Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wanna Play?

     EDITED TO ADD:  Having been gone all week and with only the most unreliable access to the internet, this is the first time I've been able to connect and correct two pre-scheduled posts which didn't go live as scheduled.  So today, you get to see two posts!  :-D

     I adore this image by Anne Fenton which came to us as the image for the July Progressive Challenge at The Outlawz.  Isn't he just the most adorable thing?  He's waiting for someone to come play on the beach with him (which is where I am right now while you're reading this!)

   
     I used chalks to color the dog and ProMarkers to highlight his fur and color both the beach ball and the sand.  I cut the image with a die from CUT-plorations and also cut the embossed blue background piece with another die from that same set.  After cutting it, I used my Swiss Dot embossing folder on it.

     I layered those two pieces together and wrapped them with red, white, and blue baker's twine, tying it into a bow around all three strands.  I thought this made a great masculine card so I left it without any further embellishment.

     Challenges:
Card Mania
Catch the Bug
Chalk n Stock
Crea Chicky's
Create with TLC
Cute as a Button
Digistamps 4 Joy
Let's Craft and Create
Love to Scrap

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

9 comments:

  1. Super cute image Connie!! Really love the stitching die detail and the twine adds a nice touch to your design! HUGS :)

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  2. So adorable, thanks so much for playing along this week at Catch The Bug!

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  3. Thank you for entering our challenge #12 from Creachicky's with this lovely dog card. Greetings DT Member Miriam Mulder

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  4. Beautiful creation for our current challenge, thanks for joining in with your lovely card.xx
    [aNNie DT Digistamps 4 Joy]

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  5. Great card - adorable dog! Well done thanks for joining Lets Craft and Create! Tammy DT

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  6. Just finished my dog today and it is still within the time frame - yay! Love your background design, simple and works so well with the image. Nice colouring too!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  7. Nana Connie this is beautifully crafted and perfect for our 12th ‘ATG with CREATE WITH TLC’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck and hope to see you play with us again.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}
    PS: Love how you used the twine.

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  8. This is a beautiful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES with an optional twist of SPECIAL BIRTHDAY challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  9. So adorable!
    Thanks for joining with us at DIgistamps4Joy
    Yaiza DT

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