Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A Spoon Full of Sugar - and my SECOND Donkey Card!!

As promised here is my second Donkey card - and it also fits for the Spoon Full of Sugar challenge!!! Yea!! This week is a sketch so that really helped with my lack of MoJo.. help knowing where to put things!

So for the Donkey - this is from Whimsy Stamps - created by Meljen's Designs and Raindrop Echo Designs and I just adore it! He is just too cute for words - I have to tell you this image has been very popular with the cards I have been receiving as well. And Hubby has had a blast seeing all the different colors he has been colored! They are all just too adorable!
So I colored with my Copics - and then cut out with my Nesties. I had someone ask how I cut out the image from the circle.  I lay the Nestie on the image and the see where the image needs to pop off the circle - I then use my craft knife and cut just that part out. Here just the ears were cut out with the knife. Then when I go to cut out the Nestie Circle I take the "ears" and pull them through the Nestie to the side that doesn't cut, and run it through and cut.

My base is a bright yellow Core'dination card stock, red card stock mat, and the pattern papers are from My Mind's Eye Penny Lane stack. Love these lots of glitter in these papers. I sewed everything down following this weeks sketch challenge. Vintage Ribbon, Prima flowers, adhesive rhinestones. Then my sentiment is from Cornish Heritage Farms, cut with oval Nesties.

I hope you will join in the challenge this week - and thank you all for joining in so beautifully for "my challenge" and supporting me so wonderfully  during my accident.  It still overwhelms me to see all those cards, that support has been amazing, I still keep looking through them.  :0)

Me... how am I doing this week? Well anxious for my next Dr. appointment on the 18th to move on to the next step - week and  1/2 more sigh... not that much longer I guess. But at that appointment I am hoping to get the ok for a few more normal things in life. You know like "real" showers, scrubbing my face clean, and scrubbing my hair under a stream of hot water... (still can't get tap water on my face, so I have to be really careful) But those few things will be wonderful to get back .....ahhh a HOT shower sounds like a dream.... soon soon soon -

HUGS and -

22 comments:

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Michelle,
Your papers and colours are fabulous and the donkey is just so cute. This is a fabulous card. I'm so pleased your getting back into crafting.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Marga said...

What a great card Michelle !

Hugs Marga

Irena said...

Michelle, your card is pretty beautiful. I like the colors of your paper, great color combination.
I wish you much rather be able to get warm shower and I hope you can do everything you want!

Hugs, IrenŠ°

Kittie said...

Michelle, Your card is darling. I do hope you can get your life back to more norm after your next doctor's appointment.

NanaBeth said...

The idea with the nesties is brilliant-as is your card. Here's hoping the next week and 1/2 speeds by.

Annie said...

Hi Michelle! I love the bright colours on your papers and embellies and that donkey is just too cute! what - no hot showers, phewww it must be smelly at your place!
love and hugs, annie x

Tracey said...

This is just fantastic Michelle!! I love that image and you have coloured it beautifully!!

Carol Dee said...

Love the sweet card. You are doing wonderful card work. I have trouble cutting with an exacto knife with TWO good eyes. Great job. :) Sounds like life is beginning to become more NORMAL every day. So good to hear. Keep smiling. hugs....

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is so adorable, love the card design and great coloring

K. Joy said...

Aww, this is adorable!!! I love the colors!!! So bright and cheery. :) The flowers are really cute, and I do love that donkey. :)

Julie M said...

Oh this is lovely, Michelle - I'm so glad that you are back crafting, doing such beautiful work, and able to go out to your babies too. Onwards and upwards!!!

Julie x

Debbie said...

This is just gorgeous Michelle and its so great to have you back crafting with us,Hugs Debbie x

Melissa 'meljen' Jenkins said...

Aw, you colored him so well! I'm so glad we were able to help out and put some things together for you to help everyone send you cards. You deserve it. :-) (hugs)

Craftyanny said...

Hi Michelle
Fab card, love the bright colours you've chosen .
Good luck with your next appoinment too, I'll keep my fingers crossed for you
Anne x

Kate T said...

Wonderful card, very zingy. will be thinking of you ! all the best
Kate x

Danni said...

What a super sweet card! So adorable!

Nancy said...

This is just wonderful - as is the fact that you are still creating, still making wonderful cards. On Elizabeth Dulemba's wonderful site, there is a free digi image of a "zedonk" - a cross between a zebra and a donkey, apparently created after a real one was born. http://ymlp.com/z2P4p7 This is the url for her website. Keep getting better, and my prayers will continue for you.

Oma said...

Beautiful card Michelle! I'm so happy to see you crafting again. Take care of yourself and don't overdo.

Kim said...

Absolutely amazing Michelle! Your coloring blows me away!!! Seriously stunning hun!!!! Gorgeous!!!
Hugs~ Kim

Rufus said...

love your card! the coloring, the sewing all are just right! Now get the Doc to let you take a REAL shower and life will be so much better!
Hang in there,
R/

~* Jay Jay *~ said...

This is my really fave donkey. How cute and "bubbly". You know I love bubbly things ;) Your card is so beautiful hun! I love the flowers and the colors are looking wonderful together! It's so good to see you crafting again.

Big hugs to you
Jay Jay

Tracey Brossart said...

Great job! Gorgeous color combo and absolutely love the stitching! :D