Sunday, June 6, 2010

Gator Greetings


This is more of a "Grateful Gator" instead of a "Gator Greetings"........the reason being: Ever since this little digi came out from Chicken Girl Design I've wanted it. I finally got the rest of my order organized and shipped it off (by the click of a mouse) to i {heart} papers! Yipee. Now keep in mind I had never ordered a digi image before. I have gotten the freebies from various sites but never ordered one. To make a very long story short - I downloaded the digi FOUR TIMES - and all four times, I kept getting this black blob! OK, the only thing I knew to do was to wait until one of my "computer age children" showed up and saved me. Well, lo and behold, after sitting there for a few minutes I received an e-mail from Kate, the owner of i {heart} papers, wanting to know if I needed some help!!! Did I ever. She was so gracious, patient, and helpful and went out of her way to get this old computer dummy on the right track. What a wonderful lady and a wonderful company.................So, thanks again, Kate, and TA DA...the gator...........

I used Old Olive, Ballet Blue, Pumpkin Pie, White, and Pawisitively DP (SU). I colored Mr. Gator with Copics (yes, I'm STILL working on this) and SU markers. The bow was made with my trusty Bow Easy (also from i {heart} papers)! This little image will get alot of use with all the grand children's birthdays!

Oh, yes, the sketch is from Sweet Stop Sketches 59! I kept trying to put something in the empty space over on the right - above the bow - and just couldn't get anything to look right....So, I decided to leave it empty......I'll have to work on that one and see how I can re-do this when I use this wonderful sketch again. Maybe I'll leave the sentiment off from under the gator and put one in that spot.

Thanks for stopping by......................

Lynn

18 comments:

Stampin Mindy said...

This is super cute! I love the paper and bow. That gator is adorable! Such a cute card! Hugs!

Tammy said...

Welcome to my world Lynn. I had to be rescued my first couple of times buying digi stamps but I love them anyhow. Card is just darling.

Goldy said...

The colors are great...awesome card!

Marilyn said...

I love the image, your layout, paper, colouring... all of it! I'd not heard of that digi company before but am going to go check them out.

Becky said...

Great gator card, wonderful colors.

lcamacho said...

What a cute image.I love the colors and coloring.tfs

Carrie said...

Adorable Lynn. Love your color choices too.

Lone Pine Designs said...

What a cute gator...I love the way you arranged this card and the bow with the button is fantastic!

Emkay said...

Cute gator! Such a fun colour combo.

Country Mouse said...

Very cute card! Love the colors! Great job on this challenge! Thanks for sharing with us at The Sweet Stop!!!

Crafty Creations said...

How nice of Kate to come to your rescue! What an adorable image!!! I think the card came out great! Maybe print out another image and cut out one of the presents, color it and pop it up for something in the corner. Just an idea, but I think it looks great without anything there :)
Maria

TrishG said...

This is so cute! Love the colors. Love the cute image and the embellishments. Great job, Lynn!

Lynn McAuley said...

What a fun card, Lynn!! I love this grateful gator!! Super cute!!

Crafty Creations said...

Lynn.....come to my blog tomorrow (Tues) - there's something there for you!
Maria

Patty (LaLatty) said...

Super cute card, love that gator digi image!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Lynn, your gator card is adorable! You're going to be a pro at downloading digis in no time!

CreaRenata said...

What a beautiful card! thanks for sharing at The Sweet Stop!

Karen Howard said...

This is super cute, love the gator and your bow is perfect!!!