Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#373). I took inspiration from a number of challenges.  Double Trouble (#120) partnering with Cupcake Inspiration (#552), Can You Handle the Pressure (#15), Stampin’ Up! Only (#310) and Make My Monday (#183). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adheredContinue reading “Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget”

Greeting Card Kids – Off to School

The Tuesday after Labor Day was always the first day back at school when I was growing up.  So, I am celebrating… Several challenges also have this theme: Make The Card (#62), Make My Monday (#182), If You Give a Crafter a Cookie (#172) along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#489).  I have also incorporatedContinue reading “Greeting Card Kids – Off to School”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug

Chasing one more deadline…Welcome back!  Playing with the Theme from CAS on Friday (#236), the Technique suggested by Make My Monday (#180) and the CAS Colours &Sketches (#480) Sketch which I flipped. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Shimmery White cardstock. Focal Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Shimmery WhiteContinue reading “Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug”

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”

Simply Succulents – Best Wishes

Another Tuesday and another Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#363).  Today it is a card found on page 12 of the 2022/2023 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalog. I have chosen the theme suggested by the current Paper Players (#598) challenge and added an element technique suggested by the current Make My Monday (#178) challenge. Here is theContinue reading “Simply Succulents – Best Wishes”

Cottage Rose – Friends Forever

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Having a play with the Facebook Case-ing The Catalog (#361) and mixing it up with a few other challenges. Color: Just Add Ink (#608), Theme: Alphabet (Letter “F”) and Tools: Make My Monday (#177) and Colour Crazy Craft (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Friends Forever”

Nothing Better Than – Summer Cocktails

Having a bit of fun with a few challenges…for a quick and easy summer card. Sketch: TGIF (#372); Color: Paper Players (#595), Theme: Make My Monday (#176) and Crafter’s Café (#286). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Card Front: (4” x 5¼”) Pacific Point cardstock.Continue reading “Nothing Better Than – Summer Cocktails”

Delicate Dahlias – Fragrant Blossoms

Hi! Welcome back.  I have a lovely floral card for you today.  A friend asked me to create a card for someone really special.  Her favorite flowers are Dahlias and specifically pink ones… Several challenges inspired my creation: Retro Rubber (#182) Flower Power; Just Us Girls (#631) Word Week – Flowers; The Card Concept (#175)Continue reading “Delicate Dahlias – Fragrant Blossoms”

Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday”