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”

A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#396) launching today! This week, we have a Color Challenge for you.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will create with them. I chose the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#370) Sketch Challenge for this week and the A Fish & A Wish stamp set to showcase theseContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!”

Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#395) launching today! Be sure to visit and see what the Design Team created. This fortnight, we have a Sketch for you.  Looking forward to seeing what you will create. My theme, color and style were influenced by the following challenges: Theme: Just Us Girls (#644), Color: ColorContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday”

Bike Ride – Happy Paths

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge (#394) and the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch challenge (#366).   It is fun when you are on a design team, and you are able to combine challenges creating synergy. For Hand Stamped Sentiments, I opted for the upper left inspiration photograph and selected the Bicycle.  TheContinue reading “Bike Ride – Happy Paths”

Pretty Medallion – Just Because

Happy Tuesday and a few more challenges: Hand Stamped Sentiments (#393) and Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#364).  Over at Use Your Stuff (#452), the Mood Board had lots of elements.  I gravitated to the Watercolor and the Flower images and those influenced my choice to use a few watercolor techniques and select the Pretty MedallionContinue reading “Pretty Medallion – Just Because”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

He’s All That – Father’s Day

Welcome back to my crazy Tuesday.  I am on three design teams and all of the challenges are due the same day.  Always a fun time when I am deciding what to make. A friend reminded me that sometimes it is better to work smarter and not harder.  So, this card will address all threeContinue reading “He’s All That – Father’s Day”

Perfectly Penciled – Sending Birthday Wishes

Hello and welcome back.  Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#390) is Color. Other Tuesday Team Challenges and deadlines are combined with today’s card. Sketch:  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#358); Theme, Tools and Materials: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#472); and I am sharing this project with the Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#122) and the AlphabetContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Sending Birthday Wishes”

Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#389) is a Sketch. Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#603) for the chosen colors and CAS on Friday (#231) for the theme and card style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3¼” x 3¼”) Silver FoilContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams”