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Saturday, 29 October 2011

CYDA Challenge #32 ~ Autumn

Good Morning All!!

Not quite sure what the weather is going to be like today it's looking ok out the back but rather dismal out the front, trying to see which way it's moving but it doesn't seem to be moving either way...lol.  At least on the good side I can see the beautiful autumnal colours on the trees, which is always pleasant to see.  Which leads me nicely onto our next challenge over at Craft Your Days Away, which was chosen this time by the lovely Shaz...

AUTUMN

My favourite season for colour, the start of cosy nights and hot chocolate...yummm!!


This HM stamp is just perfect for the season, wouldn't it be cute to really see little mice gliding down from the trees like these little fella's.  Though I'm not really a fan of the real things, especially so when Steve went to rescue one from the playful Felix the other day, which promptly made it's escape up Steve's leg on the inside of his jeans, it didn't bother Steve but if it had been me I'd of been running around the garden like a mad woman...lol.  But Steve calmly got the fella out and moved him to safety from the cat.  Anyway continuing with my card, I've coloured it with Promarkers, and the papers are from a selection of Prima scraps.

I've not entered any challenges for a long time, but I've been browsing through this morning and found some challenges to enter for a change...

House Mouse - Falling
Oldie But A Goodie - Forever Autumn
Crafty Creations - Leaves & Autumn Colour Pallette
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz - Anything Goes
One Stop Craft - No Sentiment
Sweet Stampin - Anything Goes

We do hope you'll be able to join us for the challenge this fortnight.  Don't forget that the clocks 'fall' back an hour in the early hours of tomorrow, an extra hour in bed and darker evenings.

Have a lovely weekend everyone!!

Hugs

Joanne xxx

I made Oldie But Goodie TOP 3 with this card...woo-hoo!!


22 comments:

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so adorable Joanne. Love the layout you have used.

I can not wait to get back to my crafting, it seems ages.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

DesignerDiva said...

Absolutely beautiful card Joanne, the image, the colours the paper and the colouring!

Thanks for joining us at Oldie But A Goodie and good luck with the challenge
Laurie
PS
I have some candy running if your interested

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Joanne :-) I love this image ,, sooo cute and the colors and design are fab :-)

I do like them IRL too ,, but wouldn't want one running up me jeans either ,,lol ,, I would be hopping around and taking em off and wouldn't care who was lookin lol :-)

thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)
luv
Lols x x x

jackiescrafts said...

This is a gorgeous card Joanne those mice are cute

Hugs Jackie x

Sue said...

This is such a fun stamp, puts a smile on your face just taking in the little scene. Your coloring of the stamp is beautiful and the layout is great. In real life, I don't want to see them....my husband always says how come you love the HM stamps so much and if you see a mouse you go crazy?

Thanks for joining us for the Challenge at House Mouse and Friends Monday. Nice take on the challenge.

Hugs
Sue

Doreen said...

This is cute, I love the Autumn colours and that image is so sweet. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week and good luck xx

Francesca said...

Great creation,

Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE Challenge and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Mel X said...

Hiya Jo, lovely card chuck. Great design and colourwork.

Mel X

ps - I got me new puter - eeeek!!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card hun, love the image so sweet!
I do wish you had the time to come back to blogging more, I do miss seeing your cards!
Hugs Shellxx

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww a totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring, pretty papers & embelies, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, sue,x

Rica said...

Absolutely gorgeous Joanne, your design and coloured are stunning, your colouring of your little mousies is sensation and I love those embellishments.

Great you could Simon Says Stamp challenge
hugs
Heather xx

cosh said...

Oh how beautiful Cosh ;o) And thank you ever so much for the nice comment in my blog. ;o)) I hope you'll enter in my Cosh as well. Cosh Hospital by pR

Sarah said...

Hi Joanne, what an adorable image! Lovely card with a great layout and colour combo. Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin'. Sarah

Mickaela said...

Such a sweet card! I love the fact that you used this image, i would never have seen this one as an autum-image! It's just wonderful:)

Love Mickaela

sara said...

beautiful card love that sweet image thank you so much for joining us at oldie but a goodie this week
hugs sara x

Christine said...

Hi Joanne love your colouring on this stunning image, great take on the chall

thanks for sharing with us at HM & friends Monday chall.

smiles Christine x

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card!! I love that sweet image!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Hugs...
Melissa

Vee said...

This is a really sweet card! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Sue from Oregon said...

Ha! Don't we all wish we could fly by hanging on a little leave LOL! So very cute! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. ♥ Sue Kment

*Vicki* said...

Oh I just love this image!! Your coloring looks fabulous!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at House Mouse & Friends! Smiles, Vicki ~ HM&F designer

Abi said...

So gorgeous! I love the autumnal colours & such a sweet stamp! Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

having a {me} day said...

This is just adorable. keeleyxx

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