Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother

Welcome back…lots of inspiration for today’s card… My creative choices were influenced by: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#552) for the Sketch and color choices, Inspire Create Challenge (#115) that also has a Black/White and free color choice theme, Double Trouble Challenge (#108) for both a Frame and a Butterfly Die, and Retro Rubber ChallengeContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother”

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”

Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s explore Clean & Simple… Several challenges are related to this style of cardmaking this week. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#462); for Subject Theme: Paper Players (#583) and Colors or lack thereof, Double Trouble (#106) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#444). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes”

Lucky Me – I Can Count on You

Got off to a late start today.  Errands…they needed to get done.  So, I am now back in my happy place. Several challenges are gearing up for St. Pat’s Day…best to get them done before the 17th! Sketch with Animal option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#545), Colors and Inspiration: Double Trouble (#105), Heart 2 HeartContinue reading “Lucky Me – I Can Count on You”

Forever Blossoms – Wedding Card

Just so happens that I have a friend’s wedding coming up. Her Spring wedding colors include a peachy coral theme, so…I chose those colors and the retired stamp set, Forever Blossoms because they both fit the theme. A few challenges on the board: Double Trouble (#104) Challenge…Thing One: Spring Theme, Thing Two: Partner with CreativeContinue reading “Forever Blossoms – Wedding Card”

Special Moments – In the Moment

Playing with a number of challenges today.  So very inspiring! Sketch: Inspire Create (#109), Theme: Time Out (#206) and Colors: Double Trouble (#103) and Inspiration Station (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Blushing Bride cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Abstract Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper.  TheContinue reading “Special Moments – In the Moment”

Lovely Letters – Love

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#289) is to create a *LOVE* card. I took a lot of inspiration from many challenges. I started with the Double Trouble (#102) Challenge…while I missed the deadline, I still had fun with the guidelines.  Thing One: Anything, Thing Two: Partner with other challenges, and Thing Three Twist:Continue reading “Lovely Letters – Love”

Happy & Heartfelt – I *Heart* You

Playing with the Double Trouble (#102) Challenge…Thing One: Anything, Thing Two: Partner with other challenges, and Thing Three Twist: A different card size. I created a Masculine Valentine card in the Mini-Slim Line size and partnered with Dies R US (#186). Additional challenges that inspired me were as follows…Style and Theme: Just Add Ink (#589),Continue reading “Happy & Heartfelt – I *Heart* You”

Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#288) is to create a card using Something that begins with “P”.  I chose Patterned Paper. With the new 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of new options…I selected to use the new Tropical Layers Dies and mix it upContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best”

In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!

If I wasn’t creating this card today, heck, yeah!, I would definitely be cuddling up with a book.  I am in South Carolina and we rarely get any snowy weather in my little corner of the State.  Well, we certainly got it! Snow Day!  A perfect time for hunkering down with my nose in aContinue reading “In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!”