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A Cute Old Man and Some Christmas Lights

Yes, today a cute old man and some Christmas lights are on my kitchen counter. You just never know what is going to be on my counter. Sometimes real people sit on my counter but today it is an adorable, but fictional, old man drawn by Lynne Stansbery and available at Squigglefly (it is called Smile Pretty). I paired him up with a sentiment by Charlene Mitchell called You Light Up My Life. I made this for the latest Squigglefly Challenge (SFC07-14) - Use both a digital image and digital sentiment on your card or other creation.

My easel card is made with a Spellbinders die, The Paper Studio CS, and dp by Creative Inspirations. The string of lights was used on a card over three years ago and were purchased at Michaels but I don't know the producing company. I gave this card to my parents with some boxes of Girl Scout Cookies and they loved it.

Hope you will join us in the challenge - remember there are some really cute freebie images at Squigglefly if you don't have one.



  1. I'll bet your parents likes this card even better than the Girl Scout Cookies and that is hard to accomplish. LOL. Your stash has some real nice papers in it. I think the easel card was perfect for this image and the Christmas lights are the perfect embellishment for this sentiment. Wishing you a fun day. Can;t wait to see what on your counter next time.

  2. Nancy, this is the sweetest card and I love it is an easel. The string of lights is perfect with that sentiment. I'm sure your parents loved it...and the cookies. BTW, I love your dp.

  3. Lynne Stansbery is my favorite artist at Squigglefly. Love his card. I'm sure your parents did too.

  4. Such a fun image and you have coloured him fabulously!!

  5. This is a brilliant card, such a wonderful image and great design.

  6. This is a great image...reminds me a little bit of how my FIL looked...I think he would have liked this card...You did a very nice job with the card!

  7. Love this ole guy, he always makes me smile! Great card and I know your parents will be happy to get the cookies too!

  8. This is absolutely brilliant Nancy,
    Kevin xx

  9. Awesome card with this great image Nancy

  10. Fabulous card and design. He looks like he has lots of stories to tell :-)

  11. Nancy, I am loving this cute card. Great coloring and I love the lights.

  12. Love this card - that image is just so fabulous!

  13. oh Nancy, this is so dang cute! I love your coloring on this old man, and pairing it with the sentiment and the Christmas lights is just perfect!

  14. A wonderful masculine card with so much character. Love the earthy tones.
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  15. He is adorable with his lovely smile and those lights.

  16. OMGosh I love this! Fabulous image and I love your card design and the lights are perfect with your sentiment.

  17. This is adorable. This picture reminds me of John's The Christmas lights are a hoot. How fun and fabulous.
    Bear Hugs,


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