Sunday, February 18, 2018

New Stuff!!!

A post to catch up on some recent cards.  Playing with new stuff is always fun!

This card was made for the Featured Stamper Challenge today on SCS.  I used my new Barn Door Bundle from SU!  I so love this set.  One day, I am going to get some barn doors in my house!  I used the cowboy hat from my fave set in the world - WWW.  

This next card was made using my new Tim Holtz Tree Ring Die and EF.  I have been wanting it for some time and it showed up available on Amazon around Valentine's so guess what Hubby got to give me.  This card was made for the Inspiration Challenge on SCS - the inspiration was a special Iris flower.  I had no Iris stamps or dies so I hand cut this one and coated the petals with Gel Medium to give them texture and to be able to shape them better (they kind of feel real too).  I wasn't happy with the center so I covered the whole thing in Snowtex (love that stuff).

This one is my favorite.  It is made with several new images from DRS Designs:  Better Irish Blessings, Silhouette Shamrock FieldPaper Coffee Cup,  plus a few old shamrock images.  I made the whipped cream with some Heavy Gel Medium mixed with white acrylic paint.  Painted it on some acetate and heated it with my heat gun.  Then I sprinkled it with cinnamon.  Smells and looks awesome. 

Hope you are all doing well - I am going to catch up soon.  Hugz,



  1. Whoa! Nancy, these are fabulous with that rustic coloring, and yet each one feels completely different! Magnificent textures! hugs, de

  2. Wow! Three amazing cards! I can see why you like that barn door bundle! Fabulous job on that door! Barn doors seem to be all the rage in home decorating these days...(Don't have one...but does a pocket door count? No, I guess your flower is amazing! And your Whipped cream looks so real. (Made me want to go eat some whipped cream...It's chilly enough in my house right now for some hot chocolate...and a perfect way to use my whipped cream!)

  3. Three beautiful mixed media cards, my friend. But I have to agree....your 3rd card is over the top Outstanding!!! I LOVE every single detail and, especially your amazing real whip cream with real cinnamon coffee. Love your sentiment too. TFS Nancy all your fun creations using all your new toys:-) Hugs..

  4. Three fabulous cards Nancy, super barn doors on the first one and I have just placed an order for the Tim Holtz Tree Ring die because I love it so much - I have just managed to resist the coffee cup stamp - beautiful cards.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  5. Oh Nancy, I love them all!!! I can taste that whipped cream and cinnamon though from here. Fabulous cards!!!

  6. Love the barn door and LOL at the coffee, whiskey and blessings sentiment - such a fabulous bg to that card as well.

  7. Way to use your great NBUS, Nancy, and use it so effectively! You are the Queen of 3D! Why haven't I seen the tree ring die before? That's cool and so is your lip-smacking whipped cream on your Irish Whisky coffee!! Hugs, Darnell

  8. Wowwww wowww wowww Nancy...its such a delight and beautiful inspiration I am gaining just by looking at your fabulous creations....these are all so creative and all of are so talented...would love to keep looking at more of your creations...thanks so much for sharing :)