Time For Tea – Won’t You Join Me?

Let’s have tea together and perhaps we can invite Alice…  Having a bit of fun with a few more challenges, specifically Festive Friday (#112) along with Tic Tac Toe (#168) and As You See It (#278). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock for a horizonalContinue reading “Time For Tea – Won’t You Join Me?”

Let It Ride

Welcome back!  A few challenges have collided suggesting that I dig out a favorite stamp set. CASology (#404), Inspiration Station (#32) and Just Us Girls (#639). I chose the current Freshly Made Sketches (#542) and went for a very clean and simple look using the tools suggested by Less Is More (#468). Here is theContinue reading “Let It Ride”

Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes

It is the summer holiday weekend! Time for some star-spangled color. Color Hues (#44), Cupcake Inspirations (#547) and Four Seasons (July): And I chose the current Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch (#362): Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Starry Sky cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstockContinue reading “Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes”

Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine

Time to have a little fun in the sun!  Let’s go tropical with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#662) by mixing it up with Just Us Girls (#638) for the inspiration and Color Throwdown (#698) for the colors. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Shapes:Continue reading “Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine”

Friends Are Like Seashells

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy morning and I am quickly posting a card for an approaching deadline. Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#560) and taking inspiration from The Card Concept (#178). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Shaded Summer – Hello

What did I do this afternoon?  More cardmaking, of course! First off, I was considering the FUSION – It’s All in the Elements – Wheel Wreath Sketch and Inspiration Challenge. My take-away? Earthy colors with metallic accents and circle shapes. Additional inspiration?  Elements as suggested by Can You Handle the Pressure (#9) and TGIF (#373).Continue reading “Shaded Summer – Hello”

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”

Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs

Afternoon playdate in the Studio. Taking inspiration from the current Time Out Challenge (#215), I selected to give you a sneak peek of a new stamp set, Splendid Thoughts that will debut in the new Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. I also decided to keep this card clean and simple.  You know that isContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs”

He’s All That – Thank You

Working on a number of pending deadlines… Somewhere been day and night, we have a sunset:  Time Out Challenge (#214) and along with the sun we have a beach and birds: Just Add Ink Challenge (#605) and Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#163). Bringing it all together, the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choiceContinue reading “He’s All That – Thank You”