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Saturday, 22 August 2009

Two For One!

Hi All, and a Happy Saturday to you!

Still high on winning last week's Sketch Saturday Challenge I'm at it again - cheating a little bit by combining two challenges this week in the one card.

Sketch Saturday Challenge No 65.
and
Penny Black Saturday Challenge Week 63 Stitching.



Ingredients for this card are:
Penny Black "Easter Wishes" bunny (how cute is he?) which I watercoloured and sponged the edges with ColorBox Chalk Chestnut Roan
Hero Arts "Happy Wishes" from their "Thinking Of You" clear set
Papers are My Mind's Eye "Wild Asparagus" and I nearly wept using them
Dark floral ribbon is Anita's Sticky Ribbons
Flowers punched with a Woodware punch, coloured with a ProMarker (still not quite dark enough) and the flower centres are Papermania Adhesive Shimmer Dots
The faux stitching is hand drawn with a permanent ink pen.

Many thanks for taking a look - your continued support means so much.
Squirrel xx

18 comments:

Helen said...

Awwwww...cute card Squirrel! Love those papers...have just boight some myslef...was going to put them the blogoversary candy I'm planning...but having seen them...I think I may have to keep them for myself! lol
Good to see you getting in to the challenges! ;0)
Helen x

Mina said...

wwwwhhhhoooohhhhhoooo congratulations on your win Squirrel...how fast are you at this weeks sketch lol...your so right that bunny is so cute and I love your papers and that stitching is a perfect addition...gorgeous...thanks for joining in with this weeks Sketch Saturday
Mina xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Congratulations squirrel on your win and your card is gorgeous for the challenges,
Hugs Dianne xx

Marcea said...

Congrats on winning SS - I noticed yor name, how fab!!!!!! Gorgeous card and really great faux stitching! I am pleased you could join us on PBSC this week - enjoy the rest of your weekend
-x-

Jenny said...

Was für eine süße Karte.Toll.

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card and image :o)
Jackie xx

Jeanette said...

A really beautiful card! Those papers are divine!
Thanks for joining us at SS this week!
Hugs Jeanette

LiveArt said...

This is sooo sweet!!

Linda

Pauline C said...

Aww Squirrel this is sooo cute - love your image and sponged edges - the whole thing is v adorable. Glad you could join us again hun, and congrats on winning last week's SS challenge. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC :-)
Pauline x

Ria said...

Beautifull card :) Thanks for joining us at sketch saturday.
hugs Ria

Kath said...

beautiful card...love the papers and that adorable bunny and fabulous faux stitching......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xxxxx

cats whiskers said...

Morning Dear, this is fabulous as are all the other creations you have posted since I went AWOL had a great time looking at them all.
Hugs Jacqui x

Beth said...

Such a pretty card! I love this image and the stitching detail is gorgeous too! Thanks for joining in with the PB challenge this week!

Beth xx

scrapnnMO said...

OH what a beauty! Love the stitching and the image is so cute. Great job! ♥Dawn♥

Michele said...

Such a fabulous card. Love the cute image you've used and the colours also. Hugs
Michele x

alison59 said...

What a clever Squirrel you are :)

theneon said...

This is such a sweet card and the background papers are perfect. I can't imagine that anyone would think that it is cheating to combine challenges -- I am lucky to accomplish one challenge in a card!

Caroljenks said...

This is gorgeous!

You are so organised with your challenges Squirrel - unlike me, I've only just posted my SS!...At least there is still a few hours of daylight left till the cut-off!

Carol x

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