Sunday, June 30, 2013

Squirrel Miss You

I made this card for my BF - from the squirrels at the local park.  They miss him!  He used to walk there a a lot and would take peanuts to feed them.  This is something he really enjoyed.  Then he got busy with school and homework and life in general.  (As a side note, he went back to community college as an adult and got the highest average in his class!)  Well, school's out and he's working now, so I think it's time he started visiting the the squirrels at the park again - and so do they! 


For this card, I requested this cute little squirrel digi from Trimgym's Digistamps, Papers and Images for her monthly challenge, and I'm just getting my card entered under the wire - this is the final day!  I coloured the squirrel with pencils (Stampin' Up!) and then fussy-cut.  The "Miss You" sentiment is a freebie digi from Digital Doodling which I printed and then overstamped with a tag from Studio G.  Then I fussy-cut and doodled a stitched border around it.  The little acorn is part of a stamp from Michaels, coloured with pencils and fussy-cut.  The photo was taken at the local park which I found through a Google search.  Other supplies used were:  cardstock (Recollections and unknown brown from my stash), hemp twine (MultiCraft Imports), ink (Ranger Sea Shells - Sea Grass and Color Box - Mudslide), black marker (Staedtler).  I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Brown Sugar Challenge Blog #48 Boy/Man
Little Claire's #34 Male Theme
One Stop Challenge #232 Add a Tag
Paper Makeup Stamps #94 All Tied Up
Polkadoodles #26 Animals
Sassy Studio Designs #183 Tag Sale (add or create a tag)
Sentimental Sundays #161 All Things Digital Plus a Sentiment
Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog #6 Manly, Masculine, Dads
Sister Act Card Challenges #13 Anything Goes
Trimgym's Digistamps, Papers and Images - Male, Birthday, Summer (Male - this card is for a man)

Thank you for looking at my card!  I am grateful for all comments.  Have a wonderful day!

10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, thank you for joining in. I guess I had better get my skates on as well, still want to enter a challenge which is running out today myself.

    Love,

    Jo

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  2. Beautiful creation. Thanks for joining our "3-2-1" challenge this week at Charisma Cardz. Unfortunately you will not be entered into the prize draw because our rules say "No more than 10 challenges linked Inc ours" and I counted 11 entries...

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli {DT}

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    1. Sorry about that - I appreciate you for letting me know.

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  3. Aw, what a cute little squirrel! Thanks for joining us at SACC!

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  4. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

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  5. I love your card and the background image is amazing. Thank you for joining us at OSCC. Good Luck xoxoxo

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  6. Very nice card! Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs Challenge...

    Sandy S
    SDDT

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  7. Lovely project, great colours lovely images too. Thank you for joining in at OSCC, Janet

    I agree I think he should go see them again

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  8. This is gorgeous!!! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles! HUgsxx

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  9. aw this is so cute, love the little squirreley! thanks for joining us this month at Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog!

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