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Monday, 6 December 2010

Sketch & Stash # 50 (DT)

Another Monday nearer to Christmas - less than three weeks to go now (eeeeek - headless chicken impression) but this should cheer you up - it's SKETCH & STASH CHALLENGE day!

Thanks to all of you who took part in Challenge 49 - wasn't that a brilliant sketch from Sue?  As you have been good, she has done another one for you!
Now, you might be thinking this is a simple sketch - well, let me tell you, it was a tricky little devil, so there is still some serious challenge going on!

We are thrilled to be sponsored by the wonderful Simon Says Stamp so surely you're tempted now?

So, that's the business end of it done, so here's the bit to make you laugh, yep, my card:




















As you can see, I've swapped the tag over to the right side but that was because Whiff of Joy's Henry was skating the wrong way, silly mouse!  Henry is coloured with Distress Inks.  Sticky ribbon for trim with glitter gems as I can't tie bows even with a bowmaker.  Good job I'm not entering the challenge as I'd be booted out in disgrace LOL!  Henry is my new stash (actually he is my second Henry, I manage to lose the first one, sigh).  Papers are Dovecraft (I think - so old they've lost their ID card).  Peel-off twinkling lettering, gems and cardstock from stash.  Martha Stewart snowflake punch is last years but the Basic Grey brad is new.

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful entries.  Wouldn't it be nice to win a Simon Says Stamp voucher in time for that crafting Christmas present to yourself?!

Hugs, Squirrel xx

18 comments:

Dot said...

Beautiful colouring, Squirrel.
hugs, Dorte

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the image and fab colours, very icy.
Hugs
Cathy xx

debby4000 said...

Oh fabulous card, love the cute henry mouse.
luv
Debby

Samantha said...

Wonderful card bird! love Henry to bits!! such a favourite! love the colours you have used too!
hugs Samantha :0)

coops said...

stunning card squirrel, i really,really love this image and your colouing is super,again!!!
gorgeous papers and fab layout too :D

xx coops xx

Kristel said...

A beautiful card Squirrel! Looks wonderful!
Hugs Kristel

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel :-) Very cute image and the papers are fab :-) ,,, wonder where the first mouse disappeared to ,,, maybe he joined the others living under my sink !!! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Diane said...

So adorable! Love Henry!You've colored him beautifully as always and your card is gorgeous!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love red and blue Christmas cards and love Henry. Fab card, that brad is gorgeous with the snowflake. Marianne x

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, hun! Amazing colouring as usual, fantastic image, beautiful DP and I love your take on the sketch:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card Squirrel, love the cute image!
Clairexx

Mary J said...

Amazing colouring Squirrel!!! Do you live near me in East Sussex? I want a personal tuition sesh!! ;)

Gorgeous card!

Mina said...

oh wow hes fabulous Squirrel, I love the mix of image and paper...stunning colouing too
Mina xxx

pickle said...

Another Stunner Squirrel your colouring is fabulous xx

Larisa said...

Very nice card!! Love the paper a lot! The image is fantastic!!! Great job!!!

Jenny V. said...

Too cute, love this adorable image. I also love the dp you use.

Kaz said...

So beautifully coloured and perfect with your yummy paper.
Kaz xx

Aussie Loz said...

I love that Henry! Gorgeous colouring ♥

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