Sunday, April 27, 2014

Let's Celebrate

Happy Sunday everyone. I have a new card I made for my husbands birthday and a couple of challenges. The gnome image is by MelonHeadz and I colored him in with Copic markers. I'm not really very good with shading but I like to color when I have free time and want to relax for a bit. I Googled gnome images and this one was the best for the marker colors that I own. 

Once I colored him in I die cut him and the next size rectangle out with my Spellbinders dies.  The sequins are recycled from an old dance costume and the stars, Recollections cardstock, is a die cut by Quickutz/Life Style Crafts/We R Memory Keepers. The sentiment is by Paper Smooches. I stamped it with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed it with red Ranger embossing powder. 

For my background paper I took some white Studio G cardstock and rubbed Dizzy powdered chalk by Stamp N Plus over it with a cosmetic wedge. I was going to dry emboss the cardstock but thought it looked great as is. 

Thanks for taking a look and stopping by today.

Mark's Finest Paper- Sketch with something in a garden Bling on it {Sequins} some scraps {sentiment paper and red cs} Stack em up 2 or more layers Recycled sequins becuz I like to get some use out of the old dance costumes since I paid a small fortune for them back in the day [and they're trendy right now:)} What inspires you? I would have to say the sketch and the twist of something from your garden is what inspired this card. Nothing like a sketch to get the old brain moving. Anything goes


  1. What a fun little guy! Thanks for joining Creative Knockouts!

  2. Cindy, what an adorable gnome! I LOVE gnomes and your image and card are FUN! Thanks for sharing with us at MFP Sketch With a Twist Challenge.

  3. Adorable gnome. Cute card and your coloring is lovely, even with a limited number of colors.

    Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Pea Stampers.


  4. Wow Cindy
    this is one adorable card the gnome is so cute and coloured beautifully,
    thanks for stopping by my blog
    have a lovely week,
    crafty hugs and kind regards
    Bridget :) x

  5. Fun card, love the gnome, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week

  6. I love the book of his beard, Cindy, and how you placed the stars and sequins!

    Thanks for linking to our Birthday Card challenge at Cut it Up!

  7. LOVE THIS!!!! Thanks for playing at Get Inky!

  8. Nice and clean, very cool card. Great job! Thanks for playing our Embossing Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!
    Leanne DT@4CC

  9. Totally cute & cool!!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  10. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

  11. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for the Sweet Pea Stampers 'birthday' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  12. Great Card thank you for joining in at Ditzie Digi Design. Have fun and Keeeeeep Crafting Katie DT xx

  13. Very cute little card! Love the CAS look!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Wags ‘n whiskers. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

  14. This is a fab card. Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

  15. Great image and lovely CAS design. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  16. Great card! Thanks for joining Creative Knockouts but please keep in mind that if you want to eligible to win the price you can only combine up to 8 challenges.

  17. Gorgeous card.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

  18. This is a really nice card! Thanks for participating in the challenge at Simply Create Too!


    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    My Paper Station

  19. Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  20. LOVE this little gnome card!!!

  21. Nice card! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

  22. Great card. Thanks for joining us over at That Craft Place.. Hugz Jules x

  23. So cute. He looks ready to go off exploring the US. Great job on our garden theme at MFP's Sketch with a Twist.

  24. Love it! and such great colouring too! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  25. I'm loving this little guy - beautifully colored too! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us during our birthday challenge at Di's Designs!

  26. Love your little gnome, and what a great idea to recycle the sequins.
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It and
    The Stamp Basket.

  27. Cute, thanks for joining CMC challenge! DT Shannon

  28. such a great card - fab image and layout - thanks for joining us at that craft place. Hugs rachel xx


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