Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas

Having some fun with a few more ideas presented by Inspired By (#214) and Inspiration Station (#43) and sharing with Critter Crazy (#69). Here is the result:  Steps: Enjoying the Red, Black and White color scheme with the Plaids, Checks and Trees for this fun magical Holiday Reindeer card.  Love inspiration challenges. Thanks for spendingContinue reading “Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas”

Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday

Welcome back to the work week.  Off to a good start this Monday morning. Playing with the Seize the Birthday (#252) Case challenge and mixing it up with the Color Hues (#54) suggestion and sharing it with Happy Little Stampers (December) group and CAS on Friday (#245). I chose to case the card created byContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday”

In The Moment – Time to Relax

Welcome back!  Again, it is Sunday, and a number of challenge deadlines are due. This morning, Colors – Creative Colour Challenge (#65), Double Trouble (#126) Mixed Patterns partnering with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#584) Sketch and Technique along with Inkspirational (#279). Here is the result:  Steps: The card was completed to resemble the sketch. Continue reading “In The Moment – Time to Relax”

Peace to You at Christmas

One last card for today… Playing with the CAS Colours & Sketches (#498) combined sketch and color challenge. My card is a loose interpretation.  A square shape with overlapping images.  My image, from the Peace to You stamp set (which had not yet seen ink) is essentially a square.  The image has four almost overlappingContinue reading “Peace to You at Christmas”

Embellished Ornaments

Card number two for today.  Giving myself a speed challenge courtesy of As You See It (#289).  Can I do it ten minutes or less?  Let’s see… I chose the sketch from Freshly Made (#564) and the colors from Color Throwdown (#721). The trick for speed stamping is to be prepared and then set theContinue reading “Embellished Ornaments”

Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy

Welcome back!  It may be Friday, but it is not yet next Tuesday, so I am catching up with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#384) Challenge. I chose two elements, Trees and Sparkle from the Just Add Ink (#632) suggestions and the colors suggested by the Facebook Colour INKspirations (#134) team and took inspiration fromContinue reading “Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy”

Merry – Thanks

So glad you came back!  Welcome.  Will you get what you are hoping for this Christmas?  Need to send a Thank You card?  I have you covered. Playing with Can You Handle the Pressure (#20) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#297) to create a clean and simple card for the Alphabet Letter “R”Continue reading “Merry – Thanks”

Special Delivery – Merry Christmas

Welcome back!  There are a ton of things I should be doing but…the Studio beckons and a few more ideas are rumbling around in my head. Each month, Stampin’ Up! presents us with a few opportunities to play with our products: #SimpleStamping (Just Stamps, Inks, Paper and perhaps a twist) and #CreativeChallenge (Could be Anything). Continue reading “Special Delivery – Merry Christmas”

Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

Post Script – Mixed Media Hello

Hi!  Next challenge deadline… Sketch: Tuesday Morning (#685), Inspiration: Festive Friday (#123) and Colors: Color Throwdown (#720). Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch layout. An interesting mix of elements for a subtle Hello card. Thanks for spending some of your time with me today. Continue reading “Post Script – Mixed Media Hello”