Soft Seedlings – Hello

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog (#372) challenge. Combining this sketch with a number of Fall themed challenges.  Stampin’ Through the Catalog featured stamp set – Soft Seedlings and the Tic Tac Toe (#171) and Paper Craft Crew (#484) boards. Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday

A color challenge deadline is approaching, Just Add Ink (#613)…such a pretty combination, Fresh Freesia (soft purple), Starry Sky (vibrant blue) and Mint Macaron (lovely shade of green).  But what to do with them? I pulled out the super pretty Black and White Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper and opted to watercolor one of theContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday”

You’re So Cool – Sweet Ice Cream

It is a hot one today and it got me thinking about Summer Treats.  Just had to pull out a great retired bundle for this card: The Sweet Ice Cream stamp set and the coordinating Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch. Three Challenges:  Sketch – Paper Craft Crew (#477); Themes – If You Give a CrafterContinue reading “You’re So Cool – Sweet Ice Cream”

Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful

Can you stand another card?  Playing in the Studio with a few more challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#476), Style and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70), Style and Element: Addicted to CAS (#223) and Color: TGIF (#375). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mossy Meadow cardstock used asContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful”

Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s play with color…mixing it up with a current challenge from Use Your Stuff (#450). Color:  Just Us Girls (#637) and Paper Craft Crew (#475). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Sweet Sorbet cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Right Angle Triangles: (11”Continue reading “Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes”

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”

Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You

Having a play with the current Paper Craft Crew Theme (#469) and Sketch (#470) Challenges for a quick Scrap Card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Gold Vellum Scrap Strips: approximately (3½” to 4”) by (½” to ⅝”) LeftContinue reading “Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You”

Bottled Happiness – Thank You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#388) is an Inspiration Board and I was drawn towards the lower left image.  I loved the graphic and spare nature the image.  I chose the current sketch at Paper Craft Crew (#468) for my layout. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Thank You”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

I have a very different card for you today.  Just stamps, ink and paper but it carries a bright fun punch of color. I am a fan of black and white.  I also like the art of Zentangling.  I must confess I look more at the awesomeness out there than really doing it myself.  However,Continue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”