Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Hi!  Chasing a few deadlines…with a quicky little scrappy card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#533) and Color: Color Throw Down (#690). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock. Accent Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Basic White cardstock. Rectangle Shapes: (⅝” x 3½”) and (⅝” x 1”) FromContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Pastel Spring Flowers.  A popular theme at the moment so, I have combined a few other challenges with this card. Theme: Seize the Birthday (#236); Colors: Sunday Stamps (#281); Tools and more: Can You Handle theContinue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday”

Part of My Story – Thinking of You

Having a play this morning.  Welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#464); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#337); and Theme, Color Tone and Tools: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#155). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft Sea Foam cardstockContinue reading “Part of My Story – Thinking of You”

Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#386) is Sketch.  Additional Inspiration: Style – CAS (clean and simple) Colors: Less is More (#461); Theme: Happy Little Stampers April Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Side Panel: (1¼” x 5½”) Gold Foil cardstock. Center ShapeContinue reading “Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing”

Color Block – Hello

One last challenge for today…playing along with retired colors. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Accent Panel: (2¾” x 4⅛”) Taken with Teal cardstock. Focal Panel: (2⅝” x 3¾”) Shimmery White cardstock die-cut with one of the rectangle dies from the Stitched Rectangles Dies set.Continue reading “Color Block – Hello”

Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship

It will be April tomorrow and I must update my events and class calendar, but I needed to sneak in one more card… Sketch: Paper Players Challenge (#584); Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#686); and choice of Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for March 31st. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

Welcome back!  How about a mash up of a few challenges? I started with the Inspire Create Challenge Sketch (#113) and turned it into a Fun Fold for the Creative Creases Challenge (#28).  Over at Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge (#4), in addition to using Embossing Folders and Powders, I added the color GreenContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

There is Hope on the Horizon – World of Dreams

So much happening in the world…hard not to be affected by it. Today, I took inspiration from several current challenges: AAA Cards Challenge (#210) for Style; Alphabet Challenge – Letter “Y” for Colors; Retro Rubber Blog Challenge (#178) for Stamp Set choices and a stepped of version of Simple Stamping re: The Inque Spot StudioContinue reading “There is Hope on the Horizon – World of Dreams”

Beautiful Moments – Celebration

How can it already be Thursday?  I am still catching up, but I wanted to share the card I created for my Inque Spot Studio Challenges to keep you stamping from last weekend. I chose to participate in today’s Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog suggested stamp set, Hello Beautiful and picked the colors from theContinue reading “Beautiful Moments – Celebration”