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Aug 19, 2017

Allsorts 429 - Forest Friends

It's Saturday again already, time for a new challenge at Allsorts. This week it's Tracy Mouse' turn to host and she'd like to see "Forest Friends". It had to be a simple card from me, because I currently suffer from some intense neck pain (probably caused by not being careful while painting my son's room which has some slanted walls - I need to remember I am over 40 now and need to be more careful...) The nights are the worst, but it's almost impossible for me to move my head any direction, especially up and down, so crafting (and most anything else) hurts at the moment.

Here is what I came up with.

I used a stamp from the Penny Black set Share a Hug. This set is currently still available in my Etsy shop (brand new) if you're interested.
Heat embossed on Bristol Vellum card stock and colored using Zig Clean Color pens. The pine needle stamp is from Just For Fun Rubberstamps. I randomly stamped it around the squirrels. Sentiment is from the Penny Black set So Very Much. I finished off the card by adding some jute twine and adhered to the soft sky card base. 

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Thanks so much for visiting! Have a great weekend!


  1. That's is just the sweetest of images Ellie and like how you have stamped the greenery into the background.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

  2. So cute Ellie, xxx

  3. Adorable card!! Hope you feel better soon

  4. Gorgeous image! Have a lovely weekend.

  5. Oh that neck pain sounds terrible! I hope you feel better soon. Such a cute card. I love the hugging squirrels!

  6. Awwwwwww this is soooooooooooo sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. I've not seen this stamp before - so cute! Love how you used it.

  8. This image made me smile, how sweet, a really lovely card with a gorgeous background.

    Kath x

  9. Goodness you do sound as if you are in a lot of pain with your neck, hope you feel better soon. This is a gorgeous card, I would never have thought that was two stamps, looks fab on the vellum. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  10. Cute and lovely card;-))m

  11. Hope you feel better soon! The squirrels are darling and I really like the natural twine.

  12. Another amazing work sweet Ellibelle! I like the soft stamping behind the beautifully colored critters. Hugs, Autumn

  13. Aww this is so cute Ellie, I love your squirrels and great design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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