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Jan 8, 2009

WT200 Hubby's Squirrel

As promised, here is a card I just made for today's Ways to use it challenge on SCS. We are to incorporate stars in our cards. I don't have a star punch, but found this DCVW designer paper with stars on it.

I asked my husband to draw a squirrel image for me. This is his first one.
I am going to call this image "Susie Squirrel in the rain". I love it! Wish I could turn it into a stamp.
For now I had to print it out on GP 110lb card stock, and it can actually be colored with no problems with alcohol markers. I use copics, blick studio and prismas. For the sentiment I punched out SU's large oval and then wrote the sentiment. I attached a flower from SU's flower trio punch to it with a brad and adhered it on another oval using pacific point card stock. For embellishments I added stickles to the flower center, glossy accents to the whole flower and the water puddle. the little flower with brad to the sentiment and did paper piercing around the edges of the white card stock.

Image: Susie Squirrel in the rain (RES designs)
Paper: Pacific point (SU), white (GP110lb), Designer paper (DCVW short stack)
Ink: HP ink jet, black micron pen - for sentiment
Accessories: alcohol markers, stickles, brads, flower trio punch and large oval punch (both SU), paper piercing tool (SU), dimensionals.

Thanks for looking.


Diane said...

Okay, You have GOT to get your images onto rubber stamps, you "guys" would have an awesome business...I have been trying to figure out how to do that myself for my son, as he draws the cutest images....just can't find a good place to start...anywho...I LOVE this card...thanks for sharing!

Rach said...

awwww this is so cute, awesome drawing. hugs rachxx

Gramrussell said...

Wow, what a cute image. I wish I had that kind of talent. It is really adorable and I love the way you colored it. Great job!

xiumaiyuki said...

Oh my! another wonderful image by your husband. Seriously, you have to translate these into rubbah! I'll be your very first customer! lolz....wonderful card!

Tracy said...

These need to be in rubber!!! This squirrel is adorable! You color so nicely too!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Your hubby drew a cutie here.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Susie squirrel is adorable. Your husband is very talented. Great card.

Jacquel said...

Wow, you'd be off to a great start in the rubbah business!! I love this squirrel and your coloring!!!!

Sharon said...

Ohmygosh!!! That is so cute. When I saw the image (before reading) I thought I had to find that squirrel and buy it even though I'm not supposed to be spending money!

Becky said...

Yes you do need to get these on to rubber :), they are just adorable, and I want one :).

sumbine said...

Great work, i like the image and the dp.