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Saturday, 12 February 2011

CES Challenge # 23...Cute & Cuddly


I'm still trying to play catch up on my blog this week...I've quite a few comments to publish and the plan is to have a bit of a blog hop later on this evening when hubby has gone out...I won't have to fight for the puter then lol!

I treated myself to an indoor photogpraphy studio as I'm fed up trying to take pictures of my cards out in the garden...if it's not raining, or waaay too bright, then the wind is blowing like a hoolie. I'm still experimenting with the lighting for the studio but so far I'm quite impressed with the results...its' so nice being able to take pics indoors and not worry about rushing to finish a card so that I can get a piccy taken outdoors before it gets dark!

I've made this little card for this week's CES Challenge which is Cute & Cuddly...I've used this adorable little puppy from the Digi Stamp Boutique...he is a new release for Feb and you can find the whole set here

Digital Image : Digi Stamp Boutique (Barney & Heart)
Design Papers : The Creative Cottage (Tweet Valentine) & Nitwit collections (Butterfly Kisses Too)
Card Stock : SU! Rose Red
Embellishments : Twine, Buttons, Gems, Brad & Flower from my Craft Stash
Tools: Square & Label Nestabilities
Sentiment : Created on the Computer

17 comments:

Lia said...

such a sweet card donna I love the dog and the colors are cute
hugs Lia

crafty amy said...

This is too cute! so perfect for this challenge and wow I need to get me a indoor studio me thinks :D
Thank you for joining us at CES and good luck.
Hugs

Amy xx

Suzie Q said...

OOh indoor studio eh!! they are good aren't they and i think you have done well with your first card in there x
very cute
hugs
Suzie Qx

CraftyC said...

Hi Donna, another really sweet card you have made. I'm struggling with the light atm. Roll on summer aye. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!
Clairexx

Terry Oulboub said...

Donna, this is gorgeous! I love the cute little pup with his heart looking too sweet to resist! The panels are gorgeous and I just love the paper! I see those hearts peeking out from behind. Good that you can take pics without fear of losing the sun light. Great photo! I need to do more of that myself.

Georgia said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Donna - I love this adorable image and the pastel colours are so pretty and summery! :) Love, Georgia xx

chris said...

Hi Donna, such a fabulous card, the lighting is looking good with you new studio, sounds very impressive.
me too trying to play catch up, things not going to well here at the moment.
hope you are ok love and hugs chris xx

Sue said...

Hi Donna, Lovely cute card. Sue x

Love to Doodle! said...

Wow Donna - love the photo, but love the creation more....absolutely stunning....love the style and papers/textures - fabby! xx

Vicky said...

Just delightful Donna and love the delish papers you have used :o)

have a lovely evening hun, hugs Vicky xx

Riet said...

Wowwwww Donna,What a beautiful cards,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.x

Wishcraft said...

Aww I love this - really love how you've coloured Barney. Fab papers and design too :o) Lisa x

Catherine said...

Oh what a delicious card Donna ! I love this little dog, he's got such a cute little face... Gorgeous card Sweetie ! Love it ! Hugs and love from Catherine La Chic !

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww gorgeous card, super cute image, lovely papers & design, thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Lynsey said...

This is so sweet Donna! Love the papers.
Hugs Lynsey x

Emma said...

Sooooooo cute & adorable.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Vicky said...

Really cute & pretty card love the colour.
Thank you for joining us girlies at CES Challenges, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx