Congratulations Queen Susie! This card is for you my friend. I know how much you adore a step card, and frankly you're a master at creating them. Your terrific scenes tickle a Teapotter's heart and those who receive them as well. So, in your honor, I've created a step card with one of my favorite characters - Nana B! Queen Susie is full of sugar, and I'm sure a little spice too. Congratulations again. I hope you've enjoyed your reign.
I'm also entering this card into the WT450 Challenge - Show Me the Candy! Oh boy, can Nana B show you candy! She loves her some Sugar Babies!!
Poor Nana, she just can't seem to get her act together. She stopped by Sally's the other day to pick up some blueing for her hair and picked up Halloween sparkle instead (she really needs to get that eye fixed). Oh well she's a tough ol' bird - actually the bird was pretty tough when she turned the oven on to high, but not to worry she'll get it right next time - if she doesn't burn the house down. She's cookin' up a storm for the holidays. I believe it's her famous gingerbread designs.
Thanks for taking a peek.
Love ya with Sugar Babies on Top!
Nana B ~
Registered: August 15, 2007 Location: Twin Cities MN Posts: 19150
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 4:22 PM
Your descriptions alone are delightful Susie but this card is beyond fabulous...the coloring is incredible, love the step design and the floating candies and gingerbread boys! Totally clever and fun card!! (BTW-it would go for this weeks WT450 challenge to use candy) ;)
Registered: January 20, 2011 Location: Beautiful British Columbia Posts: 6431
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 4:56 PM
Wow!! This is one fun step card!! LOVE the image ... Nana B is hilarious and she looks like she's working very hard with her mixing bowl! Great image, fantastic coloring ... fabulous layout and design. Love the DP and the popped up candies and gingerbread men.
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Registered: April 18, 2011 Location: Melbourne, Aus Posts: 14233
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 8:50 PM
Oh Susie, what can I say. This is such a hoot, Nana B and I have such a lot in common!! Thank you so much for adding this wonderful larger than life little lady into my Queen gallery. You, your cards and your stories warm my heart, my friend.
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11889
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 @ 2:27 PM
Awww, you did Susie so proud with this AWESOME step card!!! Love how you even popped up some of the candies! What an adorable image and fantastic DP! This is SUPER fun...a real treat!!! Your coloring is so perfectly done too! LOVE this!!!
Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 14055
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 @ 4:13 PM
Susie, your cards and stories about them bring a smile or a tear to my face every time! I love every little detail of your beautiful card and description! Gorgeous sponging and love the popped up sugar treats~
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