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A View of the Future

Did I tell you I have become a Cheryl Alger groupie? You probably already figured it out, but I wanted to go ahead and admit it. My card today is for two challenges: Squigglefly - Summertime is Here AND Sassy Cheryl - Step Cards. I used Charlie's Relaxing Swim by Cheryl Alger which is available at Squigglefly and from Sassy Cheryl Digis.

Step cards and I don't get along really well. I made one a couple of years ago and it was painful for me for some reason (you can see it here - but this one was even more painful. I tried three times to make a fancy step card and ended up just going with a simple one instead. I think if I actually measured next time it would work better - LOL!

I had so much fun with this card - I used some fun stickers from K and Co and a SU! Edge Die.

Oh, I almost forgot...were you wondering about my title for this post? My youngest daughter Allie is going to start at UAB in the Fall (University of Alabama - Birmingham) and they have a lazy river the circles the fitness center. She swears she is going to get in that lazy river and study. When I saw this image, that was the first thing I thought off - LOL!

Hugz to all and hope this is a wonderful week!


  1. Fantastic card Nancy and great layout and design! I'm with you, there is something about step cards that I just don't get!

  2. Fabulous step card! Love everything about it (except I don't like to measure either). Congrats on your daughter going to UAB. At least it's nearby. :-)

  3. Ha...such a cute step card. You'll have to get a photo of Allie pulling this off and let us see. LOL
    Glad your daughter isn't going far, far away to school. You would miss her terribly.

  4. This is fabulous Nancy! I think the simple step design is perfect because it looks like she's going down one of those big water slides at a park! I just love all the elements you added too - wonderful waves and the perfect SPLASH sentiment!

  5. Such a fun card!! Well done on the steps!! Sure your daughter will love it :)

  6. Aw, Nancy, this is adorable! I'll bet your daughter will love it! Your coloring is beautiful and I think your step card looks awesome! I have never tried to do one of those....sounds vewy scawy! hee

  7. This is wonderful!

    And, it was me this past weekend...although I went ass-over-tea-cup a couple of

  8. Hi Nancy! Yep...I can totally relate to being a SC "groupie"...hehe! Gorgeous step card, m'dear! I love little Charlie...gorgeous coloring!! And what a fun design and embellies! Perfection, darlin!! So glad you've joined us again this week at Sassy Cheryl's! Hugs. Pat Frank

  9. LOL on the groupie. At least you aren't a stalker. hehehehehehe
    This is just beautiful Nancy, and you may not be a fan on the step card, but you certainly did knock this one out of the ball park. LOVE IT!!!
    Thanks for playing along in the step card challenge with the Sassy Cheryl gals this week.

  10. An absolutely fantastic card Nancy I love the image the step design is perfect for those waves, well done!
    Kevin xx

  11. Your card is really cute, and I think you did a great job with the card fold. I had trouble too trying to make step cards, but I do enjoy making a "center" step card!

  12. I can see her with those books propped up on her legs. All I can say is --- tip over target for those frat boys Your card is awesome though. Love it

  13. Glad to see you've joined the "Sassettes", Nancy! Don't you just love Cheryl's sweet designs? This step card is absolutely adorable!

  14. This made me smile big time...I see they are looking for DT members-you should try out!

  15. Absolutely fabulous, gave me a good giggle. Michelle x

  16. That's so cute!! I love we have four people submitting adorable cards using a tire...two with a inner tube, two with a tire swing...I can now tell what makes everyone think of summer time. This card is just so sweet. It sure does make me think of summer for sure. Cheers, Holley

  17. Nancy, what a cute, cute card. Love the step card and how you created a scene with it.
    Fun summer creation!



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