Alf and Dylan Flying a Kite

Here’s a card that I made for my Father and thought it was a fun summer theme as well. I used all the manly colors …. blues and neutrals… plus I tried to stay away from the flowers and lace in my embellishments to come up with this “man” card. I think I pulled it off… at least my Dad appreciated the effort that went into it so that counts. ;D


The image I used was Alf and Dylan Flying a Kite from Make it Crafty. To get the image to fit on the card I often like to use a diecut and cut around the edges… which is something I call “outside the diecut.” However, I’m sure it has another name that’s more appropriate! LOL


Here’s what it looks like before I put the image through the cutting machine. I cut around the image on the places that would have been chopped – you can see my pencil marks as guidelines. Then I fit the diecut in and out so the image “spills out” of the metal frame.

If you happen to know the technical term just drop me a comment. ;D But now that you know how this works you’re going to need it soon! So start practicing and be back soon for more details.


Below are the list of colors I used and hope you enjoyed the card! Cheers and happy coloring!

Copic Markers colored on Copy Paper:
-skin tone: E000, E21, E53, E04, R12
-browns: E40, E41, E42, E43, E44, E49; E07, E08, E18, E19; E53, E57, E59
-yellows: Y23, Y26
-greens: YG93, YG95, YG97
-blues: B91, B93, B95, B97, B99; B0000, B00, C1
-grays: 0, C1, C3

One thought on “Alf and Dylan Flying a Kite

  1. Hi there .My hubby better not read this but …I am speechless [ he would say \” that will be the day!\” ] , this creation is stunning .Your colouring is amazing .Am now a follower .hugs Shirley-anne.

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