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Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Sweet Sketch Wednesday # 31


Good morning all...we had a small amount of snow overnight...nothing to get too excited about and I've yet to find out if the schools will be open today...they had tons of it on the Isle of Wight yesterday and poor hubby got stranded...apparently this is their 1st snowfall in 20 years and boy did they get it bad...he thought he would have to sleep in his car at one point but he finally made it to his hotel at 10pm...it took him nearly 4 hours to travel 4 miles!!! We have no idea if he'll make it off the island today back to the mainland but at least we know he was safely tucked up in his bed last night instead of kipping in his car! Take care if you have snow...especially if you have to make a trip out today!

It's Sweet Sketch Wednesday and we have another fabarooney sketch for you to follow...the DT have created the most amazing cards and I am so lucky to be working with this group of girls...they really rock these sketches each week and I am honoured to be a part of the team! We have a scrummy sponsor this week too Joni at Inktegrity...and I have to say she creates some wonderful digi images and she very kindly gave the DT an image to use...I just love this lil fella...he is called 'Bizzy'...soooo cute!

I hope you might be able to find some time to join in with this weeks sketch...we would love to see your entries and you would of course be in with a chance of winning some scrummy digi images from Inktegrity! Ooh...I almost forgot we are looking for 2 new design team members at SSW so if you would like a shot at joining us pop over to the challenge blog to find out what you have to do to apply!

Design Papers : Cuddly Buddly (Patchwork of Papers Blue)
Digi image :Inktregity (Thankful Bizzy)
Blue Card Stock : SU!
Colouring Medium : Promarkers
Embellishments : Ribbon & Gems from my craft box
Sentiment : Created on the PC
Tools : Cuttlebug embossing Folder

36 comments:

Lia said...

dear donna,
your cards are stunning again I love them all
hugs Lia

Anonymous said...

Some great cards recently, Donna. Love this little fella! Happy New Year to you all - glad to hear Mike was safe last night! Love LizCx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable, wonderful papers too.
I think Hubby should sit tight for another day, more snow is forcasted.
luv
Debby

Clare said...

Aww this is so cute! The image is adoarble and I love the papers.
Have a great day. I hope your hubby makes it back to the mainland today

cats whiskers said...

Wow love this sketch dear and those gorgeous blue papers but most of all that sweet little mouse
Hugs Jacqui x

Fern said...

Super cute card Donna, your colouring is fabulous, and i love the layout!

Fern xx

Teri said...

Gorgeous card hun!
Glad hubby is safe and sound, mine is too after our adventures in the snow yesterday!
Take care!
Teri xx

mulberry station said...

Donna, this is the sweetest baby card.I love the embossing card you have used and how you offset the Image. Very, very cute! Take care in that snow!!! Glad to know your husband is ok.

Jill said...

aww cute card Donna, glad your hubby is ok, it's such a worry this awful weather hugs Jill xx

Rose said...

Love your sweet baby card Donna! Very pretty!

Biscuitlid said...

gorgeous card Donna and you're right that image is to cute!

Glad your hubby got to kip in his bed - brrrrr!

Victoria
x

Juls said...

so cute! Love the patchwork effect you have created! Hugs Juls

Terry Oulboub said...

Hi Donna, I guess my love for snow forgets the havoc it can cause. Glad your husband didn't have to sleep in the car - that would be freezing! Your card, as always is perfectly sculpted into a beautiful masterpiece. I love the blues, of course and gingham is my favorite! I enjoy the subtle embossing you do with your mats - they add to the card in such a delightful way. The image is darling and the sentiment is sweet - love the ribbon. A subtle and clean card with so much pizazz!

Jeannie said...

Perfect little baby boy card!
Great job!

Be safe in the nasty weather and I'll send you some Arizona sunshine.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Katie Skiff said...

Very cute card. I love this lil image, and the colors are perfect! Good luck getting your DH home! Snow travel isn't great at all!

Melissa Craig said...

Don't you just love Bizzy! He's so cute. Your card is a wonderful baby boy card - love the gingham paper.

Poppy said...

Happy new year Donna. Love the card, loads of great cards since my last visit.Hope you had a great christmas.
poppy

PaperCrafty said...

Super adorable Donna!! You did a fabulous job with little Bizzy!! I love the blues and the sweet patterns!!

fabricbutterfly said...

Your card is wonderful, I just love the embossing and the colour combo, just an adorable card.

Arlana said...

Donna so gald to her your husband made it to the hotel safely. No fun all that snow. Love card is so perfect this week as always. Love how you did your squares on the sketch and the fun colors. That image is just so adorable!!! Thanks for all you do for the blog Arlana

~ Ali ~ said...

this is stunning Donna love these papers. Poor hubby. We don't have any snow :( Enjoy the rest of the evening!

Catherine said...

What a delightful card Donna ! The layout is great, I must use it one day... And the little mouse is so beautifuly coloured ! Love the embossing too... Hugs and smile from Catherine

Maria Matter said...

awwwww, that is such a cute little mouse! love the design on this card Donna with all your blue patterns! so so sweet!

We just have the cold, brrrr! There is about 2 inches on the ground, it's been there for quite a while now...it's been too cold to melt! lol
take care
blessings, Maria

Emma said...

Hiya Donna
Blimey your poor hubby...its madness isn't it??!! Still tons of it up ere in Yorkshire, I've managed to get out to work...such a pity!! Lol
Your card is adorable, love the cute image.
Hugs Emma x

sweetbloominscraps said...

Well, with 24 comments you have to know that this is a sweet baby card! Love the tender blue paper, embossing and the little twist on the image! Your image just makes you feel like it's almost time to get tucked in! Prayer is often the best part of the day! Hope your hubby makes it home safely! Glad he is in a warm place tonight!

My Little Space said...

Donna, this is absolutely stunning...love it!!

Mandy
xx

mckinkle said...

Lovely card Donna, super soft blues and such a cute image!

Keryn x

Happy Crafter said...

Hi Donna gorgeous card love the papers and that oh so cute image:)
Hugzz Val xxx

Sharon Caudle said...

ooooooooooooo!!!! WOW!!! This card is fabulous! LOVE the colors, love the image, and love your coloring! You are so talented!!! hugs!

Michele said...

Such an adorable card Donna. Love the cute image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Softpencil said...

So sweet card Donna! I love that little mouse! :)

Thank you very much for your advice about my new shop!!! see it now and let me know what you think, I added Categories in the side bar. Tell me if you see something more that I should add or change. Thank you Donna for your support!!! :)

nessy said...

delightful baby card ~just gorgeous donna!!
like you not had much snow ~but enough for the boys to enjoy ~and the schools to close because of the ice!
vanessa xx

Lynsey said...

Fantastic baby card Donna! Sorry to hear about your hubby, hope he got home ok!
Have a great weekend.
Hugs Lynsey x

Bee said...

Adorable card Donna, the ink distressing adds a lovely softness.
It took me 4 hours to get home from work on Tues (normally 40 mins)...lost my sense of humour about it all an hour and a half in!

thecrimsonmoon said...

Oh this is so cute Donna!

Hope your hubby managed to get home safely. We've had a lot of snow here.

Liz xxx

Riet said...

Ohhh Donna,what a beautiful cards,i love your images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

xx Hugs Riet.