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Color my world with family, friends and some time to be creative making cards!


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3 Shades of Green

Hello, Hope you are doing well! We have a great Topping starting over at Seize the Birthday today! Vicki selected 3 Shades of Green this time around. I use a lot of green on my cards, at least according to my scraps box I do, it seems to be overflowing at this moment. My favorite shade is Olive green, what about you? Or do you even like green?

Card Details: This is a new dies set I picked up this Sizzix dies set called Garden Shed from my local stamping store quite a few months back. I thought the wheelbarrow and garden tools were so cute. The DSP is from Stampin Up. The greeting is from Verve and my favorite dew drops are from Honey Bee Stamps.

Come check out all the gorgeous green designs over at Seize the Birthday and play along.

Take care, Nanc’


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Flippin Fabulous Birthday

Hello, I hope you are enjoying your day! I actually am all caught up on my DT commitments and decided to make a birthday card as my stash is completely depleted. As soon as I saw the challenge over at AAA Birthday, I knew what I wanted to do. They asked us to use Patterned Paper on our card. Instead of reinventing the wheel, I CASED myself, only this time it’s a birthday card instead. This is such fun DSP that I got from my Local Scrapbooking store. I just love cutting out the bows on the flip-flops with the crabs perfectly in the middle. The dies and sentiments are from Honey Bee Stamps! A must-have set for this Florida girl.

Below is the card I cased of myself that I made last October.

Have a great rest of your week! I will be back on Thursday for more Birthday fun with STB! Take care, Nanc’


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Yellow and Blue

Hello, How did it get to be March 1st already? Wow, even with life being status quo and sometimes feeling a bit humdrum due to Covid, the days still seem to be flying by. Cindy is our hostess this time at Color Hues and she has two great hues of colors for us. As you can see the colors she has chosen are Yellow and Blue.

Card Details: I started off using an old Stampin Up stripes stencil to make my background. Then I stamped my leaves in blue, and die cut both of them and the white ones which are also from SU-Forever Fern. Then I found a much-neglected die cut from SU called Rose Garden and sponged a piece of cardstock before cutting it out leaving the white outline and putting it back together. Most of the color on the card was done with Oxide Inks. The greeting is from Verve! I adore the clear dew drops which I added from Honey Bee Stamps to finish it off.

I sure hope to see you in the gallery over at Color Hues. The Design Team rocked it as they usually do! Stay safe and healthy! Nanc’


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Hey, Gullfriend!

Hello, Hope your day is off to a good start. It’s Sketch Week at The Paper Players and Ann is our hostess. She has a fun and easy sketch to inspire us. You know I love this seagull stamp set from MFT so I hope you don’t mind seeing him once again. As you may or may not know, I am enthralled with making backgrounds these days and I have another warm weather scene for you. It is perfect beach weather and 80 here, and I think our winter is officially over. Boohoo! I just hope we don’t jump straight to the 90s any time soon.

Card Details: I used two patterned stencils and Oxide inks to make my background. The sun-ray and the wave stencil are from MFT. Along with a Circle stencil made from a piece of acetate to start things off. As I was writing this post and looking at my picture, I realized I never finished coloring my seagull. OOPS! Oh, well!

Come check out what the rest of the talented team did this week,

and I hope you will be inspired to join us!

Jaydee

LeAnne Pugliese

Claire Broadwater

Joanne James

Laurie Schmidt

Anne Marie Hile

Ann Schach

Amanda Mertz

Debbie Crowley

Take care, Nanc’


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Thanks-Photo Week

Hello, It’s Photo Week at Just Us Girls hosted by the lovely Sue. I hope she won’t mind but I went in an entirely different direction for my card than the rest of my teammates did this week. I took inspiration from the colors and not from the photo itself. I love the colors and am pretty happy with how quickly my card came together. Before I get to the card details, It is time to say farewell to our Guest Leslie. We have really enjoyed having you tagging along with us and I have enjoyed your cards and sweet comments too. Take care and hope to see you back in the gallery again soon.

Card Details: Stamps’ SU- Forever Fern, DSP- SU, Heart die-MFT and greeting is SU too.

Hope you will run on over to JUGS and check out my teammate’s cards! They did a great job with this photo and you are sure to be inspired!

Take care, Nanc’


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Feline Fine

Hi, Over at The Paper Players today we have the cutest challenge for you! LeAnne, has CAS week and her theme is Feline Fine! Is that darling or what?

Card Details: I first got my acetate out and masked off my center panel and sponged it with Oxide Inks. Next, I used my new heart stencils from Honey Bee stamps and white ink and sponged my hearts. The images and greeting are from MFT- and the Ric Rac die is MFT as well. The frame, that reminds me of a Polaroid is a die from a friend. I used Copic as my medium of choice!

Please won’t you join us this week at The Paper Players, the team has done it again with loads of “Feline” inspiration for you to enjoy! Take care of yourselves, Nanc’

Jaydee

LeAnne Pugliese

Claire Broadwater

Joanne James

Laurie Schmidt

Anne Marie Hile

Ann Schach

Amanda Mertz

Debbie Crowley


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Rainbow Colors

Hello, It is time for Color Week over at Just Us Girls and Angie asked us to use Rainbow Colors this time around. This was such a great idea as it leaves your creativity pretty wide open. I may not have gotten every color of the rainbow on my card but I think it is close enough. This stamp set is from Hero Arts and Honey Bee stamps and is called Stronger Together. In order to keep the center of the card white, I had to make a mask. Next, I used a variety of Oxide Inks to make my background. Which I might add is blended poorly. Last, I used my heart stencil from Honey Bee Stamps to finish it off in coordinating colors. The Thanks die is from Savvy.

I am trying to continue to embrace other challenge sites along with my DT commitments as I enjoy them so very much. So, I am going to link this card up over at Double D Challenges where the challenge is Hearts with this photo to inspire us.

Please come on over to Just Us Girls and check out all the rainbow of color from my fellow Design Team members, they really did a fabulous job!

Take care, Nanc’


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Balloons

Hello, I hope you are doing well! I have been itching to play along with some of my favorite challenge sites besides my usual Design Team commitments and I had a chance yesterday to make two cards for the Twofer Challenge and AAA Birthday. First, over at the Twofer Darnell has asked us to use Balloons this time around.

I have been reorganizing my studio lately and I came across this alphabet stamp set that I forgot I had. I see a lot of cards in blog-land using large die-cut letters but mine are rather small and I knew these letters just might work for my idea. Of course my WISH card… isn’t a design I came up with. I am sure you have seen something similar a time or two. I also needed some more seagull cards for the store, so you have seen this design in some of my past cards. I get bored making the same card, so I decided to change it up a bit and add the sun and balloons this time. The balloon stamp and die are from SU and don’t get very much love or any for that matter.

These cards were colored and made very quickly as if they are for the stores, they can’t take me two hours to make, it just doesn’t make good business sense.

There is another view of the cards below.

Next, I am linking my WISH card up over at AAA Birthday where they ask for a large sentiment. This is a fun challenge site that has a large following too. You should check it out!

Card Details: Seagull and stencil-MFT, sun-Lawn Fawn, balloon-SU-Blow out the Candles, and Oxide ink, rough coloring. 

WISH– Letters are called-Typewriter, birds are MFT, Balloon SU-Blow out the Candles, Plaid-Washi tape

Take care, Nanc’


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Create a Scene

Hello, Back again! It has been a busy week for my blog and challenges. Today’s card is for the latest challenge over at Seize the Birthday. Lindsey our DT member, had the fabulous idea of Create a Scene as our topping this time around. I have been making scene cards like this for a few months now for the stores and have not used a birthday greeting and thought this was the perfect challenge to do just that.

Card Details: I used MFT cloud stencil and a heart stencil to start my background. I then masked off the rest to create my water. The water ripples are made with a stamp. You do have to do a lot of thinking and masking and covering when doing these types of scenes. They are never perfect, but that is what makes them handmade. The boat is a die from Impression Obsession. The water and all the birds are from the same SU set called High Tide. The greeting is from the SU-Rose Wonder set.

Come by STB and see what the rest of the team and our guest Carol have done! Such great talent over there!

Take care, Nanc’


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Wedding Card

I have a very quick and easy wedding card for you today. I am playing along with the Addicted to Stamps and More where the theme is Any Occasion.

Card Details: The heart die is from MFT, the wedding rings are from SSS, and the greeting is from Stampin Up.

Hope you are weathering life right now no matter what is being thrown your way!

Take care, Nanc’