Sunday, 10 April 2016

Caveman gift

Hello lovely people,

It is a beautiful sunny morning here in Gloucestershire so Dr. Hubby and I are off out for a spin in the new car with a pit stop at the Lavender Bakehouse on the way back for coffee and cake :-)

While I'm out and about I thought I'd share a pop-up design that I made for one of my nephews.
You can see it was a sunny day when I took these photos too!

Pop up card featuring little caveman image from Polka Doodles

I totally fell for the cute little cave people in the Sticks and Bones collection from Polka Doodles and bought the whole lot of them; there are loads of cute cave girls, boys and dinosaurs too!

How adorable is this wee chap with his gift basket and stone envelope?!

Pop up card featuring little caveman image from Polka Doodles

I took a more angled shot so you can see the fancy fold design; it's such an easy and fun card shape I think.
Probably should have done a tutorial - lol!

Pop up card featuring little caveman image from Polka Doodles

Card recipe;
Tag: Sentiment tags - LOTV
Dies: Circle stax - MFT Die-namics, Leaf & swirl - Magnolia Doohickeys, Alphabet soup - Memory Box
Bone stamp: from stash

Copic colours;
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04
Hair: E50/35/37
Glasses: W4/6/7
Loincloth: E33/35/37
Bones: YR30/31/W0
Gift basket / bow: YG95/97
Gift: E41/42/43
Gift tag / envelope: W6/7/8
Rocks: W2/3/4/
Ground: W00/0/1/2/3

I hope you all see some sunshine today and have a lovely day :-)

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


  1. Perfectly coloured and love that card shape too. I'm on the DT for Polkadoodles. Thanks for sharing with us all on our FB page xx

  2. Wow he's so cute! Your colouring is superb and a fantastic card fold too.
    Enjoy the lovely weather today.

  3. I love this set too Kat - it's so quirky and different isn't it? I love how you have put this card together - I am sure your nephew will love it.

    Enjoy the lovely English spring day....we don't get them too often do we?!!

    Sharon x

  4. Fabulous card Kat and I can't blame you for not being able to resist these images.
    Deborah A

  5. That looks like my hair when I wake up in the morning! LOL! CUTE image and a beautiful card! LOVE IT!

  6. Oh gosh he's adorable, fabulous card, love the fancy fold, hope you enjoyed your coffee and cake Debbs xx

  7. Perfect colouring here of this cute little guy Kat... his hair looks like it's got a bad case of static - a bit like mine before I get at it with the hot brush! Love the clever fancy fold too!

    Christine x

  8. Hi Kat, I also am in love with this cutie, I think I need to get me some. Fabulous design and stunning colouring. Hope you have had a nice run out. Hugs Jennifer xx

  9. Oh I love that image!! Your colouring is fab as always and love the layout xx

  10. He is so cute, and I love the design.
    Hope you had a lovely day out
    Lorraine x

  11. Fabulous card. Love the design x

  12. Hi Kat
    How cute is this image... Love it... Happy you love your new car...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  13. Hi Kat, this card has well and truly taken my breath away. Your colour work is exquisite (such a cute image)! and your card design looks wonderful. The greenery looks perfect with this design - I am totally in love with everything about this adorable card.

  14. Uber cute!!!! Love that fabulous image and great card shape.
    Hope you enjoyed the spin and cake pit-stop :o)
    Debs xx

  15. Breathtaking. I loved it when I saw it on FB, and it's even better here in big print. LOVE IT.

  16. I love this card Kat, that is a super cute image and your fancy card shape is brilliant. Wonderful colouring as always, you totally bring him to life :)
    Hugs, Kaz x

  17. ahahhahaha... this is so cute and cute and cute! The image just cracks me up and I had a big grin on my face as soon as the card came into view. I love it... the image, the easel, the dies, your stitching... all of it!

  18. Fabulous card, love everything about it. The shape is great and your colouring is amazing. I'm in awe of your ability to combine cute and vintage.
    Katrina xx

  19. He is absolutely super Kat..brilliant colouring and love your card fold..fabulous card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  20. Oh my goodness Kat, I LOVE how you've done his eyes! Those irises look amazing. Fantastic card shape too. What a sweet image, so cool for a lil' man. My wee boy would love this! Fab colouring job and the papers are brilliant. What I've seen of this set does look fab. I bet your nephew loved it! How was the test run in the new car? Hope you and Dr Hubby had a nice outing. Hugs, Wends x


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