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Sunday, May 10, 2015

TEXTING FRIENDS



Welcome to our newest challenge at


The challenge this fortnight is "One for the Kids" and we are being sponsored by



I've been given this wonderful image "Texting Friends".  It's so cute and reminds me so much of my daughter and her friend.  They are constantly on the phone texting each other...even when they should be studying.  It drives me absolutely nuts.  What is a parent to do.  

Here is the inside of the card.  When I saw this sentiment from from Create with TLC, I just had to have it for this image.  I thought it was so my daughter.  I also had some trouble trying to decide on a color for the shirts so these are paper pieced.  I really love how it looks with a pattern on the shirts.

When I was looking for a background for this card, I ran across some papers that my sister and I made when we were playing with her Dylusions sprays a few weeks ago.  I had never used them before and using watercolors was so new to me.  This paper is the first one I made.  I thought these colors looked so good together that I kept it.  I'm so happy I did.

I hope you will pop over to the CWWC blog and check out all the other fabulous creations by the DT members.  Don't forget to leave them some love.

Card Recipe:

Image - Texting Friends from KennyK
Coloring mediums - Copic and Prismacolor markers, Glossy Accents
Paper - World Win, Echo Park, Canson & generic
Flowers - Prima
Butterflies - Craft Fantastic
Sentiment - Create with TLC
Ribbon - Westwater
Dylusions sprays - Bubble Gum, Calypso Teal & Lemon Zest
Embossing folder - Darice
Stand Up die - Elizabeth Craft Designs

Challenges entered:



18 comments:

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Really nice job with the paper piecing. The patterns make the shirts look more like fabric!

Thanks for joining us for our Paper Piecing challenge at Cut it Up!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Candy Spiegel said...

Love this!!

Gerda said...

What a very pretty card!! Love the pretty colors and cute image you used!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Such a bright, fun card!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Cut It Up!

Lesia Cook said...

Thanks for visiting and playing with us at Mema's Crafts. Good Luck in the challenge and come again real soon.

Barbara Bruder said...

WOW what a darling card. Great job on the paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at the Mema’s Crafts challenge this month. Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

brenda said...

A lovely card for the start of the week Robin, hope yours is a good one.

B x

Katrina Brown said...

So fun! The paper piecing is great and I love the background. I suppose every generation drives their parents crazy with something; my sister and I were always on the phone when we should have been studying! Thanks for sharing your card and story with us at Cut It Up!

Larelyn said...

Great coloring and wonderful way to incorporate paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Hugs,
Larelyn

Jingle said...

This is totally adorable! I love the coloring! Thanks so much for playing along with us for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! I love the coloring and the background!! The paper pieced shirts are fabulous!! Beautiful card - I love it!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Jo Ann said...

This is adorable...I love the coloring of the images and the inking of your background. So delighted you joined us at Word Art Wednesday. A new challenge started today so, I hope you link with us again. Leaving you with God's inspiration in Ephesians 3:16-18 which says, "I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ." Hugs always!

JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

June Houck said...

I love these bold colors! Such a bright and happy card. Thank you for joining us for our paper piecing challenge at Cut It Up!

Jackie C said...

Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

Melanie said...

A fabulous card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Embossing” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)

Donna Idlet said...

Nice card. Thanks for sharing with Mema's Crafts challenge.

chanya13 said...

Beautiful !!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenge!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Tina said...

Gorgeous. love the background. Thanks for joining us at Crafting Musketeers. Hugs Tina DT x