Monday, August 27, 2012

It's Critter Sketch Challenge #130!

Happy Monday everyone~
Today at Critter Sketch Challenge we have a sketch challenge for you and hope you can join in and play along.   For some inspiration please hop back and see what the amazing DT members have put together for this challenge.

This weeks challenge:
This week we have a fantastic sketch from Colleen Spangler.

Sponsor for this challenge!

Here is my card for this fun challenge and the digi is from our sponsor: (Cowgirl & Horse).  I did a western  flair to my card.  Reminds me of my younger years riding horse up country of Waimea, Hawaii..

Recipe for my card:
Digi - Digi  Doodle Shop
Spectrum Noir and copic markers
Jute twine for my lasso
buttons and baker's twine
Die-namics die, pop up dots
boot charm from Stamp & Create
Spellbinders ovals
computer generated sentiment
ric rac from blog candy
papers from October afternoon

Entering this card in the following challenge:

Craft a scene - Great outdoors
Great Impression - Animals
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. That's very lovely and such a cute take on the sketch. Hugs, Marion

  2. Oh Shirl, I love this! Your coloring is fantastic! Do you ever use colored pencils? If so, what brand do you use?

    Your ol' pal,


  3. Super Shirl..! love the image and great take on the sketch too hun...:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  4. All your elements match so well with the cowboy theme. My fave is the lasso and boot cool. Have a beautiful day.

  5. Shirl, this is fantastic! You gave it the perfect western flair. The image is gorgeous and I am seriously in love with the lasso and boot charm. That was brilliant! The brown buttons and twine are lovely, too. Wonderful work as always, my friend! And yes, do check out Cheery Lynn! I love their dies something crazy and they cut/emboss like a dream. I'm so thankful to finally cross a few off my long wish list! I have two others that I'll use soon. **swoon** Have a sparkly day, Shirl! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  6. Lovely card.Great take on the metal buttons and charm.Love the image.

  7. Great Western themed card! Can't get more West than Hawaii, right! I love the lasso and boot detail.

  8. This is beautiful, Shirl!! I love the sweet image and the little rope lasso in the corner is fabulous!! What a fun card my friend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Aww!! Shirl I love the western theme style on this card. :0) Sorry I'm so late on my comments, I been trying to catch up. Many blessings.


  10. love this western how you did the buttons and twine on the card...

  11. Fabulous horsey card! My daughter who loves horses drooled all over it! Love the little lasso and boot charm!

  12. Wow, really nice card Shirl!!! You know I have never been on a horse?. Lol! Love that boot charm and hemp cord!

  13. This is so cute I just love the image. Makes me want to ride.
    love the buttons and twine to.

  14. Hey, Shirl I like your new blog look and guess what it loads a lot faster it use to take sometimes 60 seconds to load.

    I love the coffee card you sent me so sweet of you.
    Hugs, DIANA L.

  15. Cute card with fantastic embellishments!

  16. What a cute card , i love all the embellishments , soooo cute . Again Shirl thanks for all the lovely comments you leave on my blog ....You are a love .....Sue xx

  17. great card!! Thank you for joining our DCD challenge.


  18. What a wonderful card!Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  19. What a great sentimental card. Nicely done! Thanks for sharing it at Die Cuttin' Divas.

  20. This is so fun! Love the embellishments! Hope you're having a great week!

  21. A great western card with a fun layout! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions Blog! ♥ Sue Kment

  22. What a beautiful card. Great image you used !! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  23. Shirl, I think you gave us the wrong link at Craft a Scene. I figured it out and go to see your great cards. I love your horse and lady. Thank you for joining us this month at Craft a Scene. NancyD

  24. This is my sort of scene Shirl, really love it.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Craft a Scene challenge this month.

    B x


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