Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Another Tuesday, another Throwdown Challenge

     What a fun challenge this one will be!  And it won't cost you a single thing.  Tuesday Throwdown wants to see you do some "Spring Cleaning" and clean out your stash by using things on a card or project that have been hiding there, either forgotten or hoarded.  Everything on my card today came right from the stash -- nothing new, except the digi stamp from our sponsor, The Stamping Boutique, which they generously supplied to the team.  I used "Audrey, Spring Cleaning."  I thought she would be a good reminder of the theme.  :-D  Doesn't she remind you of a cheerful Cinderella of fairy tale fame?

Sketch from Midnight Madness.


     Image is colored with Promarkers and a touch of sparkle gel pen to make the water and bubbles glimmer.  All the dp and CS were in my stash and the dp is probably DCWV but I don't know for sure.  For embellishments, I added 2 different kinds of brads, some ribbon and a bow, then printed and added the sentiment.

Cardmadfairy's Digi Days -- Add a sentiment
Corrosive Challenge - Things are looking Grimm (fairy tales -- Cinderella)
C.R.A.F.T. -- House (house cleaning!)
Crafty Creations -- Fairy Tales: Cinderella
Fairy Tale Challenges -- Fairy Tales: Cinderella
Guylou's Inimitability -- monochromatic
Hotshot Craft -- ribbon
I Love Promarkers -- Anything goes
Little Darlings -- Colors of spring (sky blue)
Paper Crafting Journey -- Pretty pastels
The Poodles Parlour -- Anything goes
Raise the Bar -- Increments of 4: 4 flower brads, 4 round brads, 4 layers on the image
Shelly's Images -- Anything goes

     I hope you're going to do spring cleaning, dig into your stash of hoarded or forgotten items and play along with us at Tuesday Throwdown this week.  We'd love to see how you're inspired by our theme and where your creativity takes you.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Shannon White said...

Oh this is so CUTE Miss Connie! Love your Sweet image and all the Pretty Blue with the touch of sparkle! Your take on the sketch is just Fabulous too! 8-)

Hope you have a Super Week!


Bianca said...

What a lovely card! I love the fairy tale of Cindarella so much! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

julie_woolston said...

I love this image Connie a lovely card.

Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog, I wasn't sure what you meant did I fussy the chick's?

Hugs Julie x

Donna Hanley said...

Connie, such a nice card. great image.
Have a fabulous week.

Victoria said...

Gorgeous layout - the blues look stunning with the spring cleaning fairy!

Helen said...

Ooo, I love the little Audrey doing her Spring Cleaning - BEAUTIFUL with those blue papers and I love all the added sparkle!! Fabulous job Connie x

Anne Temple said...

Love the colors you chose and the sentiment is perfect for this cutie. Love the way you colored her hair too.

WeirdCat said...

Gorgeous card, lovely design, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
Ruth x

xxxtglxxx said...

What a sweet card, great sentiment and papers and cute image :)

Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,



Davi said...

NanaConnie this is wonderful!! I love the mono theme with sweet Audrey. The embellies and the gel sparkle to make the water look real is perfect :)

jimlynn said...

Now you already know I'm going to say I love it with all that blue!!! Great design and the sentiment is perfect on here. Very cute card.

Anonymous said...

So sweet!! Love the monochromatic blue theme and great take on that sketch too! I'm so glad you joined us at Crafty creations with this 'fairytale' card!

Larelyn said...

Hi Connie,
This is just adorable. I love being challenged to use my stash which I often forget to do. The image is just too cute.
Take care,

Glenda Atkins said...

aaaaaahhhhh, so darn cute, love the blue and the adorable image you have coloured so wonderfully!

Jeanne J said...

Hi Connie! Gotta tell you not too often the words spring cleaning get me to smile -0h but you did it here! Sweet card - love that little touch of sparkle for the water.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

Linda said...

Oh love this image and the soft pastel blues are fabulous. Good luck with the challenges.

Linda xxx

Dawn said...

Love it! The image is just adorable!
Dawn xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images and using our sketch at Midnight Madness! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT and MMSC DT

Tracy S said...

Cute card and sentiment@! Love all the Winter-y blue! Thank you for joining us over at Guylou's.

lalkygirl said...

fab card and i love all the icy blue tones...gorgeous
thanks for joining us at the poodle parlour and good luck
tracey x

carol said...

lovely sweet card, thanks for sharing with CRAFT this week, x carol

Regan said...

Fabulous card, Connie! Love the sentiment! Lol It's too cute and perfect for the image! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge! :)

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for sharing with Craft this week hope to see you tomorrow for another challenge

Guylou Beland said...

So pretty!!! Thanks for joining us at Guylou's this week!!!

craftymum said...

Super card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our ribbon challenge
Hugs Sarah x

Chana said...

So, so cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Guylou's!

Sabrina Berlin said...

First I did not have an idea which fairy tale it concerns. But you idea is wonderful! Cinderella is my favorite fairy tale!

Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.


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