Wednesday, March 8, 2017

It's Your Day !

     This is a card which celebrates anything and everything, but mostly lets the recipient know that I'm thinking of them.  I suppose it could be used as a birthday card but is has so much more potential with the sentiment written that way!  :-D


I found the sketch over at Cheerful Sketches.


     I used a combo of ProMarkers and my polychromos pencils to color this fun image which happens to be the freebie from the Progressive challenge at Sasayaki Glitter.  I used stitched dies from Die-namics to cut all the pieces.

     The blue ribbon was in my stash and the bow is one of those I make by the dozens and toss in my stash for future use.  This one was white until I dyed it with a ProMarker.  I wanted this to be as CAS as possible, given the layered look of the sketch.

     Challenges:
Animal Friends
Aussie Digital Artists
CCC Digi
Crafter's Cafe
Crafty Awesomeness
Creative Sketchy Girls
Sasayaki Glitter Blog
Sasayaki Glitter Progressive
Tuesday Throwdown

     We're halfway through the week and the weekend will be here before you know it!  I'm thinking about running away this weekend -- taking some time away from the computer, away from blogging, away from crafting, away from the fur babies -- ooops, I may have to rethink that.  They both glared at me as soon as they read that last part.  :-D  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

23 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous card and love the beautiful layout! Such a cute elephant too. Have a wonderful day my friend.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Donna Hanley said...

I adore this image and you colored him up nicely. The ribbon bordering your panels is very pretty. Getting away for the weekend sounds good to me but I am sure those fur babies would not agree. LOL Whatever you decide to do, have a lot of fun.

Donna Ellis said...

I just love this little guy, don't you, Connie! So sweet and cheerful, and the perfect bearer of birthday happinesses! Sweet card! hugs, de

jimlynn said...

Love that little guy AND your card! So cute and fun.
Have a good weekend. It's always good to get away - just don't tell the fur babies what's happening next time.
Lynn

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Connie this is a gorgeous card I love the cute elephant. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Daffodil Cards said...

What a fun elephant, the circles suit the image.
Faith
x

Dreja said...

Große Klasse. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
LG Dreja

Ditta said...

Beautiful card! Nice that you participate with the challenge at Cheerful Sketches.
Greetings Ditta (DT)

Lisa J said...

Great take on the sketch with this gorgeous card. Love the stitching detail. Thanks for playing along with us this fortnight. Lisa DT CCC Digi Creations

Teresa Arsenault said...

Sweet!

Christi Conley said...

ADORABLE!! What a cutie pie that elephant is! I love all the layers and stitching! Please let me know if you decide to go away ~ HUGS! Christi

Shelly Schmidt said...

So adorable! I love this sweet elephant- and your beautiful coloring : )

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Such a cute card. Love the details and image. Thanks for your entry in our challenge at TT!

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with that adorable elephant.
Thanks for playing with Cheerful Sketches.
xxx Margreet

StampinJessica said...

What a cute card !
Thank you for joining the Animal Friends Challenge.
Hope we see you again !
Hugs, Jessica DT

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh yes I love your take on this fab sketch too! Another great use of a sentiment. Quite lovely Connie!
hugs
Glenda

Claudia Rogier said...

Stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Sketchy Girls.

Hugs
Claudia

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M DelValle said...

Lovely project and layout! Thank you for joining us at Sasayaki Glitter Stamps challenge !!

Lisbeth van den heuvel said...

hoi
mooi kaartje en leuke kleurtjes
bedankt om mee te doen bij creative sketchy girls
grtjs Lisbeth
DT CSG
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Nancy Soetaert said...

lovely card!
Nancy
DT CSG

Kristyn Mcinnes said...

Thank you for sharing with us over here at "Aussie Digital Artists Challenge" and best of luck with your entry.

Kristyn DT Admin/Owner of  https://aussiedigitalartistschallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/...

Kuni said...

Wonderful and cute card.
Thank you for joining us at the Animal Friends.
Hugs
Kuni

vrajangna patel said...

back again. such an adorable elephant. Thank you for sharing with us over here at "Aussie Digital Artists Challenge" and best of luck with your entry.

Vrajangna DT Admin/Owner of https://aussiedigitalartistschallengeblog.blogspot.in/