Scrapper@heART

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


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Wedding Card

Hello Friends,  I am running late today so I am going to make this short and sweet! Judy is our Hostess at Just Us Girls and she has picked Shiny as our trend this week.  Not sure you can tell by my terrible photo but the hearts on my cards are made from Silvery glitter cardstock. The fabulous sentiment and Heart die are from Stampin Up, and the hearts are MFT.

Please come on by JUGS sometime this week and check out all the different ways the girls and our Guest Darnell got their Shine On.  Take care, Nanc’

 

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Shower is the Word

Hello Friends, It’s Word week at Just Us Girls and the word is Shower.  As you can tell from the card above, I went with Baby Shower. I actually made 4 of these cards, two girls and two boys.  They are fast and fun to do.  The DP is from Stampin Up and I have been using it so sparingly, as I love it so much and it’s no longer available. The boat and sentiment are from Verve! The circle dies are either Nestabilities or SU.

Please come on over to JUGS and check out the rest of the teams cards and while you are there help us welcome our new Guest-Darnell!  She is one of the funniest and kindest ladies in blog land!! If you are not familiar with her you MUST visit her blog! I have it linked for you! We are so lucky to have her with us this month!  Take care, Nanc’


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Tie One On and Meeting Blogging Friends!

 

Hello Friends, Hope you are having a great day! If you are visiting me on Thursday August 3rd, it’s indeed my last day of Summer Vacation.  Boohoo…..I was having such a great summer I didn’t want it to end, but end it must! Our school year starts tommorrow. I know you are scratching your head and saying on a Friday???  I am too, but whatever!  The weekend will be here before you know it! LOL I don’t want to appear ungrateful for the time off, so I will move onto today’s New topping over at Seize the Birthday! The topping is ” Tie One On.”

I had a fabulous time creating this card.  This particular MFT guy was colored with my hubby’s help.  He was giving me an art lesson and said that the elephant needed to have more variations of color to make him look real.  Not sure I am 100% pleased with how he turned out, but I went along with the ART teacher anyways. 😉 The balloon and butterfly are colored pencil too.

The dots were made with a SU stencil.  Everything else is MFT.

Now the exciting stuff!

I had the ultimate pleasure last week to meet up with Lesley Croghan the creator of Seize the Birthday while in Canada with my family!  She is as lovely and funny as I imagined she would be.  I also had the opportunity to meet one of my STB teammates while in Victoria, CA. Glenda, her hubby Karl, and my family and I had a delightful lunch together too. I can’t begin to tell you how much I enjoyed it. They are the nicest and sweetest couple. When the day was done my son said it best, “Canada people are just good people!”  I so agree with him! It felt so comfortable and that I had known both of these lovely women for years!  My heart is full and I can’t wait to do it again someday!  Here are a few photos!Lesley Croghan and IKarl, Dave, Sandra, Ty, Myself and Glenda

Glenda and I

If you ever get the opportunity to meet your blogging friends….I strongly suggest it!

Please join us over at Seize the Birthday!  My fabulous team and Guestie- Lindsey did a wonderful job as always!  Come by and check it out!

Take care, Nanc’


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Something Old/ Something New

Hello Friends, It’s Wild Card Week at Just Us Girls and Ina has selected a fun and easy challenge for us! All you have to do is to use Something Old and or Something New on your card and or project.  I have done both…sort of! My stamp set is very Old as I have had it for YEARS and it’s New as it has never had INK on it until now.  Now that I think about it, the sentiment is New as well as I have never used it before.

Before I go I want to say Thanks to Aileen for being such a terrific Guest this past month!  HUGS, Nanc’

Supplies; Stamp-Inkadinkado, Watercoloring, Gold Embossing powder, MFT-heart, Sentiment-Stampin UP.


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Feel Better Soon!

Hello Friends,  It’s Photo Week at Just Us Girls and I only had a bit of time to whip something up for this challenge.  I didn’t have any watermelon stamps or card stock so I decided to base my card on the colors and clouds instead.  I can’t say I love it, but we can’t love them all can we? I wanted a soft background to mimic the sky in the photo and the green is the rind of the watermelon.  I then decided to throw some water on the Oxide inks as well.  I think I got a little heavy with my drops. LOL

Please come on over to Just Us Girls and see what my teammates and guest Aileen have done! We would love to have you!  Nanc’

Supplies: Sun and Clouds-Lawn Fawn, Stitched label-MFT, Sentiment-SU, and Oxide Inks


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Splatter at STB!

 

Hello Friends, Hope you are having a great day so far! I had such a great time making this card with some of my favorite stamp sets.  I had the PI girl colored with colored pencil for quite sometime and I am so glad I waited till after I got my Oxide Inks to put the card together. My new inks matched perfectly with the colors I had chosen to color her with.  Love when that happens…don’t you?  This card is for our challenge over at Seize the Birthday for the next two weeks.  The topping I chose this time around is Splatter! It’s such a fun technique that generally gives such great results! I feel like it kicks up the card a notch or two. Of course after I made my splats, I remembered I had a punch that might be fun to use as well and then that is how the paint brush came to be.  The perfectly uniformed round spots were made from a stamp from Gina K.

I think I rambled long enough! Hope you will consider joining the team and I at Seize the Birthday…we would love to have you! Nanc’

Supplies: Oxide inks,  MFT Stitched rectangles, stitched banners and PI-, Sentiment is Verve, Paintbrush is Paper Smooches, circles-Gna K.


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Twins!

Hello Friends,  Hope you are having a great day!  I needed a baby card for a friend who’s daughter was having Twins so I combined that need with our Color Week at JUGS, where I happen to be hosting for the second week in a row! There is so much I adore about this card; Polka Dots, stitched stars and elephants! How can it get any better!  This adorable elephant is from Verve! He is one of my all time favorite go to stamps for Baby cards!

I would be tickled if you would come on over to Just Us Girls and join us this week! Take care, Nanc’

Supplies: Elephant-Verve, Stars and banner-MFT, sentiment and Stitched Circles are SU, the Scalloped circles are Spellbinders.

 

 


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YOU & ME

Hello Friends,  I desperately needed to make some cards for the store and I needed some inspiration, so I stopped by Color Throwdown and their colors was just what I needed to get inspired.  I promise you this card is indeed dark pink and not red as it appears. In fact the card stock is from Stampin Up and is called Melon Mambo.  Hope you are having a wonderful day today and find sometime to get crafty! Nanc’

Supplies: Sentiment is Technique Tuesday, Hearts and letters are MFT, DSP-Gina K.


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Ink Blending!

 


Hello Friends,  I am hosting this week at Just Us Girls and the Trend I picked out for you this week is Ink Blending.  It’s a trend that has been around for quite sometime now and I believe will not be going away any time soon. Especially with the new Oxide Inks which I have used here.  Please come on over and check out what my fabulous team has done along with our guest Aileen Ryan!

Have an awesome day! Nanc’

*Supplies- Sun die is Lawn Fawn, Sentiment is Raspberry Suite, fun sun bursts are Verve, Rectangle dies are MFT, circle die is SU, Oxide inks and Embossing powder.


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Red, White and You!

Hello Friends,  I just got back from a fabulous vacation in Colorado and I am already trying to figure out where we are going for our next big trip.  We are going to Seattle and Victoria Canada in a couple of weeks as well, and I can’t wait! It’s been way to long since I hugged my boy!  I am really getting spoiled this summer!  Okay, onto the real reason you stopped by.  Over at Seize the Birthday our next Topping is Red, White and You.  I thought it was appropriate since we just finished up our Independence Day celebration here in the U.S. a few days ago. The YOU part of the challenge means the Color of your choice.  As you can see in the photo I chose Black as my third color.  I made this card for my future Daughter in Law’s Birthday last month and I hope she liked it.  You have to read it correctly…SMILE…It’s your Birthday…It’s your Birthday.  Not sure you understand where I am coming from with that since we have no audio…but she did. LOL

Please come on by STB and join us and while you are there help me welcome our new Surprise Party Guest- Lindsey Martin-Penny.

Take care, Nanc’

Supplies * MFT Flowers and banner, SU- Stitched Circles, Verve sentiment, the word Smile is something I picked up at Michaels.