Welcome to 2023 – Cheers

Happy New Year. Starting with a little bit of Cheer to celebrate the New Year.  Welcome back! A few challenges to get into the spirit…Inspiration Station (#44) for the grown-up version, Just Add Ink (#635) and Atlantic Hearts (#505). Here is the result: Steps: Completing the card, the Champagne Glasses were adhered in place onContinue reading “Welcome to 2023 – Cheers”

Merry – Thanks

So glad you came back!  Welcome.  Will you get what you are hoping for this Christmas?  Need to send a Thank You card?  I have you covered. Playing with Can You Handle the Pressure (#20) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#297) to create a clean and simple card for the Alphabet Letter “R”Continue reading “Merry – Thanks”

Joy to the World – Christmas Angel

Happy Sunday!  Amid the laundry chores I am sneaking in Studio time… This morning, I am playing with Retro Rubber (#195), Just Add Ink (#629) and Atlantic Heart (#498). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Angel Oval was popped up with Dimensionals.Continue reading “Joy to the World – Christmas Angel”

Garden Wishes – Birthday Card

Hi!  This should be the last post for the day…one last challenge deadline. Colors: TGIF (#393), Theme: Happy Little Stampers (November), and bringing them together the Sketch from Atlantic Hearts (#497). I came across the retired Hand Penned Designer Series Paper and the colors of one particular sheet popped out as those chosen by theContinue reading “Garden Wishes – Birthday Card”

Fall Harvest – Thank You

Welcome back!  A Sunday to play in the Studio… Playing with The Card Concept (#182a) Inspiration / Color challenge along with the Double Trouble (#123) Theme challenge which is partnering with the team from Atlantic Hearts (#495) for the Sketch.  I added Pumpkins so I could enter both the Can You Handle The Pressure (#18)Continue reading “Fall Harvest – Thank You”

Soft Seedlings – Hello

Welcome back!  A Sunday to play in the Studio… Playing with Color Throwdown (#714) and the sketch over at Atlantic Hearts (#494). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were arranged and adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Leaves were popped up with Dimensionals. A great Fall Hello cardContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Potted Geraniums – Happiness

Another Sunday deadline…so glad that I have time to play in the Studio! Working with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#493) and the Color Throwdown Challenge (#713). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were arranged on the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Flowers were popped up with Dimensionals. Love itContinue reading “Potted Geraniums – Happiness”

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!”