Through It Together – Stay Strong

Hello and welcome back… A little late for the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#338). I had an opportunity to visit with friends yesterday and get in a few rounds of Mah-Jong. It was great fun! I created this card using the colors from the Global Design Project (#325) and the theme from the Alphabet ChallengeContinue reading “Through It Together – Stay Strong”

Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card

Playing in the Studio today with the Global Design Project (#324) Challenge.  Casing a card from Connie Collins and mixing it up with the TGIF (#350) Color Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Night of Navy cardstock. FourContinue reading “Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World

Happy Thanksgiving!  Hoping that your day has been fun and that you and your family and friends were able to create some fine memories. Over at our house, it is pretty quiet.  Just the two of us…the dinner is cooking and I had some time to play in the Studio this afternoon. Over at PaperContinue reading “Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World”

Share What You Love – Thanks

A very quick and simple card this afternoon.  The Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Papers are often all you need to make a pretty card.  Mixing new with old is also a fun way to use up items in your stash. The current sketch offered by the Global Design Team (#318) is perfect for simple stamping. Continue reading “Share What You Love – Thanks”

Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings

Welcome back!  A quick little card for you today. The color challenge presented by the Global Design Project (#317) ties in really well with the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Suite – Whimsy and Wonder (Holiday Catalog – page 24). It is very pretty and the colors are lovely… …Can’t have everything, so I decided to seeContinue reading “Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings”

Endless Wishes – Joy

The current Global Design Project (#316) is to CASE (Copy And Selectively Edit) a card created by Stesha Bloodhart.  Have a look.  It is a beauty! There is a lot going on… Theme – Christmas Colors – Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler, a couple of Greens and some light Browns. Embossing – Both Dry and HeatContinue reading “Endless Wishes – Joy”

Merry Café – Coffee

I don’t know about you, but my day doesn’t start without a Coffee. A few challenges are using this as their current theme…how could I resist! Global Design Project (#315) and CAS on Friday (#217).  I mixed these up with the sketch from Atlantic Hearts (#444) and the themes from Retro Rubber (#170) and TimeContinue reading “Merry Café – Coffee”

Encircled in Warmth – Love, Joy and Happiness

Welcome back to the Studio!  Playing with a few challenges today and created another Holiday card. Sketch: TGIF (#337), Colors: Global Design Project (#313) and Technique: Just Us Girls (#605). Here is the result: Steps: Technique (1) Heat Embossing with an Embossing Folder Panel Strips: (3” x 3¾”) Sahara Sand cardstock.  Versamark ink was addedContinue reading “Encircled in Warmth – Love, Joy and Happiness”

Biggest Wish – Hello

Welcome back and welcome to October! Knocking off a few challenges today…Sketch: Paper Players (#560), Color/Theme/Tools: Retro Rubber (#168) and Theme: Global Design Project (#311). Here is the result: Steps: For the Retro Rubber Challenge, I selected the retired stamp set Totally Trees (circa 2016).  Several of the Trees look like Foliage Leaves.  Three differentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”