Tuesday, May 3, 2016

PigWit in a Planter

     It's a new month and I went on a shopping spree at From the Heart Stamps.  I snapped up this darling set "Hamlet PigWit in the Planter" the instant I saw it (and then found out an hour later that it was the Progressive Challenge freebie for this month and I would have gotten it anyway! lol)


I also chose to use the sketch at From the Heart Stamps
but I added the lace and flower embellies along the side.

Sketch150

     I colored with ProMarkers, aiming for a lilac/lavender monochrome combo, and then cut the image with a stitched scalloped circle die from Memory Box.  I did an out-of-the-box technique with the sentiment and bottom portion of the image.   I merged the sentiment with the image before printing, using PhotoShop.

     The background squares are cut from ombre scrapbooking paper and those pieces all came from the same sheet.  I mounted everything onto CS and put that onto a kraft card base.  I added embellishments of  lilac satin ribbon and white lace, plus mulberry flowers with white or purple pearls in the centers.

     Challenges:
Art Impressions
Aud Sentiments
Crafty Boots
Crafty Cardmakers
Critters & Creatures
Get Creative
Hanna & Friends
Incy Wincy
Melonheadz Friends
Our Crafty Corner
Outlawz Twisted Thurs.
Time Out

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

30 comments:

  1. This is so cute!! Fun image, and your coloring is fantastic!

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  2. Such a sweet image and the perfect colouring. Do love the sweet lace you added. Thanks for joining TO

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  3. OMG NanaC, this is so adorable! I love the little piggy!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  4. This is so cute and adorable, love the image!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. I just saw this image on some other site while ago and think I need that! Too cute! Love your coloring on this Connie and the design too. I didn't play last month over at FTH but will have to grab this one and play along. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Lynn

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  6. Oh! I agree, Connie! Would have gotten it anyway for sure! Darling, cute and just brings a smile to my face! Your coloring is fantastic - such amazing shading! Sweet card, and a very pretty design. Did you notice that you were awarded something at the Our Crafty Corner challenge for April?

    And now for my other hat: Thanks for joining us in the {Our Crafty Corner Challenge}! Hope to see more of your pretty projects again soon!
    crafty hugs,
    de
    P.S. I'd love for you stop by my personal blog to say hello if you have a chance. Thanks!
    {Creative Smiles}

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  7. I just bought this myself...well, free since I bought $10 worth. Love how you colored the flowers...ill follow your lead since you did such a beautiful job.

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  8. Wonderful NanaConnie, I think it is just the most adorable little pig. Love your take on it. Working on mine now:O)!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  9. Amazing coloring! Love the sweet image. Thanks so much for playing at TO :o)

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  10. Another darling card and cute image. Great coloring and glad you joined us at Aud Sentiments.

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  11. Cute card, I love the sweet piggy image. I am not sure if it feels quite like spring here! Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  12. This place has the most adorable images!! I love Pigwit and your coloring on this Connie!! You've done such a wonderful job with the sketch challenge too!! I might have to check it out! :) ...like I have time!! LOL!!

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  13. Fabulous card, love that super fun image xx

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  14. What a sweet card. Love your coloring on Hamlet. Thank you for joining Melonheadz Friends this fortnight. AJ DT MH

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  15. Great card! Such a sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends.

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  16. Love your card Molly - the flowers are perfectly colored and I really like the pigwit color - great job. Thanks so much for joining in the From The Heart Stamps progressive challenge - see you in June!!

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  17. what a sweet little card!
    thank you for joining us Hanna and Friends

    x Sternenglanz

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  18. What a sweet little image, Connie ... and such great colouring ... the lacy border with the tiny blooms is so pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

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  19. This is super sweet, Connie and your coloring is great. I also like the soft colors!

    Thanks for joining our FREE Stamp of the Month May Challenge and also our Sketch Challenge with a tWiSt #150 this week @ From the Heart Stamps !

    Imke ~ My Crafty Place

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  20. Super cute card Connie love the image. Alison xx

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  21. Love what you have done with this fabulous image and how you have got it into the sketch, love the lace and flowers too.
    Faith
    x

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  22. Connie brilliant card. Thank you for joining us over at Our Crafty Corner, Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison DT

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  23. So cute!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  24. Aww such a cute card, made me smile. Love the layout xx Thankyou for joining us at Get Creative and I hope we see you again Lynda DT xx

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  25. Love how you colored up Hamlet & the flowers! So pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at FTHS for Sketch #150 and the SOTM challenge!

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  26. Such a pretty card! Thank you for joining our „Pearls or Gems“ challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting,
    Maike

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  27. Very cute card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge, Angela x DT.

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  28. Really cute card
    Thanks for joining incy wincy
    Lynne

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  29. That image is so very cute! Wonderful creation!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

    xEllie
    Critters & Creatures Linky Party
    Let's Color Linky Party

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  30. Such a beautiful card, love the color combination and the great layout, awesome!
    Thanks for sharing in Our Crafty Corner. Hope to see you again.
    Rebecca, DT

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