Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  It was a busy day.  A full house for my afternoon class.  So, I am taking a few minutes (LOL) to create a card this evening. More challenges today: As You See It (#281) Recipe; Make the Cards (#61) for the Colors; Freshly Made (#549) for the Sketch; and Colour Crazy Craft (#32)Continue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes”

Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility

How about we pull out the one stamp set that made me swoon when I flipped through the very first catalog I ever saw. Oriental Brushstrokes. It had retired by the time I started buying Stampin’ Up! products and it took me a few years to find it. I think it will be part ofContinue reading “Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility”

Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#365). I chose to flip the sketch from a vertical position to the horizontal to better suit my stamped image from the Forever Friendship stamp set. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Cajun Craze cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday”

Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way

Fa la la…Christmas in July.  A number of challenges are heading to the tree lot.  Do you smell the pine…are you thinking about the holidays? Over at AAA Cards (#119), the theme is a Christmas Pet.  I do not have such a stamp and chose to improvise.  My card is not strictly CAS (clean andContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way”

See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

Cottage Rose – Friends Forever

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Having a play with the Facebook Case-ing The Catalog (#361) and mixing it up with a few other challenges. Color: Just Add Ink (#608), Theme: Alphabet (Letter “F”) and Tools: Make My Monday (#177) and Colour Crazy Craft (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Friends Forever”