Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello

Catching up on a few challenges… Subject: The Flower Challenge (#61) Fifth Anniversary Celebration; Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#442); Materials and Tools: The Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#448) Tic Tac Toe Board. All mixed up with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#327) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps: Tic: Die Cut – HexagonContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

Having another play in the Studio and creating for a few more challenges… Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#441) with the colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches (#440). Here is the result: Steps: I followed the sketch pretty much as is… Left Panel: (2⅜” x 3¾”) Black and White Leaf patterned paper piece from theContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

In Your Words – Fantabulistic!

Hi, welcome back!  Ran out of steam yesterday but there is another deadline looming, so… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#504), Theme: Less Is More (#452) and Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#438). Here is the result: Steps: Mini Slim Line card. For the Hexagons, I die-cut four colors of cardstock: Basic White, Granny AppleContinue reading “In Your Words – Fantabulistic!”

On the Grow – Thinking of You

Over at Retro Rubber, the current challenge (#166) is a Fall-like table setting that looks so very appealing.  I chose the colors from the current CAS Colours & Sketches challenge (#436) and had a play with Water Coloring…a Happy Little Stampers September challenge. Here is the result: Steps: From the Very Vanilla cardstock background panelContinue reading “On the Grow – Thinking of You”

Shaded Summer – Friendship Card

Welcome back!  Another deadline…card number two! The CAS Colours and Sketches Team doubled up the challenge for this week.  They went retro with a previous sketch and a throwback to some delightful retired colors. I was on the hunt…dug out the old ink pads and dove through the scrap bins…success!! Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Shaded Summer – Friendship Card”

You Are My Kind of Hero!

Hi, welcome back.  Working on a few more challenges trying to meet the deadline date. Sketch: CAS Colors and Sketches Challenge (#434) and the CASology Cue Word Challenge (#394). Here is the result: Steps: Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the sentiment, You Are One of a Kind, from the retired Lovely Wishes stamp set wasContinue reading “You Are My Kind of Hero!”

Nothing Better Than – Coffee

My day does not begin without Coffee.  How about you? Will you join me? I combined a few challenges: Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#432); Colors – Global Design Project (#305) and over at Happy Little Stampers, one of the August challenges is to use Dies and I did. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Nothing Better Than – Coffee”

Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together

A couple of deadline are looming and I wanted to play with them… Sketch Only: FUSION Card Challenge (Lemon Hydrangea); Theme: Paper Players Challenge (#552) and Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#431). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (2¾” x 2¾”) Basic White cardstock.  The Little Girls on the Beach and the SeagullContinue reading “Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together”

Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts

Can you tell that I was away from the Studio for several weeks?  Lots of challenges to catch up on before the month is through and deadlines are looming. Over at TGIF, the challenge is to decorate an envelope.  I do not do this too often unless the card is for someone very special.  I,Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts”

Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!

Is it only me that cannot believe how fast the world turns?  You blink and another year has gone by… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Fab Friday Challenges (#217) and COLOR: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenges (#427). Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (5⅜” x 4⅛”) Crushed Curry cardstock double dry-embossed.  Bottom inch withContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!”