Sunday, March 4, 2018

Kickin' Back Fishing Day

     While everyone else in the world was counting crocus buds as the first sign of spring, my dad always said that spring had arrived when you could grab a pole and sneak away for an afternoon of lazy fishing without freezing from sitting still.  :-D  Here's a salute to spring and my dad.

     The image is from Anne Fenton at Anne's Digital Art and is the freebie this month for the Progressive Challenge at The Outlawz.


     I colored with ProMarkers and cut the image with a pinpoint die from Memory Box.  While the die is a rectangle, it wasn't narrow enough for what I wanted so I cut twice, moving the die to narrow the original cut.

     The "quilting" is cut with a Gina Marie die, cutting two different papers and inlaying them to get the quilt look.  I printed the sentiment, matted it, and added it across the quilting.

     I used three metallic chevrons on each side.  (Secret - but don't tell anyone - those are metallic, self-stick, photo corners!  I don't mount photos anymore but I have a ton of those still in my stash and they make great embellishments for guy cards.)

     Challenges:
A Bit More Time to Craft
Crafter's Castle
Crafts Galore Encore
Crafty Friends
Dies R Us
Digistamps4Joy
Jo's Scrap Shack
Joy Clair
Sunsational Stamps

     Thanks for visiting and I hope you're having a fantastic weekend!  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

15 comments:

  1. I'll have to agree with your dad Connie! Nothing better than have the weather warm up for just that reason. Sadly, we don't get to do that anymore.
    Love your cute, cute, and fun card! Precious image.
    Lynn

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  2. Dad made a good point! Your card is fabulous Connie! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Pastels’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop by for a visit.

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  3. This is gorgeous, love the cute fisherman. Oh yes, have to agree with what you Dad said.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. This card is so cute; love the image!
    Thanks for entering the Crafter's Castle March Challenge! -Tasha

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  5. WOW what a great design to use with this image Connie, LOVE it.
    Faith
    x

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  6. What a sweet card....my boys would love a card like that! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Hugs... Janie
    DT
    Crafter's Castle
    crafterscastle.blogspot.com

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  7. Great project thank you for joining the challenge at
    http://cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Oh my goodness, this is so adorable! Love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Joy Clair's March Challenge!

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  9. So cute! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Dies R Us.

    Barbara
    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT
    http://carterie-creative.blogspot.fr

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  10. So cute, thanks for sharing with Digistamps4joy!

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  11. Your card is so great! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Sunsational Stamps!
    Marji~DT

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  12. This is adorable! Thank you for participating in Sunsational Stamps March Challenge!

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  13. cute image. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunsational Stamps Challenge. Hope to see you again
    Shylaa DT@SSC
    Adhiraacreations

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  14. So cute! Love the pattern on the side! Thanks so much for sharing at DigiStamps4Joy!

    ~Sami- Digistamps4joy Design Team http://digistamps4joy-sa.blogspot.com

    Samscraftycastle.wordpress.com

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  15. Very cute and neat card.Thank you for joining us at the Crafter's Castle Blog challenge. - Priya Satish DT

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