Hello Cupcake – Happy Birthday

I created this card for a few challenges.  I wanted to keep the card simple but interesting using a few tools but essentially just Stamp, Ink and Paper.  Enjoy! Sketch: Paper Players (#564), Theme and Tools: Seize The Birthday (#225) and Color: Color Throw Down (#665). Here is the result: Steps: For the Seize theContinue reading “Hello Cupcake – Happy Birthday”

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”

Encircled in Warmth – Love, Joy and Happiness

Welcome back to the Studio!  Playing with a few challenges today and created another Holiday card. Sketch: TGIF (#337), Colors: Global Design Project (#313) and Technique: Just Us Girls (#605). Here is the result: Steps: Technique (1) Heat Embossing with an Embossing Folder Panel Strips: (3” x 3¾”) Sahara Sand cardstock.  Versamark ink was addedContinue reading “Encircled in Warmth – Love, Joy and Happiness”

Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

Etched in Nature – Thanks

Hey, it’s Tuesday!  Time for the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#325).  The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 28.  I chose to use the color palette from the Paper Players Challenge (#562) and a suggested row from the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#134). HereContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Thanks”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate

Working with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#625) and one of my favorite retired stamp sets, Treasured Medallion instantly came to my mind. For this sketch, I chose the Colors from the TGIF Challenge (#336), the Tools/Technique from the Make My Monday Challenge (#158) and the Theme/Sentiment for the Inspire Create Challenge (#100). HereContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate”

Biggest Wish – Hello

Welcome back and welcome to October! Knocking off a few challenges today…Sketch: Paper Players (#560), Color/Theme/Tools: Retro Rubber (#168) and Theme: Global Design Project (#311). Here is the result: Steps: For the Retro Rubber Challenge, I selected the retired stamp set Totally Trees (circa 2016).  Several of the Trees look like Foliage Leaves.  Three differentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”

In Your Words – Smile!

The last card for today to complete the outstanding September challenges. Stamp Set: Stamping Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for today and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.  (I missed this one …time zone / time out – oh well). I mixed these two challenges with the current Color: Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#108) andContinue reading “In Your Words – Smile!”

Treasured Medallion – Today We Celebrate You!

Last card of the day.  Why is that so many challenges have Sunday deadlines?  Or why is it that I only had Sunday this week to play in the Studio today? Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#439), Theme: Inspire-Create-Challenge (#100) and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Dies Challenge (September). Inspire-Create-Challenge is celebrating their 100th challenge.  CongratulationsContinue reading “Treasured Medallion – Today We Celebrate You!”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Can you stand another one?  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#624), Color/Tools/Technique: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#132) and Theme/Technique: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#223). Here is the result: Steps: For the Faux Stitching and Die Cut, I die-cut a piece of the Petal Pink Mottled paper pattern from the retired Peony Garden Designer Series PaperContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”