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Friday, 16 March 2012

After School Panic Oh Mother's Day Sunday OOOOOPS by Jake

Hi folks this is a card my nephew made just now after school when I said to him have you a card for Mum on Sunday. I knew his Dad would have one but as his younger brother had made one he couldn't not do his bit. So off Jake (aged 9) went into my craft space and even my pens. A few scream from him when he couldn't find a picture till I gave him this one from Kenny K's which reminded him of his mum to colour. Conversations went a little like this
Oh Aunty Sue you don't have a black pen to colour the hair. 
No Jake use shades of Grey.
What Mum doesn't have Grey Hair.
 Followed by Screams of 
Oh you are not helping me.
 So after I told him how to shade the hair this is his card. He stuck all the layers down coloured the image picked the papers from a selection I allowed him to choose from. Must say I did  cut them but he told me how he wanted them cutting. He picked the embellishments but bow was made by me. All in all he was really proud of it and said could I share with you. As for me I think he can go buy them in the future he is getting too good for my liking and wanting to know all my tips like how you run a glue stick over your double sided tape to help you line it up.
Jake would like to enter this into the following challenges
The poodle parlour - anything goes
I love promarkers - anything goes
My Mum's Craft Shop- Mums the word
Dream Valley - Mothers Day

18 comments:

Katina said...

Well, what a fabulous card!! Well done Jake!
xx

Janette said...

Hi Jake, WOW, what a fabulous job you made of this, your colouring is just BRILLIANT.....your lovely AuntySue better watch out.....well done, your Mum will be so proud..xx

Pink Dandelion said...

Aww bless him, what a fabulous card. His mum will love it.
Debs xx

Nikbee said...

Jake, this is a fabulous card. Your colouring is wonderful.
Nikki x

Mad Moose said...

Wow! fabulous card, he's putting us all to shame with his colouring skills!

Lorraine said...

What a great card Jake. You've done a brilliant job. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week, it's lovely to have such a talented young man join us.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Very sweet, thanks for sharing!
Hey, we have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun - http://www.pixiedustpaperie.blogspot.com

coops said...

fabulous card jake.i love your striking colours and really fab image.well done sweetheart, your mum will love it :D

xx coops xx

Wishcraft said...

Wow hasn't he done a fab job! Gorgeous card Jake, your mum's going to love this :o) Lisa x

tilly said...

what a lovely card you have made for your Mum Jake, she will love this....your colouring is fab and you chose super colours
Tilly x

carol said...

ooh Sue this looks fab, sure his Mam will love it, and BRAVE you letting him near your craft space and pens!!!lol. Have a lovely weekend, x carol

Carole of Brum said...

Jake, your card is excellent, you really have an eye for this sort of thing! Good on you for picking Aunty's Sue's brains too, she's got lots of tips I bet, lol.

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

So nice to see another man crafting! Well done Jake, you are showing all the digns of becoming a great future crafter, very well done with your colouring too, super job! Thanks for joining us over at I ♥ ProMarkers this week, hope to see you again soon and good luck!
Andy
x

happyglitzygirl said...

Gorgeous, another Tim Holtz in the making, thanks for playing with us at the Poodles Parlour, blessings Hilde

lalkygirl said...

wow jake what a fabulous card ,i love the colours and you have coloured the image perfectly...i bet your mummy will love this card
thanks for joining us at the poodle [parlour and good luck
tracey x

MagsB said...

Jake, this is great! I bet your Mum loves it! Well done!

love Mags B x

Trudie said...

Wow Jake, how talented are you?? This is just fabulous! No doubt your mum loved it was very proud of you. Cards like this have so much more meaning in them...... I hope we get to see some more of your work soon. You definatly have an 'Eye' for what looks good. Thank you for joing us at MMCS. Trudie xxx

Suzie McFloozy said...

Lovely card Jake I love your fab colouring x
Thanks for playing along with us at My mums craft shop challenges this week & good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo