Thursday 12 April 2012

Time to Stitch

Good morning everyone and today sees the start of a new challenge over at Delightful Challenges:

Stitching - Real or Faux

So get out your machine, needle, paper piercer or pen and add some stitching to your creations!  Here is what I have made:

I think this card would be ideal for a boy - I do find these hard to do sometimes as I always want to add girlie embellishments to my card!  Out came my trusty old sewing machine for a bit of stitching around the image and then zig zag around the card.  I have used the cute Birthday Pippin along with Ticket Sentiments which you can get here at Digital Delights.  These images are so much fun to colour in, I have coloured mine with Copics and added some Stickles to the stars.  I have matted him on a Spellbinders and used MFT Dienamics Dies for the banner and stars.  The papers are from a DCWV Citrus Stack which I have had for years and years.  This week we are being sponsored by:

who have kindly donated a $20 store gift card to the lucky winner!  So get yourself over to Delightful Challenge and see what my talented team mates have made.  

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Digital Tuesday - Birthdays
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Shapes
Shopping our Stash - Masculine Theme/Boy
Critter Sketch - Critters
Paper Makeup Stamps - Bright Colours
Incy Wincy - Cute Critters
Love to Create - Birthday
Frosted Designs - Use Banners
Stempelsonne - Happy Birthday + Die Cut
My Mum's Craft Shop - Celebration

A big welcome to my newest follower!  Thanks for looking today and its so lovely if you are able to leave a comment - take care xx


Doreen said...

love this,what a gorgeous image and a great

Sassy said...

FUN banner... great colors... love the image... Total awesomeness! Thanks for playing at Frosted Designs

Glenda Atkins said...

Wow, this is just gorgeous Susan, love everything about it!

Dreja said...

Ooooh Wow! Die ist ja so süß! Wundervoll!

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Claire said...

Lovely card hun, great colours and love the stitching. Hugs, Claire x

chrissy xx said...

Just Gorgeous Susan. LOve your colours and a cute image too.
Great sewing....

Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Susan. You make the most beautiful cards. Such lovely colour combination, fab design and so much attention to details. Absolutely wonderful.
With love, Sandra xxx

Unknown said...

stunning Susan luv that banner and the little mouse is so cute, my boy cards never look this good.
Chris x

Carol said...

Such a happy card Susan, love the colours. Carol x

Lorraine said...

Aww, how cute Susan?! Love this card it made me smile!
Lorraine x

julie_woolston said...

So beautiful Susan love the pastel colours, all the detail is gorgeous, a cute image.

Hugs Julie x

Jackie Randolph said...

Perfect sweet card for a boy Susan!! Love all the elements with your design! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create!

Crafty and Green said...

Such an Adorable Card!! I love this!! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge!! Please Come back and Join us again soon!!

Many Blessings,

Unknown said...

What a fun , happy card, well done Susan I am thinking of using banners and things as details on my cards, will have a go now as your are fabulous. Hugs Elaine

Unknown said...

The title of your card says it all Susan! This IS a fun card with this cute little mouse and tickets, just lovely!! Hugs, Ira x

Sue B said...

Aww this is really cute Susan! what an adorable mouse!! and you've coloured him so beautifully! Love the gorgeous papers and embellies. The tickets and the bunting are fab!
The sun has prised it's way through here in Manchester too!!! :-)) Woo Hoo - it's defied the weatherman!! LOL
Hope you have a good day!
Love Sue xx

April said...

This is just tooooo cute!!! really like how you've used those papers from the Citrus stack, I've been at a bit of a loss with some of those papers and my pad has been redundant for a while but I'm inspired to get them out again! For the sunset you just left a comment on I used foam, I've never tried a brayer. x

Hazel said...

Hi Susan

Brilliant card - I am so loving those colours and that banner die - well me thinks I need to have one!

Thank you for popping by a leaving me a lovely comment - you don't even want to think about where I got hot glue and how many times I managed to melt some of the foam board - ha ha ha! The air was blue at times I can tell ya.

Will be back to see you soon.

Toodle pip.

Hazel x

cotnob said...

This is lovely Susan, I love the colours, your fab bunting and those ticket sentiments finish things beautifully.

Chriss America Real said...

Oh this is just so sweet Susan! I love the color combination that you used and I love the idea of putting stars around Pippins head! The banner, stitching and ticket sentiments all just work so well!



Sheryl said...

Hi Susan, what a bright cheerful card with a fun image. It really made me smile. I love all of your details especially that banner!Good to see you at INCY WINCY this week. Hope we see you again soon.
Sheryl (DT)

coops said...

aw this is gorgeous susan.gorgeous sweet image and colours ;D

xx coops xx

Craftychris said...

So adorable! This is such a fun card with fab colours and the layout is brilliant. xx

mags said...

Beautiful card Suzie. Love the image and the fab colours and layout.

Sandra H said...

Wow Susan this is stunning, what a fabulous image and so beautifully coloured too! love the backing papers embellis and bunting with fun on it truly gorgeous, and many congratulations to you too its brilliant news isn't it:)x

Berry said...

What a totally cute card Susan love the banners! Hugs Rebekah xx

The Crafty Blonde said...

Fabulous card, such a sweet little image. Love the bright and funky papers and fabby bunting.
Lyndsey xx

nnalorac said...

So cute Susan, love the layout and super fun image. Love the bunting. Carolxx

May said...

Gorgeous card Susan beautiful little image, fab papers... love the bunting, Hugs May x x x

Michelle Pearson said...

That is an adorable image and card! Thanks for sharing it with us on the Digital Tuesday Challenge! :)

Stine said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at stempelsonnenchallenge.
Hugs Stine

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Really cute, love the colours & layout!
Hugs Shell xx

Anonymous said...

A fab, fun card Susan, love the colours and great layout!
Helen x

Tina said...

Oh wie zauberhaft. Gefällt mir super

Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
LG Tina

Sandy said...

This is way too cute. Don't you just love mice - except in your house of course!!! I have been keeping grand kids so I am horribly behind in my spying!!

Hazel said...

Love your card - thanks for joining in the masculine theme this week on Shopping our stash, Hazel, Guest Designer x