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Saturday, 1 August 2015

Get Your Skates On

Morning all, yawwwwwwwwwwn, had a nice lay-in with Rosie curled up by my feet.  She can be so cute, and in an instant she can be the devil's own!  Just ask Toad - he has an impressive four inch claw slash across his arm.  Totally unprovoked.  She can be such an unpredictable little madam!

Anyhoo, it's the 1st of August, which means it's about time I started thinking about Christmas cards.  Yes I know!  I should have started months ago, but I was in denial that another one could be coming quite so soon.  Sigh.



So, this is Skiddy Skates - from the new release over at Lili of The Valley
Painted with Distress Inks (ReInkers) and it was an absolute joy to colour
There's a sprinkle of Glamour Dust on the ice too
Papers are all from the LOTV/Nitwits Twas The Night pad
Spellbinders Labels 18 die and some festive Card Candi to finish

Now, Christmas Cards are very much like popcorn.  You can resist for so long, but once you start, it's hard to leave them alone!

Have a happy Saturday everyone.
Hugs
Squirrel xx


15 comments:

Alison59 said...

Beautiful card Squirrel :-)

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute Squirrel.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Stamps and Paper said...

LOvely Christmas card for a little boy Squirrel great image

Anne

The Little Stamper said...

Love this Squirrel and you are so good with those distress inks!

I hope Rosie remains in a sweet frame of mind…cats are certainly little characters aren't they!

Sharon x

Doreen said...

Love the fab image and gorgeous details.xxx

Annette said...

I think you're making up fibs about Rosie, she looks so adorable, and can't have a naughty bone in her fluffy little body. Surely?

It's a fab card, and a lovely image. I agree with Sharon, you're so good with those inkies. I love him.

Hugs
xxx

Pollard Carole said...

Fab coluring an d a perfect Christmas card with a great new LOTV stamp Love and hugs Carole x

Jackie said...

Wonderful image and card Squirrel :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, sweet card.
luv
Debby

Sue said...

Squirrel, this is a beautiful card. Your colour work is really wonderful and everything about this card just looks so perfectly put together...
(Yep, Christmas! only 144 days to go so definitely time to get the skiddy skates on)!
Sue...xxx

Christine L said...

Whooops! That's me on skates!! LOL! Loving this gorgeous Christmas card hon - a fabbie design and perfect paper choice!

Hugs
Christine x

Carol said...

Another great card Squirrel. I love coming over to see what you have created. Wish I had the time to stamp and colour as well as parchment and stitching etc etc. Ah well!
Carol xx

Lea Brawn said...

Fabulous card x

Kat W said...

I have totally been in denial about Christmas and only just done my first card...as you spotted earlier with my pre-coloured image - hanging my head in shame - lol! There are people out there who simply do not realise how long it takes to colour an image and won't appreciate it, so they are getting pre-coloured images...at least I'm not going for shop bought!

Whilst on the subject of colouring...you have painted Skiddy Skates so beautifully; I love the traditional colours and the touches of sparkle :-)

A great design too, gorgeous papers...ooooh, I am really feeling the Christmas spirit now...and it's only August!

Big hugs, Kat xx

Whisper said...

Oooo super and am loving the new image too, Luv Sam x

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