Saturday, November 11, 2017

Kristmas Karaoke

     OK, silly title for the post but it's the day for "K" in the 30 days of Holidays over at Beccy's Place and when I saw these three snowmen in her shop, singing from their hearts, they looked just like a Karaoke group and that was perfect for a "K" !  Yes, I took some liberties with the spelling of Kristmas but I needed to stick with the "K"s.  :-D


I based my card on the sketch at Die Cuttin' Divas.


     Image is Kolored with ProMarkers, trimmed into a square, and Korner punched (Fiskars.)  The background was made by die Kutting gray-blue CS (Memory Box die.)  Once the piece was Kut, I had a "frame" with a more-or-less 'oval' opening but the opening wasn't large enough to let the image show through.  So, I Kut the frame into 2 pieces, patched it with a strip of that same CS, and added it to the card front.

     I used a glitter gel pen to Kolor some of the open spaces in the frame making them look like sparkly snowflakes.  I also used it to cast shadows on the snow beneath the snowmen.  Then I added the red ribbon and layered on the image.  I used one of my hand sewn bows which had been white but I dyed it with a marker.  (Don't you just hate the way I turned all those hard "C"s into "K"s?  lol)

     Challenges:
Beccy's Place
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra
Crafty Sentiments
Digi Choosday
Ike's World
Lemon Shortbread
Passion for ProMarkers
TTCRD
Unicorn

     Enjoy your weekend and Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

Beccy said...

I got quite a chuckle from your post NC, your liberal use of the letter "K" is funny. You've definitely nailed the brief!
The die cut background is fabulous, it's adds lots of texture and interest to your card, and the colour of the card stock is perfect for a snow scene. I also like the red snowflake ribbon you added, the pop of colour is great.
Cheers,
Beccy

VEANA R. said...


Wow ! Lovely Christmas card! Your colouring is incredible! Just love it....
Thanks for playing with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge.
Love & Hugs
DT Veana R.

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous Christmas card NanaConnie and great die cut background
Carol x

Donna said...

This is fabulous NanaConnie. I had trouble thinking about K until I Googled it and came up with a much less inventive K then you did. Such a cute card and I love your interpretation for the letter K.

Jeanie Ellis said...

Hi, Nanaconnie! This is such a cute card! Your coloring is beautiful! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards,
TTCRD DT
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Through The Craft Room Door
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ike said...

Excellent :-) I love that little group. Thank you for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges.
Hugz
IKE
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Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning Christmas card I love those snowmen. Thank you for joining us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog for Challenge 27 “Anything Goes.” Hugs Jackie (DT)

Esther said...

Adorable card! Love those singing snowmen.
Thanks for joining Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

Ella's Design said...

Fun card, Connie! Love the die cut background and cute image. Thanks for playing along with us at Passion for Promarkers this week! Lisa x

Gerda said...

What a super cute card!! Love the adorable image you used!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Have a great day.
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

beatriz blazquez arrabal said...

Such a cute Christmas card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

Julie Reed said...

Fab card, great background and I love the K Kristmas, thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday.
Julie DT
http://pumpkinbellycards.blogspot.co.uk

Julie said...

Oh this is so cute - love this singing trio and the pops of red! Thanks for joining in my Die Cuts challenge at PFP this week, good luck, Juliexx

The Crafty Den said...

Super cute card Connie. I love the fun image and your colouring is perfect. Your die cuts are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week and good luck in the prize draw. Hugs, Denise x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is adorable, Thanks for sharing on Passion for Promarkers this week, Hazel x

Team Clark said...

How adorable! Love this fun image!!! Amazing design. Hugs, Autumn

Borqna said...

Love this card! Excellent!
Thank you very much for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges!
Good luck!

Mimi said...

Not much can beat a group of snowmen carol singers and your creation is just gorgeous :) :) :) Thank you for joining us at IKEsWORLD this fortnight. Hugs Mimi, IKEsWORLD DT

Anjie said...

Great make. Thanks for joining us in our week 45 Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (DT)