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”

Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies

Playing with a few other challenges this afternoon. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#434), Theme: CAS on Friday Challenges (#212) and Tools: Happy Little Stamper Challenges for August. Here is the result: Steps: I die-cut two Butterflies from the free Sale-a-bration Be Dazzling Specialty Designer Series Paper with one of the Butterfly dies from theContinue reading “Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies”

Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more… To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are outContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card”

Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much

Time is ticking…a few more combined challenges. Theme (1): CAS on Fridays Challenge (#210); Theme (2): TGIF Challenges (#327) and because I used Vintage stamp sets: Retro Rubber Challenges (#164) Here is the result: I dug out a few older stamp sets to source “Tiny Images” for this challenge:  Collage Curios (V-2013) and Tiny TagsContinue reading “Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much”

Let’s Paint the Town, Little Lady Bug!

A fun little challenge over at CAS on Friday (208) – Lady Bugs.  Couldn’t pass this one up! Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock.  Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder. Accent Sentiment Label: (3⅛” x 1¾”)Continue reading “Let’s Paint the Town, Little Lady Bug!”

Many Layered Summer Blossoms – Friends

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#308) was mixed with both the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#117) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#207). Here is what I created: A pretty yellow bouquet of flowers.  So fresh, so bright! I have wanted to do a paper-piecing with the Many Layered Blossoms Dies since they becameContinue reading “Many Layered Summer Blossoms – Friends”

Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday

I have been invited to be the guest designer for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  So exciting!  Thanks to the Design Team for giving me this opportunity.   Tic Tac Toe is always fun…eight different ways to inspire your creativity. You may remember that I have mentioned GREEN is my very most favorite color,Continue reading “Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday”

Apple Pie = Special Day

Popping in for a quick post.  Getting ready for today’s class and had an idea that just needed to be tried. Theme: CAS on Friday (#205) and Style: CASology (#391). Stampin’ Up! has released a Digital Download of FREE images.  UNITED THROUGH CREATIVITY.  You can find it at my on-line store. And this is theContinue reading “Apple Pie = Special Day”

A Little Wild – Hello Little Baby

Having fun with a few more challenges… Sketch – Just Add Ink (#553); Subject – CAS on Sunday (#204) and Color – AS You See It (#249). And this is the result: Steps: I chose the sweet little Honey Bear from the retired A Little Wild stamp set for the Baby.  Inked in Soft SuedeContinue reading “A Little Wild – Hello Little Baby”