Friends Are Like Seashells

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy morning and I am quickly posting a card for an approaching deadline. Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#560) and taking inspiration from The Card Concept (#178). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells”

He’s All That – Father’s Day

Welcome back to my crazy Tuesday.  I am on three design teams and all of the challenges are due the same day.  Always a fun time when I am deciding what to make. A friend reminded me that sometimes it is better to work smarter and not harder.  So, this card will address all threeContinue reading “He’s All That – Father’s Day”

Delicate Dahlias – Fragrant Blossoms

Hi! Welcome back.  I have a lovely floral card for you today.  A friend asked me to create a card for someone really special.  Her favorite flowers are Dahlias and specifically pink ones… Several challenges inspired my creation: Retro Rubber (#182) Flower Power; Just Us Girls (#631) Word Week – Flowers; The Card Concept (#175)Continue reading “Delicate Dahlias – Fragrant Blossoms”

Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful

Having a bit of a play… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketch (#534); Theme and Colors – The Card Concept (#174) and The Four Seasons (May). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, Stay Wonderful, from theContinue reading “Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful”

Ranunculus Romance – Just for You

Welcome back… The Inspiration Photograph and Colors suggested by The Card Concept Challenge (#173) are so pretty and became the starting point for today’s vintage style card. My creative choices were influenced by: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#157) a Butterfly, a Spring theme, and material – Vellum, Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#299) Ranunculus Romance BundleContinue reading “Ranunculus Romance – Just for You”

Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny

Easter is quickly approaching and so many challenges have selected this occasion for their current theme.  So, let’s play!  Starting with The Card Concept (#172) Easter Blessings with selected Colors. Double Trouble (#107) Create a scene, add a bunny and partner with Cupcake Inspiration (#541) Bunnies. Inspiration Station (#27) with a smorgasbord of tasty ideas. Continue reading “Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny”

Spring Garden – Let Love Grow

Welcome back!  A busy day in the Studio…don’t you just love Sundays? Color Challenge: Sunday Stamps (#279) Spring Burst.  Lime – Granny Apple Green, Orange – Mango Melody and Grapefruit – retired Ruby Red. Theme / Inspiration Challenges: The Card Concept (#171) – Boots and Garden Pots and Just Us Girls (#625) – Geraniums, BirdsContinue reading “Spring Garden – Let Love Grow”

Lucky Me – I Can Count on You

Got off to a late start today.  Errands…they needed to get done.  So, I am now back in my happy place. Several challenges are gearing up for St. Pat’s Day…best to get them done before the 17th! Sketch with Animal option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#545), Colors and Inspiration: Double Trouble (#105), Heart 2 HeartContinue reading “Lucky Me – I Can Count on You”

High Tide – You Are Strong

Squeezing in another couple of challenges… Playing with the Retro Rubber Sketch (#176) and the Card Concept (#169) Color and Inspiration Photograph. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Real Red cardstock. Cross Strip: (5½” x 1½”) Cross Hatch Writing piece of vellum paper from the Vellum Layering DesignsContinue reading “High Tide – You Are Strong”

You Are Loved – A Wish For Everything

For once, I am a little ahead of the game…my Inque Spot Studio Weekly Challenges to inspire you and keep you stamping this week were incorporated with a few other challenges that are out there in the blog world. I chose the Colors suggested by The Card Concept team (#168) and the Make My MondayContinue reading “You Are Loved – A Wish For Everything”