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Thursday, 16 July 2009

Simon Says...Summer Fruits

What a lovely theme it is over on Simon Says this week....Summer Fruits. You can use fruits or fruit colours on your creation.

I've used this House Mouse image which I recieved in a recent swap amongst some of my fellow Stamptacular DT members, I think he's perfect for a fruity challenge. Coloured with watercolour pencils and copics. I thought it would be something a bit different to cut the image out as a sort of half circle so the shape looks a bit like a fruit segment. All papers are Funky Fairys - Feelin Fruity and Simply Brushed. The fruity looking flowers are Papermania, ric-rak was from a Do-Crafts goody bag from a few months back and the green brads are from my stash. Scalloped card base is from Craftwork Cards and I've inked the edge of each scallop in green or pink.

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I'm meant to be adding an extra item today to my blog candy, but after taking pictures of some cards the batteries went in the camara before I could get a piccy of the extra goody, so please accept my apologies I will get it on for you probably later tomorrow when I get back from work.

15 comments:

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi joanne, just love this card, I love house mouse but never get round to inking them, must try harder lol, I like the mouse in with the ice cubes we could have all done that when we had the heat wave, not now its been raining here all day and still hasnt stopped. have a great evening ju x

Happy Crafter said...

Hi Joanne, Love the card its mouth wateringly fruity and the little mouse is so very cute :)
Hugzz Val xxx

Cathy said...

Joanne, this is such a cute card!! I love this little guy and you did a great job with the challenge. Great job!!

Hugs, Cathy

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Joanne, wow what a totally stunning card hunn, i love that image and those papers are just so pretty. Hope you have a lovely weekend planned, are you working? hugs Linda x

Lisa said...

Hi Joanne, Great card! I love the fruity papers and the fruit segment shape of your stamped image is a fab idea.

Lisa x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Joanne :-) I love this HM image, I have this one, v cute :-) The papers and colours you used are perfect, even the flowers look like fruits !! :-) I love the way you cut the card to make it look like a segment !!! very clever ! :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lorraine x x x

Moni said...

Hi Joanne!
Card is so fab gorgeous and the image is so cute. Love the papers and flowers you added! Great sketch! Hun congrats on winning the Challenge! Have a fab weekend! Hugs, moni

Mel said...

Beautiful fruity card Joanne love all the detail :)
Mel x

Mel said...

This is just so cute, I am a big House Mouse fan and your card it just fab ~ Mel x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a cute card, love the sweet image and the fab papers.
luv
Debby

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Fabulous card, I love the fun image you have used and your papers. Thank you for joining us in the Simon Says Challenge this week.

Jo and the DT x

Lesley said...

Fab card Joanne, very summery looking and the image is so cute! xx

Lavender Rose said...

Wonderful card, mouthwatering in fact! I love the semicircle idea, it really does look like a fruit segment!

thecrimsonmoon said...

Oh this is gorgeous!!

Liz x

summer fruits said...

oh this is so beautiful

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