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Saturday, 13 December 2014

Sketch Saturday #340

It's Saturday and time for another great sketch at
and we are delighted to be sponsored by
Simon Says Stamp

It will come as no surprise that I rotated Debra's wonderful sketch this week when making this card for a dear friend of ours. I appear to have placed my hanging basket (the star in the sketch) on the wrong side of the window too!  My image is by the fabulously talented Maurie J Manning and is called Max at Hanukkah. You can find him here.  
I used two Spellbinder's banner dies (one for the wording and a different one for the ends) and a Word processed sentiment  with my Memory Box/Poppy Stamps window and hanging basket.  The flowers are cut with a little Fiskars punch I have and the leaves are from a Memory Box tree.  Fiddly little wotsits they were too!  My brick wall is an embossing folder by Design Objectives and I coloured my image in Copics. I did it well too so it's a bit of a shame that most of Max is obscured behind the window. Darn it but I didn't think to use the   window on the actual base card opened through to the inside and have Max inside the card.  Hey ho...next time. 
Why not scooch some space on your craft table and come and play along with us.
Sketch Saturday is taking a Christmas Break so you have two weeks to enter.
 We'd love to see you!
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge - Gettog Krafty
Crafty Creations - Something to Die For
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Paper Play

10 comments:

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card and soooo adorable. Love how you looking in the window.
luv
Debby

Mrs A. said...

I love your sweet little hanging basket. Hugs Mrs A.

Willeke said...

Such a delightful image, beautifully coloured, and a gorgeous card
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challengeblog,
Hugs
Willeke

Tracy said...

Oh wow Lesley, that brick embossing makes your window scene so realistic. Fantastic card! Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's for our kraft paper challenge!

NGCARDS said...

Awww this is a lovely creation! Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

Debra Miller said...

Love the textured brick and the window, what a great scene! Hugs Deb

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What a wonderful card Lesley. Thank you so much for all your lovely comments. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and New Year x

lis-m said...

hw fabulous! I love this little scene
Thank you for sharing with us over at Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge . Good luck , and a merry Christmas ! x

Pat said...

Hi Lesley!! I love this newest "Mo" creation of yours! The "brick" and the window are perfect! I love looking through windows on cards! Thanks so much for joining us for this fortnight's challenge at Mo's! Happy Holiday Hugs. Pat Frank

Julie said...

Saw this under construction and the finished product doesn't disappoint! Love the image behind the window fram and love the little hanging basket! Hugs, Juliexx