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)”

Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved

Chasing a few other deadlines… Sketch – Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#533) Option: Things That Fly; Theme – Paper Players (#589) Birds and/or Bees and; Materials – Tic Tac Tac (#160) Tic (Gold), Tac (Layers) and Toe (Pearls). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. TheContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved”

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”

Ranunculus Romance – Just for You

Welcome back… The Inspiration Photograph and Colors suggested by The Card Concept Challenge (#173) are so pretty and became the starting point for today’s vintage style card. My creative choices were influenced by: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#157) a Butterfly, a Spring theme, and material – Vellum, Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#299) Ranunculus Romance BundleContinue reading “Ranunculus Romance – Just for You”

Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Cool and cloudy today – perfect weather to play in the Studio. The challenges: Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#549) Option: Scraps Color: Color Hues (#38) Pink & Green Subject: The Flower Challenge (#67) add a Heart and Theme: Seize the Birthday (#235) add Stripes Here is the result: Steps: In order of how IContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair

Hi!  Welcome back. Sundays are always great days to play in the Studio.  The only drawback is that if I get busy during the week, all of the challenges (mostly sketches) that have Sunday deadlines are set up in the cue.  Noon means Noon and Three means Three.  Decided not to do the Noon challengeContinue reading “Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair”

Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink

Playing around with a few more challenges.  The coordinating theme is Gold. Sketch with Metallics option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#547); Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#154) Gold and Dies along with the Free space. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾”Continue reading “Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink”

Lucky Me – I Can Count on You

Got off to a late start today.  Errands…they needed to get done.  So, I am now back in my happy place. Several challenges are gearing up for St. Pat’s Day…best to get them done before the 17th! Sketch with Animal option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#545), Colors and Inspiration: Double Trouble (#105), Heart 2 HeartContinue reading “Lucky Me – I Can Count on You”

Fable Friends – Happy Spring

Enjoying a lovely Spring morning in the Studio.  As mentioned, March seems to be the month for Spring themes and color challenges.  I’m game, let’s play! Sketch / Technique: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#544), Color: Just Add Ink (#593), Tools: Can You Handle the Pressure (#2) and Technique: Happy Little Stampers – Watercolor (March). HereContinue reading “Fable Friends – Happy Spring”

Tropical Winter Birthday

Enjoying a morning in the Studio with a few challenges.  I pulled a lot of older stamp sets to create this card… Sketch / Style: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#543) and Color / Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#277) and why not, Just Add Ink (#592). I flipped the sketch to the horizontal position.  Here is theContinue reading “Tropical Winter Birthday”