Saturday, February 24, 2018

Party Hardy Bird

     This poor bird (Birthday Bird 02 from Bugaboo Stamps) looks a bit like he's partied waaaay too long or is just too old to care about birthdays any more.  :-D  I've done this one as a Guest DT for Catch the Bug and we have a new challenge starting today.  Our theme is a color palette which I'll add just below the photo of my card.


Colors

     I colored with a combo of ProMarkers and gel inks, then used some border dies from Spellbinders to cut the image.  I thought that gave the image a great shape and some interesting visual texture with the lacy bits along the sides.

     The striped dp was a scrap in my stash and the sheer, green, ribbon seemed to work well with both the embroidered dragonfly and the dp.  That card front was already so 'busy' I didn't want to add anything else to it.

     Challenges:
Allsorts (bird, birthday)
Colour Crazy
Crafty Catz
Creative Fingers
Cute Card Thurs.
Di's Digi Designs
Ellen Hutson
Jo's Scrap Shack
Polkadoodles
Scrappy Land

     I hope we're going to see you playing along this week.  It's a great color combo so get inspired and share something wonderful with us.  :-D  NanaConnie

17 comments:

  1. I can understand that look on his face in regards to birthdays too! LOVE your card Connie. The image is precious! Great coloring too!
    Lynn

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  2. Fabulous card Connie, love the bird and his expression is a picture! Love the die you have used to frame the bird too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxxx

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  3. Gorgeous make, thanks for joining us for the Polkadoodles Blog Challenge.
    Angie DT

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  4. SO funny, isn't that a great expression? Love the colour combo and your colouring Connie.
    Faith
    x

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  5. Awesome image,great coloring and card design...thank you for joining us at COLOUR CRAZY CHALLENGE
    Željka DT xx

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  6. Great card, the image is brilliant! Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Lilly (DT)

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  7. Oh so cute card! Thank for playing with us at Di's Digi challenge.
    Nathalie DT

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  8. Super fun card, love that image, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

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  9. Great image, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. Xxxx

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  10. You colored this beautifully. The translucency of the balloons is perfect. This festive fellow does look a little done in, with his sleepy eyes. Well done. hugs & smiles, Teresa

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  11. Beautiful card Connie, love the pretty border die. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Digi Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  12. What a funny motif :) Thanks for joining us at the Polkadoodles Blog Challenge. Hugs, Siv GDT

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  13. Such a colorful card for that cute image. Thank you for sharing at Polkadoodles Challenge blog. Anjie DT

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  14. What a cute birthday card!! Thanks so much for joining us for the Scrapy Land Challenge #84

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  15. Fabulous image and great use of those border dies...very clever!
    Thank you for joining us at The Colour Crazy Challenge! Jane S (DT) xxx

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  16. Such a wonderful image. Thank you for participating in our challenge at Allsorts this week!

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  17. Fab card. Thank you for joining us for our Week 8 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles. Hugs Lisa xxx

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