Sunday, 27 November 2011

DT card for the Squirrel and the Fox # 6: Photo Inspiration

 See above for The Squirrel and the Fox Inspiration Picture

Hi everyone. It's Squirrel and the Fox challenge time again. I am really excited about this one. The challenge is a photo inspiration. Here is my interpretation.This photo is one my daughter only recently took (before all the rain hit Sydney) This really shows off the beautiful purple/mauve of the Jacaranda tree again the gorgeous blue Aussie sky.
It's a shame that the Jacaranda only flowers in November in the eastern and northern states. It's just such a gorgeous tree. It flowers before the leaves a fully formed. Once the flowers have ended then the tree turns green with it's lacey and delicate leaves.I love looking out into the suburban bush areas, where you can see all the wonderful greens and the purple blotches of all the Jacarandas.

I had a plain tree digi that I found on the net for free and I just added lots of dots to make the flowers. I used 4 or 5 different shades. I always use Promarkers for all my colouring. The fence is a Martha Stewart punch, the butterflies are a SU die, and the border punch is also from MS.
I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sweet Stampin: Punches and Dies
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Polkadots
Birthday Sundaes : Birthday Card


  1. Wow love your card! that is a spectacular tree! You did a fab job with the likeness on your card. Found you on the Sweet Stampin challenge site. I'm

  2. Oh wow Hilde !! Your card is fab !! great take on your photo !!

    Thanks for leaving your lovely comment on my blog !!

    hugs Diane xx

  3. What a fabulous card! Such a great job of using the pic as inspiration. Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters. : )

  4. Beautiful card!! Just love the colors!!! Thanks for playing with us at Birthday Sundaes!

  5. Lovely card - your colours are just fab.

    Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin this week.

    Susan x

  6. Gorgeous card, love the colours. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week. Wedgie xxx

  7. Fabulously clever colouring on this card and gorgeous colours too. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  8. This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! Thanks for joining us at SSCB!!! ;)

  9. WOWZA! This is just beautiful! What a fabulous job of following the inspiration images ... GREAT JOB!
    Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘POLKA DOT’ challenge and please come back again soon!

    one of the 'Sistahs'

  10. Beautiful card!!


  11. Lovely card! With inspiration so clear and beautiful, it's no wonder this turned out so perfectly. Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters Polka Dot challenge!