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”

Power of Hope – Happy Birthday

The past little holiday we took has had a serious impact on my stamping rhythm.  A few challenges… This week over at the Global Design Project (#310), the challenge is a Sketch and for my theme, I selected the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#284) – People.  Here is the result: Steps: Designer Series Paper: AllContinue reading “Power of Hope – Happy Birthday”

Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday

A few challenges…It makes this this girl happy to create for challenges.  My husband jokes about the “Covid-Pile” of stacked cards.  Creating keeps me busy and engaged in my favorite hobby. This week over at the Global Design Project (#308), the challenge is to CASE the Designer – Wilma De Korte.  I chose the ThemeContinue reading “Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday”

Harvest Meadow – Thank You

Time to case the catalog…this week, it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 3.  Not quite ready for Christmas, so let’s have some fun combining a few challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#319); Materials: As You See It Challenge (#257) and Theme: Global Design Project (#307). Here is the result:Continue reading “Harvest Meadow – Thank You”