Back on Your Feet – Sigh…

Welcome back!  Chasing another Sunday deadline… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#639) along with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#675) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#222) theme. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Panels: (approximately 2⅝” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Back on Your Feet – Sigh…”

Flowing Flowers – Thank You

Deadlines… Playing in the Studio with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#638) Challenge. I chose the colors from the Color Throw Down (#674) Challenge and the Theme from The Flower Challenge (#64). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Black cardstock. Background Panel (4” x 5¼”) Brushed Silver FoilContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – Thank You”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Harvest – Thanks

It is an exciting day.  ON-STAGE @ HOME, Stampin’ Up!’s Convention starts tonight and runs on through to Saturday.  Not sure how much time I will have to create and blog, so I am trying to get ahead. Working on combining a few challenges…are you ready? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#631) and the ColorsContinue reading “Harvest – Thanks”

Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday

It is the weekend!  Having a bit of a play this morning… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#630) and mixing it with the theme option challenge from Seize the Birthday (#226) and the colors suggested by the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#269). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday”

Merriest Moments – Joy

On to the next Holidays…Thanksgiving followed by Christmas! This afternoon, I decided to tackle Stampin’ Up! October Simple Stamping Challenge (Stamps, Ink, and Paper) Theme: Christmas or New Year’s and (yeah!) we were allowed to add embellishments. I selected the current layout from Tuesday Morning Sketches (#629) because it was perfect for showcasing a stampContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joy”

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”

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”

Up & Away – Happy Birthday

There are a couple of challenges out there that are asking for a “FUN FOLD”.  So, I decided to play along… They are the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#283) and the Double Trouble Twist Challenge (#92).  For my layout, I chose the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#622). Here is the result: I chose to makeContinue reading “Up & Away – Happy Birthday”

Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much

Welcome back!  There are a lot of theme and color challenges this coming week and very few sketches.  Isn’t that the way it goes…feast or famine.  What I always find very interesting is that with so many choices out there, the collective universe always seems to be on the same wave length…so, I am goingContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much”