Better Places – Best Wishes

Hi!  Welcome back.  So glad to get back in the Studio.  I had a couple of busy days… Playing with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#286), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#169) and The Male Room Challenge (#164). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) retired Misty Moonlight cardstock.Continue reading “Better Places – Best Wishes”

In the Moment – Relax Your Way

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#284) is to use Checks, Gingham and/or Plaid. By adding color to a black and white patterned piece of paper, you can make it work for any color scheme.  For this card, I added Pool Party ink with a Brayer to the checked pattern found in the HostessContinue reading “In the Moment – Relax Your Way”

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”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams

One of the cards I designed for a recent class was made with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#656) in mind.  Primary colors and a back-to-school theme.  Well, my card is for the student heading off to College or University.  Their adventure is just beginning…and that is an Occasion to celebrate! Here is what IContinue reading “Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams”

Mountain Air – A True Friend

Time to case the catalog…this week it is another card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 6.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#317); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#305); Theme and Style: The Paper Players Challenge (#534). Here is the result: Steps (In the order I did them): IContinue reading “Mountain Air – A True Friend”

Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!

Is it only me that cannot believe how fast the world turns?  You blink and another year has gone by… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Fab Friday Challenges (#217) and COLOR: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenges (#427). Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (5⅜” x 4⅛”) Crushed Curry cardstock double dry-embossed.  Bottom inch withContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!”

Brilliant Wings – Thank You So Much

How is it that when you take a little time for yourself on the weekend, you end up so behind? Just catching up! Sketch: Fusion (Thank You), Colors: Just Add Ink (#555), and Materials: TGIF (#317) I chose just the Sketch and all products used to create this card can be found in the 2021/2022Continue reading “Brilliant Wings – Thank You So Much”