Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!

Friday!  The weekend is almost here.  Hoping you have some awesome plans… An Anniversary card for you today.  Celebrating a special day with some friends. Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#485); Color/Theme/Tools/Materials – Tic Tac Toe (#174); Additional Color – Color Dare (#509). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!”

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”

Watercolor Words – Love Hearts

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#383) is a Sketch. I decided to employ the *KISS* Principle – Keep It Simply Simple!  I picked one color to tie into the selected Designer Series Paper pattern and the Tools / Theme from Dies “R” Us Challenge (#187) and the Shapes from the Make My Monday ChallengeContinue reading “Watercolor Words – Love Hearts”

Intricate Leaves – Happy Anniversary

A few more challenges…Wedding White with gold and/or silver just won’t cut it with my husband…something a little more down to earth is more his style. The optional element for the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s Sketch challenge (#522) was Anniversary.  Down to earth is clean and simple so I selected one of the linesContinue reading “Intricate Leaves – Happy Anniversary”

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”

Count On Me – Happy Anniversary

Another quick post.  Another deadline approaching… Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#441) mixed up with Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#128). Here is the result: Steps: The Sweet Ol’ Bear from the Count On Me stamp set was stamped on to a Crumb Cake piece of cardstock with Soft Suede ink.  The image was layered withContinue reading “Count On Me – Happy Anniversary”

Golden Anniversary – Congratulations

It so happens that I have been invited to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of a friend.  I, of course, needed to create a card. Lots of inspiration out there in the challenge blog world this week… FUSION – Summer Dreamin’ for the Sketch and a pick up on the soft whites and beiges along withContinue reading “Golden Anniversary – Congratulations”

Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness

The Weekend Challenge Theme: Year of the OX – Chinese New Year.  Isn’t the image so rich looking!  I love the color combo of gold, navy and cherry. In addition to my challenge, I chose the layout from The Global Design Project team – GDP278. Sketch elements: Stripes, Circle and Banner STRIPES:  I added 1/8”Continue reading “Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness”