Monday, January 30, 2017

The Rockies

     It's the start of a new challenge at Ike's World and this time we'd like you to do something which really expresses the "YOU" of you - in other words, "Be You."  Remember, we're always an "Anything Goes" challenge and the theme is jut an option you can follow if you choose .

     Nothing is more 'me' than being in nature.  In my younger days, I was most alive when I was camping or backpacking in the woods so this "Rockies" image from Ike's Canada Bundle in her World Tour series is a perfect reflection of that.  The psalm I used for the sentiment is my favorite Bible verse so it's another thing which is definitely "me."


     I colored the image with ProMarkers and white gel pen, die cut it with a rectangle die from Spellbinders, and mounted that onto the piece with the sentiment.  I added it to a layer of torn and distressed CS, wrapped the ribbon and tied the bow, then put it all onto a white card base, leaving the design rather CAS.  Although this is a card perfectly showing "me being me,"  I think it also makes a great masculine card.

     Challenges:
AAA Cards
Addicted to Stamps
Aud Sentiments
Brown Sugar
Colour Crazy Craft
DL.ART
Fussy and Fancy
I {heart} ProMarkers
Outlawz Twisted Thurs
WordArt Weds.

     I hope you're going to come play in our challenge this fortnight and show us what makes you "you."   That's such a broad theme, you'll be able to do almost anything with it.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

18 comments:

  1. gorgeosu card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny DT forI ♥promarkers My Blog As I do Rodos

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  2. How super that is. I love the use of the white gel pen. I could just walk right into that scene. Thank you for making this for me at IWC.

    Hugz

    IKE xx

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  3. Such a beautiful scene, I can see why it appealed so much to you. Love all the blues you used to echo the wintery pic. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  4. This is gorgeous, I love the beautiful topper and wonderful quote.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Wow!! What a breath-taking scene! I love how you've chosen to color and highlight too!! Beautifully done Connie! Sounds like you've had some great experiences! :) HUGS

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  6. GORGEOUS! That scene is awesome and so is your card Connie. So beautiful.
    Lynn

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  7. I LOVE blues & whites together! I was just at my mom's today and she lives on the top floor of an apartment building, what a breathtaking view the mountains are from her house! I'm going to take some pictures for you :) Such a beautiful card - it's stunning! xoxoxo Christi

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  8. What fabulous colouring, I love the addition of the white gel pen. I think your card is gorgeous. Thanks for joining our Week 4 Colour Crazy Challenge - Pickled Potpourri, hugs, Carol DT

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  9. Wow, beautiful scenery card Connie and beautiful coloured. I almost wish I could be there :)
    Thank you for joining the challenge at Addicted To Stamps Challengeblog.
    Greetings Miranda (dt-ATSC)

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  10. definitely a winter chill scene here and a great idea for our challenge at AAA Cards this week. Thanks so much for playing along with us. Sarah

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  11. What a gorgeous scene and it is coloured so beautifully too. What a fantastic idea for a masculine card to take your breath away!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments, as well as I Love Promarkers,

    Hugz Tinz

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  12. GORGEOUS card with a lovely verse to suit.
    Faith
    x

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  13. What a beautiful and peaceful scene on your card and you colored it perfectly! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART Challenges!

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  14. Oh dear me, you have colored this card to perfection!!! I sure wish I was there..... : )

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  15. So very beautiful, love your colouring, I thought it was an actual coloured photo. Impressive. Do love my Canadian Rockies!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  16. Wow Nana, your winter landscape is fantastic. Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to stamps challenge, Hugs Alma

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  17. A wonderful scene for your card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiment's and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs, Sandy

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