Thursday, August 20, 2009

Good morning to ya! I hope your week is going great, and the weekend will soon be here, so that's good news!! Today I'm sharing the card I made for this week's Sweet Stop Challenge. I'm telling ya that there have been some fabulous sketches found there, and you REALLY need to check them out. Especially if you are in need of inspiration for a place to begin. I find that they are so very helpful. I do have to admit that this one was a challenge for me, and it's these cards that always tend to be my favorites. The ones I have to think a little harder about. Go figure!! I hope you like what I've done with this sketch. Be sure to go on over to The Sweet Stop and check out all the gorgeous cards created by the rest of the amazingly talented design team. If you upload your card to play along, you'll be entered into a drawing for a free digi stamp. It's a win/win situation, so please play along with us if you can. This stamp is one of Sweet -n Sassy Stamps new digi releases. Deedee Anderson is the creator of these adorable little teddy bears, and I look forward to each new one released. You can see all of Deedee's Teddies here. They are so cute, and they're always doing something that looks like fun, even if it's raking leaves! I LOVE to rake leaves, and it surely does leave me smiling.
I'm so happy you could stop by today, and I hope you have found some inspiration here. Thank you for making this blog a part of your day, and may our gracious Lord bless and keep you today and always!
Love Ya!

Supply List
Paper: More Mustard, Really Rust, Chocolate Chip, Sage Shadow, Autumn Vine SU Retired DSP
Ink: Various SU inks for watercoloring
Stamps: Sweet -n Sassy Leave Me Smiling Digital Stamps
Accessories: Circle Punches, Stitched grosgrain ribbon, Brass mini clip, Scalloped oval punch, Oval punch, Martha Stewart leafe punch, crystal effects.


karen said...

I gotta get my hands on one of those leaf punches! Its awesome!

I love the way you colored up this little bear....! Adorable!

MiamiKel said...

Lorie! This is sweet - the card leaves me smiling! So festive and fun for Autumn - lovely!

Anonymous said...

You did such a WONDERFUL job with the sketch, Lorie! I love how you punched out leaves for him to rake, and the fun patterned papers on the circles. As always, your coloring is divine!!!

Mrs B said...

I love this card! You really know how to make a card pop! I love how the bear is raking the leaves!!!!
I always enjoy seeing your creations!

Tammy said...

This card is so fantastic. I love all the details.
Great Job.

Judy McMullen said...

Lorie, you always make the most gorgeous cards and this one is no exception! Love the darling image colored so perfectly and the beautiful papers and embellishments. Perfect!!!

And praying the Lord's blessings on you too!!!a

Lauri said...

What a cute bear!! Love how you did the leaves!

Ceal said...

your card is Awesome! I love how you id the leaves I may just have to CASE this one

Jean said...

So darn cute Lorie!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

This card is fantastic! I love the clever way you interpreted the sketch. The punched leaves add just the right "punch"!

Mary Giles said...

Oh gosh Lorie this is super adorable. The colors are so fabulous and so is your coloring. Just so much fun detail to look at in this card.

Catherine said...

Soooo cute! Love the colors and it's getting us thinking of fall! (I love fall!)

Now if only I could get my teddy bears to rake leaves... :D