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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Keep it Happy, Little Frog!

Any Stamp Winner at Eureka Stamps
Winner at The Paper Girls

Coffee of the Day - Southern Spiced Pecan

Hello to all of you! hope the sun is shining on you, wherever you are in this great big world! :)

With all that has been going on with my family, I've gotten behind with some of my personal 'fun' crafting. one of those projects was using a Friday Freebie image from Scrapper's Delights called 'Froggy Frog' that was available last month to members of the Facebook group for a limited time. our middle son, Mick, has always had a fondness for frogs, so I knew this would make a fun card to send to him if I ever had a chance to get one made.


I combined the cutey frog with another image from Scrapper's Delights called 'Lily Pad Scene 2.' one of the houses we used to live in had a huge pond behind it and I could always find Mick out back catching toads and frogs. :) I think he'll appreciate this card wishing him good luck on finals! especially since he is studying to be a Wildlife Resources Manager!

I made the card into a gate fold, using papers from the Basic Grey Hillside collection. all dies are from Spellbinders and the sentiment is by Create with TLC. burlap ribbon is by May Arts and natural burlap string that ties the vintage button is from Really Reasonable Ribbon. I added a little dragonfly charm to the main image.

have a most amazing day and thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:
The Paper Shelter - for the boys
Scrapper's Delights - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - monochromatic
Digi Choosday - tic tac toe (charm, animal, sentiment)
Crafty Boots - use a sentiment
Eureka - buttons and bows
The Paper Girls - fancy folds
Crafting With Dragonflies - masculine card
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Ch - anything goes with a make it male twist

14 comments:

Nannieflash said...

A sweet image and a fabulous card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyx

Dawn Lancaster said...

Cute card Jennifer! I love the frog & all the bullrushes!
Thanks for playing at Eureka Stamps in our buttons & bow challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Amazing card, great design and lovely image. Your embellishments look fabulous. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Bad Kitty said...

very nice card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Jane Tillsley said...

great card love the colours and layout
thanks for joining our Scrappers Delight challenge
Jane DT x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love your embellishments on this frog card - the burlap was a great touch! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 126 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Sandy Mork said...

Lovely card Jennifer, love the texture of the burlap! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD.

Veronica Tovar said...

Wow, amazing card. I love the many layers and texture you added. As well as the use of button as lever embellishments. Just perfect for this week's Eureka Stamps challenge. Great job. Thank you for joining this challenge.

happyglitzygirl said...

Nice card, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Nana Donna said...

What a great card and you did the Scrapper's Delights images justice. Your son will love it. Thanks for playing along at Scrapper's Delights challenge

Sarah said...

Wow! Super card! I love the burlap! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Awesome creation Jennifer, I love this layout and especially the burlap piece you added - gorgeous mixed media project!! Thanks so much for playing at Digi Choosday's Tic Tac Toe challenge! Hugs:) Audrey DT

Helen said...

Great card, Jennifer - such a cute design!

Thanks for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

Helen x