Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You

Wishing you a happy day!  How do you spend your Sundays?  Me? I like to create a storm in the Studio.  Several challenges combined for this card. Sketch and Technique: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#520); Theme: Just Add Ink (#569); Theme: TGIF (#331) and Colors, Tools and Style: The Paper Players (#556) Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You”

Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?

Time to case the catalog…this week it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 14.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#318); Color, Subject and Tool: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#127); Products: TGIF Challenge (#330); Theme and Colors: The Cookie Challenge (#159). Here is the result: Steps: InfluencedContinue reading “Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?”

Color & Contour – Friends

Thanks for joining me today.  I wanted to have another play with a few challenges that I have already participated in along with the next Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice: Color & Contour found on page 98 of the Annual Catalog. I chose to play with another line from the current Tic TacContinue reading “Color & Contour – Friends”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Another dark and rainy day…should be prepping for a class…but I wanted to play… The weekly Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice today is Artistically Inked.  Mixed this up with my interpretation of the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#329) and the current colors in the inspiration photo over at Just Add Ink (#567). Here isContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Beautifully Penned – Thank You

Playing in the Studio.  What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon…I am totally in love with the Designer Series Paper – Beautifully Penned. So many possibilities… Creating for a few challenges.  Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#432); Color: TGIF (#328); Style and Materials: Stampin’ Up! August #SimpleStamping Challenge. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Thank You”

Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much

Time is ticking…a few more combined challenges. Theme (1): CAS on Fridays Challenge (#210); Theme (2): TGIF Challenges (#327) and because I used Vintage stamp sets: Retro Rubber Challenges (#164) Here is the result: I dug out a few older stamp sets to source “Tiny Images” for this challenge:  Collage Curios (V-2013) and Tiny TagsContinue reading “Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much”

Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts

Can you tell that I was away from the Studio for several weeks?  Lots of challenges to catch up on before the month is through and deadlines are looming. Over at TGIF, the challenge is to decorate an envelope.  I do not do this too often unless the card is for someone very special.  I,Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Not quite done with these beautiful Floral images in the Meadow Dies set.  They just beg for a watercolor treatment. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#323) includes the perfect complement of colors for Meadow Flowers.  I felt that the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#428) would work very nicely to showcase these flowers. Here isContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”

A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend

Farm House / Shabby Chic is something I love to look at but rarely use for inspiration in my card making. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#322) is just that.  A favorite of Andrea Tracy-Tucker – Designer of the Month.  I chose to use the color palette suggested by the Fab Friday team (#216).Continue reading “A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend”

Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#309) was mixed with the Global Design Project Color Challenge (#297) and the TGIF Technique Challenge (#321). A fun and friendly Peek-a-Boo Birthday card… Here is what I created: Steps: Daisy Cut-Outs: (1⅜” x 2¾”) and (1” x 2⅜”) Basic White cardstock.  Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the largeContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend”