Friday, March 9, 2018

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     I'm really into birdhouses this week but I'm still trying to convince Mother Nature that it's time for Spring.  :-D  We start a new challenge today at QKR Stampede and our theme is always Anything Goes.  This sweet little image came from QKR and is called "Birdhouse and Vines."


     I colored the image with ProMarkers and polychromos pencils, then cut it with a Bo Bunny die.  The dark green frame is also a Bo Bunny cut.  The background paper is embossed with a Swiss Dots folder but I had added embossing ink to the dot side before I ran the folder through the Cuttlebug.  When it came out, I sprinkled it with glittery EP and heat embossed it.  It had to be trimmed to the size I wanted and I mounted the image pieces onto it.  This is a new technique for me and I'm going to be doing more of it.

     I printed the sentiment and mounted it onto a scrap of the embossed paper.  Finally, I added bakers' twine and the die cut, burlap, butterfly.

     Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps & More
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Creations
Crafty Gals Corner
Creative Moments
I {heart} ProMarkers
Paper Shelter
Penny's Paper Crafty
Scrappy Land
That's Crafty

     Come play along with us this week, won't you?  We love being inspired by you.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

11 comments:

  1. A beautiful design to bring in the Spring Season with eye catching details. Thanks for joining us at scrapyland-blog.com.
    Hugs
    Berni DT

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  2. Love the dark colored frame around that cute and pretty birdhouse! Outstanding card Connie.
    I used to collect birdhouses - for inside the house and out - and this reminds me one that I used to have.
    Lynn

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  3. Beautiful card and great image love the little hessian birdhouse--do you think if we all post Spring cards she might listen
    Carol x

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  4. I want that birdhouse and those flowers in my back yard ~ Right Now!! I love your beautiful card! I have a thing for birdhouses! This one would fit perfectly into my back yard!

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  5. Beautiful card thanks for playing along with the design team

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  6. Thank you for playing with us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Jill ~ DT

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  7. adorable little project - thanks for playing along at the Addicted to Stamps and More Make your Mark Challenge

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  8. Lovely image and coloring and beautiful design...thank you for joining us at ATSM challenge
    Željka DT xx

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  9. A Beautiful card Connie, love the image and how you have shown it off.
    Faith
    x

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  10. Lovely colouring - and great card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Moments Leona x

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  11. A very pretty card Connie and love the bright colours.
    Thanks for joining in with our Spring challenge at That's Crafty! and wishing you luck.
    Fliss DT x

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