Sunday, 23 September 2012

JUST PEEKING OVER ....NEIGH!!

Hi there my blogger friends - hope you are all well and managing to craft a little on what is a dull Sunday! 

Today I want to post a card I made for a commission from my neighbour.  This is one that I really enjoyed doing because it was a 'happy' image - she chose the stamps from my collection, I suggested a couple of ways I could use them and she said she would like this one.  I started off by putting a piece of lemon glitter card across the base card.  I stamped all the animals, gate, walls and flowers on a piece of white card then coloured them with Promarkers before I cut them all out.  I cut out a mat of silver mirri and also white card then placed a few sticky note clouds on the white card and 'splodged' - technical term - a piece of cotton wool, covered in pale blue chalk, over the page.  My clouds were just visible when I removed the sticky notes.  I laid the gate and walls flat onto the card and then used Pinflair glue to stick the animal heads onto the card.  I used some foam pads for the tootsies (hooves/trotters!!) of the animals to pull them out a little more forward than the heads.  I chomped into the green card to make it look like grass and put this, together with the little flowers, on with Pinflair glue. 

I found the lemon/white flowers in my stash, along with the little letter beads and put these onto the glitter card with Pinflair - you do need a strong hold when using glitter!  Apologies for the bottom left hand corner of the pic - I took this one instead of my gorgeous photographer!  Now you know why I leave it to him!

My neighbour was really pleased with the result and so was I, especially when I found out her daughter has this card framed on her bedroom wall!
 
Ingredients
White base card
Mirri/glitter/green card from stash
Woodware - Peekin' Over clear stamps
Memento Black Ink Pad
Promarkers
Dovecraft chalks
Pinflair glue
 
I would like to enter this card in to the following challenges :
 
Kaboodle Doodle Challenge No 137 Babies and/or Kids - http://kaboodledoodles.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/challenge-137-babies-children.html
Just keep on Creating No 3 Anything Goes - http://justkeeponcreating.blogspot.com.au/
 
I hope you like this card as much as Katie did - why does that ring a bell? - anyway thank you so much for visiting my blog and checking my cards.  If you have left a comment I am  also grateful to you - even if it is a criticism or a suggestion!!!
 
Hugs to you my blog lovelies!
 
SUE


23 comments:

  1. I think it is a fantastic card. A lot of thought went into it. No wonder she has it framed - it's great.

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  2. Fabulous! And well worthy of framing Sue - such a happy card too. Hugs, Di xx

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  3. Oh wow this is so cute!! I absolutely love it Sue xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  4. A great fun card love all the bright colours
    thank you for joining in the kaboodle Doodles Challenge
    Janet

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  5. What a lovely fun card, I love the flowery name too. Hugs lin

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  6. Fabulous Sue - and so very personal. No wonder she loved it! Christine x

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  7. Oh this is just sooooo adorable, I love those cute little animals
    Lindsay xx

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  8. Awww this is fabulous Sue. I love those cute animals and such a great layout. I'm not surprised that Katie decided to frame it!
    Hugs Sue

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  9. LOL Sue Tom tries to read all our names out as much as he can but if you hear the name Jimbo mentioned thats me!!! its my nickname xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  10. Hi
    thank you for your lovely, kind message about my dear cat Scooter. I am sorry that you have lost furrends too, and so many in such a short time.

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  11. Hi Sue,
    what a really fabulous card. No wonder she framed it and put it on her wall. As someone said the animals are sooooooooooooo cute. The whole card is a wonderful design. Love the sentiment.
    Thank you for lovely comments yesterday. I feel so proud that a pro gardener like my begonia.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  12. Hi Sue this is just totally adorable! What cute animals and I'm not surprised it ended up being framed its just too fab not to! x

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  13. Hi Sue, what a brilliant totally unique card this is, you are so imaginative. No wonder Katie loved it and has put it on her wall, I bet you were thrilled to bits and rightly so. Have a lovely Monday, love Christine H xx

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  14. What a fun card, Sue! Love all the cute animals! Great work! Hugs

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  15. Oh my, what a wonderful creation! Love how clever you are! What an honor to have it displayed on the wall. So glad you entered Fat Pages with Attitude Challenge this fortnight!
    Manderly
    xxxooo

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  16. Lovely card thanks for joining craft this week

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  17. how cute this is!!! Really love the funny farm animals :) makes me smile :)
    Hugs, Alessandra

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  18. How cute!!!! Thanks for participating in MY HEART PIECES challenge this week!!
    ~DEANNE~

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  19. this is brilliant what kid wouldnt love this thanks for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck emma xx

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  20. Just superb absolutely amazing work.Thank you for joining with us.

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  21. Awwww, such a gorgeously cute card! Thank you for joining us at Whimsy Stamps for our Anything Goes challenge x

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  22. Fab card - love all the extra details you added x
    Thanks for playing along with us at SFTW & good luck x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

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  23. Thanks so much for sharing this lovely project at Anything goes, Just keep on creating.
    Sorry it has taken so long to leave a comment. Just to let you know that the challenges are up and running again so hope you will continue to play along.

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Thank you so much for your comments, you make my day!
Hugs Sue Pxxx