Thursday, November 5, 2009

Magnolia Down Under Challenge #25 AND Simon Says Stamp

For The Magnolia Down Under Challenge #25 and the Just Magnolia - Simon says stamp monthly challenge (WOO HOO 2 challenges complete in one!!), we were asked to Distress. I made this super cute bookmark for my husband. He is getting back into reading and I thought he needed a cute, yet masculine, homemade bookmark. I distressed the outer edges of the bookmark. The image is Edwin (can't remember the exact title of it sorry), the stack of books are also from Magnolia, of course it was all coloured with my copics! I textured the background with Bermuda Blue (I think that's what it was called) ink from Stampin' Up and my sea sponge. The strip of paper has sparkly blue circles, it was from my stash of course! OH, and I used my 3-d Lacquer for Edwin's eye glasses to give it that glassy look! I added a piece of fiber through a blue eyelet for the top, to try and help keep his place! I think it turned out pretty good! Thanks for looking!!


  1. Jodi, wonderful bookmark. I'm glad you're using Edwin. We don't see enough of him. Beautifully coloured.
    Thanks for joining us at MDUC.


  2. Jodi, what a great bookmark for your hubby. Edwin in glasses is so cute and sitting on the books is perfect for this project. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at the MDUC this week. Hope to see you back next challenge.

  3. I've always loved this Edwin - he was one of my first! Great to see him getting a chance to shine again! Gorgeous job!
    Thanx for joining us at MDUC

  4. Awwww, what a cute creation you've made, not too cute that your hubby won't use it, but just cute enough, haha. Those images go perfectly together and you have done a great job laying everything out. Thanks for sharing with us at MDUC, I hope to see you join us next time around!

  5. Fabulous bookmark and a great image for a guy.

  6. Great book mark.
    Thanks for joining in the Magnolia Down Under Challenge.
    Kristy x

  7. This is a very cute bookmark! Your husband will love it! I love the image with the books - so appropriate! Thanks for participating in the MDU Distressing Challenge and good luck!
    Alicia xx

  8. Your bookmark is fabulous and I'm sure DH will treasure it. I love the colours and Edwin is just adorable. Thanks for joining us at Magnolia Down Under Distressing Challenge and hope you will join us again next time.
    Hugs Jodie from Oz

  9. Wow, this is fabulous!!!! Really great distressing too. Such a gorgeous image and lovely attention to detail
    Thanks for joining us in JM