Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Celebrate with Selfies

     This all started yesterday when I read the newest challenge title at Double Trouble, which said "Say Cheese."  I immediately thought about family reunion photos and selfies where everyone has to 'say cheese' to get a proper smile on their face.  I ran to my file of printed images, found the one from LeAnn's World for their progressive challenge because it has this fun couple celebrating and taking selfies.

     As it turns out, the 'cheese' was in honor of National Cheese Day and one of the options was to do something with your favorite cheesy food - sorry, no cheesy food at this party.  But the other option was show something which "makes you smile" and for me that would be parties and friends (and making cards.)

     Double Trouble is also partnering with Atlantic Hearts Sketch for the next 2 weeks (with a different sketch each week) so I chose this week's sketch and used it.

   The House That Stamps Built Inspiration Palette Challenge J1520
                             Colors came from House that Stamps Built

Colored with ProMarkers
Image & Sentiment cut with Unbranded dies
Blue CS cut with Memory Box dies
Both blue and orange CS embossed w/ Linen EF
Butterfly is machine embroidered

Arty Divas
Colouring in Scrapland
Double D
Pammies Inky Pinkies
Paper Funday
Scrappy Land

     This is my first post today and I'll have a second one in a couple more hours so be sure to stop back and check out that one, too.  In the meantime, Happy Crafting.   NanaConnie


Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I so agree about parties and friends and family. Super card Connie, so pretty.
Faith x

Linda Simpson said...

I love this Connie, beautiful card and love the sweet images. Always fun to catch up with family at parties.
Linda xxx

aussie aNNie said...

A sweet fun card and fabulous brilliant design.. Thanks for entering into our BALLOON challenge,
Thanks for your entry and good luck in the draw and hope you join us again.
{aNNie Designer for Double D challenges

Vickie Y said...

Adorable! Thank you for sharing with us at The PIP Challenge

Lisa Lynn said...

That's such a beautifully colored image and perfect for the challenge. It's so fun!

Melanie R said...

Great card, Connie! The vibrant colors and the balloons are so festive. Thank you for sharing at Double Trouble #48.

Tracie said...

What a beautiful birthday card. I love how you followed the sketch challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges.

Sharon Smith said...

What a couple of cuties! Love the design of the card
Thanks for joining us at Arty Divas
Sharon ~ DT member for Arty Divas!

pssmitty papercrafts said...

Great card! Using the die cut to create the sketch element was very creative! Thanks for sharing with AHSC.

*Vicki* said...

What a very clever take on the "cheese" challenge Connie! I love that along with your colors and take on the sketch! You rocked every single one of them my dear!

Heather said...

Super cute!! And what a great take on that sketch! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

Regina said...

This is simply marvelous!
Thanks for playing along with us this month.
Regina DT-Member of Paper Funday Challenge

Judy Woodland said...

Such a sweet image, beautifully colored. And I love the texture from the die cuts. Great take on the Mood Board, thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Double D Challenge. Hope we see you back again soon!!
Judy~ DD DT
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Darlene said...

Very clever Connie! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Balloons’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
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LindaStampAndInk said...

Who doesn't like a party! Very cute card and beautiful coloring.Thank you for your entry at Double Trouble. You made this Twisted Sister's Sister smile!

Art by Zowie Dixon said...

Hi again Connie! your card is so cute! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Arty Divas this week. Looking forward to seeing you again next challenge.

Hugs, Zowie xx

Arty Divas DT

Crafts from the Fairy Den {My Blog}

Diane said...

Adorably fun card...thanks so much for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Love those die cuts you used for the spotlight panels. Adorable image and fantastic coloring. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and AHSC.

Birgit said...

What an adorable card and so clever! I'm so glad you linked up to the Double D "Balloon" challenge. Best of luck to you!

Monica C. said...

Great take on the sketch. Love the colors.
Hugs Monica