Quiet Meadow with Nature’s Harvest – Thinking of You

These two stamp sets:  Quiet Meadow and Nature’s Harvest go so well together.  Nature’s Harvest will be available next month as it debuts in the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog.  This stamp set was my first pick from the catalog! Inspiration for this card came from several sources: The Paper Players Sketch Challenge (#551),Continue reading “Quiet Meadow with Nature’s Harvest – Thinking of You”

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”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Thanks a Bunch

My take on this week’s Sunday Sketch Challenge – SS005. The choice of stamp set – Celebrate Sunflowers was influenced by the Color Challenge presented by Hand Stamped Sentiments (#366). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: Sunflowers.  The smaller Sunflower image was stamped twice on to a scrap of Basic White cardstock using MementoContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Thanks a Bunch”

Dragonfly Garden – Celebrating You!

Every month Stampin’ Up! creates a #SimpleStamping Challenge and this month in addition to just Stamps, Paper and Ink, we are encouraged to use a Punch.  With this in mind, I gave the current Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge (#365) a try. Here is the result: For my color scheme, I went with the tone-on-toneContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Celebrating You!”

Garden Wishes – True Friend

Having a play with the Sketch Saturday (#661) Challenge and combining it with the Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge (#364) along with the TGIF Material Challenge (#318). Flowers, Pinks, Greens, a touch of Gold…such pretty pictures. And this is the result: Steps: I dry-embossed a quarter sheet (4¼” x 5½”) of Basic White cardstock withContinue reading “Garden Wishes – True Friend”

Inspired Thoughts – Sympathy

It just so happens that I need such a card.  Sympathy cards are my least favorite occasion to create for.  That being said, this card will be on its way in Monday’s post. I chose the layout from Atlantic Hearts (AHSC420), the colors from Hand Stamped Sentiments (HSS363) and there is a current theme challengeContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Sympathy”

Pale Papaya – I Thought of You Today

A quick little card for the current Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge #362 and for the Water Cooler Wednesday Challenge – WCC314. Creating a monochromatic card using the new In-Color Pale Papaya. I created a circle mask when I made my last card.  I re-used it for this card.  I used the (2⅛”) Layering CircleContinue reading “Pale Papaya – I Thought of You Today”