Saturday, August 15, 2009

Cole's Turning two! Penny Black invite

I call him "baby boy" when I talk to his mama on the phone, but really, he is growing up so fast! He is not a baby boy anymore but a funny little walking, talking moving machine LOL!

I have been busy making the invites to send for his 2nd birthday celebration and finally finished them up and put them in the mail...whew.

Cole loves anything to do with balls. When you are around him, you have to be on your toes so as not to get hit with one flying through the air. It can be a little "ouchie" if you don't pay attention LOL.

This is another of my Michelle B inspired scenes. I just love her creations! I tried to keep this simple enough so that I could make 12 of them pretty fast.

I colored with copics and sponged the sky with Baja Breeze ink from SU...I am so sad that color is gone...I loved it! I also used the SU! retired cloud stencil. I drew in some more grass on the sides of the image and then cut out the hedgie with my nestie and matted it on several colors and then added it back on with dimensionals. The hat, lady bug and mitt are also on dimensionals. His mama wrote up a cute little ditty for the inside about coming over to play ball with Cole...cute!

I can't wait till I get to see the little bugger next weekend for his celebration...I will be sure to share a pic or two! You will me amazed at how he has grown!


Stamps: Penny Black Field of Dreams 2365F, Batter Up sentiment--a great garage sale find and perfect for this PB stamp...Stamps etc. CRI-059

Cardstock: Real Read and Creamy Caramel both by SU!

Ink: Memento black, SU! Baja Breeze, and copics

Misc: Dimensionsals, nesties

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Charlene said...

Oh, my, I do love those clouds and was sorry to read the stencil is retired..Happy Birthday to Cole and Happy Dancing in store for his Grandmother:

Send me your address, Sue!!

Kristine said...

:) Yup...that sounds like typical two-year old! Talking up a storm! :) What a super CUTE bball card! Love the scene and how you framed the little guy. Awesome! He sure is one lucky boy to have YOU for his gramma! Your love radiates through your posts :) Happy Birthday to Cole!

Elena said...

Very cute invitations! Cole is so lucky to have a Grandmother like you, Sue!
Happy Birthday to Cole!

Helene said...

Cute card...thank you for visiting my blog.


scrapperjulia said...

Really cute card, Sue! Love how your matted that cute little guy, great card!

Our Little Inspirations said...

2 cute!!! I love how you created those clouds, but that ladybug on the end of the bat, sticking outside the box is the real show stealer here:) GREAT card!!

Allison said...

Ah sweetness! Such a perfect little image for a boy!

Susan (rainy) said...

Happy Birthday to Cole. :) Darling card. Love the sweet scene you've created... the sky/clouds are fabulous!

Jean Marie said...

Such a sweet invite! Beautiful work with the copics.

A Happy Birthday to Cole :)!!

Larissa said...

Very cute card Sue! I bet Cole Loves his invitations! I love how you added the sentiment and you coloured the image so very beautiful.


Whoopsie Daisy! said...

The perfect adorable card for a sweet toddler! I love this age! Happy birthday, Cole! xx Jane

2 Worlds said...

Time flies, very cute card !

Anja's weblog said...

Wow, So beautiful. and what a great idea:)) And your coloring is wonderful.


Inkerbelle said...

What an adorable card. I bet every single recipient just loved it!

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Awesome job! You made twelve of these???? Wowza! My favorite part is the ladybug!

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