Friday, June 3, 2022


 Hello Hello, and happy Friday!  It's NEW RELEASE DAY at the Digi Doodle Studios shop, and this month it's all about those BOYS AND their TOYS!  Dina has drawn such cute images for this release, I don't know how you could only choose one!  Here is my card using Miles & Otis:

Isn't this image just adorable??  The original image faces to the right, but I flipped it in the Silhouette Studio software.  In doing so, I didn't realize that I would be making it look like he is driving somewhere "across the pond!"  Oh well, I'm still happy with how this card turned out! 😍

I knew I wanted them to be driving down a bit of a curvy road, but I didn't have a die or cut file for that, so I did a search in the Silhouette Store to find this one.  I cut it from white cardstock and inked it using Black Soot oxide ink.  The yellow lines down the middle were inked with Squeezed Lemonade.  While that dried, I colored the image with alcohol markers.  To make the windshield look like glass, I colored it with a light blue, and then added Glossy Accents.  This was also added to the headlights, the silver emblem on the hood, and the tire rims.  Oh yes, and I used a silver metallic marker to color those rims and the emblem.  I don't know about you, but I find it tricky to color with metallic markers, as they like to cover up the lines of the image!  I try to be careful, but I did have to come in with a 03 Micron pen and go over those lines to bring them back.

For my background, I used a set of nature stencils from Recollections that includes not only the clouds and grass, but also mountains, and an ocean wave.  I used Tumbled Glass oxide for the sky, and Mowed Lawn for the grass.  My sentiment was created using Henry's ABC's from Lawn Fawn.  These dies are my new obsession!  I cut them 4 times from black cardstock and once from black glitter cardstock and layered them up for dimension.  I didn't care for the white edge of the glitter paper, so I grabbed a black marker and went around the edges of all the letters.  Incidentally, the exclamation point comes from Henry's 123's.  I HAD to get both sets of dies! 😁


Creative Moments #234:  Summer's Here (1/3)
Love to Craft #68:  ATG (7/8)
Mix it Up #59:  ATG (7/8)
The Cutie Pie Challenge #171:  Digi's and Die Cuts
Moving Along with the Times #143:  Masculine/Father's Day (1/5)
Crafty Animals #62:  ATG including an animal
The Paper Funday #42:  ATG w/optional twist of Masculine (1/6)
Die Cut Divas:  Summer (road trip anyone?) (1/4)
Crafty Friends #156:  Men and/or Boys (1/5)
Pearly Sparkles #74:  One for the Boys
Fab 'n' Funky #552:  Anything but square
Addicted to Stamps and More #430:  Die Cuts and/or Stencils
Simon Says Wednesday:  Little Critters
Colour Crazy #22:  ATG with coloring

Well, that's all for me today.  Head on over to the Digi Doodle Studios shop to check out the new release, and don't forget to enter the BOYS AND TOYS challenge at the challenge blog too!  There's still plenty of time to enter, and we love to see what you create! The DT have really made some AWESOME cards for this challenge!!  Until next time,

πŸ’— Stay Healthy, Take Care, and God Bless! πŸ’—

~ Marie


  1. What a fabulous card you have created, it was certainly worth all the effort. They look like they are having so much fun together!
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  2. Beautifully coloured. Fabulous. Thank you for sharing how you did it all with us.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  3. adorable! Love the scene and your coloring is fabulous. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Funday Challenge and we look forward to seeing more of your lovely designs.
    The Paper Funday Challenge
    The Inspiration Station Challenge

  4. Fab card! I like the words curving along the road.
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  5. Such a cute cute card and I love how you flipped the image! Yes, I have trouble with metallic pens, too. I have a very fine tip silver which helps. Thanks SO much for joining us at The Paper Fundy Challenges!

  6. What a great card! Looks like Miles and Otis are having fun. Loving the stenciled background. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!

    sue n.

  7. So very cute! What a great scene. I love the sentiment chasing after the car. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas for our “Summer Days” challenge this month. Arlene, DT

  8. This is such a fun masculine card!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Moments and MAWTT,

    Hugz Tinz

  9. Oh my gosh. I love this card. I read every little detail about it. Beautiful coloring. I love how the road is done. Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's ArtWorld. Love to see you join in each month.
    ~ Diane CT

  10. Sweet scene. Darling card. Love your colors and images. So glad you shared over at Crafty Catz, Colour Crazy.

  11. A lovely card and great for anyone who likes cars. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  12. Wonderful! Great male card, Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles this month for our "One for the Boys" Challenge.

  13. A fabulous masculine card, beautiful colouring of the image and I love the scene you've created. Thanks for playing along with our ‘anything but Square’ Challenge at Fab’n’ Funky

  14. Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's ArtWorld. Love to see you join in each month.
    ~ Deanna CT

  15. How cute! Reminds me of my grandson. Thanks for playing along with us at Morgan's ArtWorld. Deanna CT

  16. What a great card. I love everything on it, perfect. Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's ArtWorld. Love to see you join in each month.

  17. What a fun card, such an adorable image. Thanks for joining us at the Pearly Sparkles challenge this month Claire DT



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