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Splash Watercolouring

Hello,  Had some fun making these great backgrounds for the July CAS Watercolour Challenge.  The challenge was to use Splash Watercolouring on your project. This technique is always so fun and the results are generally good.  I can’t say I have never ended up with a muddy mess before… but haven’t we all! LOL. I have had these cute little Whales colored and on my desk for a couple of weeks now, and it was about time I got them back in the ocean where they belong.  The were colored with both Copics and Prismas.

I decided to get out my MFT wave die and cut up the fun background I created. The clouds are from SU. The stamp set is from Sunny Studios and called Oceans of Joy.  I am a bit addicted to my Wonky Rectangles from MFT if you haven’t noticed. I added some clear Nuvo drops but they are hard to see.

I am also going to link my card up over at CAS Mix UP Card Challenge ( thanks to Nancy L.), where they have asked us to Color our die cuts, stamping and your choice. Hopefully mixing both watercolors, copics and colored pencils will do the trick.

Below is the other card I made as well. I decided to leave the watercoloured panel alone for this card.

Do something creative every day! Nanc’

 

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Feel Better Soon…

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Screen Shot 2018-04-19 at 7.10.35 PMHello there,  Time for our Wild Card Week at Just Us Girls and Vicki has chosen Anything Goes for our challenge. Love that!!

If you are being creative this week, I hope you will consider linking up your creations over at JUGS!  Before I go, I need to say a HUGE thank you to Hannelie for being an incredible guest with us this month! It was so much fun seeing where your creative mind goes with our challenges Hannelie. You have such an artistic vision, that I wish you could bottle and send to me!  LOL.  If you haven’t seen her last card with us, you have to stop right now and go check it out! SERIOUSLY!!!  RUN!   I “Utterly” couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw it!!!!!  It is the cutest thing I have ever seen!!!!!

Here are some card details:  All stamps are SU, and I have used my MFT stitched rectangles.

Take care, Happy crafting! Nanc’

 


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Mythical or Magical at JUGS!

Hello,  Today over at Just Us Girls it’s Trend week an Carol has asked us to use Mythical or Magical creations on our cards and or projects! I knew right away that I was going to be playing with my favorite MFT Dragon stamps, and it looks like I am not the only one on the team that went that direction.  I can’t take credit for my layout of my card as I was inspired by this card HERE!  I used my trusty Prisma Colored pencils for this card.

Please join us over at JUGS this week….the team and our Guest Stef did another fabulous job! Nanc’


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Get Well

Hello Friends,  I just love color challenges and this week over at Just Us Girls we have a fabulous one! I had some left over gold paper that I had used for the party favors for the wedding, and it worked out perfectly for my leaves. The flowers are from MFT and the sentiment and the stitched circle is from SU. Some gold Nuvo drops and I was done.

Please come by and join us at JUGS…the team and our guest Trina did a fabulous job as always! Nanc’


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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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Paper Players Color Challenge

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pp321Hello Friends,  As soon as I saw this color combo over at The Paper Players this week I knew I had to find sometime to play along. I managed to squeeze in sometime on Sunday night. At first glance at these colors, your mind might go directly to Christmas, I on the other hand needed a thinking of you card for someone special so I pulled out one of my ALL time FAVORITE stamps (from Northwood Stamp Company) and started coloring. I used both Copics and Prisma Colored pencils to color this awesome stamp.  I had to mix both mediums as my amount of Copics is really limited (10), plus I am still a newbie and need a lot more practice. I love the effect of cutting out a shaped panel on a very large stamp…I think it really kicks it up a notch.

Hope you have a terrific day and I will be back on Thursday with STB!  Hugs,  Nanc’


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The Flower Challenge!

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Hello Friends,  I had a chance to play in my studio today since school was canceled due to Hurricane Matthew. We have had no problems on the West Coast of Florida and I am hoping for the same results on the East Coast, although I know a great deal of people are without power. I pray that is all they have to deal with! There is a new Challenge blog that has started called The Flower Challenge and I have been itching to play along! I don’t know about you, but I think it was a fantastic idea! We all have our fair share of flower stamps lying around…don’t we?   Way to go Aileen and all involved, I wish you HUGE success!  I got out the ever so popular Beautiful Day set by Altenew and went to work.  I stamped the flowers and leaves on my SU eggplant cardstock and then white heat embossed the outline of the same flowers after that.  I realized after the embossing powder dried that I had tons of white flecks all over the place….That ALWAYS happens to me! UGH!  So I thought, why not embrace the mistake and add more white flecks myself! I actually do this with diluted white paint.  I love how it turned out.  Then I got this brilliant idea to cut out multiple panels using my MFT rectangle dies, from greatest to smallest. I then decided to lift some of the panels and recede some of them.  I LOVE the effect!  I also like the wonky lay out!  I just noticed a couple of my leaves look a bit doubled in the photo, but I kinda like em that way! I used my Misti and the paper must have shifted a bit. The sentiment is from Verve!  Well, why not come on over to The Flower Challenge and play along…you have lots of time!  Thanks for your visit, they mean the world to me!  Nanc’


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Color Week with a Sketch

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Screen Shot 2015-07-12 at 12.59.43 PMHello Friends,  It’s the last week of summer break and it’s raining outside…..what!  Oh well, I decided to make the best of it and go to my studio and make this week’s card for Just Us Girls. It’s color week and the colors are Red, White, and Grey.  I must say I am not in love with this card.  I decided to step out of my comfort zone and try something different when I came across the sketch below.  I don’t do well with tons of white space, right about now, I think my comfort zone is just fine. LOL

I am also linking this card up over at CAS(E) this Sketch, which is where all my inspiration began. However, my sentiment is not quite where it was suppose to be but I hope it will be okay!   Card details:  The stencil is from Heidi Swapp, the leaves and the cool double scallop die is from Verve, and the sentiment is SU.

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I hope you have a terrific day and please come by and join us at JUGS!  Nanc’


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Word Week at JUGS!

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Hello Crafting Peeps,

Today over at Just Us Girls we are happy to announce we have

A NEW MONTHLY CHALLENGE LINE-UP

We thought it was time to shake things up just a little bit!

Don’t you worry we are still going strong, we are one of the longest running challenge

blogs out there in blog land!  I sure love my JUG HEADS!

Okay, TRENDS seem to be one of the new crazes in Card making and we thought it

would be fun to also try WORD week as well.  That one leaves creativity wide open!

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Speaking of WORD week…that is what we are starting with today!

Maria is our Hostess and she loves Owls…but remember you can

use Any type of bird!  Let your creativity go!!!

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The rest of the JUGS team along with our NEW July Guest DesignerRebekka Reed

 have some wonderful samples to get your inspiration going, so head on over to the Just Us Girls

blog and check out what they’ve created. Simply create a card using the sketch and link it

up to the JUGS blog for a chance to be chosen as the Chic of the Week.

Remember, if you are chosen as Chic of the Week, you could be invited to be a Guest Designer.

Hope to see you there!

Nanc’

Some card details:

My card kinda speaks for itself.  This was the first time I have ever used my SU-Owl punch… YEAH!!

The tree I drew by hand and cut it out.  The leaves were made with the SU- Blossom punch.

The sentiment is from Verve!

Until next time!

Craft On!

 

 

 

 


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Feel Better Soon

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Hi Friends,

Vicki is hosting this week over at Just Us Girls!

Happy Belated Birthday Vicki!!!

Hope you had a great birthday!  

She has a wonderful Inspiration Photo for us this week!

Pink, black, and white is my all time favorite color combo.

Of course…you may have figured that out already because my last 

three cards have ALL been in that color family this week….LOL!

Please come on over to JUGS and check out what my fabulous team has done!

While your there you can check out our Guest Designer Barbara as well!

My card is rather simple this week….but I love the effect of using the negative panel as well.

See you at Just Us Girls,

Nanc’