Sunday, December 2, 2012

Some Cases and Some Christmas Wishes

I was able to make several cards this weekend - hope you had a productive weekend too. I found some extra time in some unique ways:

*I made a pasta salad and forgot to take it to a crop so didn't have to make dinner Saturday night.
*I bribed my youngest daughter to put up the Christmas trees.
*Today I got some hair die in my eye and had to flush it out for awhile so I was able to skip the weekly grocery trip and a shopping trip to Birmingham (of course it made it hard to see my cards - LOL - but now I am fine so don't worry).

These are a few cards I made with my found time:

I am still in love with this fun Whimsy Stamps image done by Liastampz (Aisha with Friends is the name I think)! I was inspired by THIS card done by Sharri (sseffens on SCS). Sharri's card is such a darling card, and I tried to capture her fun style and use of color. I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Pile It On #49 - Pile on the Embellishments
Stampin' for the Weekend #22 - Add Some Texture

I did this fun card using the Retro Sketch #40 Sketch and a fun Pattie's Creation image. I really like this sketch!

I was inspired by THIS lovely card made by Crafty Julia at SCS - Julia was named the Queen for the Day. I used Lily Pink Designs' Christmas Baubles and Delightfully Distressing Digi Paper which are both available at Can You Digi It?

I am entering this card in the Love to Create Challenge - Non Traditional Christmas Colors and the Addicted to CAS: ATCAS#2 - Baubles.

I actually have a lot more cards, but I am going to wait until Tuesday to post them. Hope this week is wonderful for you all and that you find some extra time in better ways than I did!



  1. Nancy you've had quite the weekend. I hope your eye is OK now and the trees all look pretty (thank you daughter). You came up with three outstanding cards here. I especially love the last card. The colors are just so very nice. Hope your week ahead is fun filled.

  2. You've been busy! Great work on all three. Think the last one is my fave ;)

  3. WOW! Those are not the best ways to find time for yourself now are they?! I hope your eye is OK, ouch!
    Your cards are all beautiful creations! I just love that fun image on the first, and the deer on the 2nd are so playful in the snow, and I love those pompoms! Great job on all 3, you're on a serious roll - now just be careful please! LOL

  4. Great cards all of them and glad you got plenty of time to play - bribery and forgetfulness sound like good options for gaining time but not convinced about eye accidents!!! I love that Liastampz image too, so much fun and your card design is perfect for it :)

  5. Love your bauble and the sentiment is beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along at ATCAS! xx

  6. LOL Well, I found some extra time, but it was because I'm sick. I doubt that's what you meant. :-) Sounds like you had a pretty eventful weekend Nancy. The cards came out beautifully. I especially like the last one. Hope you have a less eventful week and all is well with your eye! Hugs!

  7. All of your cards are amazing...I love what you did for the challenge, those deer are so sweet.

  8. Nancy you have had a creative weekend! I like all three of your cards. I really like the last one and I think it's because of the sentiment. Love the colors.


  9. You have had a busy weekend Nancy,All 3 cards are fabulous I love the image on the first card, the design of the second card and the sentiment and design of the third card, now what I want to know is how are you going to get extra crafting time next weekend lol.
    Kevin xx

  10. Love your unique bauble and that sponging is gorgeous. Thanks for playing the ATCAS challenge this week.

  11. Each card is terrific but I especially like the image in the first one! Hope you do not have anymore issues with hair dye!

  12. Geez girl, you have been busy! Love all three cards. The first one is hilarious. Love that image and the sentiment. The deer card is so pretty. and the third card is wonderful too. Love the papers you used and the sentiment with the heart is perfect. Glad your eye is ok.


  13. First, thanks so much for your visit to my blog. I'm so glad you came and were kind enough to leave such a sweet comment. Secondly, I've thoroughly enjoyed my visit to your kitchen counter (I'm jealous, you have granite!) Your sense of humor is such a fun one, and you are very talented! I especially love your image on your first card, it made me smile from ear to ear. I look forward to future visits to your counter! Best, Curt

  14. You have been busy! All of these are so different and so pretty. Love that first image - it makes me laugh every time I see it. Glad to see your eye is better :-)

  15. The colors and papers you've used for the bauble card are so beautiful! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

  16. Love your cards, especially the last two! Just wanted to come over and say thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment on my blog.

    Have a great week,
    Lisa D.

  17. Great card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

  18. Adorable! Thanks for playing along at Retro Sketches!

  19. Fabulous!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Happy New Year!
    Helen x

  20. So CUTE!!!!
    Thanks for joining us at PIO!!
    Happy New Year! Have a GREAT day!