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


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BOO

Hello, I am back today with an array of Halloween cards using a mix of products. I posted a card using the cute Pink and Main set called Hello Bootiful about a week ago, but this time I paired it with the new Candy Corn Stencil from Pretty Pink Posh. I am so excited about this product as it’s so much fun to use with fun results.

Here is a close up.

I am playing along with the Freshly Made Sketch challenge for the card above. However, I have two more cards using the sets using a circle instead. I love the way they all turned out!

I am linking up card #2 over at Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge and card #3 over at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge.

Card Details: Stamps are from Pink and Main-Hello Bootiful. The stencil is from Pretty Pink Posh. Card #1 the background is just Oxide inks. Card #2. I used some clear Nuvo drops and glitter for the top of my candy corn. Card #3 actually has texture paste for the top of the candy corn but when I decided to use some glitter it kinda defeated the purpose and you can’t even see the paste. I used Prismas and Copics to color. I made a stencil out of a deckled edge rectangle die and of course a circle too. The rounded scalloped edge on card #2 and 3 is from MFT. I have dimensionals under my sentiments. I used orange glitter paper for my dots.

I so enjoy your visit and thanks so much for coming by! Nanc’


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Happy B’Day

Hello, I am back today with a Birthday card that uses some new to-me Stamp sets from MFT. I also designed my card for the great sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches and will be linking up with Darnell as well over at NBUS! I have the two stamp sets noted at the bottom of the post that are NEW to me.

This card is a CASE of the fabulous Tiffany from Ink Therapy Designs. She made a slimline card using this adorable turtle set, but I decided to try it with a traditional A2 size. I have linked up her card for you above. Everything she makes is incredible! You should go pay her a visit.

Card Details: MFT (NEW)-Stamp is called Turtley Awesome, the small B’day greeting is from the Birthday Buddies set. The Cute clouds which are my favorite are also MFT. The only things on this card that are not MFT is the word Happy in the background and the word Birthday they both are from Simon Says Stamps. Birthday is in the Thoughtful Messages set, and Happy (NEW) is from their Slimline Greetings set. I used Copics and a bit of Prisma Colored Pencils. The tiny stars are from a confetti bag of sequins.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderfully creative day, Nanc’


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Farmtastic Day

Hello, I hope you are doing well. I have a fun little Farm scene for you today using some new to me MFT products and some old stencils and dies that are also MFT. The stamp set is called Farmtastic Friends and it’s just as darling as can be. I am not the first person to stack farm animals on a card, but the sketch just worked out perfectly for it. More details are below!

I am playing along with the MFT Wednesday Sketch along with the great Baa-Cluck-Moo-Neigh-Oink-Quack challenge over at Double D.

Card Details: The stencil-shaped background is from MFT and is called Watercolor Wash Rectangle. I really love using it! I made a stencil from an MFT grass die using a piece of acetate as I wanted the blades of grass more defined. I used MFT’s cloud stencil for my sky. I colored the images with Copics and a bit of Prisma Colored Pencils. I doubled all my animals to make them have a little more stability and depth. Do you do that? ( I sound like Urkel) LOL, I do it quite often.

I hope whatever you do today, it certainly makes you happy! Nanc’


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Holey Sheet…

Hello, I hope you are having a good week! Today I am ignoring the fact that it’s 90+ degrees outside and I am jumping into Fall a bit with a Halloween card. I saw the sketch by Anne Marie over at The Paper Players and wanted to make sure to play along. I think Teal ghosts should be a thing, what about you? Too over the top?

Card Details: Cloud stencil is MFT. I used Oxide Inks for the background. Copics and Prismas to color my ghosts. The stamp set is one of my favs from Miss Ink Stamps called Boo Sheet. The stars are made from a Verve border die.

I hope however you spend your day it has a bit of creativity thrown in! Take care, Nanc’


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Sending Sunshine

Hello, Since it’s still sweltering hot here in Florida I am sticking with a summer theme for today’s card. I am so ready for cooler temps! How about you? I am playing along with the ladies over at Freshly Made Sketches. This is one of those cards that changed so much and then when I was finally done with it and things were glued down, I got a better idea and it was too late to fix it. This card was made with some of the remnants of yesterday’s Manatee card.

A Few Card Details: Sentiment and Palm Tree are from the Sunny Studios set-Sending Sunshine. The little girls are called Coastal Cuties and are also Sunny Studios. I used a die cut from Pink and Main for my waves and a stencil from MFT for my other water feature. The beach sand was made with Lawn Fawn Stitched Hill dies. The tiny sun die was a last-second addition and it’s so very old and from MFT. I used Prismas and Copics to color my images.

Thanks for stopping in and Happy Friday! Nanc’


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Life’s a Beach

Hello, I am back today with a card for the latest board over at Tic Tac Toe. My card goes with the center row of Die Cuts, Free and Bright Colors. I had the bright blue and yellow pieces left over from a card I posted a month or so ago sitting on my desk and I didn’t want them to go to waste. I made them using the smooshing technique on watercolored paper.

Card Details: The background was made with the smooshing technique and inks on watercolored paper. The palm, penguin, and sentiment are from MFT. I used foam tape to pop up the center of the card for some added interest. I colored with Copics. I also used white paint for a bit of splatter. The small postal die is from Hero Arts.

I hope however you choose to spend your day, it’s a good one! Nanc’


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Rocker Card

Hello, I am back today with the next challenge at Just Us Girls. Carol is our wonderful hostess and she has us making Rocker Cards today. I totally enjoyed this challenge as it’s good for me to break out of my comfort zone! Thanks for pushing us/me, Carol.

A Few Card Details: I saw this cute little Ellen Hutson bear on Pinterest with a fun swimsuit on and I totally wanted to try it too. I have it linked up for you HERE! I used a mix of old and new products on this card. The tree is from MFT, the camera, floral, life preserver, and sign are new and from Sizzix and called Beach Day Dies. The scalloped hills are Lawn Fawn. I used some Copics and colored pencils for my coloring. The little fish on his beach trunks are from MFT.

I am linking up once again with the ladies over at Tic Tac Toe Challenge and this time my card goes with the column of; Outdoors, Blue, Water.

I so appreciate you stopping by! I hope you will come over to Just Us Girls and check out my fabulous team’s rocker cards along with our guest Fran! They all did an amazing job!

Take care, Nanc’


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You’re the Best!

Hello, I am your hostess this week for Word Week over at Just Us Girls. I have chosen the word-Mammals. Easy huh? I think so!

I am also joining the ladies over at Tic Tac Toe Challenge using the diagonal row of; Friendship, Free Sentiment. I noticed it also fits the column of; Friendship, Any Color and Any Shape Die.

Card Details: Stamps and Dies are from Newton’s Nook. The sentiment is from SU. I made a circle out of acetate and then used ripped copy paper for my waves of hearts in various tones of Oxide Inks. The heart stencil is from Honey Bee Stamps. I used Copics for coloring.

Before I go, I would like to welcome our newest guest Fran, to the party!  Welcome Fran, we are so happy to have you guesting alongside us for the month of July! 

Take care and I hope you find some time this weekend to get creative and perhaps join us at Just Us Girls! Nanc’


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Summer Birthday

Hello, I am back today with a fun card for the latest Topping over at Seize the Birthday! Barb is our wonderful hostess and she has chosen Summer Activities for us this time around. I love this idea since we are smack dab in the middle of Summer here in Florida, and boy oh boy is it HOT! I had so much fun putting this card together and was pleased as punch with how it turned out!

Here is a close-up view.

Card Details: Sunny Studios-Flip Flops and Seals, Pool stencil is MFT, the Happy Birthday dies are MFT, the sun is from Ellen Hutson, I used Copics, Prismas, and Oxide Inks. I ripped some copy paper to make the edge of the water. I often find myself layering dies a lot now as I love the sturdy feel and think it makes the quality of the work so much better. I love gradient sentiments too.

Before I go I want to take a moment and thank Lorraine for being such a wonderful Surprise Party Guest these past two months! It has been wonderful having you on board with us and we have enjoyed your cards so very much! Take care!

I am going to join Time Out one more time for their Tropical Challenge.

I am also going to play along over at Make My Monday where the challenge is Coloring.

Now, pop on over to Seize the Birthday and check out Lorraine’s card and the rest of my fabulous team’s work showcasing things to do with summer!

Take care and I hope you will join us at STB, Nanc’


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Aloha

Aloha, Happy Monday! The blog has been a tad on the quiet side as of late as I had eye surgery last week called, Laser Iridotomy. What it that…you ask? Angle closure Glaucoma is when the iris blocks fluid from leaving the front of the eye as it should. Pressure in the eye rises and the Optic nerve could be damaged and if left untreated it can be very dangerous and cause blindness. Mine was a rather rush job. They only did one eye for now and I will have to have the other one done at a later date, as it’s not as bad and is not quite ready. Unfortunatley this may NOT be a one and done type of thing as the hole could close back up. Let’s hope it lasts for a while. The procdure itself wasn’t bad, but the rest of the day and evening it was a bit uncomfortable as you would expect. The next day was so much better!

Okay onto the real reason you came by…Tropical is the challenge over at Time Out and of course I knew I had to play along. Hubby and I and the fam had talked about going to Hawaii this summer and unfortunately with the price of airfare and such we decided not to go. I hate that one of my characteristics is being practical. So I decided to dream about it in paper form. Maybe we will try and go sometime this fall if the price of things starts to recede again, we shall see.

I am going to add another last minute entry over at Addicted to Stamps and More for their Make Your Mark Challenge as well.

Card Details: Polynesian Paradise stamps-MFT. Stitched Hill dies-Lawn Fawn, Plam Tree is also MFT. I used Copics with a touch of Prismas to color. I used Oxide inks for my blue background. As I still am not very good with Copics I tried to used a white pen to give some highlights in her hair and hula skirt. Not an idea that I will repeat. LOL All in all still a fun card! That turtle just makes me smile.

I hope you get to do something today that makes you smile and brings you JOY, Nanc’