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Saturday, 3 July 2010

Robin Hood & his trusty horse

Good morning to you all.
What an exciting week we've had! The new monthly Penny Black challenge has begun, so don't forget to pop over and check it out & REMEMBER we're still running our weekly usual challenge so double the fun.
Thanks to all of you who took part in Kirsten's embossing challenge last week.
There were some awesome entries, I wonder who Kirsten has picked for her top 5!
This week Brenda has set a fantastic challenge ~ Create a scene
and as usual the DT have come up with some fantastic creations.
I have used:
My one & only Edwin - dressed as Russell Crowe, ooops I mean Robin Hood,
Tilda's horse.
Cricut ~ Trees & grass
Leaf punch
Machine stitching on trees, leaves & grass
Water-coloured using versacolor cubes.
I would like to enter this for the following challenges:

Papertake Weekly ~ In Stitches

Thanks for looking


Mummylade said...

I love the stitching, it's such a wonderful detail

Debbie said...

OMG Fleur, I LOVE IT!!
I have just bought the Russell Crowe Edwin and I was so pleased with him. Using him with the horse and those leaves, it is stunning.
Did you see I mentioned RC on my blog!! HaHa

G Peplow said...

Love your card, the stitched leaves and trees add so much dimension. It must have taken ages:) xx

brenda said...

HI fleur

I've been longing for you to post this one because I adore it - not that it bring memeories of Kevin Costner of course.

It's such a clever card and I admire it every time I see it.

Have a good weekend.

B x

Kirsten...x said...

Hi Fleur

Fabulous card love how you have done the trees and the leaves...x

Hugs kirsten...x

Bridgette said...

Hello Fleur - how adorable is this - I love it - so cute - B xxx

Debs said...

Fab card Fleur - very inspiring.
Take care
Debs xx

chris said...

Hi Fleury,
you know how I feel about this card, its FABULOUS, I cant think of the word thats good enough for this one .
hugs chris x great to see you today.

Loopylou. said...

awwww, its gorgeous fleur, so sorry i missed you hun but mo's tummy was rumbling and he needed a macdonalds so i had to go :( see you next time hun xxxx

Lou said...

Hi!Oh as you know i truly love this,such a great card and those trees/leaves are amazing.

They look so sweet and the *perfect* scene.
Clever you,it was lovely to see you today.
hugs Lou.xx

Louise said...

Well Fleur you know I love this card, it is totally gorgeous.
louise xx

Kim x said...

Love it Fleur,
I can see I NEED Russell, I mean Robin, he goes beutifully with the horse.
Love Kimx

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous hun i love the sweet images and your trees look fab what a brilliant idea, hugs Pops x x

Nicola said...

Great card and looks even better in reality. Such a fab little scene too. Nicky xx

Alma said...

Oh my God! I´m speechless. Your card is sooooooooooooooooooooo amazing! I don´t know what to say!!!! Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. The trees are so a wonderful idea. :-) And Edwin with his trusty horse is supercute!
Hugs from Germany

Sara said...

I totally lurve this card, the stitching must have taken forever but what a fab idea, Russell doesn`t do it for me but Kevin..... mmm that`s another story !! love Sara xx

Debbie Dolphin said...

oh wow fab card and the stitching must of taken you ages. so stunning and very clever xx
loe debbie xxx

cats whiskers said...

Wow this is just stunning dear
Hugs jacqui x

jenny said...

Wow! Wonderful card Fleur! The trees and leaves look absolutely fabulous :)

Jenny xx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Fleur, wow the bigger version is fabulous with a capital 'F'. Am loving your Russell/Edwin and the stitching gives the tree dimension. I just love it! hugs Heidi xx

Nicola said...

Hi Fleur, what a great scene, I wish I had the ideas you have sometimes, not to mention the resources to go with it. Love Russell,sorry Edwin and have a soft spot for any horses. The machine stitching is a fab idea, all in all another original!
Love Nicola xxx

cheryl said...

oh wow fluer hun this is just brilliant gosh you are so creative so love what you have done,thanks for following my blog hun really appreciate that love hugs cheryl xxxxx

Mina said...

oh wow Fleur this is amazing, I love the way you stitched the trees...stunning card
Mina xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is brilliant Fleur, love how you've made the trees and fab magnolia images.

Anonymous said...

Long time no visit, sorry...
Hubby's banned me from the PC this week while he's off work...
I seemed to have slipped under the radar today, he's not said a word as yet, it might be that he's feeling sorry for me and know's how addicted I am to blogging and let me off...lol

Gosh that sounded so bad reading it...He's a lovely guy really, it's just that he works away from home all week, so I can't complain can I, I can blog to my heart's contend Monday to Friday's usually....

I am rambling...I had to scroll back to this one Fleur...as all the guy's said, this is a masterpiece...

I think you have got us all kicking ourselves for not thinking of this amazing idea...mind you I wouldn't stand a chance, I can't sew for toffee

Just wished I was more articulate at times like this because it's deffinitly one to be proud of