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Friday, February 4, 2011

FUZZY WUZZY FEBRUARY CHALLENGE - BIRTHDAY WISHES

Welcome to the February Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge.

First, we want to thank everyone for their participation in last month's challenge!  There were over 200 entries, and a lot of beautiful cards and projects........we were all impressed.  It made choosing the winners so difficult.


This month we are being sponsored by Tickled Pink Stamps. And Kellie Winnell has graciously offered the gals on the FW Design Team several images to use for this challenge.  I chose this adorable little guy called Wilfred Wombat.

So, for those of us who don't hail from Australia, what is a Wombat you ask?
Well, I went online and looked it up.  Seems the little guy is a marsupial, you know, like a kangaroo, with a pocket.  But, because he burrows tunnels, he has a backwards pouch, so that while digging, he doesn't gather dirt in the pouch over the young! God is Good!


And, here he is in real life!  Remind you of an American Ground Hog, without the pouch that is?


Here is a close up of Wilfred.  Poor boy is crying.

Missed what?

Lace flowers with blue paper behind them.

He forgot your birthday!

Yep, the challenge for this month is BIRTHDAY WISHES.   I started with a white embossed Bazzill card stock .  I have used papers by Basic Gray.  The darling Wombat image is cut from a Spellbinder's label die with a blue sparkly mat.  The round blue embellishments are Martha Stewart.  The sentiment is by TLC.  I colored Wilfred with Copics.  Distressed the edges with Frayed Burlap Distress ink.  Ribbon is from my stash.  The Sorry I Missed it sentiment is a Cuttlebug die.  Gotta love those sad eyes.

My teammates on the design team have come up with some beautiful cards and projects for your inspiration. 
Check them out on the Fuzzy Wuzzy site,  then using the animal of your choice, enter a card in the challenge, using this month's theme of birthday wishes.

Can't wait to visit you to see what you have come up with.  Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great Friday and enjoy the weekend.  Until later..................

6 comments:

stephanne said...

Awwww, yes, you know, I was a googling for wombats and thought that they do look an awful lot like groundhogs too!! An adorable card!! Those apologetic eyes scream out for sorry cards and your colouring and details are exquisite!!! A fabulous inspiration for all who join in this month!!
hugs, stephanne

Renkata said...

ohhhh he is so cute, .... DOn't worry my Birthday will be soon , hihihihi, Very cute card Sue, just give me a giggle in this stormy morning here.

scrapperjulia said...

Oh, Sue, I love your card! Willie the Wombat looks so sad and the bright blues that you used make him look sadder! Beautiful details to this wonderful card!

Louise said...

This is so fabolous Sue :)
You and Stephanne has made such stunning cards using Wilfred, he´s so cute!
Love you coloration and those dp´s! And the sentiment on his foot is just amazing!
Have a great weekend :)
Hugs

Ingrid said...

O, so cute, so beautiful. What a lovely card and your sorry sentiment is sooooo great!
Hugs Ing

Little K Smith said...

Hi Sue
This is sooo sweet! Just love that backing paper with the cakes on! Gorgeously coloured image too. Oh and love the piccie at the top of your blog! It must have been soooo cold!!
Kelly.x