Greeting Card Kids – Off to School

The Tuesday after Labor Day was always the first day back at school when I was growing up.  So, I am celebrating… Several challenges also have this theme: Make The Card (#62), Make My Monday (#182), If You Give a Crafter a Cookie (#172) along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#489).  I have also incorporatedContinue reading “Greeting Card Kids – Off to School”

This Little Piggy thinks you are Wonderful!

Sad to say, that this Crazy Cousin has to go home.  This is my parting gift to my most gracious hostesses at Double Trouble.  It has been a blast.  Thank you. The current challenge includes something, anything and everything.  No excuse to not play along.  The Double Trouble Twist is recognizing National Bacon Day andContinue reading “This Little Piggy thinks you are Wonderful!”

Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!

Friday!  The weekend is almost here.  Hoping you have some awesome plans… An Anniversary card for you today.  Celebrating a special day with some friends. Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#485); Color/Theme/Tools/Materials – Tic Tac Toe (#174); Additional Color – Color Dare (#509). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!”

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!”

Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden

Welcome back!  I have a busy weekend coming up and I am trying to get ahead… So indulge me on a few more challenges: Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#482) and Color – Facebook Colour INKspiration (#125). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel –Continue reading “Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden”

Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…

Welcome back to the Studio.  Love that I have time to play on Sunday. Have you been creative today?  A masculine card for the current Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#481) based on the Color Dare (#504) over at Color My Heart using the Choose Two of Three options from Just Add Ink (#612). Here is theContinue reading “Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…”

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”

A Happy Hooray – Thank You

Welcome back!  It is Canada Day and we have a bit of celebrating to do so, I am mixing it up to knock several challenges off at once. Retro Rubber (#185) for the concept… Along with Double Trouble (#114) in partnership with Atlantic Hearts (#479). Additional inspiration, Style and Theme: CAS on Friday (#234); ToolsContinue reading “A Happy Hooray – Thank You”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio…working on a few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines and a little sneak peek from the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#477), Theme and Technique: Seize the Birthday (#240) and Color: Color Hues (#43). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems”