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Monday, 6 April 2015

Without Words (DT) April

You know the routine, first Monday of the month, yes, it's a new WITHOUT WORDS challenge!

This time our theme is Under My Umbrella, which seems appropriate for April.

This is my favourite bear in the world, James from Lili of The Valley
Painted in Distress Inks (ReInkers) and the top of his umbrella is paper pieced 
(my painting ain't that good!)
Papers are from a Forever Friends Best of British pad
and the sentiment is, I think, possibly Hero Arts

So, if we are having those April showers, why not stay indoors and get crafty!

Hugs to all
Squirrel xx


Sarah said...

Gorgeous...stamp, layout, paper piecing and, of course, James!! have a good BH Monday xx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous, adorable card.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

When I saw the challenge on Coops' blog this is the image that came to mind, love James too and love this sweet stamp. Gorgeous colours x

Annette said...

The shading under the umbrella is great, and I also struggle with large open spaces, so that brolly would have freaked me out. I think it looks great paper pieced though, fab idea. And James, of course, is adorable.
Happy Easter Monday hon. I hope it is a good one for you. :0)
Auntie Annette

Jane said...

So glad to see your teddy has his brolly to keep him dry - lovely card xx

Whisper said...

Aaaaah what a sweetie, luv Sam x

Ruthich said...

Very sweet. I like the blues. Xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute and pretty.

downrightcrafty said...

Super cute, and he is adorable
Hugs Kate xx

Chrissy said...

He is adorable with his paper pieced umbrella Squirrel..fab colouring and design..


Joey said...

Just gorgeous! fab little image and great colour choice hun. Jo xx

Judith said...

So sweet - I too love James bear - and the paper pieced umbrella is just perfect! hugs Judith x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Squirrel, I like the sweet image and the colours
Kevin xx

Kat W said...

Gorgeous CAS design, pretty papers and James bear...perfection!
I love the paper pieced umbrella - I was going to do paper piecing with this image (some time!) but hadn't thought to do just the top and colour underneath - now that's clever and looks so awesome :-)

I hope you had a delightful Easter hun.

Big hugs, Kat xx

Jackie said...

I must confess that he is a very cute bear. Brilliant card and wonderful colouring :o)
Jackie xx

Faith A said...

Aw! cute cute cute.

Jennifer said...

I love your card, Squirrel. As always, fabulous colouring, and your paper-piecing of the umbrella is amazing.

Jennifer. xx

coops said...

So stunning Squirrel.James is so cute and i love your beautiful blue colours ;D

xx coops xx

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Awwww! This is such a sweet card. Poor little James looks like he could use some cheer to brighten his day!

Joan VanCourt said...

This is so adorable. I love your coloring on the bear. Thanks for sharing.

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