Potted Mugs – Thinking of You

I am ready for tonight’s class and had a little time to play… Working with the Fusion Challenge (Pumpkin Mugs). I was inspired by the colors and the mugs…however, I decided that the mugs would be used as little plant pots for Succulents. Here is the result: Steps: I chose to color the Planted CupsContinue reading “Potted Mugs – Thinking of You”

Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

You Are An Inspiration

A quick post today…I have a class tonight and want to get my card for the current FUSION Challenge posted. What a fun challenge… Here is the result: Steps: For the three strips, I grabbed the retired Tutti-Frutti Washi Tape from my collection.  The colors reminded me of crayon colors.  I added them to theContinue reading “You Are An Inspiration”

Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more… To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are outContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card”

Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together

A couple of deadline are looming and I wanted to play with them… Sketch Only: FUSION Card Challenge (Lemon Hydrangea); Theme: Paper Players Challenge (#552) and Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#431). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (2¾” x 2¾”) Basic White cardstock.  The Little Girls on the Beach and the SeagullContinue reading “Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together”

Golden Anniversary – Congratulations

It so happens that I have been invited to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of a friend.  I, of course, needed to create a card. Lots of inspiration out there in the challenge blog world this week… FUSION – Summer Dreamin’ for the Sketch and a pick up on the soft whites and beiges along withContinue reading “Golden Anniversary – Congratulations”

Butterfly Brilliance – Live, Laugh, Love

Another quick little card to enter into the Fusion Sketch / Inspiration Challenge. and The Cookie Challenge (#157) Here we go…The colors and the sentiment were chosen from the Fusion Challenge Inspiration Photo and the choice of Butterflies for the three shapes in the sketch was influenced by the Cookie Challenge. It was also helpfulContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Live, Laugh, Love”

Brilliant Wings – Thank You So Much

How is it that when you take a little time for yourself on the weekend, you end up so behind? Just catching up! Sketch: Fusion (Thank You), Colors: Just Add Ink (#555), and Materials: TGIF (#317) I chose just the Sketch and all products used to create this card can be found in the 2021/2022Continue reading “Brilliant Wings – Thank You So Much”

Garden Wishes – Best Wishes

Thought I would try my hand at another new Challenge:  Fusion.  I like the concept: use the sketch, use the inspiration photo for theme – color – image separately or fuse the two. Although it was a Mother’s Day theme, I went with a Best Wishes theme. Today, I opted for the Sketch only.  IContinue reading “Garden Wishes – Best Wishes”