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


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HUGS!

Hi,  The card I have for you today is similar to one I have made in the past and loved so much I decided to make it again. It’s quick and easy with good results!  The butterfly and wall background are SU, the flower and the scalloped rectangles are MFT and the leaves are Verve. The Hugs sentiment is from Lawn Fawn. Lastly, Nuvo drops.

I hope you will consider joining us this week at Just Us Girls. The team and our guest Marlena made some really great cards!  Nanc’


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You’re the Sugar…

Hello, It was time to get ready for this week’s Just Us Girls challenge, and I had an idea for my card so I went to work. I got out my brand new jar of SU-texture paste (never opened) to realize it was completely dried out.  So luckily I came across something even better and Amazon Prime saved the day!  Have you heard of Glitter Paste? You probably have…I tend to be a little behind the trends. Well, it’s magically delicious if you ask me! Not only did I make the above card’s background, but I went ahead and made 5 more additional panels to use later.  So fun!  To start off my card, I stenciled some color down using some (new to me) Catherine Pooler ink. Next, you lay the stencil back over and use the glitter paste right over top.  That is where the magic happens and the color becomes more vibrant and sparkly.  I colored my sweet little MFT-PI stamp with Copics and colored pencil. The hibiscus stamp is from SU.  Here is a link to the paste!  You’re welcome. 😉

Here is another angle so you can see the shimmer.  Hope your day is wonderful!  Come join us this week at JUGS! Nanc’

 


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Happy Birthday…

Hello,  Happy Summer Vacation to me!!!! Boy does it feel good! Besides catching up on some sleep that had invaded me as of late, I am in the middle of planning my Hubbies Retirement party!  I am trying to make it a HUGE deal so lots to do. I made 85 invitations and now onto the decorations! I have until the end of the month, so lots of time. YIKES! I got this!!  He knows about the party, but I won’t let him see the invites or the theme. So planning this alone is kinda tough.  I have no one to bounce ideas off of. It will all come together I am sure! Could be why sleep has been such an issue…LOL. I seem to think best at 3 AM.

Onto my card, There is a mix of Copics, and Colored pencil on today’s card. I also have a faint hexagon shape pattern on the background made with a stencil and some water after I blended the oxide inks. I can’t tell you whose stamp the flower is as it doesn’t belong to me. The butterflies, that I now wish I had left off, our from SU. The sentiment is Verve and the tags are MFT.

It’s Anything Goes as long as it’s Birthday related at Seize the Birthday.

Come and Join us! Nanc’


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Retro!

Boy do we have a fun challenge for you this week at Just Us Girls!  Sue is our hostess and she has picked the word Retro! How fun, right? I let my fingers do some googling to come up with an idea and I came across this photo below, and I knew it would work perfectly for my inspiration.  Then I came across this SU sentiment that reminded me of the Partridge Family lettering and I was all set. You have to come check out the rest of the cards from our DT and our newest guest Marlena McDeavittThey are all so fun!  And please welcome Marlena too while you are there!

My rings were made with my SU circle dies.

See you soon! Nanc’

 


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Happy Bird-day to You!

Hello, I am back again with another card using these darling birds from MFT- Tweet Hello. I so enjoyed playing with these yesterday, that I got up early this morning to finish card number two. I used the MFT cloud stencil and the sunray stencil to make my sky. Then I heat embossed some leaves from Stampendous and sponged them with Broken China (my favorite color)-Oxide Ink and fussy cut them out. Next, I remembered that I had a fun branch from SU that I thought would work nicely with the sketch.  I hope it’s okay that I took the liberties of combining the sentiment element on the sketch as both my branch and sentiment. The background paper and navy cardstock are both SU.  Again the cute birds are colored with Prismas and popped up for dimension.  My starting point for my card was designed around the sketch at The Paper Players. Then I went searching for the color inspiration and had to go no further than The Color Throwdown.

I loveeeeeee color challenges! Don’t you?  I may start one someday! Who Knows!!

I hope however you are choosing to spend the day you are enjoying it! Nanc’

 


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Sending You a Tweet Hello

I have been under the weather for the past week but thankfully woke up this morning feeling a bit more human. Hubby went golfing and I decided to spend a nice quiet Sunday joining the fun over at MFT’s Color Challenge and Freshly Made Sketches.  My dear friend Barbara got me this great MFT stamp set (A Tweet Hello) a while ago and it’s been patiently waiting for me to break the seal.  Because of the size of these cute little birdies, I thought I better stick with my Prisma Colored Pencils instead of my Copics for more control. I actually made two cards today using this set, but you will have to wait for a future post to see the other one. I don’t think you can really see but I have faint coral clouds in the background made with my MFT Cloud stencil too. The leaves are a die from Verve, the flowers are MFT, and I made the banners myself.

Thanks for stopping by, I really appreciate your visits.  Hope you enjoy your holiday! Nanc’


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Thinking of You…

Hello,  Hope your day is off to a great start! Today’s card for Just Us Girls is inspired by both an Inspiration photo and a CASE of one of my previous cards but in different colors.  The card is a mix of Verve stamps, Oxide inks and a stencil, SU punch, and some heat embossing on both the border hearts and the butterfly too. You must come check out the rest of the team’s cards over at JUGS, everyone did a really fabulous job!

Before I go I would like to say a BIG thanks to Eva for being such a Stupendous guest!  Hope to see you in the gallery at JUGS!

Take care, Nanc’


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Presents @ STB

Hello,  Hope you are having a creative week! The next topping over at Seize the Birthday that I am sure you are going to love is…PRESENTS! Who doesn’t like receiving presents on their birthday, or any time of the year is okay too! The stamp set I have for you today is an old one of Gina K Designs. I colored it with Prismas and did a light shadow under the gifts too. The sentiment is Verve of course.  Boy oh boy, do I ever need some new Birthday Greeting stamps. You all must be sick of seeing this stamp on nearly every Birthday card. This card was super fun to throw together.  I hope you will consider checking out the rest of the team’s amazing cards and join us too!

Take care, Nanc’


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hi there…

Hello, We have a photo for you to pick your colors from this week at Just Us Girls.  I chose green, light purple, and a very dark purple. The stamp is an old Papertry Ink set that I have nearly forgotten I even owned. The fun paper beneath my colored image was made with a stencil, Oxide Inks and baby wipes.  I colored my image with Prismas.

I am also linking my card up over at CAS Mix it Up Card Challenge where they asked us to use the Baby Wipe, Stamping and your choice.  My choice was coloring.

Come check out how the rest of the team and our guest was inspired… and join us! Nanc’


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Bold Letters!

I am hosting this week for Trend Week at Just Us Girls. The trend I have chosen that seems to never go out of style is…Bold Letters. If you don’t have any Bold individual letters a large sentiment will do. I have done a little bit of both! Wait to you see all the amazing cards the team and our guest Eva came up with!  I was blown away!

This card is a mix of SU, Verve, MFT, and Sizzix.  If you have any questions let me know!

Hope you will consider joining us at JUGS! Nanc’