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Saturday, 18 April 2015

Sketch Saturday #357

It's Saturday and time for another great sketch at
and we are delighted to be sponsored by
Little Claire

I have a dear friend (who hopefully doesn't look at my blog) who likes chickens.  This cute Henny Penny digi from our sponsor Little Claire was the perfect image for her.   I used Copics (not terribly successfully) to colour Henny Penny herself and I paper pieced her cushion and the ribbon around her neck from Heidi Swapp's "Sugar Chic" pad; the same papers I used for the background.   

A sentiment which came free with a magazine, a couple of flowers from my stash and some leaves cut with a Poppy Stamp Meadow Leaf die were my finishing touches.
I had fun playing with Alex's lovely sketch.  My fellow Saturdays have come up with lovely inspiration for you.  Do visit their blogs and share some love with them and then scooch some space on your craft table and join in the fun with us.
I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Little Claire - "Use Kraft Card"
ABC Challenge "H is for Happy Birthday",
Crafty Creations - "Seeing spots" (on the cushion and the hen) and
Whimsy Stamps - "Colour an image"

8 comments:

Donna Mosley said...

A very beautiful card Lesley, love the gorgeous image and all the pretty details.

Donna x

Tracey T said...

Love the colours in this beautiful DP, Lesley. Your friend will love this card! xx

Danielle Vincent said...

What a gorgeous card Lesley! I love roosters and chickens!! Great papers and colors and such lovely flowers too!

coops said...

so stunning lesley.fab image and i love your floral papers and gorgeous colours ;D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Love your Henny Penny card, especially the colours.
luv
Debby

Lin said...

So pretty. The image is adorable and the lovely background paper and flowers gel beautifully.

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin
ABC

Meighan Wheller said...

Super image and love how you have used the sketch. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge. Meighan DT

Julie said...

Gorgeous - more beautiful papers and a lovely, summery colour scheme - those flowers are stunners! Hugs, Juliexx