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Saturday, 15 October 2011

CES Challenge 58...Forever Autumn


Hey-de-ho my lovely jubbly blogging buddies...it's the weekend again and I think ours will be spent clearing out the loft...we did some the other week but have lots more to do so that the aerial man can come and lay cables for our new TV aerial...blimming pigeons have bounced on the current one and broken it!

It's definitely starting to feel a bit more autumnal now...I noticed the leaves on the trees are beginning to turn such gorgeous colours and the drive into work is one I look forward to at the moment! We are heading into AUTUMN over at CES Challenges this week...my fab and very talented teamie Karen has chosen the theme and there are some scrummy inspirational makes from my teamies so head on over for a peek for a bit of autumn deliciousness!

***You can find details of this weeks priz over on the challenge blog***

I'm entering my card into the following challenges...
My Mum's Craft Shop (# 27)...Remind You of a Song (Elvis...I Just Want To Be Your Teddy Bear)
Hanna & Friends (# 115)...Autumn / Halloween
Wags n Whiskers (# 65)...Fall colours
I ♥ Promarkers (# 87)...Autumnal Colours
Stampin' for the Weekend (#18)...Colours of Autumn

Digital Image : Digi Stamp Boutique (Louie & Cupcake)
Design Papers : Echo Park (Country Drive)
Card Stock : SU! Chocolate Chip & 6"x6" Back to Basics Scalloped Card Blank
Colouring Medium : Promarkers & Smooth White Card
Embellishments : Ribbons from my craft stash. Pearls, Orange Mini Blossoms & Brown Curly Gardenia Petals from Crafty Emma’s Store
Tools : Square & Square Scalloped Nesties, SU! Border Punch
Sentiment : Created on the Computer

24 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

This is adorable Donna - love the colour combo! Jo x

Larrik said...

What a beautiful card!

Amanda said...

I love the autumn too, such pretty colours and it feels like Christmas is just around the corner but not as cold. Love the card this little bear looks fab in browns.

Chris said...

Gorgeous Donna! Such a cute image and I love your colouring and design too. Good luck with the loft, those pigeons have a lot to answer for!! Hugs, Chris xx

Sheena said...

Aaw, what a cutie - gorgeous as always!

Get some spikes on your aerial - that will stop the pigeons!!!

Sheena xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is just adorable and I love the autumn colours for a Get Well card.
Have a lovely weekend.
Caroline xxx

Tine said...

Hi Donna. Fab dps & layout & great embellies too. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week & good luck.
Tine :)

Diane's Card Designs said...

Oh Donna this is stunning! The backing papers match perfectly. Such a sweet image and the design and neat edges look fantastic.
Thanks for joining us at MMCS challenge this week. GOOD LUCK!
Diane xx

Vicky said...

Such a cutie Donna....and I love the colours too hun...

big hugs Vicky xx

karen said...

Stunning Donna, fab colours, love the papers and superb colouring, have a great weekend, Karenx

Karen Letchworth said...

This card is just precious, and you've done an absolutely amazing job with it. You have an obvious talent with coloring and shading your images. I really hope you will stop by our shop at Wags-n-Whiskers to check out our digital images. I can tell that you would be someone who could really make our images POP with excitement. You have quite a coloring talent. I really hope that you will check them out, and please do join us again. You're a talent artist, and we're honored to have you play along.
Blessings,
Karen - Design Team Member
Wags-n-Whiskers Challenge Blog

Wishcraft said...

This is lovely Donna! Louie is adorable and the papers are gorgeous, love all your pretty details too. Hope you've had a lovely day :o) Lisa x

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! this is sooooo cute Donna, love the 'ickle bear and fab colours. Those flowers and ribbon are just yummy. Have a lovely weekend hun.

Donna x

sari said...

Oh, donna! This is simply lovely!!! Such a sweet image and lovely papers!! Have a fantastic weekend! Hugs and sunshine!

coops said...

gorgeous card donna.i love your autumnal colours and the image is so cute :D

xx coops xx

Julie said...

Fabulous autumn card, Donna!! Love the mix of papers and so many lovely embellies!! Love your colouring too! Hope you didn't spend too much time in the attic today - it's been a gorgeous warm day!! Hugs, Juliexx

Jennifer said...

Beautiful Donna! love your image, papers & fab layout xx Jenny xx

Shelby said...

Love your layout and the colors definitely scream fall!! Your coloring is amazing as well. Thanks for joining us at MMCS reminds you of a song challenge.

Shelby

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Donna,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Karen Letchworth said...

Donna: Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your sweet comment. I am glad that my words were a blessing to you, but I want you to know that I really meant it. You have a special touch with coloring digis and your work is beautiful. It's so nice when I'm popping around leaving comments to run into such gorgeous work that inspires me.

I hope we can become blog friends. I'd love to stop by here more often to see what you're up to. I'd like to invite you to "follow" me, as I have just become a follower here. It's always good to make new friends and gain inspiration where we can. Again, good luck in the draw, and please join us again.

Have a blessed day,
Karen
karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is stunning love the image and colours hugs pops x

Faye said...

Fabby colours, gorgeous ribbon and the flowers are sooo scrummy. xxx

cebelica said...

Such a darling card. I love this image. Thanks for joining us at this week's challenge at MMCS blog. Hugs!

My name is Wynneth said...

Aw... cute teddy card, I'm sure anyone would feel better for receiving this. Thanks for joining us on I Love Promarkers this week.
hugs
wynneth
x