Sunday, May 23, 2010

Epic Weekend

What a great weekend. Daughter Amy was home, I got surprise presents, survived a session of "working like a dog" at my mother's house and found time to make cards. I even watched Avatar. Great "epic" special effects but geezzzz...... 3+ hours for a movie with a predictable plot? WOW.

Here's the scoop on the cards.

Circular Wishes
~Base card PaperTrey Ink White~Layer of K & Co. Happy Birthday 2 U (ANOTHER present from Sista Gailey) whooot!!!
~3 scallop punched circles using another coordinating sheet of cardstock from the Happy Birthday 2 U, 'stitches' inked with black gel pen, 3 solid color circles and 3 enamel brads
~Sentiment from dollar bin at Michael's, presents on the sentiment colored with Sharpies and topped with Stickles
~Challenge at Stampin' B's to use 3 circles on a long card

Candle Brigade
~Base card Stampin' Up
~Layer of K & Co Happy Birthday 2 U
~Layer of green cardstock topped with another layer of Happy Birthday 2 U - with hot pink ribbon from Michael's dollar bin
~Sentiment - laser jet printed - "Go Ahead... Light the Candles"
~Two rectangles of Happy Birthday 2 U mounted on teal cardstock
~Digital image from Dustin Pike, colored in with Copics, highlighted with a few Stickles
~Challenge - sketch from Our Creative Corner and challenge at Doodle Dragon Studios to make a birthday card

Cafe Tulips
~Base card PaperTrey Ink Pale Yellow
~Layers of PaperTrey Ink Polka Dot Parade (small and medium dots)
~Image from Paper Garden Projects, colored with Copics
~Assorted ribbons
~Challenge - sketch from Crazy for Challenges and color challenge at a NEW challenge spot, for me anyway, The Play Date Cafe (thank you Julie Ranea for your personal invitation to join in your challenges)

You can get up close with the cards by clicking on the images.
All good wishes,


  1. Wonderful cards, love the softness of your PDCC entry, thanks for playing along with us this week.

  2. Love the fire dragon you chose... how appropriate that image would be for an "older" person!

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  4. O.K., I'll try again. Love your dragon card and the tulips card. Of course, I love the long, horizontal with three circles made for the StampinB's. Glad you joined us this week.

  5. fab bunch of cards, thanks for joining us at DDS :0)

  6. You were super busy--three cards:) WOW! Love them all--I esp. like the last one! So simple and pretty! Your coloring is great! Thanks for playing along with the PDCC:)

  7. Fabulous cards! The tulips are so soft and pretty! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!!

  8. LOL! I love the firefighter for a birthday card! I never thought of it! Thanks for playing along with us at Doodle Dragon Studios!


  9. Beautiful cards! Love the PDCC card for the beautiful coloring on your cafe tulips! Thanks for playing along with us at PDCC this week.

  10. WOW! You were on an excellent roll - Thanks for playing with the B's

  11. These are all lovely Nancy - such a great eye for color.

    Thanks for taking the time to try my little digi. You did such a great job with it!


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