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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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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 3 hours ago 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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
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For the fifth challenge over at Scraptastic, we are challenged to use the phrase "Happy Birthday to You" on our project. HAPPY BIRTHDAY 2U! Close-ups: Of course I just HAD to use this photo of Miss Anna from her 16th... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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I am still happily plugging along with the challenges over at Scraptastic for their 4th Anniversary Celebration. I finished this next page last night, but didn't get the chance to upload it til tonight. This is for Challenge #3- The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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So for challenge #2 over at Scraptastic, you get to pick a title from the top 100 songs from 2010 (the year Scraptastic was founded) and use that song title as the title of your page. How fun is that?!!!!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCRAPTASTIC!!! Over at the Scraptastic site, they are celebrating their 4th anniversary, and they have some really fun challenges going on all week long! I have a couple of good friends on the DT who challenged me to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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So I have been on a dots and stripes kick lately! They are just soooo perfect together! The next two layouts use plenty of this classic combo. GOLDEN Close-ups: This layout makes me happy and sad all at the same... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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For my friends b-day, her hubby bought her a brandy new Canon! How cool is that!? So I took a pic of her taking a pic pf me with her new toy. :) CAPTURE MEMORIES Close-ups: It has been fun... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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We have started a tradition of spending Mother's Day with our dearest and closest friends at Sawtooth Winery for their Mother's Day Wine Tasting Event. One of the events they have is face painting for the kids. Our friends' little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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This is a silly pic I took of Ashley and her BFF Gabbi when we were stopped along the Mississippi river on an epic 12-day road trip to Chicago two summers ago. LOVE this pic! Close-Ups: Lots of fun details... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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While we were at California Adventure over New Years, I snapped this pic of Anna taking pics with her new Instax camera that she got for Christmas. :) This spot in front of the lagoon across from Mickey's Fun Wheel... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Scraps and Ink
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So i just had to do a couple pages about our adopted family! These two couples have accepted Andy and I into their family and it means so much to us! We do EVERYTHING with them, and always have the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Scraps and Ink