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Monday, June 27, 2016

The Joy of Discovery

Coffee of the Day - Vanilla Macadamia

Happy Monday to all of you lovely folks!


What better way to begin the week than with a fun project showcasing one of Elisabeth Bell's precious images featuring these adorable children!

did you every catch fireflies as a child? did you ever watch them in awe and wonder as they lit up the evening sky? as the July 4th holiday draws ever nearer here in the USA, I thought to myself how God has provided the most beautiful natural fireworks to us each summer evening to delight our inner childlike spirit. :)


My card uses the digital image 'Fireflies', printed onto watercolor paper so I could create a fun evening sky with SU! re-inkers and watercolor brushes. glimmer mist accents create the lovely sparkle.

papers are from the Basic Grey PB & J collection, flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, ribbons & buttons are from my stash, and sentiment die is from Tim Holtz. corrugated cardboard was torn from a shipping box and then inked.

don't forget to join the Digi Bells challenge, too! :)

have a good week!
Jennifer

Challenges:
Ribbon Girls - any image with ribbons
613  Avenue Create - anything goes with optional sights, sounds and tastes of summer
Di's Digi Ch - summer
My Time to Craft - summertime
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - summer
Digital Delights - anything goes
DL Art - summertime
Crafting By Designs - 3 designer papers
Crafty Gals Corner - sparkle & shine
Mod Squad - all that glitters
Kraftin' Kimmie's Wonderful Wed - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - kids

15 comments:

Granmargaret said...

Lovely.

Pat said...

What a lovely summertime card with a really sweet image and gorgeous colours, thanks for playing along at MTTC.

Pat xx

Kathy Krug said...

Such a fun image and great card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Mod Squad Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your creations.
Kathy
MSCB DT

Eileen said...

They certainly look as if they are having lots of fun. Thanks for joining in with our 'Kids' challenge at Crafty Sentiments, and good luck
Eileen :)

Lynsey said...

Beautiful summer card! Thanks for joining in with the Crafty Ribbons Challenge this week.
Hugs Lynsey x

Lisa said...

Just love the creative way you've captured the fireflies' sparkle.Such a delightful card.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Isobel said...

Very pretty, thanks for sharing with us at Crafting by Designs good luck x

Angela Jones said...

Thanks for joining our Fun-Day Friday Challenge @ Jo’s Scrap Shack.

Bad Kitty said...

super sweet card!

Melissa said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Challenge.
Good Luck xx

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Very pretty! I love all the colors, textures and details! Thank you for playing along with us this week in our Funday Friday Anything Goes challenge!
Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Lori Kobular said...

I remember catching fireflies in the summer with my brother! It was such fun! I love your card and the memories it brings back to me! Such a great summertime image! Thanks for joining us at DL.ART Thankful Thursdays Challenge!

Deborah said...

Gorgeous summer card. Thank you for joining us for our “Summer” challenge at Di’s Digi Designs. Hope to see you again.
Deborah A

DIANA L. said...

Oh Jennifer this is such a sweet summertime card. I remember catching fireflies, but I think we let them go right away, I did not want to keep them in a jar, I want to see them fly in the sky. I love all the elements of your card.
Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #183-“SUMMERTIME” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
DIANA L.

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DonnaMundinger said...

Too cute! Brings back memories for sure. Thanks so much for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY “SUMMERTIME” challenge. xxD (GDT)