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nancyburke
Professional Paper Crafter, Hand Lettering Instructor, Author, Scrapbooker, Video Personality
Interests: stamping, gardening, photography, scrapbooking, teaching, baking, traveling, art of all kinds, paper/mixed media crafting, and anything that can keep me busy using my creativity! :)
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Hi everyone! How was your February? Have you been inundated with the snow in the East, or are you experiencing some of that amazing weather in the West? If it is the latter, I am green with envy! The hubs... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Scraps and Ink
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Hi everyone! So many pages to share with you all today! Last month I worked with some really fun products from the Scraptastic Club STORE. Here are some pages I finished this past January: FROSTING Close-ups: Isn't Ashley with her... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi all!!! It's February 1st, and time to share the fab new kits available over at Scraptastic! I REALLY had a hard time picking which kit I wanted to work with, as they are all so amazing! So lets take... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Can I just say I LOVE this months Scraptastic Kit? The colors and patterns are just oh-so-pretty! I created the next two pages from the January 2015 "This Must Be The Place" main kit and add on, and I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi all! Guess what? I am featured on the Scraptastic blog today! Yup, that's two days in a row. :) Today's post is featuring a cute new collection in the store- "Happy Day" by Pebbles. LOVE this vibrant new line!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi all! So have you put away all of your holiday decos? I still have everything up and am NOT looking forward to getting out all of those empty boxes, loading them back up, and then hauling them back into... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi all! Did you have a great holiday? Here at our house, we had an amazing time with visits from family and friends near and far, holiday parties, food, presents, etc. Really couldn't have been more merry! I even manages... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi All! Can you believe it is the last day of November? This month has just flown by! For all of my friends in the States who celebrated, did you have a great Thanksgiving? We sure did! But more on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi everyone! Over at Scraptastic, we like to celebrate the birthdays of all of our members. So we make birthday cards and share them with the birthday girl (or guy) in the gallery! Here are a few cards I made... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Hi all! Just wanted to stop by and share a page and post I wrote recently for the Scraptastic Club blog. My post was about making transparent embellishments, like the stars on my page below, POP! You can read the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I took this photo of Ashley over the summer when we took her up to U of I in Moscow to tour the campus. She had just made her final decision to attend college there, and it really struck me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Besides creating FOUR 12x12 pages with the Scraptastic Club October 2014 "Heart It Races" kit and add-on, I also made three fun, and very different cards! SMILE LIFE IS BETTER WITH FRIENDS YOU SHINE They really show a variety of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Right after I got back from Greece, I decided to can peaches. :) Random. right? I know, I am like that sometimes! I really needed to replace the peaches in my food storage that I had canned several years previous.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I have been back from Greece for three weeks now, but I can still smell the ocean breeze and feel the warm sun on my face from this spot on our balcony overlooking the Caldera of the island of Santorini.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I know it's been three whole hours since my last post, but that is what happens when you can't sleep, your hubby has been out of the country for two months and you are anxious for him to be home... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I must apologise: I am going to share two months worth of Scraptastic Club kit images in one post. :) First, here is the October kit full reveal (yes, I know October is more than half over, but cut me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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In my last post, I shared a couple of pages I created with the Scraptastic Club "We Will Rock You" September 2014 main kit and add-on. So I wanted to share a couple more fun pages I created with that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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So you may have noticed that I haven't blogged in like, forever! So before I go into my explanation for the absence, I want to share a couple of pages I did over at Scraptastic! YOU ROCK Close-ups: This page... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I normally struggle with non-girly pages. They are sooooo not my thing! I can easily slap a bunch of pink patterned paper on a page, throw on some frou-frou baubles with any photo of my daughters and call it a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Soooooo excited to share these sneaks of the September kits over at Scraptastic! Since I am one of the new DT members, I didn't get to pick which kit I will receive, but honestly, I don't care- I love them... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Last but not least!!!! This is the very last challenge over at Scraptastic for their 4th Anniversary Celebration, and we were challenged to create a page using a design "shelf". This is where a piece (or pieces) of paper are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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ONE WORD. Yup, that is all we could use on our page for challenge #8 over at Scraptastic. And do you know how hard it is to only use one word on a layout? I am not sure if the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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For this challenge over at Scraptastic, we were asked to use 4 patterned papers on our page, no more, no less. SISTERLY BOND Close-ups: The background is actually one sheet of paper that has the pretty little border, banners and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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Over at Scraptastic for their Anniversary Celebration, the 4th challenge is a bingo challenge. :) You get to pick one row, either down, across, or diagonal, and do something from each box in that row on your page or project.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I have been having so much fun playing along over at Scraptastic! For Challenge #6- "Use Your Scraps", I decided to try something different. I used my scraps, but was also inspired by the minimalistic look of MoMA (Museum of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Scraps and Ink