Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine

Still trying to catch up on challenges deadlines…another quick clean and simple card based on the CAS Colours & Sketches – Sketch (#467). Additional Inspiration: Theme: Inspiration Station (#28), Alphabet Letter (B), Time Out (#212), and Color: Color Hues (#39). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine”

You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends

Having a little bit of colorful fun with a few Animal Challenges.  Keeping it simple, just Stamps, Inks and Paper. Alphabet (Letter “A”) Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday (April) Color Throwdown (#686) for the colors chosen and Colour Crazy Craft (Week 14) because I chose to use Stampin’ Blends to color the stamped images. Here is theContinue reading “You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends”

Easter Greetings

A full-on mash-up today.  With Easter around the corner, several challenges have adopted this Spring theme.  Okay, I will go along for the ride… Tic Tac Toe (#155) – Embossing, Rabbit, Patterned Paper; Alphabet (Z) – Zig-Zags; Four Seasons (April) – Decorated Cookies; The Cookie Challenge (#167) – Decorated Cookies; Just Us Girls (#626) –Continue reading “Easter Greetings”

There is Hope on the Horizon – World of Dreams

So much happening in the world…hard not to be affected by it. Today, I took inspiration from several current challenges: AAA Cards Challenge (#210) for Style; Alphabet Challenge – Letter “Y” for Colors; Retro Rubber Blog Challenge (#178) for Stamp Set choices and a stepped of version of Simple Stamping re: The Inque Spot StudioContinue reading “There is Hope on the Horizon – World of Dreams”

A Sunny Thank You

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#694).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “X” is for Xanthic (relating to the color Yellow) and the Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#460) is a Tic Tac Toe board.  How about we combine all three? Here is the result: Steps: CardContinue reading “A Sunny Thank You”

Let It Snow – Happy Scenes

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#693).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “W” is for Winter and over at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge for February, the option was Snowflakes.  These three suggestions came together nicely! Here is the result: A super shiny Winter cardContinue reading “Let It Snow – Happy Scenes”

Driving By – Miami Style

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#382) is an Inspiration Board. There are several take-aways: Colors – Pink, Blue, White; Themes – Birds, Vehicles, Flowers, Walls and Doors; Textures – Bricks and Wood.  Lots to work with! I selected to use the weekly Sketch challenge posted on my website – Sunday Sketches SS018 but flippedContinue reading “Driving By – Miami Style”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

Through It Together – Stay Strong

Hello and welcome back… A little late for the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#338). I had an opportunity to visit with friends yesterday and get in a few rounds of Mah-Jong. It was great fun! I created this card using the colors from the Global Design Project (#325) and the theme from the Alphabet ChallengeContinue reading “Through It Together – Stay Strong”

Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous

Welcome back! Having a play with a number of challenges… Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#270); Theme: As You See It (#264); Style and Theme : Happy Little Stampers CAS November; and the power of four, Alphabet Letter “Q” . Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock BackgroundContinue reading “Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous”