Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together

This Crazy Cousin has completed her second challenge for the month of August with the Double Trouble Team. The current challenge is celebrating National Relaxation Day.  How do you chill?  Me?  Give me a good friend and a cup of tea and I am good to stay put for a long while!  Doesn’t the Crafter’sContinue reading “Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together”

Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails

Welcome back!  Isn’t it incredible how hot it seems to be everywhere at the moment?  I have a solution…relax with a very cool cocktail… Several challenges today: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#566); Colors – Facebook SU! Color (August) and Themes – Cupcake Inspiration (#549), Give a Girl a Cookie (#171) and Four SeasonsContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails”

Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card

Today, I have accepted the challenge to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a card created by Susan Wong as suggested by the Global Design Project (#352) team. My take-aways: Diagonal Layout Orientation, Ribbon/Twine, Block Sentiment and Gems. I picked the colors suggested by the Cupcake Inspiration (#548) team. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card”

Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes

It is the summer holiday weekend! Time for some star-spangled color. Color Hues (#44), Cupcake Inspirations (#547) and Four Seasons (July): And I chose the current Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch (#362): Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Starry Sky cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstockContinue reading “Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes”

A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend

Welcome back to the work week.  I have a bright and bold card for you today! I got to make choices:  Just Add Ink (#607) and Tic, Tac, Toe (#165). And I chose the colors from Cupcake Inspiration (#546) and loosely based the layout on the Inspire Create (#118) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend”

Dragonfly Garden – Follow Your Dreams

I am back with another quick clean and simple card. I chose to use the colors suggested by AAA Cards (#216) and the theme suggested by Cupcake Inspiration (#545).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, Follow your dreams, from the Through it TogetherContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Follow Your Dreams”

Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day

Had a chance to catch up and create my card for this week’s Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#354). Have to admit that I was a little stumped with this one.  Loving all the circles but what theme, what colors and what materials to use… With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I opted to playContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment

It’s a lovely day and I am having a play in the Studio.  A quick clean and simple card for a few challenges… Inspiration: Sketch: Paper Players (#588), Color: Cupcake Inspirations (#542), Style and Theme: AAA Cards (#213), Sentiment: Just Us Girls (#629). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment”

Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny

Easter is quickly approaching and so many challenges have selected this occasion for their current theme.  So, let’s play!  Starting with The Card Concept (#172) Easter Blessings with selected Colors. Double Trouble (#107) Create a scene, add a bunny and partner with Cupcake Inspiration (#541) Bunnies. Inspiration Station (#27) with a smorgasbord of tasty ideas. Continue reading “Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny”