Monday, February 6, 2017

Salute to Friendships

     The newest monthly Outlawz Progressive Freebie challenge started a few days ago and I'm getting my card in early this month!  The freebie image came from Bugaboo Stamps and I love their images which focus on the sentiment.  They are always so lovely.


     This time all my coloring is done with chalks, applied with a cotton swab.  I used two shades of blue for the sky, one shade of each of the other colors (pink, green, and yellow.)  After the coloring, I cut it with a die from Spellbinders and backed that with burnt umber dp - a left over scrap just the right size.

     I mounted that onto ombre CS and used that as the card front.  I added some sparkly, metallic twine and left it very CAS.

     Challenges:
613 Avenue Create
Butterfly Challenge
Catch the Bug
Chalk n Stock
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Gals Corner
Creative Moments
Inky Chicks
Lemon Shortbread
Time Out

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

17 comments:

  1. Love the card and love the die cut frame for the wonderful Bugaboo image. The tassel like metallic twine really gives a lovely touch.
    hugs
    Glenda

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  2. Such a beautiful sentiment Connie, I love the sweet floral display too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Wow that image is really stunning! Love the sentiment and the soft coloring of your flowers too!! HUGS :)

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  4. A very elegant card. Your colouring with chalks is lovely and soft in these colours and seems to suit the sentiment perfectly. Thanks for joining Time Out

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  5. Love your colouring of the chalks and that twine with the tassle hanging just finishes the card perfectly. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. Using chalk is a very creative idea. Much different texture than a marker. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges. Jana DT~CGCC

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  7. What a lovely job with chalks....you are much better than me! A wonderful friendship card.

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  8. Beautiful verse and I love the card. hugs, Teresa

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  9. Your coloring looks so much like watercolors! Beautiful card Connie.
    Lynn

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  10. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing this on Lemon Shortbread Challenge.
    Alpna-DT

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  11. SO VERY lovely, a beautiful frame for a beautiful verse
    Faith
    x

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  12. Delightful! Thank you for entering the Creatie Moments challenge this tim. Leona B x

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  13. Such a lovely card and I just love your use of chalk for the background and coloring. I don't know what die you used but I love the edging on this card as well. It's all beautiful. Jearise from ChalkNStock.

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  14. cute, cute, cute, Thanks for playing with us at Catch The Bug.

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  15. This is a beautiful card Connie. I love the die cut frame. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Addicts and we hope you join us again next month. Hugs, Gale DT

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  16. Such lovely soft colouring of this wonderful dreamy image, Connie ... what a gorgeous sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

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  17. A beautiful card with such a touching sentiment.
    Glad you dropped it onto the front porch at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

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