Monday, April 9, 2018

Dancing in Your Mind

     I remember 6 years of childhood ballet classes (and more than a few performances) and, all these years later, my mind tells me I could still do it.  My body, however, rebels at the idea so the dancing is only in my mind.  Today's sentiment was inspired by that.  :-D


     The card features an image from Fabrika Fantasy - I think it's called Fire Fairy.  I colored it with a combination of polychromos pencils and ProMarkers, trying to keep an underlying 'sepia' tone, highlighted with bright yellow.  I cut the image with one of my newer stitched dies from Cheapo Dies.

     I matted it with black CS and shaped the corners with a Fiskars' punch.  The card itself was shaped with one of my extra large dies from Spellbinders, then folded in half.  I added the glittered ribbon and laid down a row of bronze pearls to accent the sepia look. 

     I put one, tiny, bronze, pearl on the opposite side and then added the sentiment.

     Challenges:
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Creations
Crafty Gals Corner
Di's Digi Designs
Fabrika Fantasy
I {heart} ProMarkers
Jo's Scrap Shack
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Unicorn

     Thanks for stopping by and I appreciate all your comments.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful plus! Your coloring on this is just over the top. LOVE your card! I bet you can still do some of those ballet moves though.
    Lynn

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  2. Stunning colouring Connie, love the sentiment.
    As for your "dancing in your mind" I do LOTS of things in my mind LOL.
    Faith
    x

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  3. Beautiful! Most things only happen in my mind nowadays NanaConnie lol! x

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  4. WOW this is stunning Connie, love the image and beautiful sentiment, I know the feeling of this sentiment too!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Fabulous sentiment and great shaped card! Love your thought process! Thanks for sharing at Jo's Scrap Shack!
    Blessings,
    Christine
    DT Member
    https://withaverygratefulheart.blogspot.com

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  6. Beautiful card!
    Love your image and colours, love your fancy shape and sentiment too!
    Thank You for joining us at the Crafty Gals Corner :)

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  7. Beautiful image and I love the shape of your card!

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  8. Beautiful card,hanks for playing along with us at Unicorn Challenge this month!
    Have a nice day
    Anneke DT

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  9. Beautiful card with a gorgeous image. I'm stiff just climbing ladders to clean windows - so don't think I could do much dancing...!!! Thank you for joining in the challenge at Di's Digis.
    Alison x

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  10. Love the way you colored her. The earth tones look so great with the yellow.

    Thank you for joining us at Fabrika Fantasy for our Shaped Card challenge.

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