Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas

Having some fun with a few more ideas presented by Inspired By (#214) and Inspiration Station (#43) and sharing with Critter Crazy (#69). Here is the result:  Steps: Enjoying the Red, Black and White color scheme with the Plaids, Checks and Trees for this fun magical Holiday Reindeer card.  Love inspiration challenges. Thanks for spendingContinue reading “Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas”

Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday

Welcome back to the work week.  Off to a good start this Monday morning. Playing with the Seize the Birthday (#252) Case challenge and mixing it up with the Color Hues (#54) suggestion and sharing it with Happy Little Stampers (December) group and CAS on Friday (#245). I chose to case the card created byContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday”

Embellished Ornaments

Card number two for today.  Giving myself a speed challenge courtesy of As You See It (#289).  Can I do it ten minutes or less?  Let’s see… I chose the sketch from Freshly Made (#564) and the colors from Color Throwdown (#721). The trick for speed stamping is to be prepared and then set theContinue reading “Embellished Ornaments”

Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy

Welcome back!  It may be Friday, but it is not yet next Tuesday, so I am catching up with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#384) Challenge. I chose two elements, Trees and Sparkle from the Just Add Ink (#632) suggestions and the colors suggested by the Facebook Colour INKspirations (#134) team and took inspiration fromContinue reading “Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy”

Merry – Thanks

So glad you came back!  Welcome.  Will you get what you are hoping for this Christmas?  Need to send a Thank You card?  I have you covered. Playing with Can You Handle the Pressure (#20) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#297) to create a clean and simple card for the Alphabet Letter “R”Continue reading “Merry – Thanks”

Rustic Winter Deer – Merry Patterns

Welcome back!  Slow start to the day.  Can you believe it is December?  My, how the year has flown by… Well, I got my act in gear and created this clean a simple card for a few outstanding challenges that revolve around a winter theme. TGIF (#396) for the subject and colors, Just Us GirlsContinue reading “Rustic Winter Deer – Merry Patterns”

Special Delivery – Merry Christmas

Welcome back!  There are a ton of things I should be doing but…the Studio beckons and a few more ideas are rumbling around in my head. Each month, Stampin’ Up! presents us with a few opportunities to play with our products: #SimpleStamping (Just Stamps, Inks, Paper and perhaps a twist) and #CreativeChallenge (Could be Anything). Continue reading “Special Delivery – Merry Christmas”

Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

Winter Noel

Welcome back!  Sunday rolls around and so do the deadlines. First up: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#583), Color: Color Dare (#523) and Retro Rubber (#196) for Style, Tools, Technique and Embellishment. Additionally, Creative Creases (#46) as I made an Easel Card. Here is the result:  Steps: The decorated, stamped Easel Stop was adheredContinue reading “Winter Noel”

Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You

Hi!  Easing back in.  Creative time in the Studio doesn’t happen when you take a bit of R&R over the holidays…However, I had a bit of time this morning and made this clean and simple card for the AAA Cards challenge (#228). I pulled out a few older stamp sets and gave them some love:Continue reading “Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You”