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Sunday, 12 June 2011

Men!

OK, I didn't anticipate being back again today (scroll down for earlier post) but Toad dropped it on me this morning that he needed a card for a colleague who is leaving this week!  When I asked if she had any particular likes the answer I got was dogs and flowers.  Right, thanks then.  So I had a rummage in my stamps and found this neglected little cutie from Elzybells:


I'd love a pup that cute!  Painted in distress inks. Basic Grey papers and Coordinations cardstock.  I tried to match the flowers to the one next to the kennel by using my retro flower punches.  Martha Stewart branch punch for leaves and LOTV New Job sentiment.

And while I had the inks out I had the urge to paint something just for the fun of it:


This little chap is Romeo from Lili Of The Valley.  Not sure what I'll do with him yet but I'll let you know what he ends up as.

A back to front day today - it's evening Mass, so dinner mid afternoon, and Canadian Grand Prix clashes with church so I'll have to record it and watch it later.  I'm all of a muddle!

Hugs, Sxx

14 comments:

Claire x said...

Sweet card hun - love the LO and papers and your paining of the LOTV image is just gorgeous, can't wait to see what you do with it. Hugs, Claire x

Faith A said...

Lovely card I expect she will be thrilled to receive it and maybe a bit tearful?
Love your colouring again of Romeo.

PS Thanks for your comment on my cards.

Debs said...

Hubbies hey, you've gotta love 'em. Fab card, such a cute image and your LOTV is gorgeous. Debs xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love Romeo, fab colouring and what luck you had the pup and flowers, gorgeous card. Marianne x

Delphine said...

It seems you have found the perfect image for Toad's colleague:-)! Too cute and beautifully coloured with gorgeous papers, I love it! And your Romeo is so so beautifully painted, WOW... and I do understand the urge to colour, just for the fun of it:-)... Have a lovely evening hun and thank you for your adorable comments! Hugs Delphine xx

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is a really sweet creation, gorgeous colours and fab details, hugs pops x

Chrissy said...

Oh! I love it when you get given so much information when asked to make something..lol..It came out gorgeous, and I love the new painting, look forward to seeing that one too.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Desirée-ScrapDees said...

what a cute cards, love it!

tilly said...

a lovely card even if it was on last min.
Tilly

coops said...

gorgeous card squirrel.the image is so cute and i love your pretty papers and design :D

xx coops xx

Tracy said...

Fabulous card Squirrel, love the Romeo image you've coloured too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Rufus said...

Your new job pup is just right. But that Romeo is FABULOUS!! Will be looking forward to seeing what he becomes.
Hugs,
R/

Dena said...

You're so funny! There are just too many things for you to do at once huh. Well, church comes first so.... haha!
Your card is too cute! I really like that image and the wonderful shades you used with it. Very cheerful!
Hugs, Dena
P.S. Thank you so much for your sweet comments, I appreciate them so much!

The Crystal Elephant said...

Your colouring is fab. xx

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