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


Shaped cards

Hello, I hope you are doing well and ready for the weekend. Today over at Just Us Girls, the ever so sweet Carol Mayne is our hostess and she has asked us to make shaped cards. If you know me, this isn’t something I do very often, but I certainly enjoyed it! Thanks, Carol for pushing me out of my normal A2-size comfort zone.

I loved it so much that I decided to make 2 cards!

Card Details: I have a new die-cut, Sunshine, from Pink and Main and this is the first time I used it. The bear and sun need no introduction but they are from Ellen Hutson. It is sort of the first time I used this Bear set as well, as I finally broke down and bought my own so I didn’t have to borrow it from my friend Carol anymore. LOL The clouds are my fav from MFT. The rest of the greeting is also from the Bear set. A little Copics and Prismas to color and some dimensionals.

I will be linking up my cute little sunshine card over at Happy Little Stampers Die Cut Challenge and over at NBUS as well.

I hope you will come on over to Just Us Girls and play along! The shaped cards that the DT did are amazing! Take care and make sure you do something today that brings you joy, Nanc’


A CAS Happy Birthday


Spring is coming soon, although you wouldn’t know it right now here in sunny Florida.

We are having a major cold snap this weekend. Brrrrr.  Since it was so

cold outside,  I had a major excuse to hibernate in my studio.

Today’s post is for our 3rd challenge over at CAS on Sunday.

The theme this week is Birthday, and

that should be simple enough for you!

This week’s challenge is being sponsored by SK Digis.


They have some super adorable images over there!!

I have recently just purchased a few for my self!

Here is my card:

Birthday CAS

I have been wanting to use this branch and bird from my Cricut-Pictuersque cartridge for quite sometime,

and I finally got around to it!  I can honestly say the card was really quick to put together

and that is saying a lot for me, because I am never quick!

I ran the blossoms for the branch through my Cuttlebug using the Square Lattice-SU Embossing folder.

Added some pop dots for some dimension under my bird,

stamped the Michaels sentiment in Chocolate Chip SU ink,

added the ribbon, rounded the corners and I was done.

Hope you have a terrific Sunday and find some time to

play along with us at CAS on Sunday!