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!”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Merry Little Christmas

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#332).  My choice of colors, materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  Tic Tac Toe (#141) and Inspiration photographs from Just Add Ink (#582) and Just Us Girls (#612).  Let the fun begin… Challenge: TTTC141 * TicContinue reading “Merry Little Christmas”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Delivering Cheer – Wrapped in Love

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#330). I did change the orientation to vertical from horizontal and flipped the two panels putting the taller one on top of wider one.  My choice of materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Wrapped in Love”

A True Friend Touches Your Heart

Sometimes you just need a card that expresses how you feel and the message is the center piece.  I picked the sketch layout from the “Clean Team” over at Freshly Made Sketches (Challenge #511) asking you to keep your card clean and fresh.  The colors suggested by the Team over at Just Add Ink (ChallengeContinue reading “A True Friend Touches Your Heart”

Welcome Home, Friend

Hi!  Today I am having fun with the Inspired By Sketch and Theme Challenge (#194).  This time of year we are experiencing the Fall/Autumn colors (They are peaking in my area at the moment) and getting our homes ready to welcome friends and family over for Thanksgiving. A few other challenges fit this theme too. Continue reading “Welcome Home, Friend”

Blessings of Home – Thank You

I thought I would take a stab at Kylie Bertucci’s November International Blog Highlights Theme Challenge – Thank You. I would be honored if you chose to vote for my card. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/VoteForMeNovember2021 My card was inspired by the following challenges. Sketch & Style: Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#531) and Colors: TGIFContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Thank You”

Winter White – Merry Wishes

Finishing up the day with a lovely Winter card. Sketch: Freshly Made (#510): Style and Color: Less Is More (#455); Sentiment: Just Us Girls (#609) and Materials: Just Add Ink (#579) and Tic Tac Toe (#138). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored at 5½”) Shimmery White cardstock. Background Panel: (3½”Continue reading “Winter White – Merry Wishes”