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Darlin' Duckie!

A better day today....the sun is out and my headache is gone so I'm trying to catch up on all my jobs both boring everyday ones and crafting ones! I made this card a few days ago using one of my new Whipper Snapper stamps and thought I would have a go at the My Paperworld sketch challenge at the same time. This is the sketch......









and this is my card......



I do love Whipper Snapper stamps and am just building up my collection a bit more! The cute little chap has been coloured with Prismas and Sansodor (before I spilled the whole bottle!) and I've added some Glamour Dust to the flowers for a little bit of sparkle. The sentiment is from the Just Hatched set from Papertrey Ink. Paper is the Flower Retro from Papermania and Doodlebug, cardstock is from Bazzill as are the flowers and the sticky gems are Papermania.

The Plumber is calling later and I am keeping my fingers crossed that the part he has got is going to work, otherwise it is going to be VERY expensive. For some reason, and I didn't know it when it was fitted, I seem to have a "one off" kind of a toilet which is the reason why it is so difficult to locate the parts!! Off to tidy up the house now and then I hope to finally get around to catching up on my blogging.

Comments

fairymadjo said…
ohhhhhhh jo its very stunning,

hes soo sweet, i have one the girl ones not sure i like it lol.

hes just soo sweet. huggsjo x
nessy said…
well , he did make my giggle!! lovely bright stamp and papers!!
glad your heads back to normal!!LOL
was it driving you quackers!!!
speak soon ,oh jen has dropped a catalogue through my door ,to keep me happy today!! so off for a coffee and a sit (hopefully, after lewis has some more calpol)
vanessa xx
debby4000 said…
Oh he's gorgeous and you've made a fabulous card with him.
Anita Knits said…
Hi Jo

Glad to hear your headache is better and the plumber is coming. Love the card it is so spring like just like today. I can't believe the sun is shining. Have to say I do like those Whipper Snapper stamps, have yet to buy any. I'll have to start saving.
Anita
Jo said…
oh my word thats so cute! wtg!

and did you know theres a new 'law' that says when you've had a nasty headache you need a full day to recover and the only way to do that is to craft and NOT to do housework, housework fights the crafting mojo ya see and so you can't recover properly :) pmsl.

glad you're feeling better, take care xx
CraftyC said…
I love it Jo, so cute!
Clairexx
Michelle said…
Great card Jo.Love the colours and your colouring is great. I love WS stamp too, I just wish they were a bit cheaper!! Glad to hear your headache has gone and hope evrything goes ok with the plumming! x
Andrea, said…
Gorgeous card Jo, that stamp is so cute and your colouring is fab. Hope you get the toilet fixed
Heather said…
Adorable as usual! Terrific card.
Denise~ said…
How super cute is that duckie! Love him! He's so sweet. Great coloring and love the papers. This is such a cheerful card! :)

Happy to hear you are having better weather and that you're feeling better. Good luck with the plumbing, fingers crossed for you! :)
Suzanne said…
Oh he is just tooo cute and I love the papers absolutley fabulous love it!! Sue :o)
Jose said…
Fabulous card Jo... hope by now your toilet is fixed.
I agree...Whipper Snapper stamps are fab...love this one! Fab card.
ink'n'rubba said…
oo he is a cutie and I do like that sketch - might have to have a go at that! hope you get flushing again soon! annie x
Glitter Monkey said…
I love this little ducky Jo! Great colouring but OMG spilling Sansodor! Nooo - bet it STINKS to high heaven. Poor you. Good luck with the plumber too! Keep your vest tucked in. Lol Lynn x
Sarah said…
A great card Jo! I love whipper snapper stamps and he's cute! Great papers used.

xx :0)
Supermum said…
Awwww how cute is he!! Glad you are feeling better.
Sue. x
Vicki May said…
So glad you are feeling better Jo, and I love this card. This duck is cute. You have some lovely stamps. Don't do too much tidying, we want more cards lol. x Vicki x
Frances said…
he's cute. I'm paranoid about spilling sansodor so I pour small amounts into shallow pot so I can't knock it over now (used to have varnish remover pads in it which I washed out) x
Beth said…
I love Whipper Snapper too, and this is no exception, this is gorgeous and I love the papers!
My Paper World said…
Awww! How cute is that duckie!
Thanks so much for using the sketch Jo!
Nicola xx

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