Saturday, January 5, 2019

Celebrating Love

     I'm back on track but will be posting only sporadically this month and maybe the first half of next month since my craft room supplies are going to be pretty much packed up during that time.  :-(  In the interests of plain and simple sanity, I'll probably keep a few ProMarkers and a box of watercolor pencils close at hand so that I can do coloring if nothing else.  Sitting and coloring a dozen images over a weekend will go a long way toward making me feel both calm and creative.  :-D

     In the meantime, here's my card for the Progressive Challenge at The Outlawz this month.  The image came from SheepSki Designs.


     I started with scraps of confetti CS, printed the image on one, and trimmed the other piece to the size of the card front so that I could do a twisted easel card.  I colored with ProMarkers and cut the image with a square die from QuicKutz.  I inked the edges of both the image and the confetti CS square for the card front.

     The scattered hearts were all cut with dies from Spellbinders, Memory Box, or Lawn Fawn, all of which are brand new in my stash!  How perfect to now have them for this card.  :-D  I used them to complement the scattered hearts in the image.  The sentiment, together with one heart, is used as the 'stopper' for the easel.  The card base is made with kraft CS and I love the contrast with the confetti CS.

     Challenges:
Crafter's Castle
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Sentiments Designs
Cute N Crafty
Ike's World
Incy Wincy
Lemon Shortbread
Passion for ProMarkers
Scrappy Land
Simon Says Stamp
TTCRD

     Happy Crafting!  NanaConnie

18 comments:

jimlynn said...

Cute card Connie. Loving all those hearts!
I feel the pain on the packing as that's what I've been doing today. The stamp room is looking pretty bare except for lots of boxes.
Lynn

Mia said...

Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards,
Mia
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Lori Kobular said...

Such a sweet card! Love all those hearts! Good luck with packing up! I dread the day I have to pack up my scrap room!

Andrea Norris said...

Awww this is so beautiful NC <3
Andrea x

Linda Simpson said...

Welcome home and what a fabulous cute card. Love the sweet bear. Happy New Year my friend.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Deanne Saunders said...

So cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Daffodil Cards said...

Love that you added extra hearts, love this big time.
Faith
x

*Vicki* said...

Oh Connie, this is very sweet! I love all of your scattered hearts everywhere and your "love teddy bear" is just adorable among it all! :) Best wishes on your packing and it's always great to have a "time out" just to color!! HUGS

Linda Mc Enery said...

What a beautiful card. Such a sweet image and a wonderful design! Oh I feel for you! Hopefully you'll have all your goodies back in their 'available' spots soon!

Linda Mc Enery said...

Oops, forgot to say: Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Passion for Promarkers!
Linda

Crafty KJ said...

Aw this is so cute!! Love the little teddy and those die cut hearts are fab! Love the contrast of the kraft card and love the twisted easel style card too!
Thanks for joining in with the challenge at PFP this week. Hugs, Karen xx

The Crafty Den said...

A gorgeous twisted easel card Connie. I love the cute image and your colouring is perfect. The CAS layout is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Angela B said...

Thank you so much for entering the challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge.
Hugs & Craftiness,
AngelaThrough The Craft Room Door DT
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ike said...

Such a sweet card. I hope you can keep sane with minimal crafting !
Thank you for coming over to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges :-)
Hugz
IKE x

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Sall said...

Seriously cute and very romantic. Thank you for participating at Ike's World Challenges

CuteNCrafty Mommy said...

Super adorable:) Good luck on your entry!! Thank you for entering in CuteNCrafty Challenge Blog
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Marlene Atkinson said...

Super cute. Thank you for sharing with us at Cute 'n' Crafty Challenge. Marlene DT

Victoria Rowson said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. I hope you can join us again soon.