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


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Movement

Hope your day or weekend in my case is off to a good start! Today over at Just Us Girls it’s Word Week and the word we have for you is Movement.  There are many different ways you can run with this challenge.  For my card, I decided to make a pop-up card. The inside stamping didn’t turn out so well, but I had no time for a redo.

I also would like to welcome our new Guest for the Month of May and that is Eva Dobilas.  We are really happy to have you with us Eva and hope you have fun too!

Most of my card was made with SU products with the exception of the stars, those are MFT and the small ones are made with a punch.

Here is the inside of my card.

Happy crafting, 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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With Much Love….

Hello, I hope your day is off to a good start! It’s Color Week at Just Us Girls and Maria has a happy color palette for you to try! I just want to clarify that my hibiscus are in fact a deep orange and not red as they appear to be. I used two different colors of orange for this card. They actually match my background paper nearly perfect in real life. I really love this set from Stampin Up called Tropical Chic, it always stamps so well and never disappoints!

I am off to have lunch with some stamping friends today! Hope you all are doing something fun too! If not, happy stamping! nanc’

 

 


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You are Loved!

Hello,  Hope you are having a great day! Angie is our hostess this week at Just Us Girls and she came up with a very fun and unique Trend Challenge for us this week. It’s called off the edge. I wish I would have thought of it! Great job Angie! My SU flowers were made out of alcohol inks, the leaves are a SU punch, tag is Verve, and the sentiment is from SSS.  I am pretty happy with the way this card came together and so quickly at that.  As you can tell, I cut down my card base a bit so that my tag could hang off the edge.

So let your imagination go and join us this week!  Nanc’


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Congrats…

 

 

Hello,  Here we are once again with another week gone by! Today’s challenge at Just Us Girls is to use an Embossing Folder.  Easy huh? I paired my embossing folder with this fun puzzle piece heart from SU.  The sentiment is theirs as well.  It was heat embossed.   Isn’t that paper so pretty! It’s Bo Bunny I do believe. A Big Thanks to Greta for being a fabulous Guest this month.

Get out those Embossing Folders and please come and join us! Nanc’


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Spring…

Hello,  I hope Spring is finally starting to arrive where you are.  Spring happens to be our topping that Tae Eun has chosen this time at Seize the Birthday! Fits her to a tee since she’s all about florals. Today’s card is designed with a bit of this and that. The flowers are MFT, the background paper is SU and it has been sponged with Oxide Inks, the sentiment is Verve, and last but not least this great cover plate… is anybody’s guess, as it’s not mine. I really love it! I think it’s MFT but I would be guessing. I sponged the flowers as well to match the background.

Please come check out the team’s take on Spring!  See you there! Nanc’


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Dots and Stripes!

Hello,  Hope your day is off to a great start! Today starts a new challenge over at Seize the Birthday!  Our topping that Vicki has chosen is Dots and Stripes.  I had a great time making this card! I paired up some of my MFT flower stamps with some Elizabeth Craft Designs candle die-cuts that I really love, and some fabulous polka dotted paper.  In addition, the die-cut leaves are Verve and the sentiment is SU.  It has some pop dots for dimension as well.

Before I go I would like to welcome the talented Tenia to STB, as she is our next Surprise Party Guest for the next two months!  Tenia, we are all so thrilled to have you joining us!

Happy crafting, Nanc’


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Hugs!

Hello,  Today over at Just Us Girls we have a challenge to use a Background stamp somewhere on your card and or project.  I decided to also make a background with a smaller leaf SU stamp (on the pink cardstock) and then used my script background stamp (on my green piece of cardstock).  I just love this stamp set from SU. It is one of my all-time favorite wooden block stamps that always seems to be my go too with great results. I colored the flowers with my Copics and a bit of colored pencil. I am still a work in progress that is for sure. The HUGS die from Lawn Fawn is cut from shiny silver cardstock.

TFChallenge#30I am also linking my card up over at the Flower Challenge where it’s Anything Goes

I hope you have a wonderful day and will consider stopping on over at JUGS and joining us!  Nanc’


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Birthday!

Hello, Hope you are enjoying your day! Please excuse this terrible photo.  I would retake it, but it’s been mailed.  I apparently didn’t check to see if it was any good, before it got sent on its way! We have Birthday as our Word this week at Just Us Girls and I recently got this fun Birthday coverplate from SU that I know I am going to enjoy! I paired it up with a New Birthday Stamp Set that is also from SU called Blow Out the Candles. The little florals are from MFT. I made my own striped background using a SU stencil and some Oxide Inks. The scalloped circles are Spellbinders and the stitched circle is also SU. The background paper is a deep purple in case you can’t tell. (insert eye roll)

I would like to take a minute and welcome our Newest Guest over at Just Us Girls and her name is Greta.  Welcome Greta!!  We are super glad you are designing with us this month.

Hope to see you over at JUGS! Happy Crafting! 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’