Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes

Hi, welcome back!  Deadlines, deadlines and a few more deadlines. This card is for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#513) and I selected a Winter Theme to play along with CAS on Friday (#219). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” xContinue reading “Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes”

Artistically Inked – Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Today I created another clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#443) with the colors from the current Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#375) using one single bundle product line from Stampin’ Up! Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Best Wishes”

Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes

How is it possible that it is the last day of the September?  A few challenges end today.  Somehow I never got around to doing them until now. Color: SU! September Colour Challenge and SU #SimpleStamping September Challenge using the current Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#525). Here is the result: Steps: Using theContinue reading “Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes”

Best Wishes – Weekend Challenge – Technique

Last week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping was a technique.  I just got it completed. The technique I chose was Misted Watercolor.  The tutorial can be found on Split Coast Stampers.  I so enjoy water coloring and I wanted to share this with you. Over at Fab Friday, the current challenge (#215) is toContinue reading “Best Wishes – Weekend Challenge – Technique”

Garden Wishes – Best Wishes

Thought I would try my hand at another new Challenge:  Fusion.  I like the concept: use the sketch, use the inspiration photo for theme – color – image separately or fuse the two. Although it was a Mother’s Day theme, I went with a Best Wishes theme. Today, I opted for the Sketch only.  IContinue reading “Garden Wishes – Best Wishes”

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”

Floral Best Wishes by Parcel Post

For the sketch challenge over at CAS Colours and Sketches – CASC408 and the colors for the month…Real Red, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie selected for the SU! Only Color Challenge for February. The result: For the twin shapes, I selected the floral cut out and mat from the Perfect Parcels Dies.  The Real RedContinue reading “Floral Best Wishes by Parcel Post”

Beautiful Best Wishes

Deadlines, deadlines, and deadlines. The colors for this week…a soft pink, a soft gray, and a dreamy blue for the Color Throw Down – CTD627 Challenge were so appealing that I just needed to make a card with them.  For me, that translated into Blushing Bride, Smoky Slate and Misty Moonlight.  Now what to doContinue reading “Beautiful Best Wishes”

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”

Touch of Ink – Best Wishes

Today I created a card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS467.  I also chose to use the colors suggested by the Global Design Project – GDP273 with the stamp set from Thursday’s Stamping Through the Catalog – Touch of Ink. The Sketch is for a Slim-Line card.  The first I have made ofContinue reading “Touch of Ink – Best Wishes”