Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile

Over at Time Out, Challenge (#213) they are looking for a vacation related theme. What is your ideal vacation?  Sun, Sand, Surf? Or like me, the cobbled streets of Europe.  My ideal is cycling through the tulip fields in the Netherlands… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) SoContinue reading “Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile”

Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)

Welcome back! Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today, I am playing with the Theme and Sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#534); Theme – Seize the Birthday (#238); Colors – Color Throw Down (#692) and Tools – Can You Handle the Pressure (#7). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)”

Sending Birthday Wishes with Sending Smiles

Tuesday!! Double Facebook Challenges today: Case-ing Tuesday (#355) and Stampin’ Through the Catalog. Additional Inspiration: Color – TGIF (#367); Theme – Stampin’ Up! Only (#301) and Tools – Happy Little Stampers (Dies) and sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner (May). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Pale Papaya cardstock.Continue reading “Sending Birthday Wishes with Sending Smiles”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day

Had a chance to catch up and create my card for this week’s Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#354). Have to admit that I was a little stumped with this one.  Loving all the circles but what theme, what colors and what materials to use… With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I opted to playContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day”

Jar of Flowers – The Table is all Set

Welcome back!  Playing with a few challenges for a fun little card. Inspiration: Festive Friday (#108) Choose a few…how about some Gingham, a Jar, and a bit of Twine?  Mix it up with Tic Tac Toe (#159) Tic – Thanks, Tac – FREE, and Toe – Twine and bring it all together with the SketchContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – The Table is all Set”

Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother

Welcome back…lots of inspiration for today’s card… My creative choices were influenced by: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#552) for the Sketch and color choices, Inspire Create Challenge (#115) that also has a Black/White and free color choice theme, Double Trouble Challenge (#108) for both a Frame and a Butterfly Die, and Retro Rubber ChallengeContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother”

Nature’s Prints – Hello There

It’s Tuesday!!  A simple card for Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#353). Additional inspiration: Color: As You See It (#273), Subject, Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#158), Style: Stampin’ Up! #Simple Stamping (April). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”)Continue reading “Nature’s Prints – Hello There”

Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Pastel Spring Flowers.  A popular theme at the moment so, I have combined a few other challenges with this card. Theme: Seize the Birthday (#236); Colors: Sunday Stamps (#281); Tools and more: Can You Handle theContinue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday”

Merry Melody Christmas

Hi!  Welcome back…or rather I am glad to be back! I always have a hard time getting my MOJO back when I take a Vacation break.  So, I decided to play with a few challenges that have deadlines today. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#532), Theme: Happy Little Stampers – Christmas (April), Tools and Other options:Continue reading “Merry Melody Christmas”