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Saturday, 3 September 2011

Milton Does Autumn

Hello peeps, hope you are having a good Saturday.  It's very sunny and warm here today (it was 30C in the craft space this morning).  I do love September - except for the wasps!

Thank you to everyone who took the time and trouble to pop over and see my LOTV quandry yesterday and who left me such supportive comments.  It was like receiving a huge bunch of hugs.  In the end, I took the plunge and entered the challenge with those three little letters after my name.  Now I am so nervous I'm chewing my tail!

So, what do I have for you today?  Well, it's a very simply little card for these three challenges:

Totally Gorjuss - A Sketch
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - The Colours Of Autumn
Hanna And Friends - Brown And Another Colour (I went for orange)

And here is my card:

Ingredients for this are:
Stamped Image: Wild Rose Studio - Milton With Sunflower
Colouring Medium: Distress Inks
Papers: Dovecraft Masculine (ancient pack)
Other: Martha Stewart border punch and Sizzlets photo corners die

Sadly I still can't share with you the news from work (as they've done nothing about it yet).  Yesterday, out of a department of nine people, there was just me and our Head of Department (in practical terms, it was just me) and it was a typically fraught Friday.  And on Monday I will be Squirrel-No-Mates as it will just be me on my own.  Thankfully my boss is back on Tuesday.  I may hug her when she walks in.

So, what to do with the rest of my day - we're having a quick Squirrel Stew for dinner tonight (quick because I had a batch ready made in the freezer) so I have a bit more play time (should do this more often me thinks).  I need to finish the birthday card for my darling mum (for next Sunday) and somehow I have to create two other cards without Toad knowing I'm doing them, which will be difficult as he does take an interest in what I do.  May have to suggest he goes for a swim or something.

Oh well, best get cracking, catch you laters!

Hugs, Sxx


Pink Dandelion said...

Another gorgeous card. Fab image beautifully coloured. Debs xx

Mags said...

Good luck with the DT call!

You've done it again, another beautiful card! Gorgeous colours!

luv, Mags x

Stamps and Paper said...

What a cute card just love this image and its beautifully coloured.


jules said...

gorgeous! love the colours!

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Thanks for joining our "Colours of Autumn" challenge this week on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

Hugs Jane x

Helen said...

Awww...sweet card Squirrel...love the paper!
Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
Helen x

PS - glad you took the plunge with the GD call! :0)

Claire said...

Fab card hun. Hugs, Claire x

Chrissy said...

Oh! I do like the deep freeze..makes life so much easier.
Beautiful little bear and colouring. Wish you all the best, fingers crossed.


Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous sweetie ♥ ♥ Pops x x x

Mary J said...

How very very sweet Squirrel! Love your colouring!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card hunny love it love the colours!! :0) hugs me xx

Rufus said...

Very pretty! Love the colors and the way you've done the border punch. NO tail chewing!! Now that it's done (yeah you!) forget about it (easier typed than done I know, but do your best). After all it's totally out of your paws.

Patty Sue 2 said...

Love your fall card and the colors are beautiful...such a cute image!

Jackie said...

What a delightful image, lovely card and colours. Autumn is my favourite time of the year :o)
Jackie xx

coops said...

hiya hun, first off am so pleased you added those 3 little letters, will keep everything crossed :D
love todays card. autumnal colours are my fav and the image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Bernie said...

What a cute card just love this beautifully colored image and the background paper is fantastic. Hope things turn out well at work.
Blessings Bernie

Sharon said...

Gorgeous card, the image is beautifully coloured.

The best of luck with the GDT spot.

Curlybear said...

Oh wow this is one stunning creation , fabulous image and colour theme, its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 150 Colours Of Autumn

I hope you join us again next week,

I have some new calorie free candy if you are interested
Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x.

Sharon said...

Such a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining our challenge at Simply Magnolia. Love your header and the comment... sometimes I also feel as if I'm in a world of my own when I craft...hehe hugs Sharon

downrightcrafty said...

Hi Squirrel, what a beautiful creation, I adore this Wild Rose image, fabulous colouring, thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday challenge
Hugs Kate xx
PS I have candy if you are interested :)

Pauline C said...

Beautiful Squirrel - love the colour scheme and your colouring as always ;-)
pauline x

Lunas Kreativwelt said...

so cute. love the warm colours and the image!

geetings from germany

Vanni said...

Such a sweat card!

Thank you for joining this weeks Hanna and Friends Challenge.

Vanni said...

Such a sweat card!

Thank you for joining this weeks Hanna and Friends Challenge.

Francesca said...

A fantastic Creation for our Autumn colours Challenge At SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY

Thanks for joining us and hope to see you again


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