Monday, October 30, 2017

Feed the Squirrels

     It's time for another challenge over at Createful Heart, #5 this time and, as usual, our theme is Anything Goes.  I've used this darling Ms.Scarecrow with Squirrels, which you can find here.  She was a dream to color!

     I colored with a combination of ProMarkers and polychromos pencils, then cut the image with a die from Sue Wilson.  The frame is actually an insert cut from a scrap bit of dp, using another die from that same Sue Wilson set.  That got mounted onto another scrap from my stash of leftover scrap booking papers. Whenever I am looking for a larger piece, I go search the scrap booking scraps because they tend to be larger, having been larger papers to start.

     I love the textured golden yellow ribbon and I paired it up a bow I tied using a darker gold ribbon.  The pumpkins (die cuts - Impression Obsession) were added to balance off the side with the ribbon embellishment.

Colour Crazy
Di's Digi Designs
Hiding in My Craft Room
Jo's Scrap Shack
Morgan's Artworld
Outlawz Festive Friday
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Pixie's Snippets
Victorine Originals

     Please come play in our challenge this month.  You can use any image from any company but if you use one from Createful Heart, you'll have a larger prize.  :-D  Hope to see you there.  NanaConnie


  1. I think we will need to feed the squirrels this winter, as Hurricane Irma stripped all the oak trees of their tiny, barely growing, acorns! The intriguing use of that SW die is amazing! I love that you used the designer paper. In the smaller photo, it almost looks like stitching! Beautifully colored, my friend! hugs, de

  2. Love the die cut showcasing this fabulous scarecrow! Wonderful colours too.
    Linda xxx

  3. Such a cute card!! The embossed & die cut frame (I'm assuming you rubbed with color?)is a great accent!! I'm so glad Autumn projects aren't over with the passing of Halloween!!! Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges :)

  4. Beautiful coloring and a very pretty card Connie! Love that scarecrow. I'm thinking that even a scarecrow wouldn't scare the squirrels out of this yard. They're loving the pecans here.

  5. Your coloring of the image is nothing short of wonderful, and the layout is so creative! Love the die cut behind the scarecrow. Thanks so much for joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack.
    DT Member

  6. So cute. I love that frame. hugs, Teresa

  7. Fabulous card Connie, lovely coloring and design!
    Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

  8. Beautiful card and your coloring is perfect.. Thank you for joining us over at the SumMoreFun Challenge, I look forward to see more of your entries, DT MaryAnn

  9. Great card Connie and super colouring of that darling image as well. I do love mixing Pro markers with Polychromos pencils - so effective for shading especially!


    Di xx

  10. What a wonderful image, beautifully coloured and shown off to perfection, LOVE it.

  11. Oh boy! I absolutely LOVE scarecrows and I think yours is the first Mrs. Scarecrow I have ever seen! She is a beauty too! I love the way you colored her and that Sue Wilson die sure makes a great statement!

  12. Stunning card with beautiful image and coloring and great design too...thank you for joining us at COLOUR CRAZY CHALLENGE this week,hope to see you again
    Željka DT xx

  13. Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us over at Di's Digi Designs and hope to see you again soon.
    Deborah A

  14. What a great card, super cute. Thanks for joining us on the SumMoreFun challenge, hope to see more entries from you in future challenges
    ~DT Heather

  15. This is such a fun fall card! Thanks for entering it in the SumMore Fun mood board challenge!

  16. Cute image on such a pretty card. Thanks for playing along with the SumMore Fun Mood Board Challenge.

  17. Such a cute scarecrow image. Definitely feed the squirrels. They do a pretty good job but it will be cold this winter. Thank you for joining us over at SumMoreFun for our Mood Board Challenge.

  18. LOVE IT ALL. Clever edging on the die. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles this week. Sharon


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