Friday, April 7, 2017

Cleaning Up for Easter

     Our newest challenge is starting today at QKR Stampede and, as you probably remember, we now have an "Anything Goes" theme each week with an optional twist.  Our option this week is "Easter."

    I found this fun and fabulous QKR image called "Bunny Bath" and added the sentiment "Easter Is" to it.  I just had visions of this being one of those 2-birds-with-1-stone situations where the Easter Bunny decided to take his weekly Saturday night bath and get all the Easter eggs cleaned up for painting while he was in the tub.  :-D


     The image is colored with a combination of ProMarkers and Copics.  I cut it into a square and then layered the die cut, blue frame over it.  That was left over from cutting something else (die from Spellbinders.)  I also cut two dp layers using large, stitched square, dies from Cheery Lynn. Unfortunately, the stitching didn't show up very well against the patterned dp so I used a black pen to enhance the stitching.

     I found the purple satin ribbon in my stash, and then tied a bow, using some narrow, sheer, lavender ribbon.  I added the sentiment and called it good.  It's flat enough to mail and the majority of my Easter cards have to go so9me distance away so they get mailed.

     Challenges:
Cookie Challenge
Craft-Dee BowZ
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Gals Corner
Creative Inspirations
Creative Moments
Inky Chicks
Kraftin' Kimmie
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Scrapy Land
Take It, Make It

     The weekend is only a few hours away and I hope you've made your list of activities and things you want to do for those two days.  Fun and relaxation should be at the tip of list and anything related to spring cleaning should be well toward the bottom.  Remember, life's short - eat dessert first!   Happ Stamping.  NanaConnie

15 comments:

  1. I think he's getting a bath and having fun at the same time! CUTE card and yep, he's getting ready for the big day.
    Love the patterned paper you used for the back and it really makes it stand out since you outlined the stitches in the black. Great card.
    Have a good weekend.
    Lynn

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  2. That black pen works wonders with your stitching. They really stand out nicely with great definition. He is surely going to be all ready for Easter. Nice paper and ribbon to pull this all together. Have a great weekend.

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  3. What a lovely fun Easter card NC, makes you wonder what he is going to be up to !!
    Hugs Janet xxx

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  4. This si wonderful, the idea of the Easter Bunny having a wash before Easter is great, I love this card, such pretty colours and colouring.
    Faith
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    Forgot to say Thanks for all the lovely comments
    x

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  5. This is too cute for words Connie, love the bunny in the bath tub! Great sentiment too. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog today.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. OH my, he is so funny and cute!
    Really nice colorcombo

    Thank you for joining our Challenge at Creative Moments, good luck!
    Looking forward to see you at the next challenge

    X
    Diana
    DT Creative Moments
    Diana's Creations

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  7. Beautiful card Connie. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny’s Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  8. Fabulous coloring on this, NanaConnie. I love your sweet bow too. hugs, Teresa

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  9. Great card, loving the image and your colours. Getting ready for Easter, loving your sentiment.
    Thanks for joining us over at PENNY'S
    Jean xx


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  10. What a fun Easter card :)
    Thank you for joining Scrapy Land Challenge with this beauty!
    Hugs
    Samra DT
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  11. Fabulous! A cute card with a lot of humour in it! Lovely design too!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  12. How adorable!!!!!! Thank you for joining us over at Craft Gals Corner
    DT Debs

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  13. Super Easter card, Connie. Love the image of the Easter bunny getting his bath - it makes me smile! Thanks for sharing your work at If You Give A Crafter A Cookie Challenge #66. Good luck and hope you'll play along next time.
    Carole x DT (Craftilicious Creations)

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  14. This is such a cute design .... love the bunny in the bath! Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

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  15. This image has put a smile on my face. Well done. Thanks for joining us at 'If you give a crafter a cookie'. Jonnece DT

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