Blessings of Home – Best Wishes

Working to a deadline and having trouble with my computer. So, this will be a quick post. Working with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#467) Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock. Accent Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3DContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Best Wishes”

In The Moment – Relax

The Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog Challenge for today, Thursday is to use the In the Moment stamp set. I selected the square card sketch from the Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#465) and the colors suggested by Color Throwdown Challenge (#685). I rarely make square cards, nor use a lot of Orange.  So, here isContinue reading “In The Moment – Relax”

Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter

Continuing to play… …the Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#463), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#152) for Theme, Color and Tools, the Flower Challenge (#66) for Subject and the Happy Little Stampers Challenges (March) for Tools – Stencils and Dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock.Continue reading “Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

One last deadline for today… …the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#462).  To complete the card, I chose the Colors and Theme from the Cookie Challenge (#166) and added the Subject suggested by the Make My Monday Challenge (#169). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scored at 3½”) Pacific Point cardstock forContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday

Welcome back! Some interesting challenges available at the moment.  The Global Design Project (#331) team want you to play with Circles and Dots and the Just Add Ink (#592) team wants you to pick two of three elements.  I chose Patterned Paper and Layers.  I brought these suggestions together using the current sketch from theContinue reading “Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday”

Shaded Summer – You’re In My Thoughts Today

Ready for number three? I played with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#460) for a quick little card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Succulent cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Soft Succulent Cross Hatch patterned piece of paper from the 2021/2023 In-Color Designer Series Paper pack.Continue reading “Shaded Summer – You’re In My Thoughts Today”

Wildflower Path – Leave a Trail

Playing in the Studio today. I started with the very subtle colors, Soft Seafoam, Smoky Slate and Calypso Coral from the color challenge over at TGIF (#354) but I had some other things to do this morning and missed the deadline…oh, well…I carried on with my idea. On Facebook, the Stampin’ Through the Catalog groupContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Leave a Trail”

In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!

If I wasn’t creating this card today, heck, yeah!, I would definitely be cuddling up with a book.  I am in South Carolina and we rarely get any snowy weather in my little corner of the State.  Well, we certainly got it! Snow Day!  A perfect time for hunkering down with my nose in aContinue reading “In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!”

A Little New Year Cheer

Several Challenges have a similar theme for the first week of January and as deadlines are looming, I created this card to suit them. For Theme: Just Us Girls (#613) Beverage; For Theme: Paper Players (#572) Make 2022 Sparkle; For Color and Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#273) Winter Bokeh and putting it all together, Sketch: AtlanticContinue reading “A Little New Year Cheer”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”