Thursday, August 25, 2011

Back To School

Hi Everyone!
How has your week been going? We're getting ready for the hurricane this weekend. They're still unsure if its going to cream us or just miss us and cream the outer banks. Its good to be on the safe side so I'm off to see if people left anything in the shops for me.If not, well there's always my case of mallow We may have to live off them if we lose power for any length of time. One thing about it: If I eat  them  all I'll be so dizzy I wouldn't know if it's me or the house spinning.:-D
To be honest, the only thing I'm worried about is my ducks. I'm afraid their pan will fly away to the land of Oz if we get a hurricane and where will my ducks go? Will they find a friendly scarecrow to point the way home?Will he point the right way home? Hold on, no, he doesn't have a brain, does he... See? It doesn't bear thinking about.

The theme this week at Mo's Digital Pencil is:
Back To School.
Papers: DCWV
Ribbon: Sew Sweet
Decorative Corners: Sizzex Die
Sentiment: TLC
Image: Mo Manning
Colors: Prismacolors

Going Grey With Scrap-Creations - Back To School
Paper Take Weekly - Dies To Die For (Use Diecuts)
Partytime Tuesdays - Back To School
The Stamping Boutique  Stripes & Dots
ColourQ - COLOUR*

Crazy Challenge -  Back to School
Creative Stamp Friends - School
Creative Inspirations - Back to School
2 Sisters -Back to School


Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is simply stunning your detail and layout is gorgeous hope you stay safe hun must be awful take care hugs cherylxxx

Catherine said...

Gorgeous card Dorcas...

Chris x said...

What a little cutiepie!
Hugs & Blessings
Chris x

Babs said...

Really like this Dorcas, great colouring!
Stay safe!
Luv, Babs

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card as always Dorcas. I just LOVE mo's images and this School image is just so sweet. I totally must have that corner die, hope I can find it when I am shopping in September!!

dj1952 said...

Dorcas this is really cute! Fantastic work and I love your colors! The papers are really nice and the die is great. Hugs, dj

Laura said...

Oh Dorcas! I hope it doesn't "cream" you! I will be thinking of you this weekend.
And I hope your duckies will be ok... they're so cute!

Your card is so cheerful! I love that sentiment and those swirlies and your coloring is amazing! I love how you managed to create different shades of colors.


Pat said...

Oh Dorcas...I've been watching the news about the hurricane...and thinking about you and your ducks!! I have never given much thought to ducks before, but now (for some reason...LOL!) I'm thinking about your ducks! Can't you bring them inside to keep them safe during Irene?!! You could keep them in your bathroom! Well...just be sure you and your family are safe!! Your card is just perfect, my sweet friend!! I love the way you make magic with those Prismacolor pencils!! You are brilliant!! Be safe, hunny bunny!! Hugsss...Pat

Carla S. said...

This is so cute, Dorcas! Great papers and wonderful coloring of the sweet image! I hope that the hurricane misses you in NC! Stay safe!

Debbie said...

How sweet is this, I love those corners and your coloring as always is magnificent.

and yes, I am listening to the news as we speak, they are scaring the crap out of me especially since I am right on the water if it hits my floor we are all in trouble. The surfers are out in full force really enjoying the huge waves...


Tracy said...

Don't know that I've ever heard of anyone surviving off of mallow cup rations, but hey, a girls got to do what a girls got to do! LOL
Batten down the hatches and be safe!
Your card is wonderful! I just bought an art journal and I think it may become my colored pencil practice book. You inspire me!

Annette said...

very cute matched the colors well for that challenge..

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Adorable card Dorcas. Hope you fare well through the storm. Maybe it will miss us both, fingers crossed. ~jeni :)

Tine said...

Hi Dorcas. She is adorable & beautifully coloured. Still loving those corners too. :)
Sorry to hear that there is a hurricane on its way. Hoping you all keep safe - ducks included.
Tine :)

candi said...

Beautiful card as always! Someday I dream of coloring half as good as you! I will be thinking of you & your sweet duck-babies this weekend, may you be safe & secure & hopefully you have some milk to go with those mallow cups :)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful Dorcas!! I just love the coloring of that darling image. Your gifted with prismas girl!!

Michaela said...

A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Michaela

Jacee said...

Lovely card Dorcas, beautiful colouring.
Hugs Jacee

Cathy said...

Dorcus, hope you and your featherd friends stay safe, maybe Irene will hang a right and miss you all!!! Your card is gorgeous as always. Your coloring and colors are perfect. The shelf bracket is awesome. Stay safe!!!

Marianne said...

She is so cute, this little one. And you colored her so beautiful.
We heard here in the news about Irene. I hope it will miss you, but then there are lots of other people who will have the misery. Then know you're in my thoughts and prayers.
Hugs and be safe.

Daniele said...

too darn cute for words

Linda said...

Love this color scheme. This little school girl is ready for fall for sure. Been thinking about you and your ducks. If they fly South to Myrtle Beach during the storm, I'll keep them safe for you and send them straight home to Momma on Sunday.. Stay safe and God Bless.

dolcreations said...

Once again you have done such an adorable card Dorcas. Please stay safe this weekend with that hurricane coming. I hope your ducks are ok too.

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and adorable Dorcas.
Stay safe.

kasia c. said...

Gorgeous card! I love all of your fabulous colouring. :)
Thanks for playing along with us at ColourQ!

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

This is very cute! She kind of reminds me of Ramona from the book series. Love you subtle sky behind her. Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays for our Back-To-School challenge.

Anonymous said...

Hi Dorcas,
What a very pretty card! Such a sweet image and I love the colours. Thanks for joining in with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! x

Sylvia said...

Sweet card, Dorcas! Lovely image. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

Suzi said...

Hi Dorcas, A wonderful creation, such a cute image it's sperfect for our Back to School challenge. Thank you for joining in with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck.
Suzi x

Elaine L. said...

Dorcas, this is adorable, as usual! I love those colors, and the corners look like wrought iron! Hope you and your ducks are weathering the storm!

Alice Wertz said...

so cute! love the summery colors you used! super card as always, Dorcas! have a lovely weekend!

tiffany said...

what a sweet card and gorgeous coloring! Hope you did OK iwth Irene, here in New England we're not getting much at all, very different from what was predicted. Thanks for joining in the challenge at 2 Sisters! =)Tiffany

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So sweet! Love this image! There is something about these images with the big feet... Oh yeah they remind me of me! LOL! Love the papers and the swirly corner thingys too!

Iulia said...

Beautiful card, Dorcas! Love the colors, work so lovely together!
have a happy week, sweetie!
Hugs, Iulia

Kristen said...

Fabulous card, and your coloring is GORGEOUS! Thanks so much for playing in this weeks Going Grey with Scrap-Creations Back to school challenge!

Tanya S said...

You're card is sooo adorable and your coloring is fab!!Great card hun!Thanks for joining us at Scrap-Creations!

Jessie/knightrone said...

This is TOO cute!

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