Sunday, June 17, 2012

Purses, Sugar, and a few Germs...


Happy Birthday to the Octopode Factory Blog - one year of amazing creations with the very amazing Octopode images! Of course, the challenge is all about Birthdays. I made some cute little purses for a friend at work who love, love, loves purses. She also loves Alabama Football and the color red. I am going to fill them with chocolate kisses - I know she will love them. I found the purse template at Brittney's Budget Crafts. The Keep Calm and Carry On circle is from The Octopode Factory - it was a free gift by Lily a few weeks ago, and I love it! Papers are from SU! and Hobby Lobby.


This card is for the Dilly Beans Challenge this week which is about Sugar. It is also for the Fresh Brewed Designs Blog challenge (Anything Goes - FBD100). I saw the coolest picture on Pinterest (actually it was pinned or repinned by my friend Carol - thanks Carol) - you can see it here. I found it last night and it seemed to work perfectly with the Dilly Beans Challenge; plus I needed a really special Thank You card for the photographer that did Allie's Senior Pictures - just wait to you see them (amazing stuff). The papers are from Hobby Lobby and most the flowers were stolen out of various flower arrangements in my house (shhhh...don't tell my DH)and my flower stash).


Lastly, I thought I would share with you an idea that has been bumping around in my head since the Dude Time Doodles challenge was posted this week. My oldest daughter is not into cleaning, and I kid her all the time about the germs living in her bathroom. So this this Johnny on the spot image just seemed to scream for some germs and a few googly eyes (since germs are alive - scary stuff). I printed out the image three times and added some texture with a snow writer and some paint pens. Isn't this soooo fun?

Have to run get a Father's Day present for Pop - I don't know how this day snuck up on me like this!!!

Hugz and hope your day is wonderful!

19 comments:

  1. These are all fabulous, but I do especially love the Johnny on the Spot one! So clever & well executed. Love it!

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  2. Nancy, your friend will love your purses and I love the sugar card but your Johnny-on-the-spot . . . OMGOodness that is HILARIOUS!!!!!!!! I LOVE it! What a creative, fabulous, fun idea - Brilliant! I love anything that makes me lol and this definitely did! Awesome!

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  3. Lol! Love it Nancy!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  4. OMGoodness, too too funny, Johnny on the Spot is awesome. Your purses are sweet and I'm sure your friend will love them!

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  5. Cute purses, fun tearing on the second card and the third one is just hilarious!! Well done on all three :)

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  6. These are all fabulous, the handbags are lovely I like the dogtooth paper, I like the tearing and the flowers on the second and lol for the third I love the germs creeping over the top
    Kevin xx

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  7. You are full of creativity, Nancy! Love those little purses for your friend. She should absolutely adore them!

    THe second card is really neat, loving that tearing and all those pretty flowers. I was gonna ask where you got the little orange ones, but sounds like they came from your house, not a store! LOL

    And the toilet card -- too funny!

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  8. Nancy, these are all so great!!! Love those cute little purses and especially that "Keep calm" one! :) The second card is gorgeous...LOVE those orange flowers! And...that third card is a hoot! I need to make one of those for my house! We have three little boys (no more explanation needed)! :)

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  9. These are fabulous, Nancy! I just LOVE the sweet little purses, and your germ card? Get OUT!! That's hilarious!! Looks like you've been having a ton of fun!!

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  10. Hi Nancy! How did I miss seeing these treasures? They are all FABULOUS! The purses are adorable and that germ card is too funny! I'm extra partial to the, "Your So Sweet" card though! WOW!
    Thank you for sharing all of this wonderful inspiration!
    Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

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  11. OMGosh... this is some spectacular eye candy! Totally lovin the little purses!

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  12. Love the squiggly eyes on the germs. All are fantastic creations.

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  13. ROFL These are awesome! Thanks for joining us at Dilly Beans! :)

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  14. Nancy, you have ideas flowing at all times. Love your germ card and....wait a minute. I thought for sure those handbags were for me...but, pooh.. I don't work with you. So, NOT.
    Anyway, your co-worker and very smart person (to love Bama football) is gonna be flying high over these. Super creations!!

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  15. How did I miss this fun post? I think maybe I got carried away and distracted with Allie's beautiful pictures. That's my story and I am sticking to it!!! The purses are just darling-I had to pin them for later reference. Love what you did with you thank you card. I am going to try that at some point too-your's looks totally amazing. And last but not least-I love the germ. Oh my gosh that is so darn cute. How fun and fabulous that is. Thanks for such inspiration. Have a great day!

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  16. I just love those adorable purses! The Jubilee Octopode image is a darling addition...so fashion forward :) The Johnny on the spot card made me laugh out loud! Too cute for words...that one is going to be in a magazine some day if Hallmark doesn't call first. Thanks for joining us at TOFF!

    Amy*

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  17. What a great card, love the flowers around the edge, pretty too

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  18. Love all the projects. Great Job. Thanks for pplaying along this week with our Sugar Challenge over at Dilly Beans Challenge Blog.

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  19. Awesome! Although I am an Auburn fan, I like your paper purses. I'd like to mention them on a inspiration blog post I'm doing for my employer, Stitch Craft Create magazine :)

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