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Hello, I have a quick and simple card for you today where the embossing folder and dies do all the work. I am playing along with the girls over at Freshly Made Sketches. Nobody does CAS like Cecile and she was the brains behind this fun sketch. Now that I am finished with the card I thought of a few other things I could have done. So perhaps I will be back before it closes with another entry.

Card Details: Most the products on this card are new to me thanks to the generosity of a fellow card maker! The dies are from Spellbinders and the 3D embossing folder is just gorgeous and from Sizzix called Bohemian Botanicals, and the sentiment is Verve.

Have a wonderful creative day, Nanc’


Birthday Wishes

Hello, Here we are time for another Topping at Seize the Birthday! Sweet Ashwini is our hostess and has asked us to use an Embossing Folder this time around. If you are anything like me you have plenty EF to choose from. This particular one has no label on it whatsoever so I couldn’t even begin to tell you whose it is. It is one of my favs for sure.

I am also joining in over at Happy Little Stampers with Anything Goes with Dies.

Card Details: Embossing Folder-who knows, The Peony Bouquet and die – Crafter Companion, All the Stitched Dies – MFT, The sentiment -Verve. Some very quick coloring with some Prismas.

I hope you dust off some of your old Embossing Folders like I did and you will come and play along!

Hope to see you there! Nanc’


No Stamping

Hello, Over at Just Us Girls Carol is our fabulous hostess and she has asked us to make a card with NO Stamping.

Here are a few ideas: (dies, stickers, watercoloring…anything that doesn’t involve stamps)

Since life has been a bit stressful and I didn’t have time to make a card this week (sorry Carol), I went in my vault of cards not shared yet and found just the perfect one. So if you are wondering why there is a blooming Christmas cactus in the photo, this card was probably made last December.

Card Details: Embossing folder-Cuttlebug, Hubiscus dies- Altenew, thanks die-Saavy, Heart die-MFT, leaf dies-Verve.

Hope you will pop on over to Just Us Girls and play along we would love to have you! Take care, Nanc’


Thank You…

Hello, Today over at Just Us Girls sweet Bobby has asked us to use an embossing folder on our card and or project. Such a great and easy trend that never goes out of style! All the supplies for my card are from Stampin Up. The beautiful foliage is from Forever Fern both the stamp set and dies. The sentiment is from the set called Bloom and Grow. A little bit of vellum, a heart die, and pearls, and I was done. A very quick card.

I hope to see you in our gallery at JUGS! Take care, Nanc’


Winter Birthday Wishes



Hello Friends,  I have another quick post for you tonight.  This time it’s for a sketch challenge over at Freshly Made along with the Oldies But Goodies winter wonderland challenge over at Stamp TV.  As I was looking back over the sketch I hope it’s okay that I added the ribbon.  Yikes…Hope so!  The card is going to be headed to my sister-in-law as her Birthday is next week.  I just got the new embossing folder and I absolutely love it!  It’s called square lattice and I have seen it on pinterest and have been wondering where I could get it and low and behold it’s from Stampin UP.  The snowflake image and the sentiment is from Stamp TV.  It’s kind of unusual to do black snowflakes, but I think they worked out okay!  Added the little snowflakes with a pen.  Thought the dead space need something!  And of course some gems and the ribbon!  The double lace was made with a MS punch.  The base is made with Gkd cardstock.

Hope you have a great Monday!

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