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Some Fun Cards

This week's Sassy Cheryl challenge is "Outdoor Fun and Games." I used this great Sassy Cheryl image which is only $1 in the store right now. I also used a cool card shape called the Layered Window Frame - HERE is the tutorial if you want to check it out.

I made this card for a friend at work who just lost her Grandmother. For my inspiration, I used THIS card by Sabrina (Cook22 on SCS). Sabrina is one of the Queens being revisited on the Queen for the Day challenge at SCS.

This card is my case of Sue (coffeestamper on SCS) who is also one of the Queens being revisited on . Sue loves caffeine so I couldn't resist doing a coffee card. HERE is Sue's card I cased.

Can you tell I woke up at 5:00 this morning? My friend Jill shared THIS great video this week and I am passing it on - you need to watch it and if you have seen it, you need to watch it again. It cracks me up every time I think about it!



  1. Five a.m. is too early, girl. Although, I was awake by 6:30 a.m. or before.

    What super cards! I love the window frame on your first card and the one honoring Sabrina is just beautiful. Yep, that caffeine is coffeestamper Sue for sure. Great houndstooth. She uses it quite often, too.

  2. Great card with Sassy Cheryl image. Love shape, window and sentiment.
    Thank you for joining us at Sassy Cheryl’s Outdoor fun & games Challenge, hope to see you again next week.

  3. These are all gorgeous Nancy, I like the sweet image on the first, the elegant design of the second,and the dog tooth paper and coffee cup on the last one.
    Kevin xx

  4. Beautifully framed image on the first card, loving the tone on tone and embossing on the second and I now want a latte because of your last one LOL! Well done on all three :)

  5. Wonderful cards! I especially like the gorgeous sympathy card! Your cards are always inspiring!

  6. fabulous cards nancy.really love the shape of your first card, your 2nd card is really elegant and fab fun image and colours on your 3rd card and thanks for the link to the video, so funny and I can relate so much :D

    xx coops xx

  7. Just gorgeous. . .ALL of them! And I LOVE the sentiment! Super, super cute!
    Thanks for playing along in the Outdoor Fun & Games challenge this week with my Sassy Gals!!!

  8. Yep, that's me to a tee!!! Thank you for sharing that video-I laughed all the way through it. Now I know to blame my addiction on "YouTube". My husband is as much to blame because he is my enabler. That man asks me every week if I want to go to Michael's. Who am I to say no!!!! Last weekend he took me to Michael's, JoAnn's, and Hobby Lobby in one day!!! Oh my goodness that gave me an attitude adjustment this morning. Exactly what I need to put my big girl pants on and get me to Love that window frame card. I pinned it to my tutorials as I want to do that in the future. Your sympathy card is so elegant-love that embossing. Cute coffee card as well-love the paper.
    Bear Hugs,

  9. Beautiful cards, Nancy. What a video. Now that poor lady has no room to work on her craft table with all her new "stuff" from you tube. :)

  10. Loving all your gorgeous creations! That Sassy little gal is one of my all time faves! Beautiful work! I'm so glad you joined us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

  11. OMG, a three-fer! You have been busy. Little girl at the beach is adorable.
    Love the little sentiment sign too. And what a great design!

    Your second card is stunning, your friend is going to be so appreciative that you
    thought of her with this beauty.

    Your coffee card is so darn cute, love the papers and colors you chose.

    Great work, Nancy, love them all.


  12. Nancy your cards are always inspiring. I love the work you put in to them. Never too much, always just enough to say "classy". The little Sassy gal is just beautiful. She looks like a picture of a little "Pawleys Island" girl. Love it.

  13. Ooops, I clicked publish before I thanked you for playing along with Sassy Cheryl. Always love your creations.

  14. All of these are amazing. Love your take on the layered window frame (so much better than the original). The second one is a fabulous monochromatic card and LOVE that background (is it a stamp or embossing folder?). And the color combo on the coffee card is a great combination.

  15. Wow, you have had a productive morning!! They all look great - the layered frame is fabulous, love the muted colours on the sympathy card and the coffee one is so much fun :)


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