Sunday, February 19, 2012

Little Cowboys and Horses

Happy Sunday everyone! So many of my dear blog friends have been fighting illness and to each of you I am wishing you renewed health and strength. My first post for today is for a challenge over at PanPastels UK Challenge. This week, the challenge is "Animals." I started my card late last night for another challenge and had grabbed these horses before going to bed to add to my card. When I saw the PP Challenge this morning, I decided to pull out my PP and focus on this challenge instead. I began with this precious stamp of two little cowboys by Crafty Individuals. This was my first time using this stamp. I believe I was drawn to acquiring this stamp as when my brother and I were little, our parents would dress us up in cowboy vests, hats, holsters and boots. We were the apple of everyone's eyes and the subject of many photographs and home movies, I understand. Roy Rogers and Annie Oakley ruled the day. It was a different time. I added this lush dark red to the DP background paper to make the horses pop. I also added several shades of PP to the background of the Cowboys. Simple embellishments include a snippet of burlap, a vintage button and repurposed black safety pin and twine that were on a Valentine gift I purchased for my DH. Thanks for dropping by. Yvonne


Eileen said...

Well .... this is fabulous Yvonne ... The card I have posted on my blog has a very similar horses stamp! I just love this card ... Smashing image of the two 'cowboys'! I remember Roy Rodgers .... Just! and his horse Trigger! lol ... I much preferred 'The Lone Ranger' Masks do it fer me every time !! Thanks for joining in with us this week at the PanPastel UK challenge ! Eileen xx

Brenda Brown said...

Love the cowboys stamp, so vintage cute. Great colours and design Yvonne, thanks for linking to the PanPastel UK 'animal' theme this week.
hugs {brenda} xox

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Fab card, I love the cowboys theme. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Meggymay said...

Wonderful card, love the horses and the two little cowboys.

Anonymous said...

How lovely that you found a CI stamp that "spoke" to you. An adorable story you shared with us and an equally adorable card.
Wishes to you Yvonne.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful card, you've taken great images, love the two little boys.

lena-dailyscrap said...

Lovely card! Great colours and the stamps are just perfect!

Unknown said...

Amazing card great to see you having fun with your PP's.

Kerry DT Lesder PanPastel Uk