Saturday, July 20, 2019

age is just a number

So someone else in our house turned a big "23". All he asked for for his birthday was a chocolate cake - American style - box mix and canned frosting. To quote "nothing healthy!"
Yep, that's my boy.

Since I wasn't sure if I'd be able to make that happen (I was), I decided to give him at least a card with a chocolate cake. And the Concord and 9th cake was calling to me in all its glory.

Copic markers

I revisited Kelly L's video on coloring chocolate frosting (she's amazing) and gave it my best shot.

It's amazing how this versatile stamp set carries the whole card. Since this image is pretty feminine, I tried to go easy on the colors to not make it too girly. DS appreciated my ole college try!

I'm stopping by:
Watercooler Wednesday - AG Masculine
Bastel Traum - AG


~amy~ said...

beautiful and yum! Happy Birthday to your boy!

Anita in France said...

Fabulous colouring, Maria ... and rather scrumptious looking ... I'm guessing the real thing was just as good! Happy Birthday to your son! Hugs, Anita :)

Karen Brown said...

I love Concord and 9th's cake but never thought to try it as a yummy chocolate cake! You did a great job as it looks delicious. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday.

Tristan said...

Maria, this is beautifully coloured. I love the monochrome feel and that touch of black and white at the base provdes perfect balance. Did you son enjoy his American cake? Thanks for playing with us this week at the Watercooler wednesday Challenge. Tristan DT.

Dawn T said...

Very cleverly done Maria. The colouring is stunning. I'm sure your son loved it. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. Dawn T

Created by Kath said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges-Masculine Anything Goes!

Wania Sheikh said...

Frankly speaking, this is an outclass forum ive ever seen. please do write more about easy birthday card.

Claudia said...

Hi Maria, wow this is just a wonderful birthday card. Love the intensity of the cake with the soft colours of the flowers. Lovely!

Thank you very much for joining us at the bastel-traum Challenge.

Hugs and good luck
DT bastel-traum challenge

Kerstin said...

Wow, Maria, da möchte ich gleich reinbeissen. Tolle Koloration. Vielen Dank, dass du deine Karte auf dem Bastel-Traum Blog zeigst.
LG Kerstin (BT Design Team)

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