Back on Your Feet – Sigh…

Welcome back!  Chasing another Sunday deadline… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#639) along with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#675) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#222) theme. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Panels: (approximately 2⅝” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Back on Your Feet – Sigh…”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes

Hi, welcome back!  Deadlines, deadlines and a few more deadlines. This card is for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#513) and I selected a Winter Theme to play along with CAS on Friday (#219). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” xContinue reading “Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes”

Here’s A Card – Thanks

Hi again, let me show you what I made in my afternoon playdate with the Studio! I have combined several challenges while making this card.  I changed the orientation of the sketch from horizontal to vertical and opted for a Slim-Line profile. Sketch: TGIF Challenge (#342); Card Style: Just Us Girls Challenge (#610); Theme: CASContinue reading “Here’s A Card – Thanks”

Merry Café – Coffee

I don’t know about you, but my day doesn’t start without a Coffee. A few challenges are using this as their current theme…how could I resist! Global Design Project (#315) and CAS on Friday (#217).  I mixed these up with the sketch from Atlantic Hearts (#444) and the themes from Retro Rubber (#170) and TimeContinue reading “Merry Café – Coffee”

Gorgeous Leaves – A Little Note

Having a wonderful play with a few more challenges. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#509) with the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#666) along with the Less is More Challenge (#454) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#216) for Style and Theme. Here is the result: Steps: Single layer card base (7” xContinue reading “Gorgeous Leaves – A Little Note”

Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!

Hi, welcome back!  It has been a busy couple of days.  Sometimes we need to take care of things that are not stamping related.  Who knew? So, a few challenges… At As You See It (#259), the team issued a timed challenge (10 minutes or less) that needed to have a wee bit of humorContinue reading “So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!”

Balloon Bash – Hooray!

Hi and welcome back.  Did you have a good weekend?  We had a few things going on…So, I have combined a number of challenges for today’s card. Keeping it simple: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for September – Birthdays, CAS on Fridays Theme Challenge (#213) – Balloons, Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge (#372) – Petal Pink,Continue reading “Balloon Bash – Hooray!”

Kindness Matters – Simple Butterfly

Two challenges today.  Via a new friend, I became aware of an Alphabet Challenge and I immediately thought about one of the favorite stamp sets in my stash.  Kindness Matters.  The images in this set include Butterflies and that fit the theme over at CAS on Fridays perfectly. Here is the result: Steps: I choseContinue reading “Kindness Matters – Simple Butterfly”