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SKETCH LIBRARY

Thursday, 26 May 2011

BE YOURSELF

Hi Everyone

I hope today has been a good one for you.  I also hope that some of you have now been able to make friends a little with Mr Blogger following that little tip of earlier today.

Very wet, cold and windy here .. .. .. and I was actually pleased to see the rain!!  Can you believe that .. .. someone in England pleased to see rain!!!!  Never heard of before I bet LOL!!

Just a quick post and share from me today as I am running very late.



This creation used:

Images and sentiment:  Hero Arts "CL338" Clear Stamp Set "Be Yourself"
Backing Paper:  Memory Stor
Distress Inks:  Peeled Paint, Crushed Olive and Frayed Burlap (all added to the leaf image and sprayed with water before stamping)
Koh-I-Noor Pencils
ProMarkers
Josy Rose:  Nail Heads
White Gel Pen used to outline the leaves

So that is me for today.

Time to go and make something scrummy to eat.

See you tomorrow.

Love

19 comments:

Sally H said...

What a great card, and that sentiment really made me smile.

Cynthia said...

LOVE this card, Jules!! LOVE that little bird--he gave me the biggest grin on my face!!!

Little K Smith said...

Oh I love this Jules! Adore the quirky bird, such a lovely blue colour too! A fabulous sentiment aswell :)
Kelly.x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Jules I love the image and all the lovely stitching.xxx

Jenny said...

This is a lovely card Jules, those colours really pop on the neutral background :)
Jenny x

Jacee said...

Lovely card Jules, love the sentiment.
Hugs Jacee

triciasconfetti said...

It has been great to see the rain but as we have spent the day at /chelsea it wiyld have been better if it hadn't been quite so severe. Still had a wonderful time and Suffolk is still in a drought situation.
I just love this card though.
x Tricia

amanda stokes said...

Hi Jules,
What a fab card,great image and paper,love the sentiment too.I don't mind the rain either its the blumin' wind i hate lol
Enjoy your something scrummy :) xx

Sally said...

What a pretty card Jules, I love the little blue birdie & all the stitching.
Sally x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Jules I so love this card it is so different the colours, image and faux stitching look absolutely great.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Kylie said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful sentiment Jules! I love what you did to the leaves with the distress inks :o)

Annmaree (Emu) said...

love that bird, too fun!

perfect quote!!!

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Fantastic card Jules. Love EVERYTHING about it . . . now off to check out that Hero Arts set . . . I tempted you and now you've tempted me!!!

Hugs, Sandra

Juls said...

fab sentiment and gorgeous gorgeous card!! Hugs Juls

Katina said...

What a fab card Jules!! Love the sentiment! xx

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card, love the simplicity of it, and the sentiment is gorgeous. with hugs Shirleyxxxx

craftimamma said...

Ha! Ha! Love this quirky card Jules. That bird is such fun and the sentiment is great.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Molecraft said...

Fab card, love all the details and that bird is brilliant!
Helen x

Hello From Texas said...

Oh Jules I LOVE this card. Love the bird stamp; love the leaves (are they part of the DP or are they a stamp?); love the colors and really love the simple layout.
Love it, just love it.
hugs
Carole