Saturday, October 5, 2013

One Day - Seriously Not Enough

Best weekend day ever! Fabulous cup of coffee to start the day. Trip to Farmer's Market. Breakfast at  Harvey's, the best diner in the tri-state area. Then worked in the yard. Then time in the Bubble! Now we are watching Alphas on Netflix. All topped off by perfect crisp cool autumn weather! But the kicker is that today is World Card Making Day. (Too bad I didn't realize this while we were out and about! I might have treated myself to a trip to Hobby Lobby or Michael's! I seriously don't think one day is sufficient. I think it should include a day or more off from work too!


Poinsettias Greetings
~Base card: kraft card stock
~Layers of Paper Studio Classic Christmas
~Sewing machine stitches
~Verve images stamped with Versamark and red embossing powder on kraft polka dot card stock
~Sentiment from Verve on Kraft card stock cut and embossed using Spellbinders label and Cuttlebug
Challenges/Inspiration
Ladybug - stitches
Just Us Girls - sketch
Crimbo Crackers - embossing
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - circles (polka dot poinsettias)
Christmas Cards All Year Round - getting ready for Christmas (poinsettias as soon as Thanksgiving is over)

Thanks for clicking by - Enjoy World Card Making Day!

Nancy in Iowa

11 comments:

  1. Fantastic stitching on this lovely card! Loving the pretty flowers on here.
    Lynn

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  2. Love all of the coordinating dp especially on those paper pieced poinsettias. One of my favorite color combos. And I agree that a day off work for World Card Making Day would be amazing. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  3. Fab card - love the poinsettias
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this fortnight
    Lisa x

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  4. Very cute! I'm so glad you mentioned where your circles were because I would have totally missed them! But they are there and your poinsettias are very pretty. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

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  5. Eine tolle Karte in mal ganz unewöhnlichen Weihnachtsfarben, Danke für deine Teilnahme bei CSAYL LG Jenny

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  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely Christmas card for CCAYR 'getting ready for Christmas' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  7. Lovely monochromatic card and a great use of the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls.

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  8. What a lovely Christmas card! Nice job with the sketch this week and thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls!

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  9. I love the red and the Kraft together....great design! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  10. Love your Christmas card Nancy....Love the DP you used...thanks for playing along with us over at Just Us Girls!!

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  11. Awesome card - love the pattern mixture - Great job with the sketch~ Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

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