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Some Nice Thoughts, Fun Memories, and Pretty Flowers


The newest Verve Challenge is Chevron Chic - to use Chevrons on your creation. I used some sparkling chevrons from CTMH and some Basicgrey paper - some with chevrons and some with some pretty birds. The Verve stamp Nicest Thoughts (its on sale btw) seem perfect with this paper. I needed some feathers and flowers so I cut some circles and made some rolled flowers and then hand cut some feathers.

I had some extra time to play today so I did the FS challenge on SCS. I cased THIS card of Lisa's.


I also made a couple of scrapbook pages using the CSI challenge #117 for inspiration.





Hope you had a good weekend too.

Hugz!




Comments

  1. You used that Christmas paper fabulously on your first card and love your cluster of poppies in the second! Great pages too! You have been a busy lady :)

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  2. Beautiful cards but the flowers are absolutely gorgeous! Love their beautiful colors and shading! Sweet pages, seems like you've got a lot done!

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  3. No way am I trying to pick favorites from any of the. A+ on everything.

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  4. Wow, these are so fabulous, I love the rolled flowers and the beautiful colored poppies and the great designs.

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  5. I opened your blog and had to pick my jaw up off the floor! That first card with the distressed corners just blew me away!! Everything you shared today is amazing, seriously! Those footprints around the photo in the layout are awesome!! Well done on all!!

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  6. Oh wow wow wow, these creations are just stunning. You are so talented.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  7. all so stunning nancy.your designs are fabulous and I really love your 2nd card, the colours and flowers really pop :D

    xx coops xx

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  8. Wow! You have been busy Nancy, I love the distressed feel of your first card and beautiful flowers on the second. Your scrapbook pages are brilliant as always.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. Oh the things you do with paper!!!! These are gorgeous!! You get so much wonderful dimension from your paper! I love your style!

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  10. You have been both...so busy....and so creative! Well done on all!

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  11. Such fabulous creations! Just love those bent corners on your chevron chic card!

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  12. Goodness, you have been busy :) Love all the creations - esp. love the rolled edges of paper, the splash of red, the neutral kraft background - so many things to look at!

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  13. Great cards! I love the sentiment on the first one, and your second card is just so eye popping with color! I love the dimension and the teeny buttons. Your scrap book pages are just awesome. What a treasure you are making for your family.

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  14. Beyond gorgeous - love the fabulous embellishments!!

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