Good morning all - and it's actually a reasonably dry morning here! So a quick post before I head out to try and get my jungle of a garden under some sort of control. What with all the rain, but warm conditions, there's a definite rain-forest feel to the back garden and I keep worrying every time Tilly the Dog and Grumpy Poppy head out that they'll get lost in the undergrowth.... A friend called in a few days ago and said " Ooh your garden's looking very lush" - which I think translates as 'overgrown'!
Anyway, today's card features a brilliant character from Mo's Digital Pencil and the digi stamp is actually called 'Little Umbrella' but I just love that attitude. I think it should be re-titled 'It's a hard life...'.
I could live a life like that...!
I've coloured the image with promarkers and pencils.
The backing papers are from Emma Ball - lovely summery feel to them! The spotty ribbon is from Joanna Sheen with a button from my stash, and the sentiment is a Whimsy one of course! Sorry, but these stamps seem to somehow creep in on most cards at the moment - you must be sick of seeing them! But I just love some of the sentiments on them - and this Mae West quote is one of my favourites! I've cut it with the Whimsy ticket die and edged with distress ink. The gems were coloured with promarkers.
This is a fairly simple card for me - no die cuts, no flowers, etc...! I don't think I'll ever manage the 'clean and simple' look though! Whenever I try it my cards just look unfinished lol! And I love the shabby chic look, but struggle to achieve that either! Mine just look distinctly shabby! Hey ho!
Well, I'll do and don the gardening gloves and go on a 'hack and slash' mission! If I'm not back on the blog in a few days please send out a search party.....
Back soon (hopefully lol!), Kim x
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
ATC's and Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - summer holidays
Poodles Parlour - use a digi stamp
Patties CreationsChallenge - summertime
4CraftyChicks - stripes
Digi Doodle Shop - summer