Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Mane Squeeze - A Spoonful of Sugar Challenge


This week's challenge is to have animals on your card. This is a card I made for my husband for Father's Day and also to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary. The kids had made him cards but this was just from me. He really loved it. I decided to use it for this challenge because it is really one of my favorites.
I found I had a beautiful paper that serves as the background scene behind the lions. I used Twinkling H2os to enhance the coloring. You can't really tell with the scanned picture but the lions' manes and noses have a subtle shimmer.
Recipe: Stamps: High Hopes (Lions & Sentiment)
Ink: Stazon, Close to Cocoa
Paper: Su Wild Wasabi, Card base is River Rock, Patterned is Aerial by Memory Box
Flowers: Bazzill
Coloring: Gamsol Technique using Prismacolors

10 comments:

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Wow Jeanette the dp is just such a perfect back drop for this cute couple. I know it's very belated but congratulations on 17th years! Have a great evening, Hugs, Nikki x

Belas Creating Place said...

This is absolutely adorable. I love High Hopes too.

Bev said...

I am not in the least surprised that this is one of your favourites Jeanette, it's absolutely fantastic!!!

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Jeanette I love the Cute lions, Thanks for playing along this week.
Hugs Debbie x

debby4000 said...

beautiful card, fab cute image.

Bubbles said...

Beautiful card just perfect for the occassion, the background looks hand painted and the image is sooo... cute. Thanks for joining us.
Joanne x

Claudia Rosa said...

oh wow.. jenette.. this is GORGEOUS.. i have seen this stamp before but it not made me actually WANT it. :-) but boy now you changed my mind!!!
love
claudia

cats whiskers said...

brilliant card and great colouring no wonder he loved it
Hugs Jacqui x

Rach said...

Such a pretty card, fantastic papers and image. hugs rach.xx

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Jeanette. Love the cute couple and fab papers.

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