Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral

Rainy dark day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio. Working with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#684).  The challenge is to pick a sketch layout from the Archives and I chose (#313) from June 7, 2014.  I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. You know I like to mix things up. Continue reading “Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral”

Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello

Catching up on a few challenges… Subject: The Flower Challenge (#61) Fifth Anniversary Celebration; Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#442); Materials and Tools: The Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#448) Tic Tac Toe Board. All mixed up with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#327) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps: Tic: Die Cut – HexagonContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello”

Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the Holiday Monday!  Never seems to be a day of rest over here in the Studio.  But is it really labor when it is just what you want to do?  Playing with Paper, Ink and Stamps.  How are you spending your day off? Today’s Challenges: Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#501), Subject andContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday”

Best Year – Wishes

Have a little fun on the weekend…and the challenges pile up and the deadlines are here before you know it. Catching up with the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#499) and the CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#433).  As I chose to create my card with flower dies, The Flower Challenge (#59). Here is what IContinue reading “Best Year – Wishes”

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”

Pierced Blossoms – I Like You

Having a little fun combining a number of challenges.  I sometimes think we are all on a collective wave as often as not different groups think similarly… SKETCH: Freshly Made Sketch Challenges (#493); COLOR: Color Hues Challenges (#21); SUBJECT, THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Flower Challenge (#58); and THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Paper PlayersContinue reading “Pierced Blossoms – I Like You”

Floral Square Circles – Hello

Here it is!  Sunday’s Sketch – SS003…a quick post as I have the Weekend Challenge yet to do… A little creative paper snipping to use a chosen row from the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  Even though I was a guest designer for this board…there are seven more choices and I wanted to play. AndContinue reading “Floral Square Circles – Hello”

Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday

I think I mentioned that last week’s long weekend messed with my schedule.  Saturday’s Weekend Challenge is in progress and Sunday’s Sketch – SS002 is finally completed. All week, I pushed ideas around and just didn’t quite know what to do… The January – June 2021 Mini Catalog retirement list is out and I amContinue reading “Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday”

Fine Art Floral – Thank You

I came across another new sketch challenge site: Tuesday Morning Sketches and I thought the sketch was interesting.  I thought I might use the Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper and the Floral Design that coordinated with the Golden Garden Specialty Acetate.  This paper is so pretty and is one of my favorites.  I amContinue reading “Fine Art Floral – Thank You”

Flowers of Friendship – Thank You

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS049.  A sneak peek of one of the new stamp sets that will debut in May.  Flowers of Friendship is a sweet little set with a bunch of Thank You sentiments and comes bundled with a coordinating Flowers and Leaves punch. Over at The Flower Challenge #55, theContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Thank You”