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”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Merriest Moments – Thinking of You

Hi!  Happy Sunday!  Lovely bright day here but certainly crisp.  I suspect the warmer jackets will need to come out of storage… I am having a play with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#445) and the colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#444).  As the colors sent me in a Christmas card direction,Continue reading “Merriest Moments – Thinking of You”

Floral Happy Birthday

Over at As You See It, there is a luscious color challenge (#261) and I chose to use the technique challenge suggested by the TGIF team (#339) to create this afternoon’s card. Here is the result: Steps: The alcohol blending technique is very popular at the moment and I do like playing with color… IContinue reading “Floral Happy Birthday”

So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!

Hi, welcome back!  It has been a busy couple of days.  Sometimes we need to take care of things that are not stamping related.  Who knew? So, a few challenges… At As You See It (#259), the team issued a timed challenge (10 minutes or less) that needed to have a wee bit of humorContinue reading “So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!”

Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much

Welcome back!  There are a lot of theme and color challenges this coming week and very few sketches.  Isn’t that the way it goes…feast or famine.  What I always find very interesting is that with so many choices out there, the collective universe always seems to be on the same wave length…so, I am goingContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much”

Harvest Meadow – Thank You

Time to case the catalog…this week, it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 3.  Not quite ready for Christmas, so let’s have some fun combining a few challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#319); Materials: As You See It Challenge (#257) and Theme: Global Design Project (#307). Here is the result:Continue reading “Harvest Meadow – Thank You”

Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more… To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are outContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card”

Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You

Never seems that I actually get the Tuesday Case the Catalog Challenge completed on Tuesday…so it is time to catch up! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#315); Color: As You See It Challenge (#255) and Theme, Material and Style: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124). Here is the result: Tic = Flower…Hand-Penned Petal stamp set, Tac =Continue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You”

Biggest Wish – Hello

My second speed challenge.  What can you make in under 10 minutes?  The As You See It Challenge (#253) asked if you can do it and use Foliage as your theme. Here is the result: How long do you think it took? Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Succulent cardstock. AccentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”