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Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Sketch & Stash No 20

It's 9.00, it's Wednesday and it's time for CrackerJack!! Blimey, showing my age there aren't I? Actually, it is 9.00 on Wednesday but I'm having a ME DAY - yes, a whole(ish) day, mid week, just for me. How decadent is that!

Which has given me time to catch up on the current challenge from Sketch & Stash - it's challenge No 20 and the sketch is


Now doesn't that look straightforward? Let me tell you, this is one deceptive sketch and needs courage to go naked like that. Anyway, this is what I've come up with

Ingredients for the card are Penny Black stamp "Warm & Cold" which I stamped in VersaFine Majestic Blue. I then used some of the ink to colour parts of the image and a lighter blue to lift it a bit. The ribbon is from my stash, the papers are Anita's Classic Christmas Blue from either last year, or even year before, and the sentiment is Penny Black too. The snowflake brad is from stash.

Thanks for popping by to see me today, I hope the weather isn't as grotty where you are. Do call in again later as I'm now going to tackle a card for a first-time grandma, should be interesting.

Hugs to all
Squirrel xx

9 comments:

TallyTalulah said...

Gorgeous card - what a happy snowman he looks

Lianne
xx

Cathy said...

Fab card Sqyuirrel. I adore that snowy and the papers are fab. I love Becky's sketches as often less is more!!
Thank you for playing along this time.
Hugs
Cathy xx

alison59 said...

Naked?? That's what all my cards are like lol!! I can't do the "busy" cards like you can.

Anyway this is great - clean and crisp like a clear winters day :)

Becky said...

What a fantastic card! I'm sorry you had problems with the sketch lol! It turned out perfect in the end though!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Pauline C said...

Wow hun this is very stylish - less is definitely more - not too fussy and looks very cool.
Pauline x

Helen said...

Gorgeous card - love the cool colours!
Good to see you made good use of your 'me' day! lol
Helen x

Chrissie said...

Love the clean, modern look of this card and such a gorgeous snowman!
Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash.

Jill said...

beautiful card love the cute snowman thanks for joining us at sketch and stash hugs Jill xx

Caroljenks said...

Another gorgeous card - perfect colouring of your snowman - Love it!

I see you had a very busy day - fantastic lot of cards made and all of them beautiful :)

Carol x

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