Thursday, April 23, 2015

Teddy Bear for Mum

     Thursday and that means another another new challenge is starting today at Outlawz Twisted Thursday where our theme is always "Anything Goes" and where we add an optional twist if you want to use it.  This week our twist is "Add a Sentiment."

     I'm using the last of my purchased-last-spring-but-never-used Lily of the Valley stamps for this darling Mother's Day card.   Warning -- I've ordered another 6 LOTV stamps which should be arriving in the next week or so.  However, this time I plan to use them instead of letting them sit idle for a year.  :-D


I found a sketch at Sketch Saturday and turned it sideways,
and my colors were pulled from the photo at Cupcake Inspirations.

  

     I thought an easel card would be nice but wanted to make it long rather than tall.  It's an A2 size card with the fold running lengthwise and folded again half-way down.  I attached the card front along the mid-line fold, leaving the top free.

     I used ProMarkers, chalk, and gel pen for coloring, then framed the image with CS and dp, and I corner punched each layer as I went along.  Both of my ribbons are from Really Reasonable Ribbon and the flower was made from things in my stash.  I made the sentiment by layering it with ribbon and CS and it became my easel 'stop.'

     Challenges:
AAA Cards
A Gem of a Challenge
Catch the Bug (first diagonal)
Come and Get It (bear)
Di's Digi Designs
Hiding in My Craft Room
Kit and Clowder
My Sheri Crafts
Outlawz CAS
Sentimental Sundays

     That's it for today.  I'm not sure what other posts I may have this week or next.  Everything depends on my camera repair.  If it's not one thing, it's another -- computer, camera, what next?  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

33 comments:

  1. Lovely card NanaConnie, cute image, a great fold & fab colours. Hope you're well & having a lovely week.
    hugs Jo x

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  2. Connie now that I have a bit more me time popping by to say hi fabulous card hun crafty blessings Judith x

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  3. This image could not be any cuter, Connie - and your coloring is outstanding! Love your balloons especially! Pure delight! hugs, de

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  4. Your card is so sweet! Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations this week. - Sandy, DT Sweetie

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  5. Thanks so much for sharing your CUTE Mother's Day card with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

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  6. Very cute card, Connie! Love the colors!

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  7. so gorgeous

    thanks for playing with us at di's digi
    hugs
    céline

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  8. This is so VERY pretty, love the ribbon too.

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  9. Sweet, pretty, and cute all rolled into one!! Fabulous coloring once again Connie. Love it.
    Lynn

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  10. Such a cute and adorable image
    Thanks so much for linking up and playing along at AAA Cards.

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  11. Very cute card. Love the colours. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Judy DT

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  12. Darling card- love how the ribbon matches the design in the balloons. And, the purple is lovely!

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  13. super adorable...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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  14. Oh, NanaConnie, this is so darling. I love how you put the image on an angle. Sweet CAS design.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  15. This is super cute and adorable. I love it. Hugs, joann

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  16. Very cute and fun card, great colors, layers, image and design. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  17. A creation a mother would be proud of! Thank you so much for joining in with us at Sketch Saturday with this pretty card. Hugs, Lesley

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  18. Such a sweet card, your colouring is amazing, thanks for joining us at A gem of a Challenge xx

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  19. Very cute. Great coloring. Thanks for sharing, linking up with us and playing at AAA Cards!

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  20. Hi Connie, I hope Springtime is happily happening for you. Great card for our challenge! Sweet stamping and gentle colors, a delight. Thanks for visiting and playing with us. Take care, hugs- Victoria AAA Cards

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  21. Your card is so sweet! I love the bear! Thanks for playing Bingo this week with us at Bugaboo Stamps. I am holding thumbs that your card comes up a winner in the draw. Please join us again soon.
    Love
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

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  22. Super cute image and great take on the sketch. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

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  23. Thanks so much for joining us in our April Bingo Challenge, I love your project and hope you will join us again very soon!

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  24. Darling card, NC! This adorable bear just makes me smile. Beautiful colors and ribbon.

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  25. Hi NannaConnie! I love your card, the colour and frame are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us for Catch the Bug Bingo challenge hope to see you again, Dawn Bugaboo DT.

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  26. Love the really cute image! Great Springtime colours - thanks so much for sharing with us at AAA Cards this week! Jill

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  27. Awww, what a sweet card! I love the colors and your adorable image. Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug.

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  28. Gorgeous card & amazing colouring!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  29. Very cute card! Thaks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts.

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