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Thursday, 16 September 2010

Autumn is here!


It is! Leaves are falling off the trees and making a mess of my garden. Already been conker collecting and came back with a huge bag that I'll put out for the squirrels to eat. Charlie loves to watch them in the garden :-) It put me in the mood for a nice Autumnal card. This is for Paul's Dad cos it's his birthday next week.
It's a Penny black image - love those little faces! I've coloured it with my promarkers and used papermania inspirations papers and a foam swirl stamp - not overly sure if I like it though.... What do you think? I added a bit of gold ribbon and glitter glue for a little bit of sparkle. And then there's the "Dad" embellishment I got from Debs - thankyou! I followed a sketch from Cupcake Craft Challenges but it's supposed to be a circle in the middle - hope this is ok...?
It fits challenges from A Spoon Full of Sugar (Fall into Autumn colours), Pollycraft Monday Challenge (Autumn colours) and The Creative Cottage (Birthday boy).
Have a fab day!
Love 'n' hugs,
Mel xx

6 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Mel
aww fabulous card, great image,lovely papers & design,thank you for joining us at The Creative Cottage this week, hope to see you next time,sue,x

.:♥MMDesigns♥:. said...

Stunning card!!! Love your colouring!
Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week!
Hugs, Marit.

Liza said...

Such a sweet card Mel, I haven't coloured a PB image in ages, I must hunt one out!

Liza x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Mel, what a sweet card. I love the PB image and your papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Shelly said...

Super cute card, love the colours you've chosen! Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage. Shelly ;)

Mandy said...

Stunning card Mel, love that PB image I've not seen it before
love n hugs Mandy xx