Monday, November 7, 2011

Make It Monday #62 - with Annabelle Stamps

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Hello, how are you?

Are you feeling all bright eyed and bushy tailed on this Monday morning? Full of get up and go and ready to face the week ahead?

No.......me either, lol! But a good strong coffee (from the fab new coffee machine my parents bought my Hubby for his birthday) and I shall be right to go!

Actually my problem might just be a little too much of that fab coffee, lol. The novelty of making cafe style cappachinos hasn't quite worn off yet and I discovered that drinking them at 10pm keeps me going till around 1am!! Gee, who knew hey, LOL!

Still wasn't all bad, managed to visit quite a few of the amazing blogs linked up to Make It Monday last week while the rest of my family slumbered peacefully. Over 250 lovely creations were linked up last week, how awesome is that ?! I do hope you manged to visit a few of them.

This weeks Linky Party is now open and I found a little time over the weekend to create this cute little boy's birthday card to share with you today .


Perfect for any little Harry Potter fan don't you think?

I have coloured this image with Copics and used my Spica pens to add a little shimmer to the starts on the hat and coat as well as the wand and chrystal ball.

I am linking my card to the following challenges:

One Stitch At A Time - Use A Digi
Color Me Creative Classroom - Boys Boys Boys
CES challenges - Song or Film (I'm going for the Harry Potter films)
Paper Craft Journey - Use A Digi

Out of all the fabulous creations linked up last week I had to try to choose just one to feature here on my blog this week. Talk about a tough ask!

It took a while I can tell you, but in the end I couldn't go past this entry from



Absolutely incredible don't you think? The time this must have taken!

I need to get me some of the patience that is required to create this piece of art.

Thank you Manuk for sharing this with us. I do hope we get to see more of you amazing creations.


This week we are sponsored by the fabulously talented Andrea over at

who is generously offer a $20 voucher to this week's random commenter.

To be in with a chance to win this fabulous prize all you need to do is leave a comment for an entrant in this week's linky party. Make sure you mention you saw them on MIM. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!


Please head on over to Make It Monday to check out the gorgeous cards created by the MIM design team to help get you all inspired.

Its a great way to show case your favourite card or project to new people.
You can even revive an old post. It may be old news to you but there are so many new blogs coming online every day that it is NEW to them. So come along link up and check out the other submissions and remember is all about just sharing the creativity and you may even find yourself making some new blog buddies.
And you just never know, next week's featured blogger may be you!

Thank you for stopping by today.

Michelle :o)

20 comments:

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Michelle, he is so cute and gorgeous colouring...love your pick..I would not have the patience...but love admiring her work...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Shirley-anne said...

Hi Michelle .Super boy's card from you .Love the diecut frame and the star pattern panel .
Hugs Mum
And there is no way I'd have patience for quilling so I just enjoy looking at this project in awe ..

Jan said...

Great card! I saw it on MIM xx Jan

NancyD said...

Your little wizard is so cute! I love your special feature choice as well. I really like quilling too. NancyD

jojoscraps said...

What a sweet image and you've colored him perfectly! Maybe I should be drinking more coffee. Wink wink!
Jo xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Michelle,
Wonderful card. Beautiful job coloring. Just the right touch of everything. Love your card.
Hugz, Pat

1CardCreator said...

Congrats to Manuk from the MIM entry, lovely quilling. Love your little Wizard card too, so cute with the die cut and stars!

Mary J said...

OMG, that quilling is amazing! I love your boy card - so much fun and of course brilliant colouring!

Sarpreet said...

such a gorgeous card, sorry I have not been on your blog for a while, life just has been so busy.

KARLA UREA said...

This card is adorable I love the digi great job thanks for the inspiration, I came from MIM love Karla

CraftyC said...

A gorgeous card and I love the image. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!
Clairexx

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for playing at OSAAT.
Hugs Nataliya

Sandie said...

Love that sweet image. Perfect for little boys :)

Thank you so much for joining us at CMC Copic Challenge this time. Good luck. xx

Merlyn said...

hi..I saw ur card at MIM.. This magician image is cute and the red black coolour combo is very nice.. Quilling is stunning:)

Nikki Byrne said...

Brilliant boy card, fab image beautifully coloured and fab colours. Thank you for sharing it with us at OSAAT this week. Good luck, hugs

Nikki DT

Renkata said...

Such a cute and sweet card.
Thanks for join us at CMC Copic challenge.

Lisa M said...

Oh Michele,
Your card rocks!!! What with the HP craze again, it's perfect!! :D Your Pick of the week....good grief...this is surely amazing. :)
Hugs,
Lisa xx

Cathy Lee said...

What a sweet card, Michelle. Your coloring is fabulous. And this image is so cute.
Hugz,
Cathy Lee

Melissa Cash said...

hi michelle, i love your little wizard card, he is such a cutie and colored to perfection. i am thankful that you stopped by my blog for a visit. i am following you now too.

Carrie said...

I love that little wizard!! he is fab and wow what colouring !!! Thanks for playing at CES xx