Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Christmas 'Cheer'

     It's Day 5 and I've managed to enter each and every day of the daily challenges at Catch the Bug's Christmas in July.  Today's theme is "Make it Funny" and there's an inspiration photo which can also be incorporated.

     I chose this fun image and made up my own sentiment to go with it.


     I colored the image with ProMarkers and colored pencils plus a bit of glittered gel ink on the cocktail glass and liquid.  I cut it with a square die from QuicKutz, then distressed the edges with a craft knife blade.

     I dug through my scrap basket and found the papers, distressed the edges of the red one and curled one corner.  I printed and fussy cut the sentiment, distressed the edges lightly.  The ribbon and bow were waiting in my stash and they seemed a perfect final touch.

     Challenges:
ABC Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner
Crafty Sentiments
Cutie Pie (top row)
Digi Choosday
Lemon Shortbread
{PIN}spirational
Simon Says Stamp & Show
TTCRD

     Only two more days of the Christmas in July and I'm already working on cards for both days.  I am pretty sure I'm going to make my goal of entering each day's challenge.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

21 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Connie, love this image which you have coloured beautifully.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Fab & fun.....love the distressed paper!
    Jo x

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  3. This has always been one of my very favorite Bugaboo images! Too much fun. Love your coloring and that curled corner gives it the extra oomph. Great card Connie.
    Lynn

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  4. Well, I think you've come up with a perfect sentiment for a very fun image. Thanks for linking up at PINspirational Challenge and good luck. Sandy/DT

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  5. TEE HEE!! That image is just too funny and I know I have it somewhere in my collection!! You've colored it up beautifully and I love the colors you've chosen for the card! :) HUGS

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  6. Hahaha! How fun is this with your black and red! I especially like the rolled paper! Looks like the party extended out! ;) Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday! ~Katrina

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  7. what a fun card love that image!! and goodness knows that Christmas will be here before we know it. I have to get through a big wedding first though. ;)

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  8. Oh this card is just too funny! I love that sweetie in the glass! I can't believe how close Christmas is already! This year is going by way to fast!

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  9. Such a funny card for Christmas! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments designs this time, good luck with the draw. Beatriz DT

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  10. ADORABLE, thanks for playing along during our Christmas in July week at Catch The Bug.

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  11. Fun card. Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Challenge. Pat K xx

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  12. Great card, I love this fun image.
    Thanks for joining us over at the ABC Christmas Challenge.

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  13. Such a lovely creation. I just love this funny image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug for our Christmas in July celebration. Good Luck.
    Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, Bugaboo DT

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  14. Love this! This is one of my favorite images! LOVE the black and red too!
    Thanks for joining us in our Bugaboo Christmas in July event!
    Smiles...Jodie (Bugaboo Stamps Owner)

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  15. With both my hats on again, another Super card Connie, fun sentiment. Thank you so much for joining us in our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Faith TTCRD DT
    Daffodil Cards {My Blog}

    Through The Craft Room Door
    ttcrd.blogspot.com

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  16. What a super fun Christmas card, the stamp is amazing and love the sentiment. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  17. Great fun card!
    thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday this week!
    Hugs xx Cara xx DT

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  18. Fun card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  19. Such a fun card, Connie. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenge. Best of luck and hope to see you again soon. DT~Jana Forrest

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  20. Hi great Bugaboo image,thanks for joining in with our bingo board challenge here at Cutie Pie,good luck Lyn DT x.

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  21. Beautiful charming fun card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie Challenge cheers Sue x

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