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


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Stripes…

Hello, The Summer is going too fast (insert crying sound here) and we have our next challenge starting once again over at Seize the Birthday. The topping this time around is Stripes.  I have recreated a card I made a while ago, but is always so much fun to do.  I adore this painter palette from Paper Smooches .  I am trying once again to give some of my older supplies some love, I mean that’s why we bought them right?  Not to use them once and file them away!

We have the talented Trina still with us as our guest at Seize the Birthday!

Card details : Happy-Neat and Tangled, Scalloped Rectangles and Birthday die-MFT, Palette and Paint strokes-Paper Smooches

Come join us over at STB, we would love to have you! Happy Stamping, Nanc’

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Life’s a Beach…

Hello,  We have a very fun Trend for you this week at Just Us Girls.  I don’t believe I could ever tire of making watercolor backgrounds, and since we are in the middle of a very hot Summer, that is where my idea took me. My only goof, is that you can see the blue peeking out from under my raised cloud and I am not a fan.  Can’t be completely satisfied…LOL.

Come check out the rest of the teams designs along with our Guest Julia!

Stamp Set is from: Kitchen Sink

Happy crafting, Nanc’


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Navy, Gold and Pink

There is a fabulous color trio over at The Color Throwdown and I wanted to make sure to play along.  Not only did the colors inspire me the picture of the Fireworks did too.

 I decided to try and mimic all the streaks and colors in the sky with the splash watercoloring technique. At first I thought the flowers came out a bit too bold, but as I put the card together it started to grow on me.  I made my heart background with this very cool SU paper that works so well with Oxide inks. It does an ink resist.  I LOVE IT, but sadly I don’t believe it’s still available. I heat embossed my leaves with gold EP and punched them out with the coordinating SU punch.

I’m also linking this up over at The Paper Players where they have their 400th Celebration going on with prizes too. Congrats to The Paper Players for being around so long. We appreciate all your efforts and inspiration!

Finally, Once again over at CAS Watercolour where they have Splash Watercoloring technique challenge going on.

Thanks for stopping in…makes my day! Nanc’

Card Details: SU Flowers, leaves, and Punches, MFT Happy die and Heart die, Neat and Tangled Birthday stamp, SU background paper that I colored with Oxide inks, Nuvo drops and pink pearl accents.


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Make Lemonade…

Hello, This week over at Just Us Girls we have a fun Word of the week! The word is Citrus! Of course the first thing to come to my mind in the heat of the summer is Lemonade! I have this fun little stamp set by Jillibean Soup that I got from my Local Stamp Store that I knew would do the trick. I colored the vellum Jar with my Copic markers. The rest of the card needs no explanation!

Before I go I would like to say a warm welcome to our Newest Guest Designer for the month-Julia Aston. We are very happy to have you with us Julia!

Please consider coming over to Just Us Girls and joining us this week! Take care and happy stamping, nanc’


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Oceans of Joy…

Hello, Hope your week is off to a good start! We have a very easy topping starting over at Seize the Birthday.  We would like for you to include sequins on your card and or project.  You can sprinkle them on as I have done here, or you could make a shaker card which some of the DT members have done. We also have a new Surprise Party Guest starting today over at STB, we have invited the very talented Trina Pham to join us for the next two months! Welcome Trina, so glad to have you along!

The Paper Players is celebrating their 400th challenge, which is amazing in itself.  I thought this card would be perfect to link up over there as well! Congrats to TPP!  They have some fabulous prizes up for grabs too! GO check it out!

Here are a few card details: Stencil-MFT-Bold Paisley, Stamps-Sunny Studios Oceans of Joy, MFT-Diagonal Stitch Rect., Leaves-Verve, Punches to make the under water sea life, and colored with Prisma Colored Pencils.

Come by Seize the Birthday and be inspired, I know you will be! Nanc’


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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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Ho Ho Ho

I am trying to get caught up on my goal of having 24 Christmas cards done by now this summer ( this is number 7) LOL, and I thought the sketch over at CASE this Sketchlooked kinda fun this week, so I played along. I might have taking the sketch a bit too far, but I felt after I placed my circles it was just a bit to plain.  I so struggle with CAS cards and don’t know when to say when.

The penguin stamp is a wooden block stamp that I have had for eons, this week I am trying to give some of my older stamps some much deserved attention.

Some card details: Colored with Copics and Prismas, scalloped circles are Spellbinders, the Sentiment is SU, the Ric Rac looking border and scalloped rect. is from MFT.

Hope you have a fabulous 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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Heartfelt Thanks

Got a quick post for you today for the great Sketch over at The Paper Players Challenge along with day 25 of the 30 day Coloring Challenge. I have missed three out of the 25 days, but I am pretty happy with those results.  Hopefully, I can finish strong. I colored the above image with Prisma Colored pencils.  This is one of my go to images and color combos with this particular stamp. It’s one of my favs!  Love the look of sandpaper on white core paper. If you haven’t tried it you must!

Details: EF-Elizabeth Craft Designs, Flower Stamp-Hearfelt Creations, Sentiment-Verve, Oval Die-SU, Wonky Rect.-MFT

Take care, Nanc’


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Masculine Christmas

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June 2018I had sometime today to do some coloring and decided I better get on the stick when it comes to Christmas cards.  I am way behind what I did last year. I made 4 cards every month and I was nearly done by November. However, I am not going to dwell on that. I’m going to celebrate that this is number 4! I knew the CAS Christmas Card Challenge was nearly coming to and end and the word is Masculine and I thought this cute little Palm Tree might do the trick.

The stamps are from Art Impressions and the set is called Tropical Christmas. The scalloped rectangles are from MFT. I started coloring it with Copics and ended up doing all my shading with Prisma Colored pencils.  I hope you had a wonderful day and had sometime to be creative! Nanc’