Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks

To showcase the new Sale-a-bration Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper and how nicely it goes with the Hand-Penned Petals Suite, I chose to combine a few challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#437); Subject/Theme: Global Design Project (#303) and Colors: Just Add Ink (#565). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks”

Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday

Mixing it up!  Having fun combining a few challenges: Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#432), Color: Just Add Ink (#560), Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog (Celebrate with Flowers – June 27, 2021). I decided to flip the Sketch 90 degrees.  Here is the result: Steps: Three Rectangle Blocks: Coastal Cabana cardstock.  Left Block (¾” xContinue reading “Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday”

You Are Simply, Elegantly, Extraordinary!

I need a bit of a break from all of the June influenced “Manly” themed projects I have been creating. We all need a little glitz and glamour in our lives. I picked the color challenge from the Paper Craft Crew (#430) and the “Mark It Up!” tools challenge from the Stampin’ Up! Only ChallengeContinue reading “You Are Simply, Elegantly, Extraordinary!”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage

I created a subtle masculine card with a pop of green that can be used for any occasion.  The color palette is neutral enough that it is suitably feminine as well. This card was created for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#424) using the color challenge suggested by the Paper Craft Crew (#430).    IContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage”

Shapes & Colors – Happy Hello

We all learned our colors and shapes with Building Blocks. The current sketch from the Paper Craft Crew (#428) made me think of this fundamental lesson.  Especially when paired up with the new Watercolor Shapes stamp set.   I kept the concept but altered the design layout.  I chose to use the current color challenge fromContinue reading “Shapes & Colors – Happy Hello”

Flowers of Friendship – Miss You

Catching up on a few more challenges.  Deadlines are looming… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#486), Colors: Color Hues (#18), Style: Paper Craft Crew (#427) and Theme: The Card Concept (#155). And this is the result: For the Color scheme I chose a piece of Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper for the Purple and colored aContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Miss You”

Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello

Delivery came today…and I just had to play with some of my new goodies! I chose to use the Paper Craft Crew Sketch (#426) and the Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp choice:  Create with Friends. A lot of fun patterns in the new Hostess offering: Pattern Play Designer Series Paper and could not resist theContinue reading “Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello”

Sailing Home – You Make a Difference

For today’s challenges mash up… Sketch – Paper Craft Crew (#425); Subject – Cardz 4 Guyz (#270) and Color – Paper Players (#540). And this is the result: Steps: For the Guy theme, I chose to work with the Sailing Home stamp set and coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies.  Any color would work for a MonochromaticContinue reading “Sailing Home – You Make a Difference”

Color & Contour – Thank You

Playing and playing with some of the new products and mixing them up with the stash of some other goodies found in The Studio. Creating for a few challenges:  Sketch – Paper Players (PP538), Colors – Colour INKspiration (CI98), Theme and Materials – Paper Craft Crew (PCC424). And this is the result: For the PCC424Continue reading “Color & Contour – Thank You”

Butterfly Bijou – Making Magic

Another challenge deadline is coming up fast.  I really liked the suggested sketch this week from the Paper Craft Crew – PCC423 and played with the current colors suggested by the Global Design Team – GDP289. I have been creating projects with the Butterfly Bijou Designer Series Paper and had a few pieces on myContinue reading “Butterfly Bijou – Making Magic”