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Saturday, August 8, 2009

Standing Guard




Oh boy, was this a labor of love!! I love Fall and I adore scarecrows and this lil fella was a challenge for me to create! I used MC, the dad figure, cut many many times, at 3".Used my pinking shears to adapt his clothes.His face is an oval from good ole George, cut at 1 1/4".I am not good at drawing faces, but I think his is kinda cute! I used SYI for the pumpkins, cut at several different sizes as well as the sunflowers.The crow is my own handy work. lol Im sure you can tell !! He started out as a 1" circle, cut in half and a tiny lil triangle for his beak and I just added some small strips for tail feathers and his feet...I think hes cute ! His hat is the snail,from WIMG, that I adapted!!! I couldnt find a hat that I really liked so I got out a few carts and turned the pages upside down , sideways and, well you get my drift,to see if anything would work..and there ya go! Lots of inking, popping, used raffia for the straw and added a whole lotta love !!! Thanks so much for looking!!


4 comments:

DonnaMundinger

Oh this is sooo cute Joy! Really makes me anxious for Fall. Bet I'll be seeing it published in the Chirp on Monday. You sure you aren't bribing them. LOL BTW I left a little something for you on my blog. xxD

Crayola58

Oh Joy,...guess what. You won the draw on the Cutting Cafe Congratulations on your Wedding set. Send me your email so Regina can get that set to you.
Congratulations.
Carole

Kaye's Crafty Place

This is so cute Joy. Your crow looks fantastic and the scarecrow is awesome.

hugs
Kaye x

Crayola58

I am anxious for fall too....if we can call what we have as an Arizona fall.
Love your card.
Carole

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