Thursday, April 5, 2018

Ballroom Dancer

     This is my third sprite in the past 2 weeks and I'm not done yet!  lol  I do love these sprites from AuroraWings and they are such a delight to color.  AuroraWings is celebrating its 4th Anniversary and is requiring (for this challenge) that only sprites be used.   Today's Carnation Sprite turned into a Ballroom Dancer.  :-D


     I colored with ProMarkers and gel inks, then cut the image with a die from Spellbinders.  This card shows off one of my favorite techniques which is making CAS cards that look much more complex than they are.  I used one of my fancy frame dies to cut the image and then layered it onto the card front. 

     When doing this technique, I always keep embellishment to a minimum; in this case using only a dyed, lace, bow-tie bow.  I printed and hand cut the sentiment, then added it to the bottom of the image.  With that, I was done!

     Challenges:
AAA Cards
Di's Digi Designs
Get Creative
Hiding in My Craft Room
Incy Wincy
Jo's Scrap Shack
Outlawz Greetings
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Stamping Sensations

     We're on the downhill slide to the weekend and I have to get a bunch of prep work finished for a garage sale on Saturday.  Originally, I would have said "yard" sale but since the weather forecasters are saying it might rain, we're moving it under cover.  :-D  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

23 comments:

  1. Cute image, perfect coloring, and framed out to perfection. LOVE IT!
    Have fun with the garage/yard sale.
    Lynn

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  2. What a beautiful way to color the Carnation Sprite. The die you chose just perfectly mimics the edges and detail of a carnation. Love this Sprite, and thank you for joining in the Sprite Delight V Challenge and Aurora Wings 4th Anniversary Celebration. ~Priss Steelman~ Guest Designer, March 2018

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  3. OMG, Connie! This is ADORABLE! Really fabulous coloring and she does indeed look like a ballroom dancer. Love the dyed to match lace bow and gorgeous framing. Perfect touches. Thanks so much for joining our Sprite Delight V/4th Anniversary Party (again! YAY!) at Aurora Wings. xxD Keeping fingers crossed for your yard sale, but we've got crap weather in the forecast both Friday and Sat. too. xxx

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  4. A really sweet image and so prettily coloured, many thanks for joining in with our 'One for the Girls' theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  5. Adorable image and card; love the colors. Thank you for sharing with us at The PIP Challenge.

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  6. This is fabulous Connie, your colouring is spectacular!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Cute image and lovely colouring

    Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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  8. Such a pretty card, so full of colour and depth. Thank you so much for joining us at the Aurora Wings Sprite Challenge.
    Laine - DT

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  9. So VERY beautiful Connie, love Sprites too, must get mine done.
    Faith
    x

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  10. Beautiful card Connie, love your colouring. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Digi Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  11. She is darling! Fabulous coloring, Connie, with amazing highlights! Wonderful card! Hugs, de

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  12. Fabulous! The coloring is great!! Thanks for sharing your creations with us at PIP Challenges!
    Hugs

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  13. Lovely carnation fairy! Thanks for linking your card to HIMCR's freestyle challenge week! Becca~DT

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  14. Love the image! Thank you for sharing your creation with us @ Incy Wincy Designs Nature And All Of Its Beauty Challenge. Good luck!-Maria Giselle B.

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  15. Super image and beautifully coloured. Thanks for playing along with the AAA Cards favourite technique challenge.

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  16. What an amazing card, Your coloring is out of this world. Thanks so much for playing along with us at PIP Challenges.

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  17. This card is sweet and OMGosh I love your new header. That one is a keeper for sure. hugs, teresa

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  18. I love the idea of the Carnation Sprite as a Ballroom Dancer, NanaConnie! She looks awesome with all these frills so beautifully colored by you. CAS design looks beautiful here, too. Thank you for joining us for our very special 4th anniversary Sprite Delight V challenge at AWCB. Mitzi xx

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  19. Beautiful card! I love how that die really shows off that adorable Sprite!

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  20. Cute image, beautifully coloured. Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards

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  21. Such a beautiful card and use of this gorgeous sprite. Love it! Thank you for sharing with us at Aurora Wings Challenge!
    Laine - DT

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  22. Wow, such beautiful coloring. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie

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  23. This is lovely! I like that you went with a CAS design since you have that ornate frame. I adore the way you colored your Sprite! Thank you for joining us at Aurora Wings!

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