Sunday, March 22, 2015

Paint Mushrooms

     I spent the day yesterday coloring stamps and digis and now I have several which are ready to be made into cards on a moment's notice.  Some of them are even die cut and matted already.  Since coloring takes the most time for me when it comes to making cards, it's nice to have some images colored and ready.  Who knows how they'll get used?

     The card I'm sharing with you today has an image from A Day for Daisies.  It's a card of encouragement for a friend who's feeling overwhelmed at the moment and who loves fairies so this was a perfect image.


     This is a single layer card with the sentiment and the image printed directly onto the card front, then colored.  I added a bit of glitter to the wings.  The polka dot bow is the only embellishment and is one of those I sew by the dozens.

     Challenges:

     I'll have more for you throughout the week.  Next weekend, I'm running away for 3 days with my granddaughters.  Their spring break starts when they get out of school on Friday and we're going to spend 3 says in Orange County where Disneyland and a couple of other theme parks reside.  I'll have to work ahead on my DT commitments so that I can spend fun time with them.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

34 comments:

  1. What a great card for your friend. I am sure it will be cherished. Your colouring is amazing. Thanks for joining us at Atsm

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  2. This is really sweet, Connie. I know your friend is going to LOVE it. I know I'd sure love getting a card like this. It's always a blessing getting a hand made card. I can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your art with us. Have a blessed week!
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  3. Sweet image... love the cuteness of it..
    Thanks for joining Brown Sugar Challenge!

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  4. Just adorable! I love the image & the sentiment! xx

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  5. So cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Crafting with an Attitude, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Oh, this is so sweet. I'm sure it will encourage your friend or at least give her a smile.

    I am colouring digis today too. :)

    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  7. I'm liking the idea of putting sentiment and image on the same page as a nice change of pace. I did that several time this past week and even tonight. Your card is very pretty and sweet and surely it will give your friend that little "lift and smile" she needs.

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  8. I love this NC. Your coloring is perfect. Wonderful job and good for you to be going out with the granddaughters. Hugs, joann

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  9. Super cute fairy style card! Thank you for joining us at Frosted Designs.

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  10. Fabulous and thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday very good luck Judith DT x

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  11. Love love love!! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!!!

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  12. So CAS and so beautiful!!! I could never pull this off!
    hugs, Asha

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  13. Hey, Connie. I love this new image from ADFD. Great colors you chose. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

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  14. This is a fab image, just love how she is sitting on the mushroom. Beautifully colored and designed.
    Hugs
    Berni

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  15. Very Pretty...I know it would brighten MY day! She will love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Come and Get It Challenge!
    Julie

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  16. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

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  17. Ohhhh! !!! This is so lovely! !!! Thank you so much for playing with us at Frosted designs!

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  18. This is a wonderful card! A great image and sentiment- you have a lucky friend. Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!

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  19. Darling card- love the sweet images- and I have not figured out the exact placement for images and sentiments to be able to print like this- but will keep trying! Love that sweet bow.

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  20. love this cute image, thank you for joining our challenge at crafty catz this week and hope to see you again
    Tilly

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  21. What a cute CAS card. Wonderful colours , love it.
    Thanks for joining us at the Fairytale Stampers!

    Greetings Katrin

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  22. FAB and beautifully coloured :) Thanks for taking the TIME OUT and joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

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  23. Nydelig kort, men dessverre er det ikke i henhold til oppgaven.
    Du er velkommen med et nytt bidrag. Hilsen DT hos Card and Scrap.

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  24. Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week :) Gorgeous card! hugs x

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  25. Beautiful image, beautifully coloured and love the sentiment too.

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  26. This is so pretty... I love what you did with this image.
    Perfect card. :)

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  27. love that image and your design. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

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  28. This is very pretty and soft, I like it lots. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Graph'It Marker Colouring Challenge and our challenge of 'Spring Colours'. Yvonne (DT)

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  29. Beautiful card and a really sweet image.

    Thanks for joining us at a Gem of a Challenge.

    Helen N x

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  30. Connie, I always love when I'm wearing more than one different hat and I get to stop by and take a second peek at a fabulous card like this one. Visits to your blog are always a happy treat for me! That's why I back to see this stunner again. Your card is absolutely beautiful, and I can't thank you enough for sharing your talents with us. What a blessing to have you play along. I hope that you will join us again soon. I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful art. Have a great week, and thanks again for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon.
    Karen Letchworth
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com
    Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

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  31. A fabulous card, such a sweet image and brilliant CAS design.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Pauline
    x

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  32. Lovely cas card. Thanks so much for joining us at the Artbymiran Challenge Blog!

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