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Some Fun Pictures and a Pretty Flower

Happy Mother's Day! I had a wonderful day! Woke up early and did two more pages in Allie's Scrapbook (see them below), an early breakfast with my parents, my sister, and Kenny (I had steak and eggs - yum) plus church, then Allie and I made some pasta with sausage and wine and then made some fruit shortcakes (yes, I splurged - it is Mother's day after all). I ended the day finishing up a pretty flower card.

The two scrapbook pages I made for Allie's book were done with CSI's Case #122 which is a sketch. For evidence I picked the following: crystal, flowers, tags, circles, cursive and for testimony I picked cursive journaling. The colors are mint, seafoam green, and peach/orange (my interpretation of the colors). The pictures on these pages are from a fundraiser Allie's Sorority did this past Fall. Pledges from the various Fraternities dressed up and competed for the title of AOII Queen. Allie did the make-up on several of the guys (the ones in the pictures with her) and had a blast. They raised money for the Arthritis Foundation. Fun!!!

This card was done for the Monochromatic Challenge at Aurora Wings. I used the Hydrangea - Flower Heads and Leaves image from Aurora Wings - I love Mitzi Sato-Wiuff's images. I was lucky enough to win this image in a recent challenge and can't wait to make more cards with it. I drug several copies of the image with Tim Holtz faded blue jeans (pealed paint on the leaves) ink sprayed with glitter mist and then added in some more color with a SU! blender pen dotted on the ink pad. Added a few Zva Crystals, some sugar glitter, and white gel pen.

Hugz - hope your day was wonderful!


  1. Beautiful card. I like the colours you have used and the embossing. TFS!

  2. What fun the kids must have had. Even the guys got into the act. Hope the foundation got a few dollars for their efforts. Great scrapbook pages. As for the hydrangeas, they bring back memories of my grandmother sreading old tins of rusty tacks under them to make the produce blue flowers. Love your coloring of them and the card.

  3. Oh, those boys look handsome....rather, they look pretty. Oh well, your daughter did a good job with the makeup. Ha
    Lots of good memories and pages to cherish for years to come.

    Your hydrangea is gorgeous...good job with the paints and sprays. Fun, arent' they?

    Happy Mother's Day, even if it is a bit late.

  4. Great scrapbook pages...Looks like they had a lot of fun, and it was for a good cause. Pretty card too, so very nicely done!

  5. How fun! The guys look good LOL and what a wonderful cause :) Fabulous hydrangea too! Happy Mother's Day.

  6. Fabulous scrapbook pages and card Nancy, I like the fun pics you have used.
    Kevin xx

  7. Great scrapbook pages and your card is gorgeous. Love that sentiment.

  8. Wonderful layouts, they are so beautifully embellished and your card is fabulous, such a gorgeous image and pretty colours.

  9. Such un scrapbook pages!! They are bursting with joy. And the blue card with hydrangea is beautiful. Lovely coloring and gorgeous embellishments. Thank you so much for entering the "Monochromatic" challenge at Aurora Wings. Good luck! Mitzi xx

  10. Hydrangeas are my favorited flowers so I'm totally in love with your fabulous card. Fabulous layout pages too! How fun! Thanks so much for joining our Monochromatic Challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  11. This is gorgeous work. I love all your 3-D work too. It makes Mitzi's image pop. Thanks for joining us at Aurora Wings. Good luck and I hope you join us again.

  12. A great scrapbook page and a beautiful card. Love the blue.

  13. Omgosh, that layout is nuttin' but fun!! Those kids know how to have good times together and I love that it was captured in a scrapbook page to treasure through the years! Beautiful card too with all those delicate flowers!


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