North Pole Mischief – Birthday Gift

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#368). I am having some fun with this sketch, and I have taken inspiration from a few other challenges: Sentiment Theme – Paper Players (#603); Subject Theme – Global Design Projects (#355); and Color – TGIF (#380). Here is my bright and fun result: Continue reading “North Pole Mischief – Birthday Gift”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Woof!

Happy Saturday!  Will you have a chance to be creative today? I have been playing with a few more challenges this morning.  Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#669), Theme and Materials – Festive Friday (#115) and for Color and Style – CAS Colours & Sketches (#481). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Woof!”

Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You

Further to my earlier post regarding favorite things, a very close second would be CAS (clean and simple) cards and the color that makes me happiest: Green. I love to participate in the various challenges because it forces me out of my “box” and makes me think how to use all of the materials andContinue reading “Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You”

Forever Friendship – Time For A Card

An interesting challenge issued by the TGIF Team this week.  A Few of Your Favorite Things… How do you pick?  Giving the matter some thought, here are a few: Earthy Colors. Texture. Heat-Set Embossing (a definite go-to for me). A Stamp Set that is versatile. A pun that is not too cute, but elicits aContinue reading “Forever Friendship – Time For A Card”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#365). I chose to flip the sketch from a vertical position to the horizontal to better suit my stamped image from the Forever Friendship stamp set. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Cajun Craze cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday”

Soft Seedlings – Hello

Welcome back!    Playing with a few more challenges this afternoon… Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#563) and Color: Creative Color (#45). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Gray Granite cardstock. The sentiment, hello, from the Soft Seedlings stamp set was stamped in Versamark ink and heat-set withContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

Forever Friendship

Have you seen the new Forever Friendship stamp set in the new Holiday Mini (Jul-Dec) Catalog?  It was one of my first “Must Haves”.  Such fun images and fun sentiments. I have used the Collection of Plants image and married it up with the current Color Throwdown (#700) colors and the current Atlantic Hearts SketchContinue reading “Forever Friendship”