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Saturday, 7 July 2012

Sketch Saturday #215

It's Saturday which means another fab sketch from
Lizy has given us a great sketch this week and I had lots of fun making my card using this fun image called "Pig in Mud" from our lovely sponsor at WingsandWillows which I coloured in Copics and Promarkers.
My papers are DCWV Garden Party.  My horizontal stripes are little fences cut with a Martha Stewart punch and I added a Memory Box tree die cut.  I should really have put the tree behind the image but dozy Dora here decided it was okay to stick down the image before I thought of that.  I made some little feed sacks with my Cricut and "tied" them with bakers' twine and I Cricut cut elongated balloons and added them to hand cut stalks and leaves to make reeds.   Most of the sentiment is Word processed but the "Happy" is a stamp by Autumn Leaves from the Always and Forever set.  My clouds have been enhanced (or maybe not!!!) with liqued applique. 
This card is for my grown up nephew.  Inside the card it actually reads ... Hope you are as happy as "ANYTHING on your birthday". 
Have a look at the wondeful creations made by the Saturdays team, play along with our challenge and you could be this week's lucky winner.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Paperplay 27 - Happy Birthday
Creatalicious 35 Anything goes; and
Crafts and Me 91 1 image,2 papers and 3 embellishments (I used more than 3 but so did the DT!)

19 comments:

Karen Nutkins said...

I love this card. What a cute little pig.

Alex H. said...

Such a cute card... love the image and the die cuts are making this project just perfect! Super cute!
;-) Alex H.

Elaine said...

I had to smile when I saw this Lesley what a fun card well done Hugs Elaine

Dena said...

Leslie! How stinkin cute! haha Really, I love how you did the clouds and the fun bags you made! That is one awesome die cut too!
Hope you guys are getting some better weather over there!
Hugs, Dena

Céline said...

Hi Lesley,
so so gorgeous card, love the scene you've create! love the dies witch match perfectly. fun stamp and gorgeous coloring
hugs
céline
ps thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week

coops said...

so gorgeous lesley.i love your colours and fab sweet piggy :D

xx coops xx

julieprice3 said...

I love the die cuts, very pretty card, Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Play
Hugs Julie P

Tracy said...

Wow! What a cool sketch for this week's challenge. I really like how you used the little fence pieces on your card. Gotta keep that piggy hemmed up. LOL Your card is adorable and lots of fun Lesley. Hugs!

Karen said...

WOW so gorgeous!! Thanks so much for playing along in our Happy Birthday Challenge at Paper Play this week:-)
Hugs
Karen
xxxx

Inger said...

This is such a super cute and adorable card Lesley!!!
Have a lovely summer :)

♥ Hugs, Inger

Marianne said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the scene.
Gorgeous paper and image. Everything is matching so well.
Hugs Marianne

Rica said...

What an amazing card - such tun!!!
Your little piggy is so sweet - fabulously coloured. Your design and colours are stunning and your details are sensational - I love it!!!

hugs Heather xx

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Great use of the sketch and a great finished card too. What a great little scene you have created.

Love the little pig .. and you embellishments are just perfect.

Have been having a catch up and a big smile at the colonoscopy email. Not that I would be smiling if I had to have one!!!

Hope you have a good week.

Love Jules xx

Faye said...

LOL. I love this card. I love how you've led people to the sentiment and the scene is fabness. Mwah, mwah. xx

Shelby said...

Love love this sentiment! The whole design of this card is awesome and love how you've done the cattails and the clouds.

Shelby

crafty amy said...

This is such a sweet card :D I LOVe the way you have used the dies to make a scene.
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

Huge hugs

Amy xx

Tiets said...

woww so cute your card!! Love it!
Hugs Tiets

Mrs A. said...

How have I managed to miss this fabby piggy!! I blame the weather as I'm trying to do gardening in between the constant showers. Anyways he is one cute pig and I think he looks adorable peeking out between the branches. Hugs Mrs A.

Julie said...

Brilliant - as usual you are so inventive!! Love teh feed sacks and the balloons for the rushes!! Such a cute image and the perfect sentiment too! Hugs, Juliexx