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Can You Digi It?'s new challenge is Love of Country and the inspiration pictures are awesome (some cool flags and some yummy looking patriotic desserts). I decided to capture our love of tea and coffee which is a deep and historical love (especially of tea) for most countries. I used the wonderful stacking tea cups from LilyPink Designs which you can find in the store here. These cups are so fun to color! I colored them with Copics and added a touch of Tim Holtz tea stain Distress Ink; I did one layer of the cups popped up for extra depth. My other additions include some The Twinery twine (also available at the store - check out the Patriotic pack, some stars made with a Creative Memories punch (I popped them up a bit too), and some pieces of a Starbucks cup cozy. I put the other pieces of the cozy inside. I have started saving those little cozies or protectors or whatever they are called because they are so versitile. All my papers are SU!, and I typed the sentiment which came to me while I was brushing my teeth (isn't that when everyone gets their ideas?).

Punch Tally - 3

Hugz to all - hope the rest of this week is full of wonderful suprises and blessings!


  1. Fabulous card, I like the teacups, I like the sentiment and the stars.
    Kevin xx

  2. Love that image and your color choices. Fun to see a tall, skinny card too (A10?)

  3. Too cute! Going to have to ponder more when I brush my teeth I think and I don't get many ideas there LOL!

  4. Good job on this card, Nancy. I really like the sentiment and those wonderful teacups. Ideas brushing your teeth, huh? I don't know what I'm thinking when I'm brushing mine but apparently nothing creative. :-) I'll try to do better.

  5. Just goes to show you our creative mind is always at work! Fantastic card and such a truthful sentiment!

  6. What a fantastic tall card!! I love it!! Your coloring is awesome, as usual!!!

  7. I LOVE the sentiment you came up with to compliment these patriotic teacups! Brilliant creation!!

  8. Such a beauty, Nancy! I love the image you went with and the senti is perfect. I despise coffee though! LOL!


  9. Such a cute card. Love the wonderfully colored tea cups.

  10. Wow, I love what you've done with the tea cups and the sentiment is very cool! Love it!

  11. That sentiment has some wise words there! Don't take away my morning cups o' joe!! The stacked coffee cups look great in the patriotic colors.

    Nancy, thank you SO much for the comments you've left for me. I really cherish what you write to me!


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