Thursday, 9 September 2010

Paperplay Challenge GDT and Autum is a coming!!

If you hear a scream it's me - the message below is the one I am repeatedly getting when I try to move around blog land and leave comments.

Service Unavailable

Error 503

Last week's the message was " Cannot connect........" . I am on my way and I will get to you - eventually, please be as patient as I'm trying to be.


Now onto my GDT card for PaperPlay challenges

Now, on to this week's challenge, it's called "Autumn is a Comin'" - we would like to see work featuring Autumnal colour schemes.

We're sponsored by our regular sponsor Simon Says Stamp


and this week's winner will receive $15 to spend in the store!!

We seem to be having a 'mousie' this week, last week Tilda was everywhere.
I do love my mousies, they have such a zest for life, a love of living, they love their food and if they're not up to mischief they off on some new adventure, 
What else would you do in Autumn but collect fallen leaves and use the as parachutes - what a wonderful attitude towards life they have!!
These little chaps are coloured with Copics (far too many to mention), this is a huge stamp and  little room for embellishments. The papers are Basic Grey's Indian Summer and the silky leaves from my local supermarket. The sentiment, cut with oval nesties is Magnolia.

Autumn is definitely here in Germany, the temperatures have dropped and It's damp and misty. I love the Autumn colours and when it's dry and all the leaves crunch underfoot but I could well do without this wet stuff falling from the skies!!


Pia said...

wooow what a great card, lovely colours and great details

Paula said...

If you listen carefully you'll hear a resounding echo from the Brecon Beacons in Wales - likewise when the page jumps up half way as I'm starting to type the comment IF it's not got the above image.............GRRRR I love this stamp - This is almost my favourite HM stamp - the one with the raindrops just gets in front. Love your whole creation here - the colours & detail being quite glorious & helping me feel less ambivalent about the change in weather.
Paula (PEP)
Periodically the wretched machine roars at me...... & I jump half way across the room, but that gremlin is probably afflicting you also.....

Riet said...

Beautiful card Heather,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Karen McAlpine said...

This mouse image is cute! Love your coloring and the extra leaves for accent. It is still quite warm here (Michigan, USA) although we are experiencing cooler temps than of late. We had such a Hot summer. It will be nice for some cooler days. Have a great day.

Crafty Chris said...

Its awful when blogger doesnt play ball, beautiful card love the colours.
Chris x

Moni said...

Hi Heather, Autumn is here too. As always fab card, love the image and great colour combo. Hugs,Moni

mustavcoffee said...

Hi there Heather, l have been admiring your card, what fun those little mice are, love how you've coloured them. Thank you for dropping by my blog and your very kind comments. You're a very busy lady, so many challenges and DT posts, I can understand your frustration at not being able to get around and comment, not a lot of fun, hope that it's a bit better now. :) xx

Shazza said...

this is stunning

Mrs.B said...

Great card, love this HM image, goes really well with those fab papers.
Avril B

Renkata said...

wowoww They are so cute. FAB card.

Sandie said...

Beautiful card Heather. Your colouring on the HM stamps is just brilliant! Thanks for being our guest this month :)

Danni said...

I keep getting those darn messages too in blogland. So frustrating!! I feel your pain for sure!
Gorgeous card, exquisite coloring!

Julie M said...

Stunning card, Heather - the stamp is beautiful and your colouring is the best!! Those leaves were a great find too, they are perfect. Thanks so much for being our guest this month too!!

Julie :o)

Mandy said...

Hi Heather,
I'm with you this week has been a nightmare I keep getting the same message and it's taking forever to get round everyone...This is one fab card,I love everything about it,especialy those super cute little mice...Oh well off to see if mr blogger lets me get any further...Take care...
Mandy xx

Sandra1968 said...

A gorgeous card and the colouring is very very beautiful. And indeed, HM is always good :-)

Anonymous said...

I love that stamps, and it is one I have not seen, your coloring is stunning!

Beate said...

Adorable image and BEAUTIFUL coloring! Great card.
Hugs and smiles

Paula said...

Hello Heather!
Love your new card. Verry cute and funny image.

I have "Error 503" in my blog, too. It´s in the comments if I would like to send and it´s in my side.

Have a nice weekend.
Hugs and kisses Paula

Val said...

This is stunning - just love the colours.

I have been getting the same error as well.


Leigh said...

Heather, once again your colouring is fabulous. That fence looks soooo real. Love this card.

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