Tuesday, 17 January 2012

52 Week Scrapbook Challenge - Go Mega!

Hello, my friends! Did you miss me? I've sure missed all of you! What a week it has been! I've been very sick...so sick that I wasn't able to be on the computer AT ALL for DAYS!! YIKES!! Today is the first day that I've felt up to starting some blog rounds, and popping in for visits. There's still many of you I need to come see, although I know now that I will never catch up on all that I missed! I also missed out on some fun challenges...but I'll just try to catch the next ones!
Speaking of challenges, Mary and I are still determined to finish up the 52 Week Challenge from last year! :o) The only description I was given for the "Go mega" page, was to "think really big for everything". Now remember my page is only 8 inches. I could have pulled out a 5 X 7 "mega" photo but that would have filled up the whole page! Since I finally felt up to doing something I really wanted to play a bit. I found my biggest stamp, which measures almost 7", and had lots of fun paper piecing it. I found my biggest flower at 5" and layered it up. Then I added my biggest buttons and staples. Finally I included the biggest letter sticker for the start of the sentiment of how I was feeling about today!
I hope you're all having a happy, happy day! I also hope you're keeping warm wherever you are! When we got up this morning it was to windchills of -48 degrees Celcius (-54 F)...and they say it's supposed to get colder tonight! Yay for winter weather finally arriving! :o)

Papers: K & Company - Watercolor Bouquet;
Stamp: Spring Flower Chic - unity stamp company;
Ink: Stampin' Up - Basic Black;
Buttons: Stampin' Up;
Staples: Fastenator and Beach Staples;
Sticker: the girls' paperie - kitch;
Unknown: flowers, brad, kraft, sentiment, 
markers, dimensional paint, twine.


Jonia said...

What a beautiful page Nancy! And I am so glad that you are feeling better and so sorry you have been sick! I knew something had to be wrong! Looking forward to seeing more of you this week my friend!

alexandra s.m. said...

Oh Nancy, I'm so sorry to hear you were sick.
I'm happy to hear you're feeling better despite the incredible temp! Whenever we dare complain about the cold in Chicago, we should think of you Guys up there ;o)

I love your creation, absolutely darling!


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Stampin D Amour said...

Nancy - this is so pretty!!! Love the mega-HUGE flower accent! xo

-pamela :)

Tracy said...

Aw Nancy I'm so sorry you were under the weather. Hope you're well on the mend now. Great job on your paper piecing and that pink and green layered flower is yeeeum! :-) Stay warm my friend! Hugs!

Friday said...

Woot Woot, Nancy is in the house! Love your flower. I was wondering where all the snow went. It hasn't snowed here in VA. i'm not really complaining though but i would like one (1) snow fall for the kids to play in. Keep warm. Hugs!!

Jennifer said...

This is truly a happy card! I love the sweet girl with all that fabulous paper piecing! and those buttons are a wonderful touch! So glad to hear you are feeling better! I pray you'll continue to get healthy. Smiles to you!

Teen Queen said...

Glad you are feeling better. I like your determination to finish the challenge. This is a nice lo. The girl stamp looks like you drew her. Paper piecing was a good idea for this page. So nice. TFS

Leslie said...

Oh, Nancy :-( I'm so sorry to hear that you had been ill. I'm glad to hear you are feeling better. Wowzers! "Baby It's COLD Outside"...more than cold I tell you. Now I don't know how it could possibly get even colder than what you are experiencing!

Love your Mega Layout! Flower Power! Your paper piecing is fantastic. Girlfriend, you did the Mega Challenge up good :D

Love you - Leslie

scrappyshed said...

Nancy, what a beautiful card! sorry to hear you were feeling ill, glad your feeling better and getting back to normal... Yvonne :)

Lilly said...

What a beautiful card!!! I am so glad to hear that you are feeling better :-)

Marilyn said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better Nancy.. That's a double whammy... being sick and it being this cold - I am happy it is finally warming up. Love this image... it reminds me of some of the artsy stuff one of my friends does.

Susan M said...

Sorry to hear you have been sick but glad you are on the mend! This page is so lovely, the image ,the flower ,the colours ,everything !