Sending Birthday Wishes with Sending Smiles

Tuesday!! Double Facebook Challenges today: Case-ing Tuesday (#355) and Stampin’ Through the Catalog. Additional Inspiration: Color – TGIF (#367); Theme – Stampin’ Up! Only (#301) and Tools – Happy Little Stampers (Dies) and sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner (May). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Pale Papaya cardstock.Continue reading “Sending Birthday Wishes with Sending Smiles”

Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Pastel Spring Flowers.  A popular theme at the moment so, I have combined a few other challenges with this card. Theme: Seize the Birthday (#236); Colors: Sunday Stamps (#281); Tools and more: Can You Handle theContinue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday”

Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Had a great class last night, but now I am chasing deadlines again.  Extra rainy dark day this morning but the Studio is always a good place to play…  A few challenges that I thought complimented each other.  At Time Out (#207), the challenge is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a cardContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Catching Butterflies – The Joy of Friends!

Welcome to “Twos”Day!  It February 22, 2022 – (2/22/22).  Doesn’t that suggest we need to have a pair of something?  I chose a pair of Friends. Here we go!  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#344).  I chose to highlight the FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set, Chasing Butterflies.   Sale-a-bration ends in six (6) days.  There is still timeContinue reading “Catching Butterflies – The Joy of Friends!”

Watercolor Words – Love Hearts

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#383) is a Sketch. I decided to employ the *KISS* Principle – Keep It Simply Simple!  I picked one color to tie into the selected Designer Series Paper pattern and the Tools / Theme from Dies “R” Us Challenge (#187) and the Shapes from the Make My Monday ChallengeContinue reading “Watercolor Words – Love Hearts”

Calming Camellia – Love You, Friend

Lots of sketch challenges are due today.  So here we go… Sketch / Theme: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#542) and Color / Theme: Tic Tac Toe (#149). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Evening Evergreen cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Soft Succulent trimmed Ombre Gift Bag. CircleContinue reading “Calming Camellia – Love You, Friend”

Special Moments – In the Moment

Playing with a number of challenges today.  So very inspiring! Sketch: Inspire Create (#109), Theme: Time Out (#206) and Colors: Double Trouble (#103) and Inspiration Station (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Blushing Bride cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Abstract Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper.  TheContinue reading “Special Moments – In the Moment”

Driving By – Miami Style

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#382) is an Inspiration Board. There are several take-aways: Colors – Pink, Blue, White; Themes – Birds, Vehicles, Flowers, Walls and Doors; Textures – Bricks and Wood.  Lots to work with! I selected to use the weekly Sketch challenge posted on my website – Sunday Sketches SS018 but flippedContinue reading “Driving By – Miami Style”

Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom

Overcoming a bit of post-Holiday inertia.  So hard to get back in the groove.  I created a quick card for a few challenges. Paper Players (#576) Tic Tac Toe and the colors suggested by Sunday Stamps (#275) along with the technique and sketch over at Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#540). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom”

Special Moments – Wonderful You!

Welcome back!  Had a little trouble with my mojo today…but I did find it late in the day. Creating for the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#274) and a few Winter Themes: Paper Players Challenge (#574), Make My Monday Challenge (#166) and the Cookie Challenge (#164). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Special Moments – Wonderful You!”