Friday, May 5, 2017

Pink Wild Roses for Mom

     Today we want you to take on our optional theme at QKR Stampede and make something Feminine or Specially for Mom.  Of course, you're more than welcome to just do our usual "Anything Goes" theme but Mother's Day is right around the corner so ...



    You'll usually find me doing something with one of QKR's fun images, most often featuring a cute or crazy animal but for Mother's Day, flowers seem to be appropriate.  It also gives me a chance to show off one of the gorgeous flower images they carry.  This one is called "Flowers" but it showcases wild roses and they were my mom's favorites.

     I used ProMarkers to color the roses and leaves, and a chalk marker to add the shadow behind it.  I cut the image with a plain square die from QuicKutz, then used a Fiskars punch to round the corners.  I used that same punch to round the corners of the card.

     I wanted a very CAS design so all I did was tie a tiny bow with the last scrap I had of that sparkly ribbon, then I printed, hand cut, and matted the sentiment and that was it.

     Challenges:
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Addicts
House that Stamps Built
Incy Wincy
Inspiration Destination
Kraftin' Kimmie
Paper Shelter
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Simon Says Stamp
Southern Girls

     Come play along with us this week.  We'd love to see what you create whether or not you use the optional Mother's Day or Feminine theme.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

  1. Hi Connie this is a gorgeous card those flowers are so pretty. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. Very beautiful. I love the wonderfully colored wild roses image.

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  3. This is fabulous Connie, gorgeous flowers and beautifully coloured too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. Simple and beautiful!! Those flowers are so pretty and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  5. Lovely card, pretty colours.
    .Thanks for joining us over at Penny's.
    Jean xx

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  6. BEAUTIFUL flowers, Connie, and so lovely in their shading - gorgeous square card design, too!

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  7. Such a beautiful card and coloring, glad you joined us at The House That Stamps Built, hope to see you again. Donna DT

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  8. Beautiful colouring NC, this ia a gorgeous card.
    Faith
    x

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  9. Fabulous card! Love the colouring! Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges.
    Mary

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  10. Wonderful job on your coloring! Thanks for joining us over at The House That Stamps Built.

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  11. So pretty I love how you have coloured the flowers.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  12. This is gorgeous! You colored those flowers perfectly and what a lovely Mother's Day card it makes. Thank you for playing along with us at The House That Stamps Built.

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  13. Beautiful coloring on this great image! Thanks for sharing your talent at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge!

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  14. My Mum loved roses too, only in her case they were yellow ones. Wished she was still her to give her some ( my goodness she would be old lol) but still wish it. The wild rose is our provincial flower. do love them and you have certainly captured their beauty with this lovely card.
    hugs
    Glenda

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  15. Your card is very beautiful and elegant. Perfect for Mother's Day! Thank you for joining our challenge over at The Paper Shelter. We hope to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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  16. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Penny’s challenge 327 – hope to see you again soon – Hazel DT x

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  17. Beautiful card Connie. Love how you colored the flowers. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

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  18. I agree flowers just seem appropriate for Mothers Day and your choice is just lovely. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

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