Nuts for you

Hello! This card is for Papertreyink Make it Mondays #244 Score Lines.

I was stumped at first as to how I could incorporate some score lines into my project so I began flipping through my Papertreyink stamps. When my eyes fell on Nuts for you Mini stamp set I knew this is what I would use.

You see, we have been battling a squirrel in our attic!!! For the last month or so, he just appeared and I could hear him scurrying around as he proceeded to chew through almost all of our alarm system wires. We hired a professional to get him out and he was gone but returned yesterday. While I was making this card, I saw the squirrel run across the roof!

I started by creating score lines on dark brown paper. I die cut and stamped a squirrel and an acorn. I decided I needed something extra to put the squirrel on so I cut a leaf and stamped it with a woodgrain pattern. Lastly, I die cut a shape using wood paper and stamped the sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!!

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  1. Lindsey

    So cute! Love the vertical score lines.

  2. artful-notions

    Sweet little squirrel, and adorable use of the leaf for anchor. Great score lines too!

  3. Laurie

    So adorable!! I'm glad you could play along!

  4. Lyn

    Oh this squirrel is so so cute 🙂 love your card

  5. Gina

    Very cute…unlike the one in the attic (we had a squirrel build a nest in our attic, grrrrrr!) I hope you get rid of the furry kind, soon! Your score lines make me think a little of wood grain. 🙂

  6. Marybeth

    Love this darling card and your not so welcome squirre visitor ! Your story made me smile but I know it's not a good visiter. Wonderful card!

  7. Marcia HIll

    Cute, cute card! Hope you get rid of the squirrel soon…they sure can be pests!!

  8. victoria h

    lovely card- hope the squirrel doesn't come back.

  9. Helen F.

    Your card is too adorable, Katherine! Real squirrels ~ not so much!

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