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Thursday, 20 September 2012

A Little Autumn Shi tzu





Thought I'd give you and myself a little break from Christmas cards. Isn't he the cutest, when you see these little dogs as puppies you know why they are so popular,but a word of warning...there are many ladies by me that walk these cuties but most of them are little sods,yappy unsocial brats...mind you as my poodles are getting old they have become grumpy old men.
The image is a digi from inklined called Shitzu and can be found here for £1. I discovered this digi company via Jules blog , and I'm glad I did.
I've coloured him with promarkers. The papers are graphic 45, dragonfly duet,so lovely I was loathed to cover it.The 2 side panels are K&Co paper embossed in a cuttlebug folder and ink distressed.The leaves and flowers are kars wooden embellishments also inked.I've added green organza ribbon and a computer generated sentiment.


challenges entered :

Sweet Sketch Wednesday : followed the sketch above
Papertake weekly : a hazy shade of Autumn
Bearly mine : fall colours
crazy 4 challenges : anything goes with a fall twist
pan pastel : Autumn / Fall
stamping sisters in Christ : Autumn /Fall

Feels Autumnal today,set the heating to come on,I'm glad I did.

happy crafting . janex

28 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww how adorable and love your papers and the warm hues just wonderful
Hugs Kate xx

Beryl said...

I want one! Not practical, but at least I ca get that gorgeous stamp.
I think the colours and textures you have used on this card are just perfect. Love everything about it.
Beryl xx

Doreen said...

This is beautiful Jane,love the image....fab colours.xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Jane. I love the image and those colours are fabulous.

Sue

cotnob said...

That image is just gorgeous Jane, so cute. Your papers are lovely as are your wooden embellishments.
I refuse to put the heating on until October, but I have relented and turned on the heated towel rails in the bathrooms so at least we can have a warm bath/shower in the mornings.
Pauline
x

cotnob said...

Hi Jane, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine designs.
Pauline
x

Lorraine said...

Aww, he's cute! Love the design and the gorgeous warm colours too.
Lorraine x

Heide said...

Jane,
What a beautiful fall card. Love the texture and colors and your image is just the perfect Shi izu image. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
Hugs, Heide SSW

brenda said...


He is a few little doggie Jane and the colour combo works perfectly with him.

B x

mulberry station said...

Wow, your dog looks like he could walk right off the page. beautiful job on coloring up your image. I love the fall feel to your card along with the texture. I really like the embossing folder you have used. Your papers,flowers and leaves are the perfect finishing touch. Thanks for sharing your card with us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Lisa Jane said...

oh he is just adorable and i love the embossing
Lisa x

Arlana said...

Jane I love the fall felling on your card. Your textures and so fun. Such a great job on coloring your dog. Have a sweet day!!! Arlan@SSW!!!

pinky said...

Heating on here too and it gets dark before 8pm:( I love your gorgeous card, really warmed me up looking at those lovely colours and what a cutie.

Katina said...

Gorgeous card Jane. He's so cute but I can see he's got a bit of an attitude, lol!

Are you going to Happy Stampers next week?
xx

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Jane he is absolutely beautiful awwwww what a cutie he has won my heart, the colours and design of this card are perfect.
hugs
lorraine x

Eileen said...

Very cute image and such a good take for our challenge at PanPastel. He looks so sweet ... not yapping at all lol lol

Jules said...

Hi Jane

A great card .. .. and a great image.

Looks like we have both found somewhere new we like visiting!! LOL!! (Sorry for spending your pennies).

Yes, definitely a nip in the air now. I have a feeling my runner beans are not all going to make it to the freezer or cooking pot and the tomatoes that are left will not be turning red!! Shame :-(

Have a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is just AmAzInG I love it Huggles Pops x x x

Crafty_Fairie said...

Really creative and i love the image.Thanks for sharing with us over at PanPastel Uk Challenge Blog.

Kerry DT Leader

Sally said...

Awesome card Jane - love your coloring and choice of papers!! Just beautiful!! Thanks so much for joining in with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings - Sally SSW-DT

Joanna said...

Darling image! I love the colors in your card. Thanks for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.
~Jo, SSW-DT

Kathie said...

Hi Jane your Shi tzu is just beautiful my friend would love your card as she has two Shi tzu's. Wonderful colouring and beautiful colours and embellishments. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie
SSW-DT

melody said...

oh...what a scrumptious card chickie! love your take on the sketch...and wow...that image is just perfect...beautiful work!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Absolutely beautiful, such an adorable image and beautiful colours and papers. Whilst I am here thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Linda Anderson said...

Wow, what a fabulous card!! Love your sweet image and fantastic papers! Gorgeous embellies too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Linda

Sharon Basel said...

This is gorgeous Jane! I love the darling Shi Tzu image and thanks for the link - I found a Westie image there that looks just like our sweet dog. The texture with your embossing and distressing is a wonderful touch and I love the warm colors of the card too. So glad you could join us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Sharon, SSW-DT

Natascha said...

Wow, what a lovely and cute card. Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge this week. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

Jeannie said...

He is very cute and I like the Fall colors you used. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie