Nature’s Berries – Anything is Possible

There a few challenges out there that are looking for a CAS style of card.  CAS (Clean and Simple) is very hard for me to do.  I always want to add a little bit more, especially texture.  This time I kept the card very clean. Inspired by the following challenges.  Subject / Style: The PaperContinue reading “Nature’s Berries – Anything is Possible”

Bamboo Beauty – Strength

One of my favorite challenges has a deadline today…got to get cracking! The challenges that I combined are – Sketch: Just Add Ink (#558), Colors: The Paper Players (#545), and Theme: CASology (Week 392). Here is the result: Steps: Shape / Circle: (2⅝”) Shimmery White cardstock die-cut with one of the Layering Circle Dies. TheContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Strength”

Mediterranean Moments – Celebrate Summer

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#307) was mixed with both The Paper Players (#544) Signs of Summer theme challenge and the Retro Rubber (#160) Summer Breeze theme challenge.  This is the result: Who wouldn’t love to take a summer trip to Italy, hop on a Vespa and have a picnic at the beach…I’m justContinue reading “Mediterranean Moments – Celebrate Summer”

A Good Man – Dad Remembered

Having a play with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#662): Choose from the Archives (#279) and picking the theme from The Spot Challenge (#164), the Materials from The Paper Players (#523): Tic Tac Toe Challenge with the colors suggested by the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#422). Creating a dream sequence where my father is stillContinue reading “A Good Man – Dad Remembered”

On A Wing – The Sky is the Limit

Dipping in to the stash with a little nostalgia.  We have to admit that there are just some stamp sets we choose to hang on to and more than a few leftover bits and pieces of cardstock and patterned paper. For the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#114), the retired stamp set the Sky is theContinue reading “On A Wing – The Sky is the Limit”

Perfect Blend – Thanks a Latte

Playing with a few challenges today.  It is always fun when one challenge sparks an idea and you are able to tie it in to several other favorites challenges. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#485), Colors: Just Add Ink (#554), Materials: The Paper Players (#514) and additional Materials and Theme: Tic Tac Toe (#113). And thisContinue reading “Perfect Blend – Thanks a Latte”

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”

Wild About You – Happy Birthday

No end of wonderful challenges to keep me busy… Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday (#304); Subject – Seize the Birthday (#213) and Theme – Paper Players (#539). And this is the result: Steps: For my Furry Friend, I chose the Lion from the retired Wild About You stamp set.  I tilted the Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wild About You – Happy Birthday”

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”

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”