Friday, November 13, 2015

1st Place Thanks at QKR Stampede

     We've started a new challenge this morning over at QKR Stampede and our theme is "Give Thanks."  My image this week is another crow, but not an albino one this time.  To understand that reference, you'll have to check out this card I did some weeks back.  :-D  He looks nearly delirious to have taken a First Place award so I thought he'd be perfect for a "Thankful" card during this Thanksgiving season.  Image is Digi 14306 "Prize Pumpkin."

     I used my ProMarkers to color the image, die cut it with my largest square die, and matted it with background paper I made with chalks.   The leaf ribbon was in my autumn stash and the ribbons I used for the double bow both I think came from Really Reasonable Ribbon but it could have been The Ribbon Girl.  The leaves are punched and the sentiment is done with a banner die cut and a corner punched mat behind it.

613 Avenue Create
AAA Cards
Chalk n Stock
Corrosive Challenge
Craft-Dee BowZ
Crafting from the Heart
Cuttlebug Mania
Digistamps 4 Joy
Dragonfly Journeys
Eureka Stamps
Fan-Tastic Tuesday (Bird)
Lemon Shortbread
Passion for ProMarkers
Ribbon Girl
Sisters of Craft
Sweet Stampin'
Through the Craft Room Door

     We here in the US are getting really close to Thanksgiving, only a couple of weeks away now. Our family is busy finalizing plans for a shared dinner and lots of shared gratitude.  I hope yours is, too.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Unknown said...

Fabulous Thanksgiving card NanaConnie! I love your colouring and that bow is really nice!


*Vicki* said...

LOL!! Yes, no albino crow this time!! :) I love your coloring here and such a fun Fall image too!! Happy Friday!!

Donna Hanley said...

We are getting geared up for this holiday, which happens to be my favorite, but it does look like this guy has already started by eating maybe too much pumpkin pie and turkey. He looks like he needs a nap and then he'll be up and ready for a second round. LOL Real fun card, Connie.

Cynthia said...

Adorable Thanksgiving card, Connie. Fabulous coloring of this fun image. Thanks so much for joining Eureka Stamps this week!

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous thanksgiving card and love the image.
Linda xxx

Vicki said...

Really cute Thanksgiving card! Your coloring is beautiful! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ November Challenge, "Anything goes and include a handmade bow".

Tammy said...

Adorable card NanaConnie! I love that super fun image and your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Creatalicious this month!
Hugs, Tammy

Ribbon Girl said...

So cute and a really nice design - thank you for joining in with the Ribbon Girl November Card Challenge - good luck - Mary x

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Very cute image and great coloring. Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards!

Cass said...

Super fun card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

jimlynn said...

SOOOO CUTE! Love that little guy and it almost looks like he's had too much pumpkin already! LOL! Beautiful coloring and love all the tiny leaves.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Fabulously cute image and superbly coloured.
Love the colour choice and thanks for playing at AAA Cards. Sarah

aussie aNNie said...

Glad to see you found me again too. I tried to let most people know but with nearly 600 members on the old blog it was difficult. LOVE this beautiful card.xx { aNNie}

Donna Ellis said...

Wow, Connie! This is one fabulously colored card! I love your colors and beautiful shading! Wishing I could do that, too! It's a darling card in every way! XXOO

Shelly Schmidt said...

How fun- this is such a fun image and your coloring is wonderful- and that double bow is lovely!

Teresa Arsenault said...

OMY! Your coloring is just spectacular on this. Fabulous CAS design to show off your skills and this cute image. Love those leaves.

Kimbo said...

That;s a great image, beautifully coloured

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Jeannie said...

Hi Connie! I just love the look on this little guy's face, and your coloring is superb as usual. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Debi said...

Love this bird.

Dawn said...

Fantastic NanaC! I love that look on his face! Like the cat that got the cream! Lol!
Dawn xx

karalschuknecht said...

NanaC, I love this fun card! Your coloring is wonderful. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

Cards By MI said...

How charming! A lovely sweet card. Love it. Thanks for joining us this week over at PFP.
Love n hugs

Jill V said...

Very sweet image and superbly coloured! Thanks so much for playing along with us at AAA Cards! Jill

The Crafty Den said...

Gorgeous card Connie. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Great autumn colours. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

coops said...

So stunning Connie.I love your design and colouring and the image is fabulous.
Thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

Connie this is fun and gorgeous
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
Hope to see you again and goodluck


Bettina L. said...

This is an awsome card for thanksgiving. Love your colouring. Thanks for playing at Lemon Shortbread and good luck. Hope to see you back tomorrow for a enw challenge. Bettina DT Member Lemon Shortbread xx

Anne Chilvers said...

Great image and colouring. Thanks for joining in with the Sisters of Craft Challenge, good luck and best wishes, Anne DT.