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Rainy Day Projects

The sun is finally out and it is 70 outside. Looks like it will be warmer than that all week so maybe around here we can say it is looking a lot like Spring. It has been rainy and windy for days so I am so glad. While it was raining the last few days, I did get some craft time. Made a few cards and a few scrapbook pages.

Today's Featured Stamper at SCS is Jean and I cased THIS card.

I love how this came out. I also did this card for the MIX challenge on SCS which is to use different tones of the same color. I used a Joy die to make the flowers and Tim Holtz Pealed Paint for my coloring.

I also cased my Punchkateer friend Diane who is the Queen for the Day this week at SCS. I cased THIS card.

I thought this card would also make a good scrapbook layout so I used it for Allie's Fight Song picture. I made a sister to it as well but didn't snap a picture.

The new CSI challenge #116 came out so I had to do a page following the clues/evidence/testimonies provided. I am so loving this challenge! You need to check it out if you do scrapbook pages.

This is Allie harassing her friend Dean about his chin. For some reason, I just love this picture. She gets back from Spring Break today - I haven't seen her in weeks and I miss her! She promised to come by on her way back to Birmingham so I made some Chicken Cordon Blu Casserole and biscuits (she loves homemade food when she comes by - LOL).

Hope your weekend was wonderful too. Hugz!


  1. I don't usually comment twice in the same day on a blog but the card intrigued me. Absolute shut the back door gorgeous. The butterfly and the sentiment are perfect and the flower.WOW. Love those scrap book pages too. You have been going to town haven't you?

  2. This is a fabulous collection, I love the first card with the beautiful butterfly and flowers and lovely verse. You are so creative to turn a card layout into a scrapbook layout, I would never have thought to do that and I do love the background you have created for the second layout.
    I hope you had a lovely dinner with Allie.

  3. Nancy that first card is phenomenal. Just gorgeous. I really like your second card with that pretty die piece. You are right that is the perfect backdrop for your "fight"page for Alli. It goes so well with their outfits. The last page just made me smile. Love all those little gems and individual sentiments. Well you mentioned you wanted a strawberry when you visited me and now I want some Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole. Yum! Actually we had Chicken Pot Pie tonight. Early dinner because my youngest, who is also an Alli, is here for a visit from D.C. and she had early plans for the night, so eat and fly. Have a fun week and a nice visit with Alli.

  4. Absolutely wonderful creations but your first cards with the hydrangeas is gorgeous! Glad you are having nicer weather, we've got 2 inches of sleet accumulation and its still coming down! Humph! Mother Nature needs meds!

  5. Wow! I love your card for the mixed media challenge. The colors are super and you did a fab job. No way I couldn't like the second card with those big polka dots. It's awesome that you're doing all these wonderful scrapbook pages. I like your stencils. Fabulous work, my friend.

  6. Whoa!!! You've been quite busy and I'm just blown away by that first card with the butterfly! It must have taken you hours to cut all those tiny flowers, but what a fantastic card!!! Everything looks amazing and I just love love love the last layout you posted! The photo is wonderful, and I find all the words and phrases so inspiring! Beautifully designed and created!! Well done on everything!

  7. Awesome work (again) The first card is amazing! And great job on the rest of your cards/scrapbook pages. You have been busy...Well done!

  8. These all look amazing! Great color combo for the scrapbook and the first card is stunning.

  9. Love the pictures of your daughter-how fun! I see you have been using the hydrangea die I made you See, I told you - you would get a lot of use from it. It's absolutely stunning, did you dip the die cuts in the peeled paint like we did the poinsettia? I am so jealous that you got a lot accomplished. I am so slow!!!
    Bear Hugs,

  10. Wow, these are fabulous, I must come to your blog more often.


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