The Power of One – Friend

The CASology Challenge – Cue Word (#395) is ONE. I created my card using the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#322) Sketch. ONE Image, ONE Word and ONE Color… Here is the result: Steps: I chose to use Very Vanilla cardstock as a neutral and Cajun Craze as my color. Background panel (4” x 5¼”) VeryContinue reading “The Power of One – Friend”

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!”

A Lovely Day for a Walk in the Park – Moon Lake

A number of challenges have an outdoor masculine theme and I wanted to see what I could create… Sketch and Theme: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#516); Color and Materials: Retro Rubber Challenges (#163) and Theme: CASology Cue Card (#393). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “A Lovely Day for a Walk in the Park – Moon Lake”

Bamboo Beauty – Strength

One of my favorite challenges has a deadline today…got to get cracking! The challenges that I combined are – Sketch: Just Add Ink (#558), Colors: The Paper Players (#545), and Theme: CASology (Week 392). Here is the result: Steps: Shape / Circle: (2⅝”) Shimmery White cardstock die-cut with one of the Layering Circle Dies. TheContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Strength”

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”

Bamboo Beauty

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#304) is mixed with the new stamp set, Bamboo Beauty.  I love the simplicity of oriental design. This is a nice sketch.  Tons of possibilities… And this is the result: Steps: Focal Panel: (4⅛” x 3⅛”) Basic White cardstock.  Accent Panel (3” x 5”) Soft Sea Foam cardstock. UsingContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty”

Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend

Another round of challenges… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketches (FMS483); Subject, Technique and Materials – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111); Sentiment – CASology (Week #389). And this is the result: For the TTTC111 Tic Tac Toe, I chose Shimmer, Shine, Glitter; Coloring; Dragonfly.  The FMS483 Sketch allowed any shape, so the Silver Embossed, Colored, Shimmery DragonflyContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend”

Four Season Floral – Hello

Have you ever timed yourself when you created a card?  No?  Today was a first! Over at As You See It, the current challenge #247 was just that.  There were a few ground rules: You have 10 minutes!  Let us know how long it took you to complete your card or project!  You can comeContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Hello”

Strong, Loyal and True – Painted Poppies with Loyal Leaves

Creating for a few challenges today: Layout/Sketch: Global Design Project – GDP286 Theme – Outdoor Colors: Paper Craft Crew – PCC421 Colors: Color Throw Down – CTD637 Sentiment – Comfort: CASology – Week 387 And this is the result: I went for a minimalist Clean and Simple look for the square card design.   FocalContinue reading “Strong, Loyal and True – Painted Poppies with Loyal Leaves”

Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses

Had a bit of fun with the Oh, Snap stamp set.  The Crocodile is so cute! I created this card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS478 and the CASology Cue Word Challenge Week 386 – LONG.  Here is what I created: I stamped the Crocodile on to a Basic White Panel (3⅞” xContinue reading “Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses”