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Saturday, 19 September 2009

One Plus One



Afternoon all! Hope you are having a gorgeous Saturday - it's been lovely here, the sun came out this morning and it's mild but not too hot. A perfect autumn day. Been off to a food tasting at a local farm shop this afternoon, oh so many yummy things - everytime I turned my back Mr Toad had disappeared, but I needn't worry, I knew he'd be at the sausage stand (have to admit, those little chipolatas were amazing).

Anyhoo, on returning home I thought I ought to pull my socks up and get on with a couple of challenges - ended up combining two in one card so I hope you don't mind. This card is for Sketch Saturday Challenge No 69 and here is their brilliant sketch.



And the other challenge is this weekend's Penny Black Saturday Challenge Lace & Pearls



For this card the ingredients are:
Penny Black stamp "Looking At You" which I've watercoloured
My Minds Eye Wild Asparagus papers (broke my heart to use them)
Chocolate brown card from stash
Woodware self-adhesive paper lace
Crystal Stickers Pearls
Woodware medium and small flower punches
Pebble Inc I-kan-dee Pearlescent Chalks
Nestabilities Classic Ovals

I know it looks as if I was a bit tipsy when I took the photo but you can blame the cat for that one! I was trying to get it done quickly before I got his tail in the picture and fur all over the card. Honest!

Thanks for dropping by today, hope to see you again soon.
Hugs
Squirrel xx

16 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel,
Hugs Dianne xx

Jenny said...

Oh was für eine schöne Karte mit einem süßen Motiv.

Linda Elbourne said...

This is a lovely card!

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel - I love my MME papers too - aren't they fab value????

I have the same problem with Millie & Archie trying to get in on my pictures too ;)

Carol x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card, such a sweet image and yummy papers. Now then misses cat you say, and tail you say mmmmmm, didn't you also say you'd been to the farm shop, were you tickling your tastebuds with the scrumpy while you were there by any chance? Rumbled? lol
hugs Mandy xx

Sara said...

Very sweet and great colouring. Sara xx

NGCARDS said...

Fab card!! Thanks for joining in this week at PBSC! xxx

Jackie said...

Very cute card and lovely colour combo :o)
Jackie

Sarah said...

Fab card Squirrel! Such a cute image, think I have that stamp somewhere but not used it yet (I know, I'm bad!) LOL at the cat story...I'll believe you, thousands wouldn't!
Thanks for your post on my blog, I will keep an eye out for the red squirrels! They're actually known to be in the area where we're staying. If I see one, I'll say Hi for you!
xx :0)

Kath said...

fab card squirrel...love the cute image and how you used the lace and pearls...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC and enjoy the rest of the weekend..hugs kath xxxxxx

Helen said...

Awww...how cute?!
Yummy papers...I have a pack of MME 'Bloom & Grow' that I got for my birthday, that I can't bring myself to cut into! What are we like!?
Helen x

cats whiskers said...

Oh this is just too sweet, what an adorable image and sweet card dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Beth said...

Fabulous card and this is such a cute image! Thanks for joining in with the Penny Black challenge!

Beth xx

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card, adorable image and fab colours.
Luv
Debby

alison59 said...

Fab use of the backing papers Squirrel :)

Pauline C said...

Really stunning Squirrel - adaorable image and your colouring and shading are wonderful. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
Pauline x

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