Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

Let’s Set Sail – Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, our theme is Sports and/or Hobbies.  I chose the following challenges to bring my idea to life.  Theme: Seize the Birthday (#246) and Happy Little Stampers (September), Color: Color Hues (#48) partnering with Seize The Birthday, Inkspirational (#273) for the multiple images andContinue reading “Let’s Set Sail – Special Day”

Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, we are encouraged to use a Stencil.  Will you use one that comes in a package or will you create your own?  Cannot wait to see what you will create. I chose the current sketch over at Inspire Create (#123) and the colorsContinue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

We have a really fun challenge for you today at Cardz 4 Guyz!  How many of you collect/keep odds and sods because you just know that you can repurpose them into something great.  Do you, do it? Pull them out and play along with us:  RECYCLE SOMETHING!  I selected a few challenges to help meContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

He’s the Man – Congratulations

Wow!  Three Hundred Challenges and counting…so glad to be a part of this group, Cardz 4 Guys.  Such an Epic Milestone. I chose the current sketch over at Just Add Ink (#611) and the He’s the Man Designer Series Paper for today’s card. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “He’s the Man – Congratulations”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

He’s All That – Father’s Day

Welcome back to my crazy Tuesday.  I am on three design teams and all of the challenges are due the same day.  Always a fun time when I am deciding what to make. A friend reminded me that sometimes it is better to work smarter and not harder.  So, this card will address all threeContinue reading “He’s All That – Father’s Day”

A Fish & A Wish – A Sea of Thanks

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#297) is the theme On the Water. Having some fun with one of my new favorite stamp sets: A Fish & A Wish.  I selected the colors from the Facebook SU! Color Challenge for May…just squeaking in…and the sketch only from the current FUSION Challenge. I chose toContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – A Sea of Thanks”

Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#296) is the theme Wildlife. Again, I chose a Deer.  The majestic stag from the retired Nature’s Beauty stamp set is one of my favorite wildlife images. I complimented my scene with images from the new Grassy Grove stamp set and the sentiment from the Nothings Better ThanContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome”