Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Happy Birthday, Tim!



(If you are here for the Repeat Impressions Sketch Challenge, scroll down)

We are dedicating this week's Hambo Hoedown to Tim!  Tim is the guy with the pencil at Hambo Stamps.  He's the illustrator for all of the fun images we use each week.  Happy Birthday, Tim!

For this week's Hoedown we are being challenged to use the burned edges/soot technique OR incorporate a checkerboard design or gingham into our creation.  I went with the latter option since I'm rather clumsy and could just see myself catching something on fire, LOL! 

For my card, I printed the Hambo digital image of "Toaster" onto X-Press It cardstock.  I colored the image with Copic markers and cut around it with my Cutterbee scissors.

Patterned paper from Hot Off The Press was used to created the card panel.  I paper pierced around the panel and faux-stitched with a colored pencil. The panel was framed with black cardstock.

Black and white gingham ribbon was used on this card.

The sentiment is one of three included in the Hambo digital image of "Toaster".  I framed it with black cardstock. 


I hope you can join in on all of the fun with us at the Hoedown this week. All of the challenge details can be found right here on the Hoedown Blog.  Remember you must use Hambo images to play along...but that's easy to do (there are some freebies here if you don't have any). If you play along this week, you will be sent next week's Hoedown image for free.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog! 

7 comments:

Jane France said...

Kecia yet again your coloring skills are astounding,your cards always amaze me, fabulous.

mypurplehouse said...

This is so precious! I love how you made him stand out so well on the card and he looks great with the gingham!! Neat how we all chose a different piece of the challenge huh?

Judy Rozema said...

I love how you made the toaster so big! I never think of making the images big (duh!). Awesome coloring and love the ribbon~!

Monica Hunter said...

As always, your coloring is superb! I love the touch of the gingham ribbon with this image. Thanks for helping make Tim's birthday even more special!!

Monica Hunter said...

Thanks Kecia for the birthday thoughts and wishes! This may show up under Monica's Google account but it's really me Tim.

Deborah Anton said...

Gorgeous coloring as always! I love the whole card... Wonderfully put together with the colors and gingham!

Sarah said...

Your coloring is amazing! I can't get over that this is faux stitching---it's awesome!

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