Dragonfly Garden – Hello

There were a few challenges that I really wanted to play with that had summer Wildflower Garden themes and beautiful colors.  I was just waiting for the right sketch to combine them all together. Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#673); Theme and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263); and the Inspiration board from the Hand Stamped SentimentsContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Hello”

Off the Grid – Off Line – On Vacation

That is the explanation why there were no posts for the last two weeks. However, I am back and will be soon sharing my projects with you again. While we did not take the Impala on this trip, we did visit with friends and visited many of our favorite spots like Wildrose Brewing in Schererville,Continue reading “Off the Grid – Off Line – On Vacation”

Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty

Let’s go for it! Sketch:  Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#512) adding in a little Double Trouble (#87) with Thing 1, 2 and 3; Theme: Make My Monday (#151); and Color: Colour INKspiration (#102) Here is the result: Steps: Square Frame: (2⅜”) In Good Taste Designer Series Paper – Gray Stone Slate pattern die-cut using twoContinue reading “Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty”

Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday

Mixing it up!  Having fun combining a few challenges: Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#432), Color: Just Add Ink (#560), Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog (Celebrate with Flowers – June 27, 2021). I decided to flip the Sketch 90 degrees.  Here is the result: Steps: Three Rectangle Blocks: Coastal Cabana cardstock.  Left Block (¾” xContinue reading “Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday”

A Wish For Everything – Lucky Me to Have A Treasured Friend

This is my take on the Cue Word – LUCK as I play along with the CASology Challenge – Week 385.  Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: On a scrap of Tranquil Tide cardstock (retired), but one of my favorite colors, I stamped the Drop Mandela image from the stampContinue reading “A Wish For Everything – Lucky Me to Have A Treasured Friend”

Here’s A Card – I’m Here

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme challenge.  I chose Butterfly -Things that Flutter and found this beautiful image of an iridescent butterfly to inspire you. To help me focus, I chose to use the current sketch from The Spot Team – Challenge #153 and to play along with the PaperContinue reading “Here’s A Card – I’m Here”

Dragonfly Wishes – Hello

Playing around in the Studio with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge – PPC416 and The Stampin’ Up! Only Theme Challenge – SUO270. Here is what I created: Loving the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper and decided to use it for the three panels in the sketch.  The focal element is the Vellum Dragonfly representingContinue reading “Dragonfly Wishes – Hello”

Peony Birthday

November 3, 2020 Case-ing Tuesday #276 (August – December 2020 Mini Catalog, page 44) and using the colors from the Global Design Project # 265 Color Challenge. Key elements from the sample in the Mini Catalog include a matted focal image, matted patterned paper panels and an embellishment or two. This is a great layoutContinue reading “Peony Birthday”

Thank you…you make a difference

October 17, 2020 Global Design Project #263 – #GDP263 – Theme Challenge Colour INKspiration #87 (Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Pear Pizzazz, Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand and Metallics) Case-ing Tuesday # 273 (August – December Mini Catalog, page 38) I used more leaves that I created when I was playing with Alcohol Painting. The colors chosen were forContinue reading “Thank you…you make a difference”

Upcoming Challenges and Studio Classes

Wednesday, September 28th, 2020 I wanted to let you know that I will be celebrating WORLD CARD MAKING DAY on Saturday, October 3rd. Come by the Studio, create a card to mail and be counted in the 2nd annual World Card Sending Week. While you are here, create additional cards for only $2.50 each. LetContinue reading “Upcoming Challenges and Studio Classes”