Friday, July 31, 2015

Birthday 'Gator...Tag You're It Challenge #27, Simon Says Wednesday Challenge~Anything Goes

Hello,



Time for Tag You're It Challenge #27 to begin...and check out the absolutely darling delight that Anja created to dazzle and inspire us! That little turtle is fabulous - and how impressive is her die-cutting...and colouring....and stenciling...and sponging?  Talk about ever so many idea-sparking possibilities!


As you can tell, I'm smitten with Anja's tag, so I set out to case hers, with a twist.  Introducing my Paper Smooches 'gator, who's smiling not only because he's wishing someone a 'Happy Birthday' , but because he's happy about sporting a 'reasonable' green-and-brown suit coloured with Chameleon pens.


Making this card/tag was quite fun, especially since I only had to toss a couple messed up 'gators before I created "the one."

Please be sure to scope out what my amazing teammatesErinDonnaJeanne, and Kara Lynne -  and our talented guest designer, Betty,  have created...then join us in the gallery! YOU could be one of our guest designers!

I'm also heading to Simon Says Wednesday Challenge~Anything Goes

Thanks so much for dropping by; your visit and comments add sparkle to my day!
Hugs,




19 comments:

  1. Ooooh, how fun! The colors are amazing. Like how you used that stencil in the background (grin). I also really like the colors and the bit of texture on the big tag under the alligator. Awesome tag!!

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  2. I love the fact that you 'tossed out some 'gators' !!! So glad I'm not the only one who won't settle until it's 'just right' :)
    Well done, you. Cute tag/card combo :)

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  3. This is a wonderful CASE of Anja's tag! This must be the most adorable crocodile ever! Love how you colored it!

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  4. I'm quite sure that gator 1 and gator 2 were fine...but that beingsaid, gator 3 looks mighty fine in his Chameleon get up! Nice touch with the subtle leaf images and beautifully shaded spotted tag!

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  5. Oh, my! This is too cute! Fantastic colors and detailing! Got to love that sentiment!

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  6. Great CASE. Love that little gator guy. Love the embossed dots, and the background stencil on the card. Wonderful touch of the twines.

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  7. Totally adorable!! Love the L8R gator! Fabulous case!!

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  8. Carol, you are really learning how to master those markers! So proud of you. :) The card is super cute too - a real tribute to Anja's card.

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  9. What a happy dapper 'gater, Carol ... all done out in his sartorial Chameleon splendour ... so cute and so much fun! Hugs, Anita :)

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  10. I love that gator!! I've so much respect for anyone who can manage those Chameleon markers so well! Frankly, I love your entire card - what a wonderful and happy way to celebrate a birthday! Perfectly CASEd yet all your own!

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  11. Too cute! Love your little gator and the overall tag is just darling.

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  12. Your take on this tag was Super Duper, Outta this world CUTE!! What a treat to get to see this fun tag and WOW, how lucky I would feel if I really got to see you l8er!! Love this and again, broken record, I know, love how amazing and how refreshingly talented you are!! Have a wonderful day!!

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  13. You've got these pens figured out! Love your use of these stamps for the layout - "Later Gator" is so fun!!

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  14. Love the bright colors on the background tag.

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  15. You are too funny, Carol...this is one really fabulous card! I love how you colored the 'Gator' and your play on words is so clever! I also love how you blended your inks on the tag, too...You rocked this challenge, for sure!!!

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  16. Wow, wow you have really outdone this one thanks for your sweet comments and that lovely chase of my card. Great job.

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  17. Such a fun card & your coloring is great, Carol!

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