Love Cats – Three Hearts

Welcome back!  Time again for the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#406) challenge.  This time it is an inspirational mood board reminiscent of Valentine’s Day.  How will you be inspired? Me? I chose the Colors, Cat and Hearts. My design was also influenced by the following challenges: Make My Monday (#192) – Three Hearts, Color Hues (#45)Continue reading “Love Cats – Three Hearts”

Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet

Design Team Time…must be a Tuesday.  Welcome back to the first 2023 challenge for Hand Stamped Sentiments (#405). Color anyone? Inspiration came from two places.  As You See It (#289b) for the floral bouquet and Paper Players (#622) for the tag and I chose the sketch from Sunday Stamps (#300). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet”

Stately Oak – Lovely As A Tree

Welcome to the Cardz 4 Guyz (#311) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#404) challenges launching today! So, what starts with “O” and is appropriate for a fellow?  A color – Orange perhaps; some fruit – an Olive for a Martini or an Orange Slice for a Drink; a bird – an Oriole or an Owl; aContinue reading “Stately Oak – Lovely As A Tree”

Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

Holiday Happy – Mingle All the Way

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#402) Color challenge beginning today! I selected the sketch and took some inspiration from the Inspired By (#211) challenge. My take-away was the concept of three, the triangular shapes and the holiday colors. Here is the result:  Steps: I like “Chalk Board” Art and the designs in the MingleContinue reading “Holiday Happy – Mingle All the Way”

Winter Aspen – Joy

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#401) launching today! This week, we have a Sketch Challenge to serve as Inspiration for your project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will create. I selected the current theme challenges from the Global Design Project (#367) and CAS on Friday (#243) to complete my card.Continue reading “Winter Aspen – Joy”

Stylish Sketches – Special Day

Welcome to the Cardz 4 Guyz (#307) and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#400) challenges launching today! Autumn Colors and Autumn Inspiration.  I was drawn to the bottom right photo with the Gourds. I selected the sketch from Fusion and additional inspiration for the color choices and the clean design of the sleek kitchen.  Ultimately usingContinue reading “Stylish Sketches – Special Day”

Perched in A Tree – Your Kindness

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#399) launching today! This week, we have a Color Challenge to serve as Inspiration for your project. I am looking forward to seeing what you will create with these colors. I selected the current sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#576) and additional Materials as suggested by MakeContinue reading “Perched in A Tree – Your Kindness”

Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#397) launching today! This week, we have a Mood Board to serve as Inspiration for your Fall themed project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will inspire you. Several current challenges also have this theme, and I will play with them too!  Color: Sunday Stamps ChallengeContinue reading “Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You”