Art Gallery – Floral Thanks

The CAS Color & Sketch Challenge (#492) this week is a double.  The color choice had me diving into my paper storage bins and hunting out retired ink pads.  What fun to play with the old and mixing it with the new! Here is the result: Steps: Square Card Base: (8½” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Art Gallery – Floral Thanks”

Butterfly – Thank You

I wanted to try my hand at Kylie Bertucci’s International Highlights Blog Challenge for May.  The theme is Thank You. I was influenced/inspired by several other challenges… Sketch – Case-ing Tuesday (#302); Colors – Just Add Ink (JAI552); Styling – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111).  The Tic Tac Toe line includes Embossing, Layers and Scallops.  TheContinue reading “Butterfly – Thank You”

Thank You – Boho Art Gallery

Time again to work on the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #299.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 2 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Tic Tac Toe #108 Materials Challenge and the Paper Players #536 Color Challenge. And this is the result: For the TicContinue reading “Thank You – Boho Art Gallery”

Dandy Floral Art Gallery – Best Wishes

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS047.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI96. Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: I started with a (3”) square of the Petal Pink colored Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper and die-cut the circle withContinue reading “Dandy Floral Art Gallery – Best Wishes”

Gilded Floral – Thanks

Every month, a fellow demonstrator, Kylie Bertucci creates a space to showcase our cards. The top ten card makers are invited to participate in a blog hop held later in the month.  While I have participated in the past, I have not asked anyone to vote for me.  I would appreciate it, if you couldContinue reading “Gilded Floral – Thanks”

Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys

This week’s Sunday Sketch – SS040 is a great simple layout.  Pick your colors, pick your theme and you are off to the races. I wanted to make Birthday cards and the colors chosen for these two cards were inspired by two different color challenges. Color Throw Down – CTD628 and CAS Color and SketchContinue reading “Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys”

Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Sampler

For my class this week, Celebration of Color – All Occasions Cards, I chose to highlight the beautiful Sale-a-bration Field & Flowers Designer Series Papers. The inspiration for the cards I created came from various sketch challenges.  Sunday Sketch SS038, Case-ing Tuesday #288, Just Add Ink #538, and The Power of Three as suggested byContinue reading “Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Sampler”

Art Gallery – Thank You

Today I created a card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS466.  I also chose to use the colors for December over at the SU! Color Challenge. January 1st – the first day of the new year and it is so dreary…all day cloud and rain.  I needed a little cheer me up, soContinue reading “Art Gallery – Thank You”

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”

Art Gallery in Moonlight

December 1st, 2020 I don’t think I have told you about the various cards I have made related to Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for the months of September, October and last night, November. Christine leads us through the creation of a card based on a series of clues. It is so much fun! FollowingContinue reading “Art Gallery in Moonlight”