Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!

Welcome back!  Creating for a few other challenges this afternoon… Working with the TGIF Challenge Sketch (#351) keeping it clean and simple using the Theme suggested by the Time Out Challenge (#205) and sharing it with Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#293) and the Crafter’s Café Challenge (#281). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!”

Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#287) is to have fun with Spots and/or Stripes. With the 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of great new options… I selected to use the new FREE Sale-a-bration Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper pack for the delightfully funContinue reading “Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time”

Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry

A very simple little card for you today. I chose to work with the Inspired By Challenge (#198) for the sketch and the suggested photo inspiration and was influenced by the Less Is More Challenge (#457) for the clean and simple syle, theme and additional color. So many of the current challenges are using aContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry”

Brilliant Wings Butterfly – Thinking of You

Playing around with the current Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#514) and mixing it up by Water Coloring for the Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge (December) with the colors suggested by the TGIF Challenges (#345). I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Brilliant Wings Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts

Happy Sunday!  It will be a day filled with cardmaking…and I am working through a few challenges. Over at Double Trouble (#97B), they have partnered with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday team to use the Sketch (#533) for a Peek-a-Boo Card Style.  For the theme, I selected the current Make My Monday (#162) suggestion. HereContinue reading “Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts”

Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous

Welcome back! Having a play with a number of challenges… Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#270); Theme: As You See It (#264); Style and Theme : Happy Little Stampers CAS November; and the power of four, Alphabet Letter “Q” . Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock BackgroundContinue reading “Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous”

Coffee Café – Coffee with Friends

Over at the Double Trouble Challenge (#97A) Site, the current theme is Coffee.  How could I resist? Their Twist this time is to partner up with Try Stampin’ On Tuesday using their Challenge Sketch (#532) and as a Double Dare – enter the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. I’m game… I inverted the sketch as itContinue reading “Coffee Café – Coffee with Friends”

Simply Sophisticated – Christmas Wishes

Welcome back!  There is really something very elegant when you combine black with silver.  I recall a lovely LBD (Little Black Dress) I wore to a fancy-dress party at Holiday Time.  I chose to hand sew a string of Rhinestones around the neckline and the sleeve cuffs.  The silvery sparkle elevated that simple dress toContinue reading “Simply Sophisticated – Christmas Wishes”

Here’s A Card – Thanks

Hi again, let me show you what I made in my afternoon playdate with the Studio! I have combined several challenges while making this card.  I changed the orientation of the sketch from horizontal to vertical and opted for a Slim-Line profile. Sketch: TGIF Challenge (#342); Card Style: Just Us Girls Challenge (#610); Theme: CASContinue reading “Here’s A Card – Thanks”