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Color Week!

 

It’s time for Color Week at Just Us Girls and Angie has picked out such a bright and happy color palette this week.  I decided to incorporate the fast Watercoloring Technique from last week onto this card as well. Although, I only used it on my Hummingbird this time around. The background for my card was made with the same paper from SU that I have used before that I dearly love. All you have to do is rub it with some Oxide Inks and VOILA, it makes a beautiful resist background. The flowers are from MFT and so is the Wonky Rectangles and Flourish too. The hummingbird stamp is Gina K Designs and the thanks sentiment is Verve…who else!

I hope you have a fabulous day and find sometime to be creative and join us this week at JUGS!  Nanc’


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Happy 80th Birthday!

Hello,  It’s time for our next challenge over at Seize the Birthday! It’s Anything Goes (as long as it’s Birthday related )this time around and the card I have for you today was something I made quite a while ago but never posted.  A very good friend of ours and former principal was having an 80th Birthday party and I wanted to make him a special card.  My friend and fello DT member Lisa over at Just Us Girls sent me some Pivot Pop Up pieces from Lawn Fawn so that I may use it to make this pop up card. She had sent me a card personally using one and I fell in love with it!  It was so much fun to make and pretty easy too!  The fun DP is from SU, and is my ultimate favorite, and sadly no longer available.  The Stars are MFT and the greeting is Verve.  Gotta run as life hasn’t improved and time is precious!    So, Please join us over at Seize the Birthday! We would love to have you! Nanc’

 

Here is the inside!


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Fast Watercoloring

Hello,  I don’t have a lot of time today to write the post, so let’s get right to it! Today’s Trend challenge over at Just Us Girls is Fast Watercoloring. If you haven’t done this technique before…. you MUST give it a try! It’s really a lot of fun!  Thanks Sue for pushing me outside my normal way of coloring and card making.  I knew Beautiful Day by Altenew would be the perfect set for this technique.

Here is a link to Jennifer McGuire’s Fast Watercolors

I sure hope you run on over to JUGS and check out my teammates cards, along with our Guests Ros Crawford.  Hugs, Nanc’


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Beach is the Word!

Hello,  I made this card a while ago and wanted so bad to make a replacement card this week, but that didn’t happen. So, I am afraid you are stuck with this one. The fun DP is what carries this card, along with the fun shell dies from IO. The wave die is from MFT. The sentiment and square dies are SU.

Now I know this card didn’t inspire you…so PLEASE head on over to Just Us Girls, as their is a ton of it this week over there! I would also like to welcome our new Monthly guest Ros Crawford.  I am so happy you are with us Ros!  We know our guests will be inspired by your work and we hope you will enjoy yourself too!

Hugs, Nanc’


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Water

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Hello,  Hope you are having a great day so far!  Life has hit a big bump at the moment and I am hanging on by a thread! My dad (88) fractured his pelvis and I am running on fumes.  So bare with me the next few weeks or months till things settle down. Today is the start of our next challenge over at Seize the Birthday.  The topping we have for you today is Water.  Luckily for me this card has been done for quite sometime or I wouldn’t have had anything to share with you today!  I can’t even begin to tell you where this image is from…it’s a digital I printed about 5+ years ago. I used my colored pencils, some MFT and Lawn Fawn dies to complete my card. The sentiment is Verve of course!

I sure hope you will drop by over at Seize the Birthday and check out the DT and Surprise Party Guest’s work and join us! HUGS too! Nanc’


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Friend!

Hello,  I back from Vacation and I am happy to be hosting this week at Just Us Girls. I have this beautiful floral picture to the left for your inspiration!  It’s also our last week for our Guest Julia.  Thanks for being with us Julia!  Your cards have been really wonderful and it’s been a joy having you with us!

This card was made with all different brands…. MFT, SU, Gina K, and Spellbinders. If you have any questions…let me know.

Before I go I would like to add a few pics of my travels out west this summer.  I was so very fortunate to meet up with two blogging friends once again.  Hubby and I were blessed to stay with my good friend and (fellow STB DT member ) Colleen and her husband Scott out in Oregon. They were such gracious hosts and we enjoyed our time with them immensely!!! I felt as if I was staying at a five star bed and breakfast.

After that, I also spent the entire day with another blogging friend that I have met once before, thanks to Colleen, her name is Linda!  She lives on the outskirts of Seattle and also has such a beautiful home!! The guys dropped me off at her place while they spent the day golfing. We went shopping at Impress, had a fabulous lunch, and talked for hours in her beautiful home. It was so comfortable, it was as if we had been friends for life!

Let me just say, that this community of stampers has really brought so much joy to my life. I am so thankful for these two ladies and many others that I have met, and hope to meet many more in the years to come!  Heart Hugs, Nanc’

 


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Baby Girl…

Hello, Lisa has a fun color combo for us this week at Just Us Girls.  I hope you don’t tire of these Adorable Elephants from MFT. I just can’t resist their sweet little faces.

Card Details: MFT-Small letters and Elephant, SU- corner punch and striped stencil, Gina K- polka dotted label, Bow-Paper Smooches.

Come on over and join the team and I along with our talented guest Julia! We would love to have you! Nanc’


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Stripes…

Hello, The Summer is going too fast (insert crying sound here) and we have our next challenge starting once again over at Seize the Birthday. The topping this time around is Stripes.  I have recreated a card I made a while ago, but is always so much fun to do.  I adore this painter palette from Paper Smooches .  I am trying once again to give some of my older supplies some love, I mean that’s why we bought them right?  Not to use them once and file them away!

We have the talented Trina still with us as our guest at Seize the Birthday!

Card details : Happy-Neat and Tangled, Scalloped Rectangles and Birthday die-MFT, Palette and Paint strokes-Paper Smooches

Come join us over at STB, we would love to have you! Happy Stamping, Nanc’


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Life’s a Beach…

Hello,  We have a very fun Trend for you this week at Just Us Girls.  I don’t believe I could ever tire of making watercolor backgrounds, and since we are in the middle of a very hot Summer, that is where my idea took me. My only goof, is that you can see the blue peeking out from under my raised cloud and I am not a fan.  Can’t be completely satisfied…LOL.

Come check out the rest of the teams designs along with our Guest Julia!

Stamp Set is from: Kitchen Sink

Happy crafting, Nanc’


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Monochrome at The Flower Challenge

Hello,  Hope your day is going well!  Today’s card all started with the negative piece of my very last card I posted.  I also wanted to join in this months The Flower Challenge where the theme is Monochrome.  It’s always fun and a bit challenging to me to make a card in basically all one color, but when it’s pink, it makes it all that much easier. LOL I found this glittery pink heart in a bit box on my desk and I knew it was going to be the perfect added touch.  I made the banner myself with a left over piece of scrap too. How many bit boxes do you have in your craft room? I have several, and vow to organize them by summers end…I can’t throw anything away.

A few card Details:  SU Paper that was colored with Oxide Inks, MFT Stitched Flowers, Verve sentiment and U die.

I hope you find sometime to get creative! Nanc’