Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Birthday Moonbeams

     I'm practicing (a lot!) on coloring long hair and today's card is just another example of my practice.  :-D  The image is from The East Wind and I fall in love with images over there each time I see a new one.

     Colored entirely with ProMarkers and fussy cut on two sides, then die cut with a rectangle die.  Papers from Colorbok and ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The bow is one I have admired for months over on Sassy Raggedy's blog (she uses them regularly) and I finally asked her to teach me how to make them.  She immediately 'fessed up that she doesn't make them, she buys them at Hobby Lobby and I made a mad dash over to my own Hobby Lobby and grabbed several.  Thanks, Joann, my Sassy friend!

613 Avenue Create
A Girl Who Crafts
A&T Emerald Faeries
Bearly Mine
Crafts Galore Encore
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper
Ditzie Digi Designs
Natalie and Amy's
Outlawz Greeting
Sisters of Craft
Tok Bobok
Totally Gorjuss
Vintage Stamping/Flonz

     It's almost the weekend, folks!  Can you believe we've gone through more than half of the weekends for 2014?  Good grief -- it'll be Christmas before we know it.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is so beautifully coloured. Just adore the greens.
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Denise Goeldner said...

Very pretty creation love the summery colours. Thanks so much for joining us over at Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again.
~ Denise DT ~
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Linda Simpson said...

WOW Connie, her hair looks gorgeous and loving the beautiful image. Gorgeous bow and beautiful summer colour.
Linda xxx

Malika said...

Lovely card so cute


Lozzy T said...

Beautiful card, really pretty and love the green..Hugs Lozzy xx

Jackie C said...

Just gorgeous, green is a fave colour of mine! Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at THE EAST WIND. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie dt @ THE EAST WIND

Tonya Blagoeva said...

Beautiful card. Keep trying on colouring long hairs, you're doing good :). But I'm not sure it's monochrome one - you have yellow and I wrong?

Benzi said...

Love the image and colored so pretty. I thought about making a card recently with Rapunzel but worried about coloring all that hair. :-) Love the green colors.

jimlynn said...

Just beautiful in all that green! I not only love your coloring on her hair but also her face! Outstanding job! Coloring hair is NOT my idea of fun but looks like you have it down pat.

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Fabulous green eyes, beautiful card.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts "Summer Girls" Challenge.
Welcome again;-))m

Donna Ellis said...

how gorgeous! Love the shading in her braid and hair, Connie - and the bow is amazing! don't you love those big green eyes? xo

Susan Kennedy said...

Gorgeous NC!!! I LOVE all the green.. love that ribbon and lace. Your bow is GORGEOUS! Just beautiful!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The East Wind!!! Good Luck! I hope I see you again for our next challenge :)

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Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Your card is. Dutiful. I have not even attempted long hair so I will follow your lead.

Teresa Arsenault said...

Great job, Connie, especially in the braid.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Connie, love the image and how you've coloured her. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts for our Summer Girls challenge this week x

Shelly Schmidt said...

Oh- loving your colors on this card- and look at her hair- Fantastic!

maureenjscott said...

Oh this is gorgeous! love the greens!! really bring out her eyes! Fabulous card, thanks for joining us at The East Wind Ribbon challenge, Mo dt xxx

Sandy How said...

Beautiful, a stunning image beautifully coloured and love the green theme!
Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create. Hope to see you again soon.

Crabbies Cards said...

Fabulous card, the bow is very nice. I will have to find me a Hobby Lobby next time I'm in your part of the world. Thank for sharing with us over at a Girl Who Crafts.



Dawn Lancaster said...

How beautiful! Green is fast becoming one of my fav colours!
I love the hair!
Dawn xx

Tina henderson said...

Thank you so much for entering your fab creation into the Sisters of Craft challenge. Good luck. Tina DT x

carol said...

Super card, thanks for playing along with us at BEARLY-MINE this month, x Carol

Hazel said...

Love all the green. Thank you so much for sharing your delightful crafting for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for July - hope to see you again soon. x

Isobel said...

Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore

Andreja L. said...

Absolutely gorgeous card you made! I like all little details :-))
Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge!
Hugs, Andreja