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Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Delightful donkeys

 
We've had many pets over the years, but one that Geoff has always held out against is a donkey :(.  I think a donkey would look perfect alongside my Norwegian Fjord horse (and of course the Welsh pony) but hey, sometimes you can't get everything in life!  So of course I fell for the donkey image on the new Joann Sheen DVD by Glynn Williams and had to make a card with it!  There are special decoupage images on the CD but I simply printed out 3 times and made my own decoupage.  I followed the sketch at Pear Tree Designs, adding a leaf border cut with my new MS punch that I bought at the NEC.  The sentiment is a Personal Impressions stamp, DP is Papermania and I used my first ever MS punch to make a scalloped border underneath, I think it's called Baroque and it doesn't have the markings to line up that are on the current punches.  A piece of raffia and some green gems finished it off, hope you like my donkey card.
My card is for the following challenges:
Cards for Men - animals, I've kept it un-fussy and used raffia not a ribbon bow so it can be a man card
CD Sunday Challenge - the natural world
Craft Your Passion - 2 of anything (2 donkeys)
Lexi's Creations - anything goes
Crazy4Challenges - square cards
Raise the Bar - scallops and curves
Stamp Insanity -punch drunk - used 2 border punches

PS I have candy - do please join me and play along here

21 comments:

  1. This is such a beautiful image and you have done it justice with your card.
    Thanks for joining in with us at CD Sunday this week and best of luck with the draw.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  2. A great card Anne and the donkeys look so strokeable.
    Good luck in the draw and thank you for joining us at CD Sunday.
    Carol
    xx

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  3. This is fabulous Anne.Thanks for sharing this with us at CD Sunday.Good luck.xxx

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  4. Great card Anne. Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday. Tess x

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  5. Awesome card! Love the 3D effect and the raffia is a nice touch. Thanks for joining us at StampInsanity!

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  6. FABULOUS Donkies...oh my!!!! LOVE your take on the sketch!

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  7. fab card ,it takes me back to my childhood and holidays on the farm,thanks for sharing with us at lexi's and good luck
    lalkygirl x

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  8. Super card Anne, love the donkey image. Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday and good luck in the draw.
    Christine xx

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  9. Think I might have to side with Geoff on this one, cute card, but don't want a real one. Love how you decoupaged it really cool.

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  10. Anne - this is really lovely - the image of the donkey's is fab - and I agree - they would go really well with your other horses. Have to work on it!!
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  11. Just lovely!! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us this week at Raise The Bar!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  12. Great card, love the colour scheme and cute donkeys! Thanks for joiningt us at Pear Tree Designs this week and good luck x

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  13. A simply wonderful card. I love donkeys. I used to take them out every year when I was a child giving rides to children in the park. Hugs x ChrisB

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  14. Awww.Lovely card.The papers and LO compliment the image perfectly.Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs and Craft Your Passion :D
    Lisa x

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  15. Yep, they are definately delightful donkeys. another fab card Anne. Thanks for sharing with us CD Sunday this week xx

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  16. Love how you have used this wonderful image. Thanks for joining the CD Sunday Challenge.

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  17. So pretty! So unique and classic! Beautiful color you chose for the background, too... LOVELY! Thank you for sharing your Punch Love with us at StampInsanity!

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  18. Such a fun card. Great take on our sketchie challenge @ PTD this week. Good Luck. x

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  19. Great card, Anne. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

    Donna x

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  20. Beautiful card!

    I was at the NEC too. I really regret not buying that MS punch you have used here!! Did you see them make a lovely Xmas tree using it on one of the stands?

    Thanks for joining us over at PTD and lots of luck! :o)

    Lou x

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  21. What a beautiful decoupage card! Fabulous image! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cards For Men. Hope you’ll be joining us for the next challenge.

    ~Hugs~Kym

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