Saturday, July 3, 2010


Happy 4th of July! Hope your day is filled with celebration with the ones you love! My husband has to work until late afternoon so we'll be hosting a barbecue with some of our neighbors in the evening.

I created two very simple 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" cards for today's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #76.
See what the other Sweet Sunday Stampers have created ...

Joanne Basile:...just a little something
Karen Motz: Paper Playhouse
Laura Fredrickson: Scrapnextras
Sarah-Jane Kale': Janeybell
Vicki Burdick: It's a Stamp Thing
Lynn Put: The Queen's Scene
Jen Tapler: Jen Tapler Designs

Stamps: Good Friend, Fundamental Phrases
Paper: Kraft/Crumb Cake, Nigh of Navy, Real Red, and Whisper White CS
Ink: Night of Navy and Real Red
Embellishments: Clear Rhinestone Brads, Real Red Button
Tools: Large Star Punch, Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Folder
Supplies: Glue Dots

Stamps: Cheep Talk, On Your Birthday
Paper: Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, and Whisper White CS
Ink: Old Olive, Melon Mambo, and Marina Mist
Tools: Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Folder, Corner Rounder, 1" and 1/2" Circle Punches
Supplies: Stampin' Dimensionals



Karen said...

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY NANCY! Just love your cards and your interpretation of the challenge! I looked at the sketch and scratched my head wondering what I could do! Will hopefully give it a go tomorrow!


Jo Ann. said...

what an extremely clever use of the starburst from cheap talk!!!! and a simple but beautiful card commemorating out nations heros!! thanks for sharing...

Sarah-Jane Kalé said...

These are FABULOUS Nancy!! Very clever use of Great Friends too!!! WOW!!!.

xx Sarah

Mary Fish said...

Oh, come on . . . these are simply extraordinary. Love the bling on the fireworks! Hugs, M

Dawn Easton said...

Happy 4th of July, Nancy! I hope you and your family enjoy the evening with your friends! Sounds fun!

Both cards are wonderful!

Lynn Put said...

Excellent cards for the sketch! Love the rhinestone fireworks and the colors on the cheep talk card!
Happy 4th of July!

Allison said...

Happy 4th of July! Your cards are beautiful!

Karen Giron said...

Nancy, these are amazing! Love the completely different look you gave each card. I miss my Cheep Talk set - I must pull it off the shelf and ink it up!

Pauline said...

Congratulations on being selected as one of the Top 5 Show Stoppers!! Love all of your cards; I like the dimensional look of A 4th of July Sweet Sunday card. Keep inspiring us!! Happy 4th and enjoy your time with family and friends this evening, Nancy.

Karen Motz said...

Two completely different yet gorgeous cards! I love how you flipped the sketch!!

Vicki Burdick said...

Totally over the top cuteness on both!!! Love the 4th of July one with the fun sparklers and of course you know I adore the birthday one, amazing colors on that one!!!

Lynn said...

Both cards are super cute! I especially love the cute little birdie card...such cheerful colors. Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend!

Wendy J. said...

Nancy, these are just fabulous! That red, white, and blue (& kraft) really get me! So cute! You are so talented!

Angie Tieman said...

Great cards, Nancy!! I love that first one where you made the flowers into patriotic firecrackers!! So clever!

Bronwyn Eastley said...

Both cards are bright, cheery and so adorable.

Michele Gross said...

Oh so cute!! Love the simplicity and the happy colors! Great little details :)

Shannon Willis said...

As always, you inspire me!

Be Blessed,