JiFFy Girls…sweet, Sugar Nellie


I’m supposed to be doing 20 other things this morning, but it’s time to post my Just For Fun card in collaboration with my JiFFy friends: Alli Miles (a bit later today), Carole Burrage, Julie Campbell and Michele Boyer. (Sweet Kim is taking the month off, but she’ll be back!)

Each month someone secretly picks patterned paper while another gal picks the image. Then we see what everyone comes up with. It was my turn to pick the image, and I’ve had Daisy for several months, just sitting here waiting for some love.  I was delighted with Michele sent us Pink Lemonade from Basic Grey. They worked so well together.


Daisy is colored with Copics (specific colors at the bottome) and adorned with Tiny Twinkles from Taylored Expressions on her laurel wreath. I used my machine stitching to set the paper and a cuttlebug & button flower accent. I paper pieced her shirt from a small snipped of the polka dot paper.

This may be one of my favorite stamped images of all time.   I have plans to meet Karen, the owner of Sugar Nellie this week in Orlando. Meeting people I work with for the first time face to face is one of my favorite things about CHA.


As for that swim meet I was off to on Friday – here’s a shining moment from my weekend.  This was the 50 meter breaststroke where my sweet little daughter set a new personal best.


Here’s the finish. Love that girl!

See you from Orlando!

  • Stamps: Daisy – Sugar Nellie (tip: I use the search box on the right side of the screen when I’m looking specifically for this stamp – there are several images in the series)
  • Cardstock: Pure Luxury Sand & Ivory in card base and layering weights!  – Gina K Designs
  • Ink: Memento Brown – Tsukineko
  • Accs: Copic Markers (BG72, BG75, Y15, RV25, R39, R59, E00, W00, YG03, YG05, E11, E15, blender), Tiny Twinkles – Taylored Expressions, button and cuttlebug flower

25 responses to “JiFFy Girls…sweet, Sugar Nellie

  1. Awww, I love the card, but I think the last two pictures are the sweetest! LOVE, love love it! Way to go, Ashley! How very exciting!

  2. Gorgeous card, Lori! And yay to your daughter!!

  3. Such a sweet card, Lori! I loved working with this image — you picked good! 🙂 And yay for your little breaststroker! They’re eating her bubbles, for sure!

  4. What an adorable card, Lori — it’s perfect in every way, Daisy is such a cute image! Wow, look at A go — a big congrats to her!!

  5. Fun, bright and happy…wonderful card!!! I love that little girl!!

  6. Love, love, love your stitching here, Lori! Such an adorable card! Thanks for choosing such a cute image! And big congrats on the meet! I thought about you! 🙂

  7. Whoo Hoo! Congrats for your little swimmer! 🙂 Your card is adorable! I love the button accent too!

  8. Your card is gorgeous!!! Congrats on the meet!!!

  9. Congrats to your sweet swimmer!

    And a gorgeous little card too. I really love that flower/button combination, just feminine enough to go with that stamp.

    Have fun at CHA Lori!

  10. Such a cute card. Love all the little details, the stitching, the flower button, twinkles etc. Congrats to your daughter. Swimming is such an awesome sport. Have a fantastic time at CHA.

  11. what a wonderful card – so bright and cheery! it makes me smile! lovin’ that little button!

    congrats to your DD! have a blast at CHA!!! 🙂

  12. Gorgeous card Lori! Love the sweet button, the sewing and your colouring.

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  14. Awww…Lori! Congrats to your daughter for her new record! It’s so much fun watching them glow with pride when they accomplish something! Your card is adorable! Oh my goodness! It looks like the new DP and the stamp were designed together! Great job on your card – love it!

  15. What a great card. I love your “version”.

  16. YAY! I LOVE the swim meet shots! (that was my sport in high school!)

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