Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Simon Says...........a card for a Child

Good Morning all !! We hope you are all fit and well and looking forward to the Easter Break :-)

Thanks for all your fabulous entries to our Easter/Spring Colours Challenge and thanks for all your lovely comments too :-) We appreciate you taking the time to leave them xx


This week the theme at the Simon Says Stamp challenge is

FOR A CHILD


So any card or creation to be given to a child. We would also like to encourage you to think about poorly children and send a card to a child registered with Post Pals or Make a Child Smile. Please click on the links to read more about these charitable organisations. I know that the cards they receive are very welcome. Please think about them, not just today but throughout the year. Thank You xx

This week we are joined by the lovely Vicky (aka Angeldrummer) who has agreed to be in the Designer Spotlight, Dawny, Jo, Lols and Myself got to meet Vicky at the NEC a few weeks ago, it so great to meet people you know fairly well but have never met IRL.


As this card is for a child I decided to make a pop-up card, remembering how my children when they were young loved pop-up books and cards etc. The instructions for this can be found at Splitcoast Stampers and is by the fabulous Beate Johns.
This cute little Monkey has been masked onto the Hanging Leaves, coloured in Copics as has the little Small Colibri which has been cut out and attached with foam padsAll of these images are by Magnolia from the Animal collection
The papers are from the fabulous Graphic 45 Le Cirque pad.
The stars are cut with My Favourite Things, Stacking Stars Die-Namics. The sentiment is an old one of unknown origin.
Below is a photograph taken with the card closed


I also decided to do another pop-up card using the same instructions.


These papers are the gorgeous Prima Botanical and the image is Belles & Whistles and called I Clowning Around. The image is again coloured with Copics and her outfit coated with Stardust stickles. The corners are cut with an EK Success punch, the flower a Magnolia Cherry Blossom, the leaves cut with a  Rose leaf punch and the sentiment LOTV.




As usual Heidi will be giving one lucky entrant a $50 voucher to her FANTASTIC Simon Says Stamp Superstore !! See the NEWEST stuff on the All New Just In Page For fabulous tutorials, inspiration and candy you should keep an eye on the Simon Says Stamp Blog too !!! :-)


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17 comments:

petra,s cards said...

wauw stunning cards!!!!
xx petra

Chrissy said...

I just love the monkey card...so bright and beautiful for a child and wonderful jungle papers....and the clown is so pretty and sparkly and gorgeous papers...fabulous 'pop ups'...I will have to check it out...thanks for the link, great cards Heather..
Luv CHRISSYxx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, adorable cards Heather, especially love the Monkey.
luv
Debby

Grenouille Greetings said...

Unfortunately, Heather, I have too much catching up to do to comment on all of the posts I missed while I was away but I have looked at them all and ALL of your creations are stunning! These pop-up cards are new to me and are very fetching! Hugs, Lesley

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Heather and how lovely of you to make one for a boy and one for a girl :-) so thoughtful xx
the images are lovely and the papers and embellies ,, perfect :-)

I have added the 2nd one to the challenge blog too ,, you kept that one quiet !! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Kristel said...

These are really gorgeous again Heather! So wonderful!
Hugs Kristel

Riet said...

So gorgeous cards Heather,I love the images and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

OH Heather!! They are BOTH so gorgeous!! A sweet little pink clown with beautiful pink rose for a little girl and a mischievous little monkey with cute star embellies for a little boy! BRILL!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Moni said...

HI my dear friend, hope you are ok. :)
Your cards are gorgeous as always, and love your colouring and details.
I hope you got your candy by now???
Hugs,Moni

Shazza said...

what wonderful cards heather x

Danni said...

These are both just so wonderful!! Sure to make anyone smile!

Mandy said...

Oh hun these are both absolutely gorgeous, I love the pop up design and your colouring is beautiful as always :)
hugs Mandy xx

Paula said...

I love the way you've really thought about these & given such attention to what might give a child pleasure. The monkey is such a fun one for a little boy & the clown so unusual for a girl but being a girl clown absolutely right for a little girl.
Paula (PEP)

Sandra1968 said...

Beautiful cards!

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Heather, loads of fun with you today, love these cheeky monkeys, great cards.

Thank you so much for visiting me and ALL your lovely comments, you are a sweetie:0) xxx

Tasha said...

Oh wow these are so cute! Love the designs and cute images you used
love tasha xx

Jane said...

WOW! these are both absolutely stunning hun! amazing colouring and details as always. sorry I'm only just getting round to you - bit hectic in the school hols - hugs, Jane x

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