Sunday, July 29, 2012

Some Sunday Creations

I love this Mike Eustis Image. Mike is a new artist at Can You Digi It?, and I have been checking out his work all over the web - what talent that man has! I had seen this image before, and I had totally fallen in love with it. I popped over to Squigglefly and purchased it this morning. I used a page out of an old cookbook I purchased for 50 cents at a thrift store for the side panel. You can barely see my paper piercing on this one. It is on the sentiment - I really call it paper pecking as it looks like a little chick has attacked it rather than organized paper piercing. We have chickens, and if one was helping me in the kitchen it would more likely be pecking my paper than stirring my brownies! LOL! I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Squigglefly Paper Piercing - SFC2912
Pile It On - PIO#31 Cute
DYSU#82 For a Friend

This is my first time entering a Squigglefly or Do You Stack Up challenge - fun, fun, fun!

Do you ever have days (or weeks) where it seems you can't measure, cut, color, or layout anything right? I am having one of those weeks! I made this altered chipboard crown for my youngest DD and then realized after I took the picture that one of the gems wasn't centered. I peeled it off and redid it, but I am not going to do another picture as my kitchen counter now has lunch on it! My daughter saw this crown at Hobby Lobby yesterday and asked me alter it to match an Initial I had done for her a few months ago. The flower is made out of old dictionary pages with gold beads on them.

I am entering this creation in the Crafting When We Can Challenge #23 Monochrome. They are sponsored this week by Fresh Brewed which I adore but I couldn't think of a way to work in one of their images on this crown!

This card is for the FS286 Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers (the featured stampers i s Buzsy - Monika Davis), for the Fresh Brewed Inspiration Challenge, and for Phindy's Friday Challenge #114 which is to use buttons.

I did this card for the FS challenge as well. Click HERE to see Monika's Card I cased.

Hugz to all!


  1. Too cute :) Love the chef's hat :) Darlknig card.

  2. Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  3. OK, you got the cute chickie with the chef's hat, somethin' in the oven, a whole bunch of vegies, and you can't retake your photo of the crown because there's lunch on the counter now!! Sounds like your life is a lot like, food, food. Either I'm preparing it, serving it, eating it, cleaning up after the meal, or planning the next one! I think we can't help having food on the brain, especially when there's kids around!! I love all those cards you made AND the pretty crown!! You always do such beautiful work!!

  4. That is SO cute, love that first card with the chick. Adorable. All your cards are just wonderful. I hope you will play with us at Squigglefly more. Cheers, Holley

  5. Great cards and I love your crown! Your little cooking chicken is adorable. Love the piercing on the sentiment! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

  6. Hey Nancy! I am becoming a big fan of your work through Dude Time Doodles and am so thrilled to see you have entered in the Squigglefly challenge! Love the Chickie card - what a fabulous job you have done with this image and your card! Thanks for joining us this week! Charlene (SFDT and DTD DT!) Your other cards are all awesome too!

  7. Oh goodness, each of your cards are fantastic (as usual) and I love, love the crown! Thanks for joining the Squigglefly challenge!

  8. Hi Nancy,
    Wow - love the chickie card - it is so adorable and made me smile! Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly and we sure hope to see you again!! P.S. I love all the other cards and beautiful crown!!!

  9. Hi Nancy, what a clever interpretation of our challege. I love the idea of pecking rather than piercing, so much more fun than sitting there methodically pricking out hole after hole like I did!! Mike really is a great artist isn't he, but his work really needs people like you to showcase just how good his work is and to show everyone how much potential his images have, so you are a vital part of his work now.
    So glad you decided to try Squigglefly this week, please come again and keep on showing us what you can do, I would love to see more of your work there.
    Take Care and Good Luck too

  10. LOL..paper pecking...Hahaha..that's hilarious! I think it's wonderful and the pun made it even more enjoyable. :) Your little chef chick is perfect! :)

    Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent with us at Squigglefly.
    Lisa xx

  11. That little chick in the pink chef hat is way too adorable - thanks so very much for joining us this week at the Squigglefly Challenge!

  12. what a beautiful array of multi dimentional elemts in 'Sunday Creations'.... crown is beautiful..flower from old dictionary pages are superb..

  13. Awesome cards, I really like that little chef chicken. Thanks, for joining us over at Squigglefly for the piercing challenge.

  14. Love your crown, and that flower is beautiful thanks for joining us on crafting when we can hugs vicky

  15. Oh what a lovely group of projects!!! The crown is so elegant and beautiful, I think it looks best as it is :)! And I LOVE your bun in the oven card!!! What a sweet (i mean warm) creation! Love the embellies and textured background.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges photo inspiration challenge this week!
    Heather D.

  16. Nancy, you were a busy the chick in the chef hat, sentiment cute too.
    The crown is wonderful. The oven and veggie cards so nice too. What a wonderful selection for we fans to enjoy.


  17. My gosh, you are on a roll with the cards. Love the little chef you have helping in the kitchen and the stove card is so cute. That crown is awesome and your FS case is outta sight. Let's see, 4 would take me 4 days. LOL

  18. All of these are so cute. That little chick is adorable and looks so fuzzy. Love how you used a dictionary page for your flower on that amazing crown.

  19. What a wonderful project! That's really one awesome flower!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Crafting when we can. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

  20. Oh my, lots of beautiful creations in this post! The card with the chicken is that kind of happy card that brings a smile on my face! Cuuute image and lovely, bold colors!

  21. What a great project.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafting When We Can .


  22. cute - love the little chick on your first card!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  23. Your projects are all LOVELY!!
    Thank you for joining us last week at PIO!!
    Have a GREAT day!