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Mid Summer GIVEAWAY on CNS!!!!!

"Oh Baby" Nursery Decor and GIVEAWAY!!!!

I don't even remember the last time I did a Giveaway?  And you all keep coming back!  Me so lucky;)  But hey, it's time for a MID SUMMER GIVEAWAY!!!!  I have a packed summer and I want to say thanks for coming around, even when I'm not posting as often as I would like.  Details are after the Nursery Decor project!

***I am giving away 20 Digi's in 2 sets of 10 and 1 Cricut Cart.  That's 3 winners!***

My SIL's nephew is having a baby and I wanted to send a gift for the nursery.  I found out the  baby's colours and got to work!  Charlotte is due next month and I am so excited for them.  So since the baby shower is on the weekend I headed out to Michaels and my LSS for some supplies!

I picked up one large wooden letter (C) from Michaels.  I went to my LSS and found this adorable Carta Bella paper, Paris Girl. I wanted both images on the letter so when I traced out the "C" I was sure to trace the images as centered as I could.

Once you have modge podged the paper onto the letter do a second layer on top of the paper.  Then I sanded the edges.  This evens out the edges and shows the inked edges.

I used my TH Big Die Word Play for the grunge board letters, painted with Snow Cap White, sand the edges and add Victorian Velvet ink.

Place your letters where you want them. 

I added a circle and scallop punch for each letter in the matching paper.  Also some whimsical accents with these butterflies and a pretty crown. 

Some sheer ribbon attached with my heavy duty stapler is applied to the back. 

I glued all my letters on using Tom Bo glue.  I crown has added gems and glossy accents.

I ran the butterflies through the embossing folders then added some stickles.

I was careful to show as much of the image on the paper.

I think I dined at that cafe!  This butterfly is popped just above the Eiffel Tower.

I alternated the DP circles and scallops for each letter.



I want to help my awesome crafty buddy Betty of Simply Betty Stamps. She is raising money to help her sons climbing medical costs. She and her family are special to me and I want to help where I can!  Last year a bunch of us got together and did a blog hop and Auctioned off our projects to help raise money, click HERE to read more, see my projects and my final auction bid. 

Betty is having a HUGE SALE and all proceeds are going to her sons medical costs.  You can get any 10 digi's for $15 by clicking HERE, Digi's for a Cause.  I will be picking 2 winners and each winner will get to pick out ANY 10 images they want!!!!!  If you can't wait or want to help out, perhaps do this on your own blog check out HERE for the sale and all Betty's fabulous images!


As an added bonus Giveaway, I am personally giving away a brand new ROBOTZ Cricut cartridge.  It's always nice to have more goodies to win!

Here's what I need from you!

1. Leave me a comment, kinda need that.

My goal is to SPREAD THE WORD for Betty and her family.  Please help me do that and spread my link, Betty's link onto your Facebook, blogs, Tweet or Pinterest.  Thanks for your comments and your support. I'll be picking a winner on Monday July 30th.




  1. I love this, such a cute idea and something to cherish forever! I posted on my sidebar hoping to spread the word! Hugs! Leah Ann

  2. I love Betty's stuff and last year I won on 2 of the auctions. Plus purchased stuff...I am going to buy and blog about it.

  3. What a gorgeous project Nicole!! LOVE the papers and love the letters! Fab gift idea that I know your SIL's nephew will LOVE!!!

  4. What a beautiufl altered letter. I think I may need to try something like that when my new grandbaby comes since we do not know if it is a boy or girl at the moment. Thank you for the amazing giveaway and I will be sure to spread the word about the stamps on my FB page and blog. Hugs, my friend.

  5. beautiful project. Love your idea helping your friend
    I will spread the word

  6. Awesome giveaway for a AWESOME Lady and her son! I will spread this everywhere that I can. AWESOME project...May have to scraplift your idea ( hoping you don't mind ) ... I have my new Grand daughter Adaline on the way, due in Dec.... :-)

  7. What a fantastic idea for a fantastic cause, fantastic lady and her son! YOU ROCK!!
    I just love your project, may have to scraplift as I have a Granddaughter due in Dec and that would be beautiful on Adaline's wall in her room! (hope you don't mind) :-)

  8. Lovely Lovely idea.. well done.. Take Care

  9. Gorgeous altered Letter! Love the design and colors. I helped spread the word for Betty (love her images) on Facebook and Twitter. Hugs ~ Carol

  10. Hi Nicole, I love Charlotte's gift! Beautifully done! My thoughts and prayers are with Betty and her son! That cartridge is really cute!

  11. This letter is so beautiful, puts the ones I made to shame! lol I love it though! Helping people out and making gifts for others is what crafting is mostly about for me. Awesome giveaway!
    kidshomelove at yahoo dot com

  12. WOW! I love your altered letter! You are a very talented lady!! I love babies! Congrats to your SIL's nephew!! Good luck to Simply Betty's son. I hope that she raises lots of money for his treatment! :)

  13. What a gorgeous baby gift, so cute and personal. I love it!
    I've shared Betty's links on my Facebook, blog to follow later too. Planning a little something through business pages but not sure quite what yet, love this idea though, great way to spread the word :) x

  14. That is really nice! Love the embossing and inking--such pretty paper too :)
    All the best to Betty and family!

  15. Gorgeous...a gift to cherish the subtle tones and the way you designed the letters on the "C"...beautiful ribbon...oh the talent...and just flows from you in the moment...xx...

  16. cute project. super job. tfs.
    littlen44 at gmail dot com

  17. Beautiful job on this project and thank you so much for helping Betty out. I know how much she appreciates it........

  18. That is super cute! I could make one of these for my sisters up coming baby shower. Thanks so cute and creative. Keep up the great work.

  19. This is such a cute and creative project. I can make a few of these for my sisters up coming baby shower for her first son. Love this idea, so fun, creative and easy.Thanks for the inspiration.

  20. This is such a great idea. I think I will make this for my sister for her first baby shower in a few week. So creative and cute. Keep up the great ideas.

  21. What a lovely little girls room decor, Love the pinks.

  22. Absolutley Gorgeous project Nicole!! Love every detail with this!!(I definitely am going to have to scraplift for my two new grand daughters).
    What a fabulous and generous giveaway for a very special lady and her son!! I know she is beyond words with your love!!

  23. Awesome giveaway, thank you and I will post a link on my fb to help spread the word and I will go and check out her digi's also. Hugz, Kim

  24. OMG!!! I LOVE Charlotte's gifts!!!
    So sad to hear about Betty's son, I will spread the word and place an order.

  25. Shared on my facebook wall and through Twitter (@donnaleestamps) - thanks for a great giveaway for a great cause :)

  26. I dont have any Betty's I would love to win, what a great way to help out a friend!

  27. That's a super cute wall hanging for the new baby!! I love the butterflies!! They're sooo sweet! Thanks for the chance to win! I'll blog about it tonight with my post!!

  28. What a Beautiful Baby Project. I just may have to scrap-lift this one. What a awesome giveaway. I pray What a sweet thing you are doing to help Betty. I will help spread the word. Smooches... Felicia

  29. This is Soooooo Beautiful and Elegant.You are Truly and Inspiration with Your Creativety. Look foraward to ALL your work :). Would love to win a prize.

  30. LOL!! Duh Me!!! I first read "Harlotte!!" and couldn't imagine a sweet babe with that name!LOL!Then my eyes and brain got connected!- what a beautiful gift! Love it!!!

  31. Beautiful project and sweet giveaway.

  32. Love all the pretty details on your project!

  33. Your altered letter is beautiful Nicole.
    I need to catch up on your blog
    We have to embrace the summer as much as we can, before you know it the snow is going to be here :(


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