Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Summer Fire Flies

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I don't know about other parts of the world, but during the summer here in Kansas we have fire flies (lightening bugs) like crazy! Sometimes the yard looks like it has a sparkly carpet! They just amaze me. I don't usually say things like that about bugs hehe. I was looking at my Meljen's images the other day and thought this one would be so cute colored at night to show it's glow! I used chalks to make it glow and to make the background dark. Our summer is coming to a close...I'm thankful the 120' temps are gone, but sad to see this time end with my kids!

Supply List
Images
Meljen's Designs
for Whimsy Stamps
Sentiment-my own and computer generated

Paper
Neenah Smooth white card stock
Solid Card Stocks-Bazzill Basics

Copic Markers
Bunny-e41, e42, e53, r00, r01
Vest-b93, b95, b97
Fire Fly-bg10, yg63, yg67
Flowers-r81, r83
Grass-yg63, yg67

Misc. Supplies
White pom pom for tail
black lace trim, Recollections
Chalks
Scotch ATG gun and adhesive

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Flutterby-#166 open
Cute Card Thursday-#177 Clean and simple
Daring Cardmakers-Cute
Frosted Designs-Animals
Challenge Up Your Life-#50 no designer paper
Paper Sundaes-#82 Just sayin hi
Whoopsie Daisy-anything goes
My Time to Craft-#153 G is for GLOW
Tuesday Throwdown-#162 non-stamped sentiment

Lisa

10 comments:

  1. Simply adorable.TFS with us at Frosted Designs.

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  2. Oh, I miss lightning bugs! Great card! Thanks for sharing at Frosted Designs!

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  3. Eine entzückende Karte, danke für deine Teilnahme bei CUYL:

    LG
    Ulla

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  4. Fabulous card and a great take on the theme, thanks for joining us at MTTC, hope you will join us again xx

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  5. Wonderful card with that darling image. Great coloring, like the little glows. Thanks for sharing with us at TT this week.

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  6. Oh bless, he is cute! Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers! xx Leo

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  7. This is INCREDIBLE! Love that image and your coloring! Thanks for sharing with us this week at WHOOPSI DAISY ;-)

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  8. Lisa your card is so fun and sweet brings back memories of my childhood, thanks for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
    Hugs
    Beth

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  9. Fabulous card and a great take on the theme. Never thing to create card on this way. Lisa your card is so fun and marvelous with the perfect beautiful colour arrangement.

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