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Sweet friends and Words from Shakespeare

The current Dilly Beans Challenge theme is Spring. I used the Amalia & Laylah Dlly Beans image because it totally makes me smile. This image is going to be the one that I learn to color hair on. This is my first attempt, but I am going to practice, practice, practice until I get it! Aren't these girls sweet? I added some Martha Stewart punches (leaf and hydrengea) and sponged the image inside of a Spellbinders circel die. This cute little card is going to a sweet friend for her birthday.
At The Octopode Factory the challenge is all about Fashion. I purchased this wonderful William Shakespeare image from The Octopode Factory a few weeks ago, and I am having so much fun with it. There are a million Shakespeare quotes you can pair with it - that man was so prolific. I also used a Lilypink image - the designer loves The Octopode Factory and actually got me hooked on Octopodes so it was only fitting! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Hugz!!!


  1. Love the image on the first card and well done adding the flowers. King Henry is too cute LOL and great Nestie shape to make an easel card! Great work on both!

  2. Great cards...I especially like the image on the 1st one and the shape of the easle card on the 2nd. You did a fabulous job with the flowers and embellishments are awesome.

  3. I love your card! You were so quick with using the new image! This is the first project I've seen with the new image. I love what you did & your hair coloring is awesome!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Dilly Beans :) -Megan

  4. A couple of great cards! Your images are so unique!Love them!

  5. Aww, this this the sweetest card with the little friends. Nancy, you are an Octopode addict, right? Good job with Mr. Shakespeare.

  6. Both of these images are super super cute...they both make me smile. I had never heard of the Octopode stamps...they are very cool! William S is stylin'! The Dilly girls are super happy too!

  7. OMGosh! I just love that Shakespeare Card!!! Made me chuckle!!

  8. Because you inspire me I have sent you a Liebster Blog award! You can pop over to my blog to accept it. Congratulations! Your work always inspires me with the layers and unusual images. Thanks for sharing your work.

  9. FABULOUS - both of them!!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Dilly Beans! :)

  10. Love the cute Dilly Beans card with that fab colour combo and I'm completely floored by the Octopode digi with my dress form!!! So very cool - love it :) Now I've got so many ideas flapping around in my head - need to go and play!!!


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