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Thursday, 22 November 2012

Your'e Toadally Awesome!!

Hello Friends!

I colored up Rubbernecker Stamps Frog Hanging from Flower  with Prisma Colored Pencils.  I stamped it twice so I could cut the flower head out and pop it up.  I added some Stickles to the center of the flower and some Glossy Accents to the frogs body.

The colors I used are......

Frog Body ~Artichoke, Marine green, Lime Peel and Sienna Brown
Frog Tummy ~ Yellow Ochre and Lemon Yellow
Flower Head, Stem and Leaves ~  Imperial Violet, Plum, Apple Green, Olive and Sienna Brown
Shadow ~ Slate Blue

I am entering this card in the following challenges......

Speedy Fox And Friends ~Pop It Up

Oldie But A Goodie ~ Anything But Christmas - Everything on my card is older than 6 months

Forever Friends ~ Ribbon or Twine 

Thanks for stopping by and have a most marvellous day!!

Rubbernecker Stamps~
Frog Hanging from Flower , Toad-Ally

Memento Tuxedo Black, Prisma Pencils, Connect the Dots Sizzix Embossing Folder, Stickles,  Seam Binding from Really Reasonable Ribbon, EK Success Punches:Double Crotchet Lace Border Punch-Wide Oval Punch, Pop Dots, Part of a Rhinestone Flourish, Ranger's Glossy Accents


  1. Fantastic card love the frog. Caroline xxx

  2. This is fabulous Ellen. I love the image and your colouring is wonderful. Such a great sentiment too


  3. Truly beautiful is your card and thank you for joining in our challenge over at Forever Friends and good luck hope to see you again DT Member Sandra H x

  4. What a great card! Love the layout! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

  5. o fabulous and beautiful card Ellen.

    groetjes karin

  6. TOO cute and pretty! Love the glossy accents on the frog too.
    Precious card.

  7. Absolutely gorgeous... the frog so cute. Thanks for joining Forever Friends Ribbon/Twine challenge. Good luck in the draw and please pop back again for the next challenge. Diane x

  8. Fabulous card my dearest sweet friend:)
    This froggy is wonderful and funny and you coloured it perfecty:)
    The design is brilliant, very Well done sweety:)
    Big hug,

  9. Hi Ellen your card is totally awesome ! That froggie is so cute and coloured so beautiful. The glossy accents on his body is very effective. Beautiful work as always. Have a great weekend crafty lady ! Shirleyx

  10. Hi Ellen! Love your popped up flower and the glossy accents on the frog! Gorgeous design for this cute image!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends!

  11. Great layout Ellen! Such rich gorgeous colors on this! Your coloring is awesome! Have a good weekend!

  12. Toadally cute!!! Great pop up too. Thanks for joining us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  13. What a fab card, I just love your image and great layout.

  14. This is just "toadally" cute. I love how you popped it up and added the glossy accents. Thanks, for joining us in the Speedy Fox and Friends challenge. Have a great weekend.

  15. A beautiful card Ellen, that frog is so cute and he looks fantastic with the glossy accents!
    Big hug, Berlinde

  16. OMGosh this is so adorable, love your frog and the fabulous card design.

  17. OMGosh, Ellen, I have never seen such an adorable frog given so much class!!! I love every detail right down to the elegant punched edge you chose for him.

  18. What a fun fun image! Love your coloring and the black is a perfect accent for this cutie.


  19. You're really awesome yourself. That is the cutest, glossy frog that ever jumped around. I love it! You colored it so pretty. Your popped flower is great and so are the rhinestone flourishes.

  20. Hey Ellen! Love the dimension on this card. The frog image is adorable and what a great touch to use glossy accents on it. The pop up of the flower looks great! Hope you are well! Best, Curt

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