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A Fingernail Art Inspired Card

We can be inspired by anything! I would never have guessed that fingernails could have inspired me to make a card, but that Shirley found the most inspiring fingernails for the newest MFPSpeedyTV Inspiration Challenge (#37 - Fingernail Art):

Since I am an Auburn Fan (and an Alabama Fan too but there were no Elephants in these pictures Benzi), I chose the tiger nails!

I used the Natures Brushstrokes and Lots of Words sets from Marks Finest Papers. My bg(s) on the image panel and butterfly were colored using chalk. I glittered up the butterfly using Sparkle n Sprinkle glitter and SU! Dazzling Diamonds. Papers are SU! and SEI.

Come join in the fun - there is a great prize and you have to admit these fingernails are pretty inspiring!



  1. Hey, what do you mean you used tiger nails?????? Elephants have nails, too. Oh, I guess you're forgiven as you do live closer to Auburn. LOL
    What a fabulous card you made with your inspiration. It is over the top gorgeous. Wow! Love that 'fly.

  2. Love that sparkly butterfly..Such a perfect card for autumn... such pretty pics of nails. Thanks for sharing.

  3. A;l those nails had nice color, but I think you went with the right one. Your card is beautiful.

  4. You have created a fabulous scene for your card! Love it :) Gorgeous butterfly.

  5. Beautiful card and the butterfly is just gorgeous! Isn't it amazing what we can be inspired by!

  6. This is a beautiful card, such gorgeous colours and I love your butterfly - great take on the inspiration picture.

  7. Your card is just beautiful, and I cannot imagine how anyone can paint fingernails like that on such a small canvas!! Wonderful inspiration!

  8. Gorgeous card Nancy, I like the image, and the beautiful butterfly.
    Kevin xx

  9. Gorgeous and elegant card, Nancy. The colors are so wonderful and the butterfly is beautiful.

  10. wow so stunning the design and those striking colours are fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

  11. Wow, your card is amazing looking! Love those colors. (War Eagle!)

  12. Such a beautiful card!! I really love the colors and the transparent look of the butterfly! HUGS

  13. Did you use your "Pebbles" chalk? This is so pretty. The colors are vibrant and in line with the festive feel of fall. The butterfly is truly amazing. Gorgeous card my friend.
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  14. Beautiful colors! The butterfly looks so real you expect it to fly off the paper!



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