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Barnes & Nobles Inspired Christmas

This week my doctor limited me to one caffeine drink a day so when today's Inspiration Challenge on SCS was Barnes & Nobles, I was lead to the drinks of course! Here is the picture that inspired my card:

and here is my card:

This is a peak at the new Diana Garrison Christmas Angel image available in the Squigglefly store today. I love this image because it reminds me of the Mexican/Indian art I grew up with in New Mexico.

Happy Saturday! Hugz!


  1. Beautiful card Nancy, the background is gorgeous!

  2. Great use of the insp. picture. Great colour combo too :)

  3. Super nice card with this beautiful angel. The turquoise color really reminds my of the Indian art, which I love. Enjoy your weekend.

  4. Very nice :) Lovely colours - so nice to see something in different colours for a holiday card.

  5. Oh, what a beautiful angel you've popped up on your card. Beautiful work AND card. For some reason, I'm now thinking of turquoise jewelry. Ha

  6. Oh my your creation is stunning!! Love the angel sticking out above your design! That photo sure is yummy looking! HUGS :)

  7. so gorgeous nancy.beautiful angels and i love your soft colours :D

    xx coops xx

  8. Nancy, what a great take on the colors and what a beautifully ARTSY card!


  9. This is just stunning Nancy! I really like the texture in the sky and on her gown. The distressed edges are a great touch too, and of course it's wonderful how you have the other angel popped up!

  10. Just beautiful. I am trying to figure out the Angel embellishment as that design feature has me so intrigued. This is just stunning and I love how you have that Angel looking into the focal point. Its so unique.
    Bear Hugs,

  11. Simply beautiful. Love the angel in the background too.


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