See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

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”

Botanical Prints – Splendid Day

Welcome back!  Back at work in the Studio… Playing with the Festive Friday (#111) and CAS Colours & Sketches (#474) Challenges this morning for a sneak peek of some of the products from the Splendid Day Suite featured in the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Splendid Day”

Daring Adventure – Guy Greetings

More testosterone…with Father’s Day around the corner, many, many masculine challenges abound.  So here is one more… Double Trouble (#113) partnering with Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#559).  How about adding elements from Tic Tac Toe (#166) and Inspiration Station (#31). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Daring Adventure – Guy Greetings”

A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend

Welcome back to the work week.  I have a bright and bold card for you today! I got to make choices:  Just Add Ink (#607) and Tic, Tac, Toe (#165). And I chose the colors from Cupcake Inspiration (#546) and loosely based the layout on the Inspire Create (#118) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend”

Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration

Welcome to the weekend!  I hope you find some time to play with your crafty stuff. Today, I am playing with the sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#558) and for my theme I opted for As You Can See It (#276). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration”

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”

Floral Celebration – Celebrating You

Today I am playing with a new stamp set (to me) Floral Celebration from Close To My Heart.  I received this stamp set as a winner of a random draw from the Double Trouble team.  It only seems fitting that I use it on the newest Double Trouble Challenge (#111). Additional Inspiration: Sketch: Tuesday MorningContinue reading “Floral Celebration – Celebrating You”

Daisy Garden – Thank You

It is Tuesday!! Time for the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#356) Challenge. Additional Inspiration: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for May and Crafter’s Café (#285) Challenge for Theme Materials. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (4⅝” x 3¼”) Spotted Orchid Oasis piece of paperContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Thank You”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”