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


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Bubble Kisses

Hi, I finally felt like getting inky today, so after my chores were done I went to work.   I have recently received this adorable MFT set called Bubbled Over with Joy and I couldn’t wait to open it up.  It’s been a while since I did some paper piecing and I thought these darling bunnies would be perfect for it. I went searching for a challenge to partake in and I landed at the Time Out Challenge and The Color Throwdown.  The Time Out Challenge is helping to show awareness of Epilepsy, hence the purple ribbon!  This hits close to home so I was sure I wanted to play along.  My sister has Epilepsy and it is a complicated condition that is often misunderstood.

I used both Copic and Colored pencils. The sunray stencil and the rounded corner stitched rectangle die are from MFT. I also used a SU dots EF for my white background piece. This is the card that inspired me!

I hope however you chose to spend the day it helped ease your sorrow, Stay safe! Nanc’

 


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Have a Magical Birthday

Hello,  I find it hard to start a post these days.  Not sure acting like all is well is the right thing to do, however today I think that is the direction I am going.  Today we have a new challenge starting at Seize the Birthday.  This time it’s all about the Kids!  I have this darling new to me stamp set that I was just itching to get inky.  I didn’t blend my Oxide background as well as I thought I did and I didn’t realize that until I saw it here on my post. I colored the unicorn with both Copics and Colored pencils.  The stamp set is from My Next stamp and the sentiment is from Scrapbook.com.

You have to check out the rest of the DT’s cards at Seize the Birthday…it’s amazing how different they all are!

If you find yourself creating a lot these days, I hope you will consider playing along with us at STB. Remember the topping is optional and any type of birthday card will do.

Take care of yourself and HUGS! Nanc’

 


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Fore Your Birthday

Hello,  What do you do when you have no control over the situation?  Continue to make cards I guess.  I needed a card for my Brother in law and that is what I did today.  Well, that’s not all I did today, but you understand I am sure. This card was super quick and easy to do.  The stamp set is from Papertrey Ink and the stitched rectangles are MFT.  I am glad I had a chance to play along at The Color Throwdown too.  As I was writing this post I realized I failed to remember to use Cream and I used white.  OOPS!

I go back to work tomorrow (in designated shifts) and get to find out what I can do to help in the world of On-Line Learning.  Wish me luck.

I hope you enjoyed your day however you chose to spend it.  Nanc’


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Spring Animals

Hello,  Yesterday after hubby and I took a very relaxing walk I went to my studio for some quiet time and this is what I did.  I knew as soon as I saw the Twofer Challenge for the month I would be joining along. I have a cute MFT stamp set that had yet to be opened, so it was the perfect opportunity to break that seal.

Details: MFT stamps and Dies, Spring Sentiment is from Michaels, the Happy Birthday stamp is SSS, The Tag die is MFT, Lawn Fawn Hilltop dies, clouds stencil MFT, and Washi Tape. Colored with Copics and a smidge of colored pencils along with Oxide Inks for the clouds. One of my cards was inspired by this darling card HERE!

Thanks so much for popping by! Your visits and comments are so appreciated.  Take care of yourselves, Nanc’


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A Touch of Green

I hope your day is off to a great start!  I personally have just a couple more days and it will be Spring Break!  (Insert dance party right here! )LOL. Now seriously, I am super excited for a break! It is much needed more for personal being than work. Okay, let’s talk about my card.  As much as I love how this card came to be it was inspired by this card HERE and not a design of my own.  Before I get to the card details, I would like to welcome a new Suprise Party Guest we have starting with us over at Seize the Birthday.  Her name is Stef Perry and she is someone you will definitely recognize when you pop on over to her blog and have a look. She is super talented and will be with us for both March and April.  Welcome Stef!!  So happy you are designing with us!

I am also going to link this card up over at The Flower Challenge where it’s Anything Goes and Simon Says Monday Challenge where it’s A bit O’ Green.

Card Details: I did the background with Oxide Inks, the daisies are Elizabeth Craft Designs, the fun stitched hills are Lawn Fawn, the sentiment is from two different sets by Simon Says Stamps.

I sure hope you will come by STB and check out all the cards from the design team, and while you are there decide to join in the fun!   Happy creating, Nanc’

 


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Happy Birthday to YOU!

Hello,  Here is the newest topping and card for Seize the Birthday! Colleen has asked us to make the sentiment the focal point of the card.  I am not 100 % in love with my card and I was going to try again, but there was no time in my busy life these days.  I was just sponging away and probably worrying about things when suddenly I realized I made one of the leaves pink and decided to just roll with it.  I promise you if you hop on over to Seize the Birthday, my teammates did a far better job than I.

Before I go, I need to thank Joyce for being such a fabulous guest these past few months.  We have really enjoyed all of your creations and hope you will continue to grace us with your fabulous work in our gallery from time to time!!

Card Details: My new Peony Stencil for SSS and the Sentiment is also SSS and is from the You Matter stamp set.  A bow and some rhinestones to finish it off.

Have a creatively wonderful day, Nanc’


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Happy Birthday-White Space

Hello,  Today over at Seize the Birthday our topping starting is Show me your White Space. Remember that white space doesn’t have to be white like I did myself, but what it really refers to is leaving a good portion of your card open and uncluttered.  Barbara has selected our topping and the DT and our guest did some really amazing cards.  So you must come by and check them out.

Card details: Butterfly is Pretty Pink Posh, the sentiment is Stampin Up, and a bit of colored pencil and Oxide inks.

Have a very creative day, Nanc’


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Bow

Hello, Today’s card is CAS and one layer, which is very unusual for me, and it’s for the new challenge starting over at Just Us Girls.  I was hoping for a bit of sunshine outside to photograph this card but that didn’t’ work out for me. It’s been very gloomy here!  The image and Sentiment are both Gina K. I used Prisma Colored Pencils to color and Oxide Inks for the shading on the floor to help ground my sweet packages. We also have a new guest with us this month. Welcome Betty Jacobsen!  We are very glad you are with us!

I am also linking my card up over at Addicted to Stamps and More where the challenge is CAS and over at Perfectly CAS where the challenge is One Layer.

Please pop on over to Just Us Girls and join us, we would love to have you! Nanc’


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Magical

Hello,  Today’s card is for the new topping starting over at Seize the Birthday! The topping is Creatures Great and Small, and I knew right away that I wanted to use my MFT dragons. I made this card for a sweet student at my school that is nonverbal and in a wheelchair, but lights up the room when she smiles.  She does a great job of communicating despite her challenges and she is an inspiration to me each and every day!  We all could learn a lot from her.

I used mostly MFT products for my card, a bit of Verve, and Prisma colored pencils.

Come on over and check out all the cards from our DT and our Surprise Party Guest, Joyce Mehrberg, over at Seize the Birthday and play along!  Nanc’

 


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Hearts

Hello, I hope your day is off to a great start! Today I have a couple of cards for you with Hearts in mind, as I am playing along with the Twofer Challenge this month where they are celebrating their Second Anniversary!  Congrat Darnell and team! You know how much I love this challenge site and I hope you are around for many more years to come.  I am also going to link one of my cards up over at CAS Stencil where they asked us to use a “New” stencil.  The cards all began with this great Die cut from Stampin UP called Bloomin Heart.  It’s so intricate and is pretty all by itself.

Fo the wood grain Valentine card, I added some red florals that come along in the die set along with a LOVE die cut from Simon Says Stamps. I used both red and gold paper for a layered look. The YOU sentiment is from Verve along with the banner die which I doubled as well.

For the floral birthday card, I used this new stencil called Lovely Lace from Gina K. Designs.  I posted a card yesterday using the same stencil and that was the first time I had used it.   I made about five different panels in an array of colors, as they were so pretty and easy to do.  I just love the Pink Oxide ink called Worn Lipstick, don’t you? The heart die is also sponged with the Oxide Ink along with the Victorian border die on the bottom. The YOU letter dies and the solid Heart Die are both MFT. The sentiment is Verve.

Here is the pink one by itself.

I hope you have a very creative day and thanks so much for popping in! Nanc’