Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)

Welcome back! Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today, I am playing with the Theme and Sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#534); Theme – Seize the Birthday (#238); Colors – Color Throw Down (#692) and Tools – Can You Handle the Pressure (#7). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)”

Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday

Lots of plans this weekend…not sure if we will be able to do all that we want.  Spring Festivals and events all start. So, I am trying to beat a few deadlines. Style and Theme – CAS on Friday Challenge (#230), AAA Cards Challenge (#212) and The Flower Challenge (#68); Color – Color Throw DownContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Hi!  Chasing a few deadlines…with a quicky little scrappy card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#533) and Color: Color Throw Down (#690). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock. Accent Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Basic White cardstock. Rectangle Shapes: (⅝” x 3½”) and (⅝” x 1”) FromContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends

Having a little bit of colorful fun with a few Animal Challenges.  Keeping it simple, just Stamps, Inks and Paper. Alphabet (Letter “A”) Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday (April) Color Throwdown (#686) for the colors chosen and Colour Crazy Craft (Week 14) because I chose to use Stampin’ Blends to color the stamped images. Here is theContinue reading “You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends”

Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship

It will be April tomorrow and I must update my events and class calendar, but I needed to sneak in one more card… Sketch: Paper Players Challenge (#584); Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#686); and choice of Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for March 31st. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship”

In The Moment – Relax

The Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog Challenge for today, Thursday is to use the In the Moment stamp set. I selected the square card sketch from the Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#465) and the colors suggested by Color Throwdown Challenge (#685). I rarely make square cards, nor use a lot of Orange.  So, here isContinue reading “In The Moment – Relax”

Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest

A quick little card for the Freshly Made Sketches (#527) challenge and the Color Throwdown (#684) challenge… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Gray Granite cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜” x 4⅛”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, You’re the nicest, was stamped with Gray Granite ink in the upperContinue reading “Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest”

Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful

Saturday chores are complete and now it is time to play. Combining a few challenges.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#647) with the suggestion to create a scene; Theme: As You See It (#270) using Spring Flowers; Time Out (#209) to add a Cute Critter; and Color: Color Thrown (#683) for the Gray, Pink and Lime.Continue reading “Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful”

Artfully Layered – Hey There…

Moving away from the Spring theme for a moment, I created a quick little masculine card as I need to let a guy friend know that I am thinking of him. I started with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#646) for the layout design and picked the colors suggested by the group at Color Throwdown (#682). Continue reading “Artfully Layered – Hey There…”

Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card

Color Challenge deadline…such pretty colors from the team at the Color Throwdown (#681).  I just had to use them with my Inque Spot Studio Weekly Sketch Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the TimewornContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card”