Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Dear Santa, Define "Good"

     The week-long, Christmas-in-July challenge at Catch the Bug is more than half over and ends on Friday.  So far, I've managed to play each day and I only have two more to go.  I'm already working on a card for tomorrow but for Friday, I have to wait for the freebie image which will be posted that morning.  Today's theme is a Tic Tac Toe board and I did the first column; Bugaboo Stamps image, Funny sentiment, and Sparkly.


     I used my ProMarkers again then added glitter to the ornaments in the image for sparkle.  The ribbon has been in my Christmas stash for at least 3 years, although I've used it on several cards in that time and I still have a couple of yards left.  What I never noticed until I was editing the photograph is that the 'red' stripe down the middle of the ribbon can look green when turned the right way.  I guess it has to do with how the light strikes it.  Odd that I've never seen that before.

     I added the one red button to the upper corner to balance the 'weight' of the bow and pronounced this one finished.  :-D

     Challenges:
Card Mania
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards
Colour Your World
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra
Creative Moments
Cutie Pie
Glory of Christmas
Kit and Clowder
Quirky Crafts
Sister Act

     I hope your week is going well.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

28 comments:

  1. Love that image NanaConnie.....have a feeling that's gonna be my Poppy kitten at Christmas lol
    hugs Jo x

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  2. What a darling card. I love the cute little kitten. Perfect for Christmas. Thanks for joining us this week for our Christmas in July celebration.

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  3. Oh my this is so stinkin' CUTE NC!! Love the sparkly ribbon!! :)

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  4. Brilliant and so love the added sentiment, and of course I so love the little kitty.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Hey, Nana Connie. I linked up earlier to the CIJ at Bugaboo and had to tell you I have this image and love it. You did a great job with the grays and the reds. It's so cute. Love the sparkle, too.

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sister Act, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. Love your chosen color for this fun cat image. And the ribbon deserved to be pulled out from its hiding place:)
    Thanks for joining us in our Christmas preparations over at Catch the Bug!

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  8. Darling card! I really like how you colored the kitty.

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  9. This is so cute. I love the Meowy Christmas sentiment.

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  10. The ribbon and bow make your card look like it's all wrapped up for Christmas! CUTE, CUTE card Connie!
    Lynn

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  11. Another darling Christmas card! While I won't be able to play in the challenge, you, me dear California friend, motivated me to print out 6 Bugaboo Christmas images, and I've colored 2 so far.

    I can sit up just long enogh to color a few moments at a time. Thanks, Connie, for sharing your fun images staged in pretty settings. xoxo

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  12. Beautiful card....thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts Challenges. DT Myriam

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  13. Hello
    Want to drop a note to thank you for your sweet comments. They mean a lot to me that you have taken the time to stop by. I have not been on the computer much. As I am caregiving for a dear friend who had Stage 4 Lung Cancer. Every day her fragile body is deteriorating. I have not ever seen someone dying right in front of me. All I can do is just keep her comfortable, encourage her and trust the Lord to be her comfort and joy. So please do not be dismayed, when I am unable to stop by your blogs and leave some love.
    Your project/card is amazing and look forward to stopping by when I can. Have a wonderful day and even better week.
    In His Joy
    Berni

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  14. OMGoodness, this is sweet. From the look on the kitty face, it seems she is saying just that. Darling ribbon and bow.

    I was just looking at Cleo's picture and your tribute. I'm glad you have that on there. I'm sure it helps.

    Blessing hugs,
    Teresa

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  15. Hi NanaConnie so glad to see you! I love that sentiment I think it might work great with your cats, lol! Thanks for joining us for Christmas in July at Catch the Bug I hope you can get the other two days done too! Dawn Bugaboo DT.

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  16. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenge. Good Luck.

    Evie - DT member

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  17. Such an adorable card!
    Thanks for joining us over at Color Your World!
    Hugs
    Sandra (CDT)

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  18. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  19. Beautiful card. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again … Anet DT x

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  20. Thanks for joining us over at Color Your World! great card, good luck
    caroline senior ct

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  21. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 63 with your lovely crafting, Hazel , Glory of Christmas DT x

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  22. Sweet little kitty & a gorgeous card!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  23. Great card. Love the cute cat. Thanks for sharing with us at the Cutie Pie challenge.

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  24. A great card - thanks for joining us at The Glory of Christmas Challenge.

    Helen x

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  25. Cute! Love the sentiment!
    Thank-you for joining us at Color Your World!

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  26. This is super cute!! I have three cats and I know their definition of being good is sometimes a bit different than mine. : ) So that sentiment is perfect mixed with that image. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2. (Sorry I'm so late in commenting)

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  27. hi
    Such a lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at CHCC
    hugs Lisbeth
    DT-CHCC2

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  28. Lovely card and such a fun image. Thank you for sharing with the Cutie Pies. Shona xx

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