Friday, July 7, 2017

Cleaning Up

     If you're looking for my Emerald City DT post, please scroll down one.

     I have a friend who loves to go to Vegas to gamble.  He considers it an investment in his future since he has shares of stock in one of the casinos.  I guess he figures if he loses, the hotel/casino wins and then his stock is worth more.  lol   Anyway, this card is just a fun and quick way to say hello to him.

     The image, called "Washing Dishes," is from QKR Stampede.  We start our new challenge to day and, while we always have "Anything Goes" for our theme, this week the optional twist is also Anything Goes.  How can you lose?


     I did a really simple card design because I am going to mail this card and I wanted it flat.  It's also going to a guy who definitely ISN'T into fuss or frills.

     I colored the image with my ProMarkers, then cut it and cut the red card front with stitched inside and outside dies from Die-Namics.  The image is inlaid into the card front, making a single layer card that is still die cut.  Fun technique!

     I added the blue ribbon and red bow and it was finished.  How's this for a take on patriotic US colors?

     Challenges:
Colour Crazy
Come and Get It
Cut It Up
Let's Craft and Create
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Polkadoodles
Ribbon Girl
Take It, Make It

     I hope you'll come and play with us this week.  I know it's summer and lots of you are away on vacation (yes, I really DO understand!  lol) but maybe the rest of you can find time to pop something into our challenge.  Afterall, it's Anything Goes!  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

10 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

This is adorable! Love the image and beautiful colours you have chosen.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

I'm chuckling out loud, a fab image to go with the fab sentiment.
Faith
x

Janis Lewis said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for sharing at Let's Craft and Create.
~DT Janis

Angie Jones said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in with us over at the Polkadoodles Challenge.
Angie DT Polkadoodles

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Great C&S card. Thank you very much for playing with us at Come And Get It Challenges.
Hugs, Iwona

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

That's really funny! He'll get a kick out of it. Great card! :)

Thanks for joining us for our Patriotic challenge at Cut it Up!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Katrina Brown said...

This is so adorable, NanaConnie! Love the grosgrain ribbon and the sweet bow! Thanks for sharing with us over at Cut It Up! ~Katrina

marion said...

this one will make me smile, wonderfull card, thank you for joining us at LPOCF and good luck, hugs, Marion

Shylaa Shree said...

fun and lovely card
Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
Shylaa DT@Polkadoodles
Adhiraacreations

Bev said...

lol I love the sentiment! It's great to see you joining in over at Polkadoodles