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Sunday, 10 July 2011

STAMPTACULAR #119 Sketch Challenge with

Once again I am apologising for failing to come and visit so many of my blogbuddies although I did manage to get around to a few of you earlier in the week.  My work has thankfully lessened a little but now I have my lovely Mum to stay for a couple of weeks so I'm still quite busy.
Mum and I and best matey went to a Watercolour Class yesterday at The Craft Barn.  Fabulous teacher with a lovely personality and a great group of ladies were there too.  You'd think therefore that I would have waited until after Saturday to decide to water colour an image for this week's challenge at
which is a fabulously easy sketch. I didn't wait, however.  I have used this adorable Teddy Bo image 065 called "Sausages", kindly supplied by one of our two sponsors this week and coloured him in proper water colour paints. It's not great but I'm reasonably happy with it and if I try to paint him again another time then at least I shall be able to see the before and after and judge how well I did on my course.  I used a variety of design papers.  The cutlery pattern is from the Kitchen collection by DCWV, the stripey squares are K&Co and the background and mounts are from my scraps drawer.   I just added three cutlery brads and an LOTV sentiment for this card which is for my brother's birthday.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Totally Gorjuss - "Summertime"
One Stop - "Summertime"
Sweet Stampin - Cute and Cuddly"
Come and play along with our sketch this week and you have a chance to win 3 digis from Teddy Bo and also a £10 certificate from the second of our fabby sponsors Bunny Zoe's Crafts and make sure you drop by the challenge site to see all of the lovely takes on this fabulous sketch.


Joey said...

Gorgeous card Lesley, lovely image, love the little knife fork and spoon a fab little touch. Joey x

Turtle In The Sand said...

Love the color scheme. It works so well with this precious teddybo. Makes a perfect man's b-day card.

Turtle In The Sand said...

Sorry, meant to comment on your subtle water coloring. I love the effect and think you did really well. You'll have to do the same image again in the same colors to compare. Be sure to post before and after.

Faye said...

This is a fabby sketch, I shall try and play along with it this week. I love your sausages, the sweet cutlery embellies and gorgeous green tones. Have a great time with your Mum. xxx

Dena said...

Hee Hee Hee! What a cutie Lesley! Perfect papers and those little utinsels (you sent me some yay) are perfect for your card. Love it!
Hugs, Dena

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card Lesley, fab image and colouring.

Vicky said...

Hi my sweetie this is sooooooooo gorgeous I so love Teddy Bo & you always do it justice shug. I love it!!!.
Thank you also for my card WOW I absolutely loved it & it really cheered me up honestly you should of seen my face when I saw the image lol. I've not had time to try the card yet but touch wood I will get the decorating finished before I'm snowed with DT work lol. Thank you again sweet so so very much. mmwah!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Tracey T said...

This is just fab, Lesley! It reminds me of my hubby getting stressed over the BBQ! As ever, your colouring is amazing. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

Debbie said...

Lovely card, good luck in the Sweet Stampin challenge this week, good luck. Debbiexx

lalkygirl said...

fabulous card lesley,i love the image and how you have coloured it,as always you have the most perfect embellies,the cutlery is superb
happy crafting
tracey x

Dawn said...

Hi Lesley, Very cute card! The teddy is adorable and I think your watercolouring looks fabulous. Love the cutlery brads too. Hugs, Dawn

xxxtglxxx said...

This is awesome Lesley! :)

Great Teddybo image and I love the little cutlery!

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



Pat said...

Hey Lesley...another cute little bear card! Love it!! These are so stinkin' adorable! And your coloring and designwork beautifully showcase this little grilling fella!! Hugs. Pat