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Sep 15, 2009

A clean and simle fall card --- DTC24

Hello all and happy Tuesday.

I made this card for this week's digital tuesday challenge. Martha is our hostess and she wants to see a

clean and simple fall card.

I don't know about your area, but here in Illinois it surely is looking more and more like fall, even though it hasn't officially started. Leaves are starting to change colors and fall off and the squirrels are throwing down tons of acorns from my tree in the backyard. My son is constantly complaining about them because he still loves to be barefoot in the backyard (it is still very warm in the daytime) and hates to step on them! I keep telling him to put on his shoes but he is not listening! Kids!!

I thought this little Susie Squirrel image from the Digital Stamp Oasis would be perfect for this theme. I used copics to color. Papers are all Stampin Up, the designer paper too, even though it is long retired. The full recipe can be read below. Oh, and if you like digital stamp oasis images, I have a super sale going on for a limited time only - all 20 images for US$10.00. You can check out the sale here.

I hope you get a chance to play the digital tuesday challenge this week for a chance to win some images from KLM Designs.


Stamps: digi from Digital Stamp Oasis, Stampin up sentiment and acorn

Paper: Stampin Up old olive, so saffron, retired designer paper, white card stock
Ink: HP inkjet, chocolate chip, memento tuxedo black, copics
Accessories and tools: grosgrain ribbon, hemp twine, large oval punch, crafter's tool kit.


dolls like us said...

I love it ti could be in a mans office or a womens room it has both masculent and feminate qualities . I think anyone would like this thanks for sharing.

ribenaruby said...

Pretty card and layout. Love this cute suqirrel image, fab!

cheryl said...

this is so pretty loving the squirel great detail too love cheryl xxxx

Basement Stamper said...

It's definitely feeling like fall here and your card is perfect! Beautiful image combined with the layout!

We have an acorn forest going on in our yard as well. I actually took some pics of it the other day that I haven't posted but our driveway was covered in them.

Jackie said...

I love the simplicity of this. Cute image and I love those stripes :o)
Jackie xx

PixieHouse Creations said...

lovely ikkle squirell
gorgeous autumn day card
Wendy xx

Payne Holler Cards said...

this is so cute! great coloring anc love the color combo...your son not wanting to walk on leaves made me smile :)

Michelle said...

ellie i LOVE this CAS card! ts wonderful! TFS!