Thursday, April 9, 2015

Birthday Party for Teddy

     Good Thursday Morning to you all!   It's a new challenge starting today over at Aud Sentiments.  Our theme is to use the number "5" or a "Birthday Sentiment."  If someone you know is celebrating his or her 5th birthday, you could combine them.  :-D  Our sponsor is The Stamping Boutique and they generously provided images for the DT to use.  Mine is called "The Magic of Pretend" and it was perfect for a birthday invitation.


     To color it, I used pink, blue, and yellow chalk, applied with cotton swabs.  Very simple and it gives such a soft look.  I used hot pink, yellow, and blue CS to frame the image and the used some beautiful yellow ribbon for the bow.  The sentiment is printed and chalked with blue.  I used a wide, sheer ribbon with both yellow and pink tones in it and did a single wrap of it around the card front, over the CS layers but behind the image.

     Challenges:
Animal Friends
Chalk n Stock
Crafting with Attitude
Inkspirational
In the Pink
Ladybug Crafts
My Craft Creations
Natalie and Amy's
Open-Minded Crafting Fun
Suzy Bee's Bloomin'

     Come play along with us this week.  We both know you always can use another birthday card in your stash and that's all you need to play along with us.  OK, you need to make sure it has a birthday sentiment on it but why make a birthday card without a birthday sentiment?  :-D  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

23 comments:

  1. Oh my! How how how sweet. What a wonderful effect you got using chalks...love it! I should try to be this brave.

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  2. Lovely card. Go glad you are part of our 5th birthday celebration
    Julie T

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  3. So sweet, pretty, and cute all rolled into one. Wonderful card!
    Lynn

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  4. Such a fun design and perfect for a birthday girl too! :) Love that big yellow bow!! Take care friend! HUGS

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  5. Adorable card and image. Love that you colored it with chalks.

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  6. Hi Connie thank you for your visits. I hope you are well. Love this card it is fabulous.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. I have not played with chalks for years - it is inspirational to see it used like this Connie! Such a light touch makes a soft scene perfect on your card. Nicely done!
    ~ginny
    RubberMAD

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  8. This is darling. Love that bow.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  9. I haven't used chalks for a while but i should, as the look you've achieved is soft, pretty and colourful. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

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  10. Gosh haven't used chalks in years, this reminds me how lovley they can be. A really pretty card.

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  11. What a nice scene you created! I like how you layered the bright colors and your big bow is a perfect finishing touch! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  12. Such a sweet image beautifully presented. Ann xxx

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  13. Oh, what a sweet card. I love your use of chalk on it. Thanks for joining us this month at chalk N Stock.

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  14. Sweet image & I love the colours you've used!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  15. Sweet card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun
    Julie DT
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Pumpkin Belly Cards}

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  16. Great idea for a party invitation especially colouring it with chalk. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafting with an attitude this time. Hope to see you again next month.
    hugs
    Dawn CWAA DT xx

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  17. This is such a gorgeous card.
    Thanks for joining us at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  18. This is such a gorgeous card.
    Thanks for joining us at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  19. Cute card.
    Thanks for playing along at In the Pink this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  20. Beautifully made and I love the effect of the chalk.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafting With an Attitude.

    Helen x
    (GDT)

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  21. A wonderful creation.

    Thanks for joining us at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Anja

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  22. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us over at Crafting With An Attitude.
    http://mycraftcreationsnz.blogspot.co.nz/

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