Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Topsy Turvy Cake for a Snake

     I'm playing along in another fun, progressive challenge, this time at Dragon's Lair.  I guess if you can have Snakes on a Plane, I suppose they must have birthdays to celebrate, too.  But how would they blow out the candles on their cakes?


I used the sketch from Stella Says Sketch and
colors from House of Cards.

  

     I used  Koh-I-Noor pencils to color the image and discovered that they are significantly different from the ones I have been using so I'll have to practice more before I feel really comfortable with them but I do like the 'creaminess' of them.  It might also help if I wasn't using them on watercolor paper.

     The green stripes at the bottom were cut from scraps and the image just fit a plain square die from Spellbinders so I cut it with that die.  The ribbon is sparkly and was in my stash.  I punched the three flowers out of sparkle CS, put pearls in the centers, and then found the three golden pearls for the upper corner.  The silly sentiment about "Hiss Out the Candles" is my own, of course.

     Challenges:
Craftaholics
Crafting from the Heart
Crafty Catz
Glitter n Sparkle
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Paper Nest Dolls
Simon Says Stamp

     That's it for today except to wish you Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

12 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Love the sentiment and such a fun card. Beautiful layout Connie! Enjoy your day.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Borqna said...

BRAVO!
Good luck!

jimlynn said...

Hiss, hiss.....out they go! SO CUTE! Love this fun card. A snake blowing out candles will give me something to think about the rest of the day.
Lynn

Caz said...


This is lovely thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Catz. And good luck, hope to see you again soon.
Caz CC DT.
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Daffodil Cards said...

Super card, LOVE the sentiment, still have mine to do.
Faith
x

Christi Conley said...

Yes, you can have snakes eat a cake - why not? Lovely coloring & I adore the sparkly embellishments. Hugs, Christi

Cynthia said...

Being from the South, I am not a fan of snakes. But you've managed to make this one cute with his birthday cake. Some little boy will love this, Connie! Thanks for sharing with Stella Says Sketch at Catch the Bug this week.

Carla Brooke said...

Fun card, thanks for with Crafting from the Heart!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craftaholics, good luck!!! Amy DT

Macarena said...

Very optimistic and very Irish :-) Thank you for handmaking flowers with Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Jane Tillsley said...

What lovely card and design thank you for joining us at the PapernestDolls challenge this month
Jane DT x

Janis Lewis said...

Cute! Thanks for sharing at Craftaholics R Us!
~Owner/DT Janis