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Autumn Fun

It’s getting to be autumn and time for back to school.   It was “Meet Your Teacher” night at my daughter’s school last night.  She was suffering from the stomach flu and wasn’t able to go.  (Insert sad face here.)  While I stayed home with her, my husband stopped by the school to drop off her school supplies.    

I have an autumn card to share with you today using Acorn Squirrel from Whimsy and Stars Studio.  This sweet little squirrel makes me smile.  I love her cute little face.


2012-08-21 Autumn Squirrel WM

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  • Stamps:  Acorn Squirrel (digital stamp) by Whimsy and Stars Studio
  • Inks:  None
  • Papers:  Neenah Crest Solar White CS, Paper Studios black CS, Papertrey kraft CS, American Crafts Night Fall DP
  • Tools:  Copic Markers, Big Shot, Die-namics scallop die
  • Embellishments:  The Twinery Charcoal baker’s twine (from Papers and Such), May Arts black jute ribbon, misc. button



nwilliams6 said…
So cute! Love the image and your incrediably super paper mixture which all goes together so well and looks soooo great!
nwilliams6 said…
So cute! Love the image and your incrediably super paper mixture which all goes together so well and looks soooo great!
Gorgeous card Cheryl, I like the image the colours and the twine.
Kevin xx
Audrey Pettit said…
Wow! What a gorgeous card, Cheryl! You know I so love Fall, so this card absolutely sings to me! Love the paper and love your layers and the scalloped polka dots with the twine tie. Such a cutie pie image and fantastic coloring. I really love the leaf trio with the button, too!
so sorry to hear your daughter is sick! Hope she feels better soon. :)
Ciska said…
Such a sweet autumn card, the squirrel is so cute and the papers match so perfectly!
KraftyKoolKat said…
Wow Cheryl this is so gorgeous. I adore those papers and the image is totally cute. You have finished it off a treat with great embellies. Hope your daughter feels better soon.

Annette said…
oh no the stomach flu...hope you feel better soon...

Your card is adorable..
Jennifer Scull said…
oh Cheryl, I saw this cutie little squirrel pop up in my reader and I had to stop by to leave a comment! it is precious! love those great papers & embellies. you always put together the best cards to bring a smile!

enjoy your day! :)
cotnob said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl, I love the Autumn colours and fab image, such a great layout.
A Casa di Ale said…

Anita said…
Beautiful card Cheryl and yes, that squirrel is adorable with the cutest face. Love your papers and the leaves too. Hope your daughter feels better soon.
Riet said…
Soo beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Lisa said…
This is so adorable!! That is the cutest squirrel...I love the coloring!! And the papers are fabulous!! I hope your daughter is feeling much better soon.

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jimlynn said…
CUTE card and I love all the fall colors!
Hope your daughter is feeling better.
Lin said…
What a darling image, and you've shown her off to perfection! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!
Jinny Newlin said…
Absolutely adorable, Cheryl! LOVE the warm, fall design!
Jenny said…
Oh my gosh Cheryl! This is beyond adorable! That image just makes me smile! Love the use of fibers and the fall leaf embellishment you created! So happy you shared with us at Great Impressions Stamps!!

I want to personally invite you to join us on a customer blog hop to benefit the families at The Ronald McDonald House. Please check out the details here:

Hope you can join us!
Desire Fourie said…
Cheryl I just love this. So much eye candy here. Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely DigiStamps4Joy digi stamps of your choice to the value of $20 Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member
Holly said…
Cheryl this is so cute! I love the image and your coloring is great. I like the dotted bits you did to the background. Your leaves with the button is darling! thanks so much for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week!
Kimberly said…
Cute squirrel image, and very sweet Autumn card! Love the dp and embellishments too! :) hugs, Kimberly
Cumbrianlass said…
A wonderful Autumnal card, the image is so cute and of course the colours are fantastic
thanks for joining in the lejdesigns challenge and good luck
Nicole said…
Such a sweet card Cheryl. Gorgeous autumncolours. And the squirel is soooooo cute!! Hugs, Nicole
HeatherLynn said…
Oh my goodness!!! This is adorable!!!!
Cheryl said…
Oh how cute!! Thanks for playing along with us at Eureka Stamps this week!
Beckie said…
Uber stinking cute!!! Love the squirrel and the papers.

Be blessed, Beckie
crafty-stamper said…
very cute image love the twine and DP's work really well together
thanks for joining us at LEJ designs this week good luck with the challenge
carol DT x
1CardCreator said…
This is such a sweet card! I love that little guy and the papers and fabric look fabulous!
Joy said…
Gorgeous card! Just love the colour palette you worked with. I hope your daughter is feeling better :)
Andrea said…
Fantastic card! I LOVE the squirrel image. I found you at Make It Monday.
Tracy said…
I like her little face too. I almost asked for this image but figured I'd wait a little longer to do fall. Glad you didn't this card is fantastic! Hugs!
What an adorable squirrel. Great job. Love all your layered embellishment. Perfect for Fall. Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly this week! Cheers, Holley
Shirin Lim said…
Aww... how cute is that squirrel?! Love yr take on the layering. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter (TPS) Challenge! DT-Shirin Lim
Sylvie said…
cute! cute! cute!
Sue - bearhouse said…
Such a lovely card, the image is adorable and I love the colours and the papers.

Judy Bigg said…
Adorable card, love your design with so many layers.
Tammy said…
Awww this is so cute Cheryl! I love that image and your gorgeous fall colors!
Tammy x
Shannon83k said…
Love your autumn card! Thanks for joining us at this week’s The Paper Shelter Challenge. DT Member Shannon/Shannon83k

Debbie said…
This is adorable, I love the fall and the fall colors so these papers are just perfect as is your coloring. Thanks for visiting me which in turn had me visit you on MIM as well.

Tammy Ortiz said…
I love this creation.
This is so awesome.
I wish you well in the this week's Challenge.
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner
Shelby said…
Hope your daughter is feeling better. This is such an adorable Fall themed card. Love how you've colored up the squirrel and the cluster of leaves with the button looks great.

Betty Wright said…
Saw this at MIM, Cheryl! It is absolutely ADORABLE! Beautifully colored and wonderfully detailed!
Davi said…
So fun Cheryl!! I love the cool combo of dps and the coloring on the sweet little image ;)
Shirley-anne said…
Wonderful combination of fab papers and colours for this fun card . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday
Lisa M said…
Insert HUGE smile here ( ) and high fives here ( ). This is sooo stinkin' cute. I love the arrangement and the colors and that precious image. Super job on this card Cheryl. :)

Thank you so much for linking up with us at Make It Monday and for playing along with our challenge at Squigglefly.
Scrappy Scatty said…
lovely card
Thank you for joining us this time at Squigglefly
Love Jan
Nikki Byrne said…
Gorgeous autumn card and cute image! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at OSAAT this week, good luck, Hugs

sweet card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, hope you will join us again.
Ali said…
What a fab card! I love the cute image and the autumn-themed papers... and I especially love the layered up leaves behind the button. A fabulous touch.

Thanks so much for joining in our "use a digi" challenge at OSAAT this week. Hope you'll come back again for more challenges! :)

Hope your daughter's feeling better!

Gina Lindsay said…
This is a cute image, and I love the card you made with it. I had a pet squirrel when I was a little girl and always love squirrel images. Hope your daughter is on the mend!
Billie A said…
I saw you on MIM. great image and darling embellishments to go along with it. I love the coloring on the little critter. My cards are 292-293 if you care to stop by.
Sorry she wasn't feeling well! Hope she's better now!
What a cutie pie squirrel! OMG - love the sunflower on the hat and the three leaves behind the button too :)

Have a great weekend!!
Pat (mspfd) said…
What a super adorable image. Precious card for Fall. Love your coloring and wonderful details.
Tracey said…
Hi Cheryl
I hope you are well & having a nice weekend.
I love your card & the colours are just perfect :)
Made by Mandy said…
Cheryl this is a gorgeous card! Your image is fabulous with great colouring :)Autumn is my favourite season, this is a perfect card for it.

Many thanks for joining in with our Use a Digi challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)
Berit Synnøve said…
Lovely card. Great image and colors.
Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
Hugs Berit
Jenny said…
Hi Cheryl! You won me over with this adorable card in the Great Impressions Stamps Challenge. Congrats! You are a Top Pix.
Check it out here!

Please pick up your Top Pix badge!


Faye said…
This is a cutie Cheryl. Love the image and the autumnal feel. Thanks for your visit too. It was nice to see you. X
Karin said…
What a total cutie! Love her sunflower hat and the frayed burlap fibers add such a great bit of texture! Great fall themed card!
Angela Crandall said…
Congrats on being chosen as a Top Pick on the Great Impressions Stamps blog! I can see why Jenny chose your's so dang cute!!!

Hope to see you for September's Challenge - Sentimental Journey!
Tina said…
such a cute card , lovely warm colours . thanks for joining us over at LEJ Designs this week . Tina xx
Anonymous said…
Totally Fabulous card Cheryl LOVE the way you have added the dots of colour around the image too! hugs me xx
Melanie said…
Such a sweet autumn card.

Sue from Oregon said…
Hope you little peanut has gotten better and is now at school! Darling card!
Darlene Lyons said…
So Cute! Love the layout and design! Love the leaf embellishment!! Thanks for joining us at MayzyArt!

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