"Because of my love for Copic coloring, I tend to stick to the basic stamping for my images," Nancy explains. "I do find that some of my images look so much better when heat embossed. First I colored with Copic Markers using my interpretation of an Ostrich (E41, E42, E43, E50, Y23, W0, W12, W4, and W7). Then I added the feathers on the tail."
When you see this image (6007H in wood mount), which was fussy cut and popped up with foam tape on the card, you just have to smile:
After the image was done, explains Nancy, "I gathered several papers and then started laying things out for the card."
Many of the papers came from her scrap stash, plus she used Lilybee Designs Paper in Destinations. Here's an angled view of her various layers, including a zigzag strip, which is one of my favorite parts:
After you put everything together, you end up with this absolutely delightful card: