Ah, Christmas in July…and the blog world is full of challenges! Shall we play? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#616); Happy Little Stampers Christmas (July) – add Jingle Bells; Double Trouble (#89) – add Ribbon and use something already in your stash; and share what you made for Christmas at the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (SUO280). IfContinue reading “Bells and Boughs – The Joy of the Season”
Can you tell that I was away from the Studio for several weeks? Lots of challenges to catch up on before the month is through and deadlines are looming. Over at TGIF, the challenge is to decorate an envelope. I do not do this too often unless the card is for someone very special. I,Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts”
These two stamp sets: Quiet Meadow and Nature’s Harvest go so well together. Nature’s Harvest will be available next month as it debuts in the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog. This stamp set was my first pick from the catalog! Inspiration for this card came from several sources: The Paper Players Sketch Challenge (#551),Continue reading “Quiet Meadow with Nature’s Harvest – Thinking of You”
This week, the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#314) is a sample from page 95 of the 2021/2022 Annual Catalog. I was inspired by a few other challenges. Color: The Color Throw Down Challenge (#653); Materials: The Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#123) – Center Line; and Tool: The Happy Little Stampers July Stencil Challenge. Here is theContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Thanks”
The Color Combination Challenge over at The Color Hues (#22) is one of my all-time favorites. Who can resist the freshness of Lime Green (closest color match Granny Apple Green) and Aqua (closest color matches Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay). The retired stamp set, Hello Color was just perfect for this challenge. A Hippy DippyContinue reading “Hello Color – Happy Birthday”
Welcome back! Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#276) is SHADES OF BLUE. So many possibilities…Blue is such a staple color in so many areas of design. I decided to play with my Blending Brushes and see what I could create with various shades of blue. I hope that you like this card andContinue reading “Never Blue When I Think of You.”
That is the explanation why there were no posts for the last two weeks. However, I am back and will be soon sharing my projects with you again. While we did not take the Impala on this trip, we did visit with friends and visited many of our favorite spots like Wildrose Brewing in Schererville,Continue reading “Off the Grid – Off Line – On Vacation”
I have started designing for the CARDZ 4 GUYZ Team. So excited to be welcomed. This week the challenge (#275) theme is: KEYS I took a browse through all of my stamp sets…(I have lots)…and looked for all that had keys. Although many of the stamp sets used are retired, they are keepers because IContinue reading “The Key to My Success is You – You Make a Difference”
A cute little baby card. INSPIRATION: Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#613); Theme: Double Trouble Challenges (#88); and Materials and Colors: Tic Tac Toe Challenges (#121) Here is the result: I did dive in to my stash of retired stamps and papers for this challenge because they worked so well for a sweet baby card. AllContinue reading “Hello, Baby – Welcome Little One”
Is it only me that cannot believe how fast the world turns? You blink and another year has gone by… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Fab Friday Challenges (#217) and COLOR: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenges (#427). Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (5⅜” x 4⅛”) Crushed Curry cardstock double dry-embossed. Bottom inch withContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!”
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