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


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Mr.& Mrs.

Hello,  Today’s card is for the Less is More challenge using Metallics.  Anything with a bit of shimmer is so hard to photograph, and this card is nothing but shine so it was a real challenge. It looks ten times better in person!

Card Details: SU stamps, Silver embossing powder on all stamps and the Ribbon Heart die is from Poppy Stamps.  Even the wire ribbon has shimmer. The smaller hearts are punched out of the same glittery background paper as the large ribbon heart die. Added some rhinestones for more shine.

Thanks for stopping in, Nanc’

 


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With Sympathy…

Hello, Hope you are having a great day and you are squeezing in some creative time this weekend! We have a fabulous photo for you this week at Just Us Girls. If it doesn’t spark some creativity, nothing will!  I have been in the need of many Sympathy cards as of late and unfortunately have attended three funerals just in the last month. I sure hope that the tide will change and that will be it for a very long time.  My last one was a just a few nights ago and it shook me more than normal, I was a weepy mess.  I am not going to go into the sad details of my young friend’s passing, but what I will say is, if you are sick for a long period of time, PLEASE, PLEASE go for a second and third opinion if necessary before you are missed diagnosed and it becomes too late. 😦

The card above is heat embossed and watercolored.  The stamp and sentiment is SU.

Hugs and good health to all of you, Have a great day! Nanc’


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Celebrate Your Day

 

Hello,  Today’s card was first inspired by the Monthly Mix over at Gina K. Designs.  The talented Karen Hightower has asked us to use Coral (or Orange) as the dominant color on our card and or project. I don’t make a lot of cards in orange, so this intrigued me right away, not to mention her own card was fabulous and so inspiring too. I am also going to link my card up over at the Rainbow Card Challenge (a new challenge site that I stumbled upon) where they have the same color this month.

Here is a bit of info on my card. The background butterfly stamps, vase and flowers are from Gina K. Designs, the rectangle dies are SU, and the sentiment is from Verve.  The images where embossed with white embossing powder, and I water colored my vase and flowers.

I so appreciate you stopping by, Nanc’

 


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One More Christmas Card..

Hello Friends,  Here is one more Christmas card to wrap up 2017!  It’s just a couple of days till Christmas and I am nearly ready! Have a few gifts to wrap and a bit more cooking and I will be done. This Christmas is going to be low key and we are going to focus on Family and Friends, which is the most important of all. Tyler and Sandra will be hopefully getting in on Christmas Eve if weather and flights don’t interrupt their plans. They have to split their time between families, so I have to be patient and see them when I can. So Christmas morning they will not be with us, and hubby and I might just have to head to the beach or something, so we aren’t sad.  We shall see. This is all new to me, so I have to learn to adjust. Anyhoo, that is enough of me rambling.

This card came together really quickly! Emboss resist with this terrific tree stamp that I have had forever and some sparkly SU paper and some pearls. The sentiment is from Verve I think…but I can’t swear to it!

I am linking my card up over at Muse Christmas Visions!

I hope you have a Very Merry Christmas however you choose to spend it!  Thanks so very much for all your support and kindness this year, it’s totally appreciated more than you know!  Can’t wait to see how this terrific hobby evolves in 2018!  The people I have met, and the friendships that have come from it, makes it so rewarding!  The best part of Christmas is all the handmade cards that adorn my home!  I love them the best of ALL!!!!

Hugs, Nanc’


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One Card-Two Challenges!

Hello Friends,  I have one more day of School and then Hello Christmas Break!  I can’t wait! Today’s card is one that I really enjoyed putting together! I started off with this Fabulous stamp from Stampin Up.   I borrowed this gorgeous stamp from a dear friend of mine, but sadly it’s no longer available.  It heat embosses so beautifully, especially with my WOW glittery embossing powder.  I decided I wanted to make this card for a dear friend of mine who loves purple, so that is where my inspiration went. I just love the snowflake punch from MS and those Scalloped Die cuts from MFT!

I am linking my card up over at Merry Monday, where they have a Tic Tac Board and I have chosen the middle row- Stamping, Patterned Paper and Emboss.

I am also linking up to the Muse Christmas Visions where it’s Any Holiday Card.

I hope you are having a terrific week and are enjoying opening up all your Christmas cards as much as I am!  I need no gifts… as these fabulous handmade cards are gifts alone!

Hugs, Nanc’


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Another Holiday Card

 

Hello Friends,  I have another holiday card to share with you today that goes along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge.  I selected the center row which is, Holiday, Die-cut and Metallic.  I have embossed this great tree stamp from Stampendous with some of my fabulous Glittery Embossing Powder from WOW, I just love this stuff. The snowflakes are a punch from MS.  The scalloped die is from MFT. The glittery paper is from SU.  This card looks so much better IRL.

Have a fabulous day, it’s time to get back to baking! Nanc’


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Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge

Hi Friends,  I have another Christmas card for you today. I have had this poinsettia from Heartfelt Creations laying on my desk all glittered up for weeks and I finally got around to putting it to some use. Here are a few details; The sentiment and the leaves are from Verve. I also had some left over gold paper from the wedding, that I thought would look lovely on a Christmas card. The tag paper is from who knows where. The sentiment is heat embossed in gold along with some fun gold Nuvo drops for accents.

I am linking my card up to Stamp Ink Paper where they have a fabulous color challenge going on!

Hope you are having a truly wonderful day! Nanc’


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Merry Monday Times 3!

When I saw the colors that Colleen chose over at Merry Monday I knew I had to take the time to play along! I had so much fun with these colors that I couldn’t stop. I think the one I showcased up top came out the best, but here are the other two as well.

The supplies are a mix and match of this and that.  The ornaments and sentiments are all Verve.  The two trees are stamps I picked up at a LSS. I started off sponging my backgrounds with some various inks and then did some heat embossing. All Christmas cards need a little shimmer so I used some silver glitter paper too!

I sure appreciate you stopping by, Hope your day is completely fabulous! Nanc’


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Remembering you!

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Screen Shot 2016-06-07 at 6.12.24 PMHello Friends,  Happy Weekend to you!  It’s Color Week over at Just Us Girls and boy do we have a beautiful color combo for you!  It’s Coral, Pink and Yellow.  Let me just say it may not look great together on the graphic, but boy oh boy am I in love!  I found a card (by Laura Bassen whose work I adore) HERE that jump started my creativity but I wanted to make it my own, so I did.  I decided to put in the empty white spaces in after I divided it into thirds. I knew I wanted to use one of my favorite Verve sets Poppy Birthday along with one of the coolest techniques…emboss resist. I will be remembering this layout, and will be using it again, for that I am certain.

Here is another view of my card so that you can see that two of the flowers are popped up with dimensionals.  Please come over to Just Us Girls, check out what my teammates and Guest designer Carol has done this week, an join us!  You might even get selected as our next Chic of the Week.  Take care, Nanc’

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Vellum-Bridal Shower

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Hello Friends,  First let me apologize for the poor photo.  This was one of those days where I was a tad rushed.  Someone asked me at school to make a quick wedding card that they needed the very next day, so I didn’t get the chance to play around with the lightning. I assure you that the bottom of the wedding dress does indeed have a vellum panel overlay, as the challenge is in fact to use vellum this week over at Just Us Girls.  The dress is something I quickly sketched and traced, the EF makes a nice touch to the dress don’t you think?  I used a MS punch to create the bottom scallop and the white flowers are also made with a MS punch as well. The sentiment is heat embossed on vellum and is from Stampin Up.  I added a piece of ribbon, some hearts, and rhinestones and I was finished.  I have seen many variations of a wedding dress like this over on Pinterest, so the original idea is not my own.

Please come on over this week to Just Us Girls and check out what my fabulous team and guest Aileen did using vellum too!  Take care, Nancy