Opulent Treasured Medallion

So many beautiful new stamp sets in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog. Difficult to choose which one to use at any given time. This week’s sketch over at The Paper Craft Crew – PCC413 was the inspiration for my card using the Treasured Medallion stamp set. Here is what I created: The beauty of PrettyContinue reading “Opulent Treasured Medallion”

Sending Sunshine – Enjoy

An escape from the cold winter weather… For the sketch challenge over at CAS Colours and Sketches – CASC406 and the Just Add Ink – JAI541 Blended Backgrounds using the colors for the month…Real Red, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie selected for the SU! Only Color Challenge for February, I have created this card becauseContinue reading “Sending Sunshine – Enjoy”

Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely

For inspiration I picked the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS472 and a color combination from the Color Throw Down team – CTD629 to support the CASology 383 theme: Envelope. The name of the game today is Clean and Simple (CAS) Influenced by the color choices, I stamped the Basic White panel with theContinue reading “Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely”

Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness

The Weekend Challenge Theme: Year of the OX – Chinese New Year.  Isn’t the image so rich looking!  I love the color combo of gold, navy and cherry. In addition to my challenge, I chose the layout from The Global Design Project team – GDP278. Sketch elements: Stripes, Circle and Banner STRIPES:  I added 1/8”Continue reading “Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness”

Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You

Today I created a card for the Spot Creative Challenge – #149. I also chose to include a few other Challenges: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge – SUOC268. 3D: TAGS, BOXES & BAGS CASology – #383. CUE WORD: ENVELOPE Let’s see what I made: The Sketch has a back panel, a central shape and a bannerContinue reading “Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Brushed Blooms – You Deserve It

Playing along with the Mojo Monday #553 sketch created by Julee Tilman from Poetic Artistry and a color combination from the TGIF Challenges #302 today. The sketch is for a Mini Slim-Line card.  Not a usual style for me.  The envelope size would be A4 (4¼”x 6¼”). Here is what I came up with… ForContinue reading “Brushed Blooms – You Deserve It”

Suite Sampler – Birthday

Hi Everyone!  It’s Tuesday and I am having fun with the Case-ing Tuesday #290 Challenge. For my color choices, I selected the Just Add Ink – JAI540 Color Challenge. This is what I created… An easily overlooked stamp set, Suite Sampler is at the back of the Spring Mini Catalog – page 88.  It canContinue reading “Suite Sampler – Birthday”

Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys

This week’s Sunday Sketch – SS040 is a great simple layout.  Pick your colors, pick your theme and you are off to the races. I wanted to make Birthday cards and the colors chosen for these two cards were inspired by two different color challenges. Color Throw Down – CTD628 and CAS Color and SketchContinue reading “Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys”

Floral Sympathy

Needed one of these today… I chose the Mojo Monday #552 sketch created by Julee Tilman from Poetic Artistry and a color combination from The Spot for Inspiration Challenge #148. Here is the result: I started with the Patterned Paper.  I chose the Night of Navy and White floral pattern from the Sale-a-bration selection: PaperContinue reading “Floral Sympathy”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet

To show you some of the new product available in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog, today’s inspiration was a sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS471 and a color combination from the Global Design Project – GDP277. I had a play with the new dies from the Beautiful Brushstrokes Die Set.  These dies come withContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet”