd LOVE a card like this! Great colors and dsp!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

OMG!! fabulous card!! love the adorable images and the great dp you used!

Sally Cicada's Designs said...

Love this card Danielle!! You have coloured it perfectly!! I love the little fire dogs on the beige paper too and the Rusty Pickle paper is perfect with this image!
Blessings,
Sarah

Lauri said...

That is an adorable image and I love the card just the way it is!!

Cheri Howard said...

What a cute card - great coloring!

Beth said...

Fabulous card! This stamp is so cute and the papers are great!

Beth xx

Ila said...

Totally Fabulous!! the stamps are just the Cutest...and your coloring and papers are Wonderful!!

Curt in Carmel said...

I always love to see your creations with High Hopes. You do such an amazing job with them. Your coloring is infalable. Love this card! Best, Curt

Tammy Hershberger said...

I wanna' color like you when I grow up! This is SO SWEET!

Rose Ann said...

So adorable, Danielle!! Your coloring looks amazing, and I love your layout & papers!! Love your popped doggie and button as well!!

Leslie Miller said...

I always know I'm going to see something totally fun and adorable when I visit you, Danielle! This is just perfect for a little boy. I love how you stamped the dog for background paper and popped up the colored one. Too darn cute!

Cathy Indelicato said...

Great job on this - I really love your work!!

Barbara said...

I love this!!!!!! That little puppy is adorable! And, your coloring is flawless, as usual!

Tammi said...

CUTE! Love the dog in the background and your fantastic coloring...my hubby & son would love this, they are firefighters. :)

Candy said...

So very cute and fun, love the popped up puppy!!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wow, that image looks three D with how you colored it so well! Gorgeous work! That is an older image done by Tony. The dog too. I love how he did cars! So cute! Great work with the sketch and the extra stamping on the beige panel!