Sunday, 6 December 2015

Rescue Squad.

Morning!
Sorry I'm a little late posting today - we got a visit from our Godchildren last night so I didn't get chance to get all finished up! (They know me too well and came bearing chocolate & wine - well trained for 3 & 5 yrs old!!)

So without further a do... here is my card using Rescue Squad. 



I kept it all Cool using blues and whites as its a fab image to use for all those difficult men in your life! I stayed with the manly theme and added the Kraft and brown but couldn't resist a few gems and a bit of sparkle.  

The background paper is from Bo Bunny - Powder mountain collection. I mounted the image and paper on Blue bazzill card to make them pop out.  I stamped a greeting from My Favourite things called Toasty Greetings. I mounted that onto a little gold and added a few gems here and there. I glued a die cut icicle edge to the top of the card and a couple of die cut dangling snowflakes with gem centres for some more sparkle. Finally I tied some Doodlebug winter ribbon around the image panel and used a gold pen to add some metallic details to his zip and the tap. 

I used these promarkers and flexmarkers to colour the image - 
Dog - Light Fawn, Raw Sienna,Chestnut & Walnut.
Barrel - Tan, Chestnut & Cocoa.
Nose - Coral, Soft Peach, Blush & Antique white. 
Coat - Frozen Lake, Pastel blue & Egyptian Blue trim.
Boots & gloves - Cool grey 2. 
Handles & straps - Cool grey 4 & 5

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges - 


Everyone is so busy this time of year so I won't keep you any longer - I know I still have a raft of cards to make (Especially for my family who always seem to get left till last!)
The weather is a bit grizzly so it the perfect excuse to no stray away from my desk... who knows I may even train my dog to bring me a little glass of sherry to keep me going!!

Have a lovely day
Liz (:(|)x

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, great image, fab colouring-love the blue/white/kraft combo and the sparkling icicles! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  2. fab card
    thanks for playing with us at di's digi
    hugs
    céline

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  3. Lilibet, this is a beautiful card, the image is wonderful but it is your really clever and inspirational card design that has caught my eye, it is gorgeous and I do love blue and kraft.
    Sue...xxx

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    1. Thanks Sue for your lovely comments x

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  4. Super cute image....Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Corner Challenge~

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  5. Fantastic card! I love the expression on the St Bernard's face. I also like the idea of training your dog to bring you a glass of sherry. Wonder if that would work with my cats?! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

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    1. Need a mince pie to go with the sherry but that wouldn't make it to me! I reckon you could get a little harness for the cats!! Xx

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  6. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Digitally Sweet. Hope to see you again next time.

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  7. Absolutely fabulous, love this perfect masculine card. Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges, hope to see you next month

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  8. Fabulous card. Great scene and that dog just looks "so happy". Brilliantly done. Thanks so much for playing along with our last challenge of the year at 52CCT. Have a very Happy Christmas, and see you next year!

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  9. How cute! Thanks for sharing with us in our Winter Holiday challenge at Di's Digis Challenge Hope to see you in our latest challenge too a>Donna ☺

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