Saturday, April 1, 2017

Kissing Toads

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     We all remember the story of the Little Princess who had to kiss a toad (or maybe it was a frog) to find her Prince Charming, right?  How many of you believed that story enough to kiss your share of toads, frogs, or other like creatures?  Yeah, me, too.  :-D

     My card today not only celebrates the newest "Anything Goes" challenge at Crafts Galore Encore, it also features a fabulous image (The Little Frog Princess) from our wonderful sponsor, A Day for Daisies!


     I knew before I even started coloring that I wanted to do a really CAS card.  I colored with watercolors, using clear water to lift some of the color along one side of the princess to create the angle of light and some shadows.  I cut the image into a rectangle, inked the edges, adhered it to the textured card base on an angle, and then trimmed the overhanging corners.

     I printed the sentiment, cut it into a rectangle, inked the edges, and added it.  That was it - no flowers, no ribbons, no bows, no embellishments.  Just completely clean and simple.

     Challenges:
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Creations
Crafty Gals Corner
Creative Inspirations
Creative Moments
Kraftin' Kimmie
Penny's Paper-Crafty
Simon Says Stamp
Word Art Weds.
Work It Weds.

     I'll see you one more time this morning if you come back to see my third post of the day.  That one will go live at about 10:00 a.m. Pacific time.  I hope we're going to see you playing along in our Crafts Galore Encore challenge this month.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

13 comments:

  1. Hi Connie this is a gorgeous card that image is just so sweet. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. It is so very sweet, perfect sentiment.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  3. Hi Connie, this is just adorable, love the sweet image and beautiful sentiment. Enjoy your weekend my friend.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. So VERY beautiful, love the image and the lavender treatment of her. Great sentiment too.
    Faith
    x

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  5. So sweet and pretty. Love the tiny little toad in there too.
    Of course I kissed toads - but it could have been just because I loved them so much. As I got older, I probably still kissed a lot of "toads"!
    Lynn

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  6. Aawww! So tender and sweet. Just love your card!
    Thank you for participating over at Creative Moments Challenge

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  7. What a very sweet card! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges this week. Be sure to join us next week too!
    Blessings,
    CGC DT
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenges

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  8. Gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck,
    Rene

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  9. Great creation. Thanks for joining us at creative inspirations this fortnight. CraftyNatalie-DT

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  10. Fabulous! Thank you for playing along at Penny's Challenges.
    Mary (DT member)

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  11. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Penny’s challenge 322 – hope to see you again soon – Hazel DT x

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  12. A lovely CAS card Connie. The image is so pretty there is no need for anything else xx

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  13. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Anna-Karin DT

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