Happiest of Birthdays

A rainy day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio… Had a play with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#498) and the Just Add Ink Challenge (#567). Here is the result: Steps: The sentiment, Wishing you the Happiest of Birthdays, from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set was stamped with Early Espresso ink on to aContinue reading “Happiest of Birthdays”

Stay Brave

A quick little card for the current CAS Color & Sketch Challenge #417. The Handwritten Sentiments stamp set from the Dina Wakley collection was still on my work table.  I wondered whether any of the sentiments could be used to replicate the diagonal pattern and make sense if they were grouped together. I chose: Don’tContinue reading “Stay Brave”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative

On this 5th Friday in April, I decided to play with an older Paper Pumpkin kit and see what I could make with it.  I pulled the February 2021 kit – Bouquet of Hope.  My goal was to create a card using the MOJO Monday Sketch #558. What was still in the box?  Remember thisContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative”

Brushed Blooms – Wishing You All The Best

I needed a card for a friend and I chose to work with the colors suggested by the Color Throw Down Team – CTD632 I did not mean to make a card so literal to the inspiration photo. I wrote the colors down in my TO DO note book a week ago. Spring and SpringContinue reading “Brushed Blooms – Wishing You All The Best”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet

To show you some of the new product available in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog, today’s inspiration was a sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS471 and a color combination from the Global Design Project – GDP277. I had a play with the new dies from the Beautiful Brushstrokes Die Set.  These dies come withContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet”