Garden Plants – Hello

Welcome to my blog today!  I have a few weekend plans and am working to complete a few more challenges. Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#282) Plant Life, Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#657) and Sketch: Global Design Project Challenge (#306). Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the large Rectangle shape from the WatercolorContinue reading “Garden Plants – Hello”

Mountain Air – A True Friend

Time to case the catalog…this week it is another card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 6.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#317); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#305); Theme and Style: The Paper Players Challenge (#534). Here is the result: Steps (In the order I did them): IContinue reading “Mountain Air – A True Friend”

Nothing Better Than – Coffee

My day does not begin without Coffee.  How about you? Will you join me? I combined a few challenges: Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#432); Colors – Global Design Project (#305) and over at Happy Little Stampers, one of the August challenges is to use Dies and I did. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Nothing Better Than – Coffee”

Positive Thoughts – Hello

I decided to create a card for the Global Design Project Challenge (#304) which is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a project designed by Kerstin Kreis. My take-aways: A Shape A Weave Small Tag Tag Tie (twine, thread, bow etc.) Splatter and Colors (Black, White, Green, Aqua, and Teal) Here is what I cameContinue reading “Positive Thoughts – Hello”

Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks

To showcase the new Sale-a-bration Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper and how nicely it goes with the Hand-Penned Petals Suite, I chose to combine a few challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#437); Subject/Theme: Global Design Project (#303) and Colors: Just Add Ink (#565). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks”

World of Dreams Twilight – Hello, Hello

Keeping it ever so simple for this quick post. Stamps, Ink and Paper only for the Global Design Project Sketch Challenge (#298) and the Theme Challenge over at Paper Craft Crew (#433). As I continue to play with stamp sets in my stash, here is the result: Note: I used my off-set sentiments in lieuContinue reading “World of Dreams Twilight – Hello, Hello”

Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#309) was mixed with the Global Design Project Color Challenge (#297) and the TGIF Technique Challenge (#321). A fun and friendly Peek-a-Boo Birthday card… Here is what I created: Steps: Daisy Cut-Outs: (1⅜” x 2¾”) and (1” x 2⅜”) Basic White cardstock.  Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the largeContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend”

Inspired Thoughts – At the Lake

The Global Design Project Challenge (#296) is to case a card created by Emma Goddard.  My inspiration for this C.A.S.E. (copy and selectively edit), was the photo presented by The Card Concept Challenge (#157).    Vacations at the Lake, a lazy day in the boat and a Hudson’s Bay Blanket to throw over your legsContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – At the Lake”

Sitting Here – While Good Things Grow

This week’s Weekend Challenge was a Simple Sketch. I was influenced by the Global Design Project (#295) theme challenge and the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#277) materials challenge. Given the size of the stamped image (1¼”), I opted to flip the sketch from a vertical position to a horizontal position for a more pleasing andContinue reading “Sitting Here – While Good Things Grow”

Color & Contour – You’re Absolutely Amazing

With pride, I dedicate this card to many of my friends… Strong and resilient as Hammered Metal, you move through the world with grace and kindness.  Each of you unique. I love you and you are truly amazing! Steps: Colored Strips of cardstock were sourced from my storage bins and trimmed (4” x ¼’) inContinue reading “Color & Contour – You’re Absolutely Amazing”