Through It Together – I Miss You

A very clean and simple one layer card for you today…black and white with a pop of color. Three Challenges: AAA Cards (#217), Less Is More (#467) and Paper Players (#596). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored at 5½”) Basic White Thick cardstock. The Butterfly image from the retired SereneContinue reading “Through It Together – I Miss You”

Nothing Better Than – Summer Cocktails

Having a bit of fun with a few challenges…for a quick and easy summer card. Sketch: TGIF (#372); Color: Paper Players (#595), Theme: Make My Monday (#176) and Crafter’s Café (#286). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Card Front: (4” x 5¼”) Pacific Point cardstock.Continue reading “Nothing Better Than – Summer Cocktails”

Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday

A lot has been happening in the House of “J” and as a result it has been difficult to play in the Studio. So I am trying to hit a few birds with one stone… Sketch: Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#359); Colors: TGIF (#371); Sentiment and Tool: Seize the Birthday (#239) and Theme: Paper Players (#594).Continue reading “Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday”

Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved

Chasing a few other deadlines… Sketch – Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#533) Option: Things That Fly; Theme – Paper Players (#589) Birds and/or Bees and; Materials – Tic Tac Tac (#160) Tic (Gold), Tac (Layers) and Toe (Pearls). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. TheContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment

It’s a lovely day and I am having a play in the Studio.  A quick clean and simple card for a few challenges… Inspiration: Sketch: Paper Players (#588), Color: Cupcake Inspirations (#542), Style and Theme: AAA Cards (#213), Sentiment: Just Us Girls (#629). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment”

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”

Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair

Hi!  Welcome back. Sundays are always great days to play in the Studio.  The only drawback is that if I get busy during the week, all of the challenges (mostly sketches) that have Sunday deadlines are set up in the cue.  Noon means Noon and Three means Three.  Decided not to do the Noon challengeContinue reading “Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair”

Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship

It will be April tomorrow and I must update my events and class calendar, but I needed to sneak in one more card… Sketch: Paper Players Challenge (#584); Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#686); and choice of Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for March 31st. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship”

Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s explore Clean & Simple… Several challenges are related to this style of cardmaking this week. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#462); for Subject Theme: Paper Players (#583) and Colors or lack thereof, Double Trouble (#106) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#444). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes”