Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Life Blooms

     This sweet little image was a freebie from Artbymiran for reaching 600 members on the FB page.  Can you tell I was playing with my new set of circle dies?  My old set just wore out from over use and it only had 5 dies in it.  The new set is from QuicKutz and has 15 in the set, from 1/2" all the way up to 5 1/2"!

My colors came from the Color Challenge at Outlawz.

     We had to start with bronze and add two other colors from the photo.  I chose gold and white.  Sadly, my bronze paper ended up looking brown but I think that's more because of the ribbons than anything else.

     The image is colored with ProMarkers, and die cut.  I then cut bronze CS and gold dp and layered everything onto a white card base.  The ribbons are from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Bunny Zoe's
Craft-Dee BowZ
Craft for the Craic
Crafting from the Heart
Craft Your Passion
Crafty Sentiments Designs
Fan-Tastic Tuesday
Love to Scrap
Outlawz Greetings
Stamp and Create

     Enjoy today.  I doubt that I'll get anything else done before I leave on Friday so Happy Stamping and I'll see you when I return.   NanaConnie  


Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous card, loving all the circles and your colouring is wonderful! Thanks for all your wonderful comments on my blog!

jimlynn said...

Oh Connie, I LOVE all those circles!!! Great design and you have all the circles in just the right places. Cute image too.

Benzi said...

How adorable and love all the circles. Wow! That sounds like a great set with so many sizes.

*Vicki* said...

AW! Such a precious sentiment!! Love your card design too NC!! Enjoy your day friend! HUGS

Asha said...

That sentiment is worthy of an "aaaaw". Love the play with circles too, NC.
hugs, Asha

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous design and loving the cute image. Beautiful sentiment and gorgeous bow.
Linda xxx

SoniaW said...

Love this card, the colours are really fab - thank you for joining us at crafting from the heart - Sonia DT

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is a super cool design, NC. I'm loving those orange circles. Is there a texture on them or is that in the paper pattern?

Barbara Bruder said...

Hi there Connie,
WOW! I'm really loving those circles. Great image and super card.Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

Isobel said...

Lovely thanks for joining us at crafting from the heart and good luck x

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Hi NC me again hun super card love it and thanks for sharing at Fan-Tastic Tuesday hugs Judith xxx

Donna Ellis said...

What a great idea, Connie! Love that circular theme, and the interesting background it makes - especially encapsulating the image and sentiment! Very imaginative! Your coloring is perfect with the papers, and I like the shading in her hair very much.

Connie, how is your niece? And of course everyone else. I don't want to say too much here, but please know you all have been in my prayers, and that adaptation and a fighting spirit, along with peace and wisdom, are bringing hope, gratitude and acceptance!

Sometimes the last 3 are the most difficult, but I find being flexible and being grateful in all things has helped me come far in my approach to facing things! You are so special!


Pixie Flutterby said...

I think the colour combination is gorgeous and I love the bows
Thanks for entering the challenge at Sisters of Craft
Pixie(DT member)

Annette Reed said...

Great color combo. Love all the circles and your image is "spot" on! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Loving all the circles! Sounds like an awesome set! Great card oo!
Dawn xx

Avril Ann said...

Gorgeous, Connie, when you look at the circles it is as if they are coming out of the page to meet you, hugs xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our 12th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

alethea said...

Gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week for our Bring me Sunshine Challenge! Hugsxx

Joann Burton said...

I love the gold and brown Connie. The image is wonderful. Hugs, joann sassy raggedy

Katya- Ангел ф кедах said...

Thanks for joining us over at Craft for the Craic.
DT Katya x