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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Birthday Girl

Afternoon all, how are you?  I am really sorry that I've not been around much over the past week or so, I don't know what's happened, time is just getting away from me.  

Last weekend was a bit of a crafty washout so I was determined that this weekend was going to be better ... best laid plans of mice and squirrels .... mojo has gone walkies.  I am blaming that on a certain lady who has a big birthday soon and there has been a certain amount of pressure to get the card right for her, and I have procrastinated, and hmmmmmd and errrrrrrd a lot, but today I forced myself to sit down and get on with it!

And unusually for me I have found a few challenges that it will fit with so that's a bonus!


This is an 8x8 card which was a bit of a bugger to photograph so sorry that the pictures are not as good as they ought to be


Ingredients for this card are
Medium - Distress Inks (ReInkers) (colours listed below)
Papers - Nitwits/LOTV Bonnets and Bowties
and First Editions Up and Away
Dies - Nestabilities Lacey Circle, Cheery Lynn Birthday and
Memory Box Lanterns
Extras - Papermania gems, computer sentiment, Viva Pearl Pen


Distress Ink (ReInkers)
Hair - Scattered Straw, Brushed Corduroy, Walnut Stain
Skin - Tattered Rose
Clothes - Spun Sugar, Victorian Velvet, Antique Linen, Pumice Stone
Icing - Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick
Flowers - Tumbled Glass, Squeezed Lemonade
Cake - Scattered Straw, Brushed Corduroy, Festive Berries
Candle and Flame - Dusty Concord, Squeezed Lemonade, Dried Marigold

Hugs, Sxx



19 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

awwww... so cute and gorgeous papers
Lisa x

Caroline said...

Beautiful card the image is beautifully coloured and the layout is gorgeous. Caroline xxx

Boxofcolours said...

You cannot beat a Sylvia Zet image, they are just so much fun to colour.
Hugs
Jane

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwww such a sweet image. I love the papers and your colouring is wonderful.

hugs Sue

scrappymo! said...

Great colouring...sweet image!
The card is so nice with those lovely lanterns

Joey said...

AWWWWWW Totally adorable hunny, love this little girlie. Joey x

ElaineBC said...

I truly admire all your cards, your coloring is amazing. I am really trying to improve my coloring but I'm not finding it easy. Thanks for listing the inks you used, I like to see that as that helps me.

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! what a gorgeous card Squirrel, love the adorable image & beautiful design.

Donna x

Chrissy said...

Awww.she is just gorgeous Squirrel, love the papers and fabulous colouring..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lorraine said...

This is so pretty. I love teh image, she's adorable and the papers are gorgeous too.
Lorraine x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is really sweet Squirrel, the image is adorable I like the papers and the lanterns.
Kevin xx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Oh Squirrel both of these are sooo lovely! great work and so different, Shaz in Oz.x

Jackie said...

Very pretty card, and a delightful image :o)
Jackie xx

Sylvia Zet said...

What a lovely papers you choose for her!

coops said...

so gorgeous hun.i love your pretty papers and colours and the image is so sweet :D

xx coops xx

Craftnut said...

Thanks for entering my challenge at Allsorts. Tracy x

Sarah said...

Hi there, oh that is just adorable! Beautiful colouring and a great layout.

Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.

Sarah

Deb said...

Beautiful card!
Many thanks for joining in the
♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
this week! Debxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Really sweet card and such lovely papers! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

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