Saturday, 23 May 2015

Cute gardener

Hello lovely people,

I'm still here!  I've had a really busy week but finally have a card to share with you!

I'm showcasing some LOTV products today as part of the Design Collective with this Father's Day card...yes, that will be here before you know it!

I am loving my new notebook edge die...this is going to see a lot of use I think!

I felt like I needed a few more male images in my collection and this cute little gardener really appealed to me.

Copic colours;
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04 & R20
Hair: E41/43/44
Hat / boots / braces: YG63/67/G99
Shirt: B91/95/97
Trousers: E41/42/43
Fork: E44/47/49 & T0/2/4
Robin: E43/44/47 & R27/46/39
Pots: E97/13/15/99
Carrots: YR18/YR24/27 & G43/YG17
Seed packets: YR30/31/E41
Ground: E41/42/43/44

Any moment now I have friends arriving and we are off out into the sunshine for a long walk followed by some wedding invitation designing and then dinner and drinks :-)

I hope you all have a wonderful bank holiday weekend whatever you are up to!

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,


  1. A fab male card Kat and you are right Father's Day will be here sooner than you think, this year has really flown by I think.
    Lovely colouring of the image and just enough embellishments to let it still take centre stage. Enjoy your weekend.

  2. Kat, this is just darling! Love the distressed look on this and the little shovel is adorable. Great coloring on that image too!

  3. I need my specs on, I read you said weeding invitation and thought what a fab idea that was! Love this little chap hun, your artwork is awesome, and such a great design! Brilliant, natch. Hugs xx

  4. Weeding invitations? Have you been on the sherry Squirrel? I agree though, that is a fine idea :-) Your colouring is stunning and I love the design - particularly the little trowel. Hmm that notebook edge die has caught my eye before - it really is fab! Have a super weekend. Sending hugs, Jayne xx

  5. Kat, this is just so cute, I love the image and your colouring is superb, Really great background design, just perfect for this little guy. Enjoy your day. Hugs Jennifer xx

  6. This is so cute, love this image, that die is fab and the little trowel a perfect finish. Have a lovely evening x

  7. Fabulous Kat. He's beautifully coloured. Those carrots really pop from the page.

  8. This is gorgeous Kat, stunning colouring of the cute image. I love the papers and cute little trowel charm.
    I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    hugs Sue xx

  9. Fabulous....fabulous colouring and it makes into a great card.Dig the little trowel!!

  10. Kat, This is such a great card...Your colouring is absolutely beautiful and I love your card design...I am very taken with that notebook edge die! Such lovely finishing touches with the twine and the trowel... All just perfect...
    Have a super evening and a lovely Bank Holiday weekend...

  11. A brilliant mans card. Love the image and that border die does look fab.
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend
    Lorraine x

  12. this is brilliant Kat such perfect colours for this cute little chap! - enjoy your evening and have a fab holiday weekend hugs Judith x

  13. Hi Kat..

    Your colouring is so wonderful on this one, I love his green hat and he's certainly busy there! It's a perfect Father's Day card.. and the papers are just right for it too... nice and rustic! I have those gardening charms too (though not used one yet).. and (ahem).. I do have a notebook edge die too (rarely used - I must correct that!)

    Hope you had a lovely day yesterday.. sounds like you were going to have fun!

    Big hugs
    Christine x

  14. An adorable card for Father's Day Kat. Susan x

  15. Hello Kat,

    This card is gorgeous and perfect for father day
    You colouring is amazing as always

    Hope you enjoyed your walk
    Hugs Kelly

  16. He is super cute Kat and coloured the little trowel charm and the notebook die is fabulous..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  17. Just gorgeous Kat! What a lovely stamp so much detail! Fab papers and the charm is the perfect touch!!
    Lucy x

  18. Fabulous card. Love the cute x

  19. Wonderful male card, Kat, with, as always, perfect colouring. Love the design and colour choices too.

    Jennifer. x

  20. Cute Gardener, cute card! Lovely work Kat x

  21. Aawww I just love this LOTV image and the little trowel charm is adorable :)

  22. I love the little boys in the LOTV collection - they are cute but not too cute. You have done a lovely job with this one Kat and I look forward to seeing some more of your little boy cards.

    Sharon x


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