Joyful Life – Friends

Our current challenge subject at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#282) is Animals – Actual or Animated.  When I selected this category, I had just received the Joyful Life stamp set.  All of those critters make me smile and I especially love the bike-riding pals. I hope you decide to join us and I look forward toContinue reading “Joyful Life – Friends”

Color Me Autumn – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#281) is to create a Birthday card in Autumn colors. I have been doing a little bit of a cleanup in the Studio.  When I do this, I am always surprised by what I find. So, I decided to create this card from with some of those discoveries.Continue reading “Color Me Autumn – Happy Birthday”

Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#280) is to add some Metal to your card.  How about a whole lot of metal? I have been away for a bit of a holiday and had a lovely time and the deadline for this challenge is just around the corner.  I wanted to create a greatContinue reading “Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!”

You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#279) is COLOR: Yellow, Blue and Gray. Hope you give it a try. looking forward to seeing what you will create! Do you know Guy that is a straight shooter but has a sense of humor and likes to have a bit of fun?  Well, that is myContinue reading “You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!”

All The Good Things – Good Fortune and more…

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#278) is THINGS WITH TAILS. What has a tail?  A coin, a kite, an airplane, an animal, a fish…not sure what else but I settled on a fish, a Koi fish or two. Here is what I came up with: Steps: Hunting for a “Tail”, I came acrossContinue reading “All The Good Things – Good Fortune and more…”

Better Than Ever – Every Year!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#277) is AGE IS JUST A NUMBER. and just like fine wine, you get better with age… I hope I inspire you to join us with this challenge and that you will create your own “Age” card! Here is what I came up with: Steps: Focal Scene: (2¼”Continue reading “Better Than Ever – Every Year!”

Never Blue When I Think of You.

Welcome back! Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#276) is SHADES OF BLUE. So many possibilities…Blue is such a staple color in so many areas of design. I decided to play with my Blending Brushes and see what I could create with various shades of blue. I hope that you like this card andContinue reading “Never Blue When I Think of You.”

The Key to My Success is You – You Make a Difference

I have started designing for the CARDZ 4 GUYZ Team.  So excited to be welcomed. This week the challenge (#275) theme is: KEYS I took a browse through all of my stamp sets…(I have lots)…and looked for all that had keys. Although many of the stamp sets used are retired, they are keepers because IContinue reading “The Key to My Success is You – You Make a Difference”

Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel

It is the Holiday Weekend!  HAPPY July 4th.  We have a few plans so I decided to combine my two weekend challenges to make room to have some fun…and I am giving myself permission to play with retired stamp sets. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Double Embossing, SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS006 and I chose CARDZContinue reading “Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel”

Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment

Playing with sketches, colors and ideas.  How about a colorful birthday card for a little fellow? Sketch: Freshly Made (#490), Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches (#424) and Theme: Cardz 4 (little) Guys (#274). Here is the result: To fit the theme, for Dogs or Puppies, I needed to dive into my retired stash of stamps. Continue reading “Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment”