Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Animal Outing – Welcome Little One

Hello and welcome back.  I am pleased to let you know that I have been invited to be a guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#468) this week is Color: Additional Inspiration: Theme: Crafter’s Café (#284) and Cookie Challenge (#168), SketchContinue reading “Animal Outing – Welcome Little One”

Easter Greetings

A full-on mash-up today.  With Easter around the corner, several challenges have adopted this Spring theme.  Okay, I will go along for the ride… Tic Tac Toe (#155) – Embossing, Rabbit, Patterned Paper; Alphabet (Z) – Zig-Zags; Four Seasons (April) – Decorated Cookies; The Cookie Challenge (#167) – Decorated Cookies; Just Us Girls (#626) –Continue reading “Easter Greetings”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

One last deadline for today… …the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#462).  To complete the card, I chose the Colors and Theme from the Cookie Challenge (#166) and added the Subject suggested by the Make My Monday Challenge (#169). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scored at 3½”) Pacific Point cardstock forContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest

A couple of challenges just seemed destined to work together… A favorite color challenge of mine is the Facebook group – Colour INKspiration.  The current colors (#115) are So Saffron, Bumble Bee, Cajun Craze and Gray Granite. Over at the Cookie Challenge (#165), the inspiration photo includes Bumble Bees, Daisies and similar colors. Here isContinue reading “Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest”

Special Moments – Wonderful You!

Welcome back!  Had a little trouble with my mojo today…but I did find it late in the day. Creating for the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#274) and a few Winter Themes: Paper Players Challenge (#574), Make My Monday Challenge (#166) and the Cookie Challenge (#164). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Special Moments – Wonderful You!”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

Harvest – Thanks

It is an exciting day.  ON-STAGE @ HOME, Stampin’ Up!’s Convention starts tonight and runs on through to Saturday.  Not sure how much time I will have to create and blog, so I am trying to get ahead. Working on combining a few challenges…are you ready? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#631) and the ColorsContinue reading “Harvest – Thanks”

Celebrate Every Moment – Harvest Gingko

I have the pleasure of being a Guest Designer for the Retro Rubber – Anything Goes Challenge (#169).  If you are a collector (hoarder) of your older (vintage) stamp sets, participating in the Retro Rubber Challenges is a great excuse to give them some love… Anything Goes?  Well now, that is a wide-open category.  MyContinue reading “Celebrate Every Moment – Harvest Gingko”

Back 2 School – One last summer weekend…

It’s here!  Labor Day weekend!  Back 2 School on Tuesday! Two School themed challenges – one card!  This had me doing a dive in to my stash… Sketch and Theme:  Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#521) with the option of School Days and Theme and Color: The September Cookie Challenge (#160). Here is the result:Continue reading “Back 2 School – One last summer weekend…”