Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Using Lace with Tuesday Throwdown

     Today we start a new challenge at Tuesday Throwdown and our theme is to "Use Lace."  Our wonderful sponsor is The Ribbon Resource and they were so generous in providing lace to our DT members for use on our inspiration cards.  They will be providing the prize for this challenge as well.


     Isn't that pink lace gorgeous?   The image is by Anne Fenton and I've had it in my collection for a while.  It seemed time to use it.  Since I'm getting my stash of birthday cards and Mother's Day cards stocked up, I decided on a color combo of kraft, pink and white.

    I colored with ProMarkers, stamped the sentiment, then matted the image with dark pink CS.  Because I wanted the lace to really pop, I layered it across white CS because it showed better than against the kraft CS, and then I added the two rows of pearls.  The butterfly is die cut from burlap paper and I added two pearls for the body.  Even with those embellishments, the card design is still very CAS, showcasing the image and the lace.

     Challenges:
2 Creative Chicks
A Bit More Time to Craft
Card and Scrap
Connie Can Crop
Creative Card Crew
Just Keep on Creating
Lemon Shortbread
Paper Creator's Crafts
Petal Lu
Sisters of Craft
Sparkles Forum
Through the Craft Room Door
Unicorn Challenge
Your Scrapbook Place

     I hope you're going to dig out some lace from your stash and come play in our challenge this week.  We'd love to see how you're inspired to add lace to your projects.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

23 comments:

  1. Thi is beautiful, NC. CAS definitely suits you! :) Hope you're feeling well.
    x Asha

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  2. Hi , please can you check the Crafting Musketeers Blog as you won our February Challenge and we need to arrange to get your prize to you.

    Fran (admin)
    http://craftingmusketeers.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/february-winners.html

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  3. What a gorgeous image, beautifully coloured, love the card and the lace.

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  4. Gorgeous card ! Love your image !
    Thanks for joining us at SPARKLES MONTHLY Challenges and good luck !
    Maryvonne , DT Member

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  5. Beautiful card, that image is just gorgeous and I love the colouring so delicate. Fabulous lace panel. Thank you for joining us and good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member Unicorn Challenge xx

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  6. This is beautiful Connie, love the vase of flowers and pretty lace.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Beautiful image, wonderful colouring and the pink lace is a fabulous finishing touch!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  8. A pretty image & a lovely card!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  9. This is so pretty NC. Love the CAS look.

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  10. Wow that pink lace is gorgeous! Adds just the right touch to this beautiful card! Thanks so much for entering at Connie Can Crop!

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  11. So soft and quiet Lovely TFS Unicorn Ch ......Lis DT

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  12. Beautiful image, lovely, peaceful colors, and VERY pretty lace, Connie! Hugs, de

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  13. Very pretty, great colour combination (one of my favourites). Thanks for joining in with the Sisters of Craft Challenge, best wishes, Anne DT.

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  14. Love the image and fab details,just gorgeous.xxx

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  15. Beautiful card. The lace is stunning. Hugs, Teresa

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  16. A gorgeous image and yes, the lace is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at TTCRD, we hope you'll join us for more of our weekly Anything Goes challenges!
    Denice - TTCRD DT

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  17. This is beautiful NC!! I love your image with the lace and pearls!!

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  18. YES, that lace is gorgeous and a perfectly beautiful backdrop for your equally beautiful image. Thanks so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Anything Goes! Good Luck!

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  19. great card design. I like that you used lace to add more texture to it. great job. Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop Monthly challenge: Anything goes. Good luck

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  20. So delicate and elegant! :) Great card!
    Thanks for sharing it over at 2 Creative Chicks. :)

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  21. So pretty.Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

    Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

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  22. Very pretty! Thanks for entering Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge =)

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