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Saturday, 1 March 2014

A Little Bit Crafty (DT) March Challenge

Good morning all, and today's appearance is accompanied with an annoucement.  Yes, you did read the heading right - I am now DTing for the fabulous Paula over at A Little Bit Crafty!

So here I am for my first appearance for the March challenge and the theme is ARE WE THERE YET?  So this could be holidays, travel, a long journey to grandma's ....... I remember as a child spending what felt like years in the back of my parents' Triumph Herald (I can still remember the registration too, ABJ 111H) while we drove to the seaside.  I am certain that they must have heard "Are we there yet?" many times!

Here is my card, inspired by all those long ago seaside visits:


I fell in love with this Whimsy stamp called Mr Gull-ible
He is painted with Distress Inks (ReInkers) on Bristol Board
Papers are a mish-mash of Basic Grey, magazine freebie and Trimcraft (I think) but they all came out of the leftovers box so don't hold me to that
Sentiment postcard is by Little Claire Stamps
And the glittery waves were another gem from stuff I have hoarded over the years, they were a magazine freebie too, and very nearly got recycled a month ago!

There are three brilliant sponsors this month
Mo's Digital Pencil
Which Craft
Marianne Design

So, a super theme, and lots of prizes to tempt you.  Time to get crafty!

Hugs, Squirrel xx





20 comments:

Lorraine said...

A brilliant card Squirrel. Love the seagull! We have lots of days out at the east coast, and I can't wait for the weather to pick up so we can go again.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Aunty Sue said...

Ooh He Is A Cutie And Yes I Remembering Travelling To My Nans At The Seaside Just The Same. Lovely Bright Card Just The Thing Too Make You Think Of Warmer Days

Sarah said...

Wow Squirrel...this is FABULOUS. Gorgeous colours and a real reminder of summer, not that I am overly keen on seagulls, they always seem to crap on me!! Of course I could just be lucky!! Have a good weekend xx

tilly said...

well done on the DT..... a lovely card to start off with
Tilly

Sue said...

Fabulous card Squirrel. I love the image and wonderful papers.
I hope you have a good weekend.
hugs Sue xx

Doreen said...

What a fab card,love the image.xxx

Mary J said...

I love this Squirrel - so fun!

Zippy said...

Wonderful card, just love that image! The papers are fab and bring the whole card together, fab! xxx

Claire said...

What a great image! I love this seaside themed card. Hugs, Claire x

Pop's Cards said...

This is gorgeous sweets love the colours, hugs Pops x x x

Wishcraft said...

Oh love the seagull, he's fab... Great design and a gorgeous card. Congrats on your new DT hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congratulations hun, funny that I left ALBC and joined the fairies! Gorgeous card, love that fab image

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I couldn't help but wonder if the "are we there yet?" really applied to spring?

I love your gullible gull. he's a sweetie. All those patterns... like waves. So fun!

Julie said...

Hi Squirrel, what a fab, bright card. I love your gull, he's fun, I've a similar one by Melgen, wish I had more opportunities to use him he just makes me smile. Congrats on your new DT spot, Julie x

Julie said...

Oops, Marij Rahder not Melgen!

Annette said...

He's a sweetie, and I love the grey shading you've given him. I find 'white' so hard to colour, but you've got it spot on.

Great choice of paper too with the clouds! Just perfect.

Hugs
Annette
xx

Faith A said...

CONGRATULATIONS and of course well deserved.

Love this card, love the humour, so you :)

Debs said...

Huge congrats on the new DT Squirrel - so well deserved and such a fabulous card - brilliant image.
Debs xx

Kat W said...

Woohoo - well done on your DT spot! This design is a fab take on the theme and get you, using up all your scraps and freebies - very thrifty!
Big hugs, Kat xx

coops said...

huge congrats on your new DT squirrel and such a fabulous card, i love your image and nautical design :D

xx coops xx

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