Wednesday, June 8, 2016

One More Scoop

     When it comes to ice cream, I admit that I love it -- any flavor, any time of year, with any kind of added goodies.  Unfortunately, it's now banned from the list of things I get to enjoy because of my diet-controlled Type 2 diabetes.  And I do miss it, especially in heat wave weather like we've had for more than a week now.  But that doesn't mean I can't enjoy images of its cool sweetness on my cards.  :-D


Since the image is the freebie at From the Heart Stamps
I used the sketch from the challenge there also.

Sketch155

     The image is colored with ProMarkers, die cut with a die from Spellbinders, and I used chalk to highlight the embossing on the die cut.  I added a circular mat, also cut with a die from Spellbinders, and matted that with black card stock, fussy cut into a circle.

     The papers are scraps which originally came from Authentique.  I embellished the card with a bow, a layered flower with a brad and a pearl - chalked to give it a touch of color, and a bow with a pearl.  Finally, I added a trio of pearls to the upper corner.  The sentiment is part of the image set, printed, hand cut and matted, then hand cut again.

     Challenges:
Catch the Bug
Chalk n Stock
Corrosive Challenge
Crafting from the Heart
Craft Your Passion
Crazy Challenge (1st column)
Fairy Tale
Get Creative (center column)
Our Crafty Corner
Where the HeART Is
Whoopsi Daisy

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

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19 comments:

  1. This is probably the best kind of ice cream to enjoy NC!! :) My hubby can't eat it without getting sick because he's lactose intolerant. So our eating of ice cream has went way down due to this, but I try to enjoy it while I can when he's not around because I know he loves it.

    Your card is super fun and I just love the colors with those pretty plaid papers here!! Brilliant design!! HUGS

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  2. Wonderful and great!
    I like the paper and the design.
    Thanks for sharing your work with all of us at Fairytale-Challenge.
    Good luck!
    Ilse (thera)

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  3. LOL! What a great sentiment! I didn't know you were Type 2 - so proud of you for keeping it under control. Your coloring is so beautiful, and the take on your sketch is fantastic!

    Thanks for joining us in the {Our Crafty Corner Challenge}! Hope to see more of your pretty projects again soon! Please check back to see if you are a winner!

    crafty hugs,
    de

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  4. Just wonderful, my diabetes prevents me too, botheration, but your sentiment says it all. LOVE the card.
    Faith
    x

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  5. Super cute! Sadly, MY diabetes also keeps this from being a viable diet option. Sigh. I *miss* Mint Chip ice cream. Loved your card tho

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  6. Hi Connie, Thanks so much for stopping by. Looking forward to getting back in the swing of things.

    Love the card and the sketch. Will be by again soon.
    Hugs, Carol

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  7. Thanks for joining our Challenge at Craft Your Passion Challenges.

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  8. This is a darling card and I love the plaid paper. hugs, Teresa

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  9. FUN Card, Connie. I like your Sentiment choice - it´s so right **lol**


    Thanks for joining our FREE Stamp of the Month June Challenge and also our Sketch Challenge with a Twist # 155 @ From the Heart Stamps !!

    Imke ~ My Crafty Place

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  10. very nice! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  11. A fabulous card Connie...looks good enough to eat! That sentiment is great! Thank you for joining us over at The Whoopsie Daisy - Bring on Summer Challenge. Lea DT member

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  12. What a lovely summer card! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog. Please join us again soon.
    Good luck
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

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  13. Love your ice cream card!!
    Are you able to enjoy frozen yogurt? Not as good but still nice!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  14. Love it NannaConnie, I am currently working on mine with that image. Your's is wonderful!

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  15. Wonderful card! Thanks for entering I {heart} card sketches with a tWist - hope to see you again next time!

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  16. Sweet card! Love the colors! Thanks so much for joining us at FTHS for Sketch #155!

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  17. What a fab card! Looks so yummy! ;-) Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. Bianca XX

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  18. This is great. Thanks for joining us at WD xx Jan DT

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  19. Connie, this is so pretty. Love the pink and red and fun plaid paper. I think this is better than real ice cream, because there are zero calories. Love your card. Thanks for joining us at FTHS!

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