Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Butterflies, Roses, and Bugaboo

     This is another of the cards I found time to make last Sunday.  It's frilly, feminine, and has tons of glittery bling!  The digital image is from Bugaboo Stamps (Catch the Bug -- Anything Goes theme) and I used the sketch from Stella Says Sketch.



     Colors came from the inspiration photo at Stamptacular Sundays and the image is colored with Touch Twin markers, matted with black CS and polka dot dp from DCWV - Linen Closet stack.  In fact, all the dp happens to be from that same stack, and the background dp is embossed and glittery.  The sentiment is a clear sticker from who-knows-where!  To bling everything up, I added Sparkle 'n' Sprinkle glitters to the roses and the butterfly, "Fascination" and "Misty Blue," respectively.

     Other challenges:
Art Impressions Stamps -- Seeing Spots (polka dot dp)
Come and Get It Challenge -- Flowers and Butterflies, Oh My!
Charisma Cardz -- Bling
Crafty Ann's -- Butterflies and Flowers
One Stitch at a Time -- Use a digi
Sentimental Sundays -- Show me your spots (polka dot dp)

    By the time you read this, I'll be well underway with my summer teaching and loving it!  I have missed the classroom these past few years and I know I'm going to love being back at the blackboard, so to speak.  :-D  I hope your week is going well and that you're finding plenty of crafting time.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

27 comments:

  1. Hello Connie. Such a beautiful card. Gorgeous colours and design, and a fab image too.
    Hope all is well with you.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  2. I love the image Connie she is so adorable, the colour combo is perfect, love all the fab detail.

    Hugs Julie x

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  3. This is gorgeous....fabulous image and great layout.xxx

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  4. Connie, I love this card and the layout fits it so good. Great papers also. Good luck teaching your classes this year. I'm happy for you that you are getting to do something that you love so much.

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  5. Great card. Love the color combination too.

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  6. The image is adorable, Connie. Great paper and flowers, too. I know you're having fun teaching and I'm happy for you.

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  7. lovely card thank you for joining us at stamptacular this week

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  8. Total LOVE here - and it's BLUE!!!! YES! Gorgeous card and love your coloring on this image too!
    Lynn

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  9. Lovely card, like the layout. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's.
    Jen x

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  10. Hope you are enjoying your summer teaching and that all is going well. This is a gorgeous card Connie with the added details and bling. Hope to be back again soon to visit and back to blogging in August. "Hugs"

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  11. Helloe Connie, your card is gorgeous! I am loving the colours and your bouquet of flowers looks fabulous too.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  12. Loving the touch of glitter and the marvellous image. Hope your teaching is going well. Remember to make a bit of time for yourself!!

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  13. How adorable. Love the image and how you colored her. I also love the blues you chose. Thanks for playing with us at Stamptacular Sundays. xxx Ann Marie

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  14. So cute.....and you can't go wrong with a Bugaboo image!

    Thanks for joining in on the fun at Come and Get It Challenges this week!

    Shell~Alaska♥

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  15. Hi Connie, I love your colouring in especially the shine in her hair! I love these pretty blue flowers.
    Hugs Trish xx

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  16. Sweet image. Lovely design. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it Challenges this week.

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  17. Such a sweet image & great design! I love it NanaConnie!
    Hope you are as you say having fun at the blackboard!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  18. Oh, this is super, super adorable! I just love that precious little Bugaboo image!
    Thanks so much for joining the Stella Says Sketch Challenge this week over at Catch the Bug! Hope to see you again!

    ((HUGS))
    Cheryl First
    aka Cafexpressions
    DT Member for Bugaboo Stamp

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  19. Looove your colours Connie and your fabulous colouring of the image! Everything is so well coordinated, wonderful work!
    hugs
    glenda

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  20. What a cute card! Love the image, colours and fab papers! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  21. Great card and well done on your colouring. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us on the Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

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  22. Thanks for joining us this week at Sentimental Sundays. Hope to see you again next week.

    Rachelle
    SS DT

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  23. Wow, this is gorgeous. I love Bugaboo images and i love your layout, beautiful colour combo and embellies. Hugs, Jill x

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  24. Awesome job combining Bugaboo challenge! And I just love the digi you used!

    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “June Anything Goes" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you'll join us tomorrow for a NEW Saturday challenge and the chance to WIN!!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min

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  25. Such a CUTIE! Love the image, of course, and your coloring is fabby! The Blues are gorgeous, and LOVE the roses and Butterfly! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Come and Get It...and the Bugaboo Challenges, too!

    Julie Temple
    GDT, Catch the Bug
    DT, Come and Get It

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  26. Absolutely adorable !! Love it..
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at One Stitch At A Time.. Hope to see you back with us again soon :O)

    Choccy x

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  27. It's gorgeous Connie, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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