Friday, November 17, 2017

All About Gratitude

     "No matter how much or how little," my dad used to say, "it's all about the gratitude."  I borrowed that for the sentiment on my card for the challenge at QKR Stampede this week.  As always, our theme is "Anything Goes" but we have an optional twist of "Give Thanks."  I used the image "Dog with Bone" and put this fun card together.  Can't you just see the gratitude for that huge bone oozing out of him?  Look at that contented smile.


     I used my ProMarkers to color that handsome rascal, and cut him with a square die from Spellbinders.   All of the papers were scraps which were destined for the trash unless they weren't used so, of course, I used them.  That means I get to buy more papers to reward myself, you know.
 :-D

     I thought that combo of two ribbons, one sheer and one satin, were enough embellishment since this one is in the mail to one of the fellows in the family and it needed to be CAS rather than overwhelmingly embellished.

     Challenges:
Classic DT Open
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper
Create and Inspire
Creatalicious
Creative Ladybirds
Die Cut Divas
Let's Craft and Create
Outlawz Festive Friday
Paper Creator' Crafts
Sunsational Stamps

     A quick post today but I'll have a second one later on so be sure to stop by again.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

LOL! What a fantastic sentiment! LOL I love it! and it couldn't be more appropriate, Connie. I especially enjoy the pure bliss facial expression on your little bone hoarder! LOL Fantastic card! Hope your week-end is extra special (and that everything is up and running properly now - BTW, after we spoke yesterday, I DID get that dreaded cookies error. I closed that window, and re-tried editing a post, and the post was already updated - sheesh!) hugzzzz, de

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Connie, love the sentiment. This pooch looks rather pleased with his bone.
Hugs
Linda xxx

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous sentiment and he certainly looks grateful
Carol x

Arlene said...

The expression on that dog is the BEST. Great card and I love that dog. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

meg said...

Love the digi, he looks really pleased with his bone,thank you for joining in at Paper Creator

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper November challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

Michelle Windsor said...

Love this such a great image Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Michelle DT Owner/Admin for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

Maritza Rios said...

Adorable card! Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Maritza DT for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/......

Meighan Wheller said...

Fabulous image just love it and the sentiment is perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at Creatalicious Challenge, we hope to see you again soon. Meighan DT

Carla Brooke said...

Cute card, thanks for sharing with Creative Lady Birds!

Sue said...

This is so cute! fab image and love the layout thanks for joining in at Paper Creator hugs Sue J x

Marji Franklin said...

What a cute card! I'm so happy you linked up with us at Sunsational Stamps!!
Marji DT

hester said...

Fabulous card!

Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Hesters DT for  http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

MaryV said...

So sweet! Thank you for joining us at Create and Inspire Challenge this month!
Hugs, Maria (scrapsdamaryv.blogspot.pt)

Ania said...

Lovely project!

Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Ania DT

Gale said...

This is a cute card Connie. Thank you for sharing with us at Creatalicious and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful card Connie, love the image and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at Let's Craft & Create challenge. We hope to see you again.
Sherry x - DT for Let's Craft & Create
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads – My personal Blog

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in the Die Cut Divas Challenge this time and good luck :)

Melanie said...

A wonderful card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional thanks” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)