Celebrate Sunflowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back! Card Two for the day.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#620); Color: Stampin’ Up! Colour Facebook Challenge (August); Materials: Double Trouble Challenge (#91). Here is the result: Steps: For the background panel (4” x 5¼”), I chose one of the Plaid sheets from the retired Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper pack.  The colorsContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Thinking of You”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Feels Like Home – Missing You

The free SALE-A-BRATION stamp set Feels Like Home was also a first pick from the upcoming August / September 2021 Brochure.  This stamp set can be yours for a qualifying $50.00 US purchase. The end of the month is quickly approaching and I have not yet participated in the Stampin’ Up! July Color Challenge.  TimeContinue reading “Feels Like Home – Missing You”

Brilliant Butterfly – Love You

Two challenges today.  Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#426) and the June SU! Colour Challenge. Here is what I created: Steps: Focal Image: Butterfly Detail (Basic Black cardstock) and Background (Sahara Sand cardstock) were die-cut with the matching dies from the Brilliant Wings Dies set. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Bermuda Bay cardstock dry-embossed with theContinue reading “Brilliant Butterfly – Love You”

Rev Up The Fun! – Happy Birthday

For this week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#306), I am featuring a favorite retired stamp set.  Every once in a while, you need to take a break from the new and visit with an old friend. The sketch was ideal for combining a few other challenges together: Stampin’ Up! Only (#276), Seize the Birthday (#215)Continue reading “Rev Up The Fun! – Happy Birthday”

Forever Florals Watercolor – Fragrant Friendship

May 31st…where has the month gone?  I wanted to do a little water-coloring and looked through my stash for an image that would be fun to play with.  I selected a flower from the retired stamp set Forever Florals and chose the sentiment from Grace’s Garden to go with it. Sketch: CAS Colours & SketchesContinue reading “Forever Florals Watercolor – Fragrant Friendship”

Garden Wishes – Best Wishes

Thought I would try my hand at another new Challenge:  Fusion.  I like the concept: use the sketch, use the inspiration photo for theme – color – image separately or fuse the two. Although it was a Mother’s Day theme, I went with a Best Wishes theme. Today, I opted for the Sketch only.  IContinue reading “Garden Wishes – Best Wishes”

Country Home – Thank You

The end of the month is upon us.  Stampin’ Up! gives us a #SIMPLESTAMPING challenge each month and I have a hard time sticking to just Stamps, Paper and Ink.  I so love using embossing folders to add texture and dimension. I decided to use the colors suggested for April by the SU! Colour ChallengeContinue reading “Country Home – Thank You”

Tasteful Touches – Just Because

A few challenges: Layout: Freshly Made Sketches – FMS480 Theme: Just Add Ink – JAI549 Color: April SU! Colour Challenge And this is the result: From the Just Pick Two, I chose Feathers and Leaves. I stamped a collage of Feathers (Real Red and Pretty Peacock) over the small Square Box image (Basic Gray andContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – Just Because”

Boho Indigo Product Medley – Thank You

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS046.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the April Stampin’ Up! Color Challenge. With a new catalog around the corner (May 4th), I am using the Boho Indigo Product Medley.  This was my first pick MUST HAVE from the current catalog.  I am so sorry thatContinue reading “Boho Indigo Product Medley – Thank You”