Sweet Strawberry – So Sweet

I am a little behind with the Sunday Sketch – SS050.  I wanted to use the layout for my class today and to keep it simple so that it fit the Stampin’ Up! #SimpleStamping challenge for May.  And this is one of the featured cards for my class: I started with a (3” x 3¼”)Continue reading “Sweet Strawberry – So Sweet”

Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday

Time again to work on the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #300.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 72 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Paper Players #537 Theme Challenge and the Tic Tac Toe #109 Line Challenge. And this is the result: The Tic TacContinue reading “Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday”

Wrapped Bouquet – Weekend Color Challenge

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is Color.  The image I chose incorporated a number of lovely Spring colors.  I chose to pair the colors with this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS048. Here is what I created…using the Wrapped Bouquet stamp set and Wrapped Flowers Dies Bundle. Sketch (Card) Elements: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Weekend Color Challenge”

Missing You – Loyal Leaves with Hydrangea Hill

Friends – How we miss them.  So glad many have had their Covid-19 Vaccinations and we will be able to get together again soon. Loyal Leaves is a favorite stamp set.  It was always special when I found a leaf skeleton.  However, today I just used the sentiment Missing You. I love the font. TheContinue reading “Missing You – Loyal Leaves with Hydrangea Hill”

True Love Floral Thanks

Needed a Thank You card and I created a quick one with no stamping but lots of coloring.  The True Love Designer Series Paper is perfect.  I had a lot of fun with coloring books when I was younger. Inspiration for this card were two current challenges: the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS479 andContinue reading “True Love Floral Thanks”

Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello

Three Challenges: Materials:  Tic Tac Toe – TTC106 Technique:  TGIF – TGIFC309 Sketch:  Paper Players – PP534 How my brain works… Tic Tac Toe: Something Metallic, a Gray color and a Die Cut (??) TGIF: Create Your Own Designer Series Paper (Silver & Gray??) Paper Players:  Create all elements (??) and fit to match theContinue reading “Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello”

Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses

Had a bit of fun with the Oh, Snap stamp set.  The Crocodile is so cute! I created this card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS478 and the CASology Cue Word Challenge Week 386 – LONG.  Here is what I created: I stamped the Crocodile on to a Basic White Panel (3⅞” xContinue reading “Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses”

Dandy Birthday Wishes

The new Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI95 colors are so lovely this time around.  The image is wonderfully exotic too and had me dreaming up an idea… Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: I chose Shimmery White cardstock because it has a heavier weight and I was going to abuseContinue reading “Dandy Birthday Wishes”

Gilded Floral – Thanks

Every month, a fellow demonstrator, Kylie Bertucci creates a space to showcase our cards. The top ten card makers are invited to participate in a blog hop held later in the month.  While I have participated in the past, I have not asked anyone to vote for me.  I would appreciate it, if you couldContinue reading “Gilded Floral – Thanks”

Celebrating You with a Wrapped Bouquet

Playing around in the Studio with the MOJO Monday Sketch #554 and The SPOT Creative Challenge #152. Here is what I created: The painted chair inspired the (2¾” x 4½”) panel.  I took a piece of Pool Party cardstock and dry embossed it with the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder.  To create the pickled effect,Continue reading “Celebrating You with a Wrapped Bouquet”