Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#288) is to create a card using Something that begins with “P”.  I chose Patterned Paper. With the new 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of new options…I selected to use the new Tropical Layers Dies and mix it upContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best”

Etched in Nature – Just For You

Very cool and rainy day here…so I chose to play in the Studio. I started with the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#519). I added the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#676) and two elements from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#587).  Here is what I made: Steps: Paper:  Cold Press 140 lb. WatercolorContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Just For You”

Special Moments – Wonderful You!

Welcome back!  Had a little trouble with my mojo today…but I did find it late in the day. Creating for the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#274) and a few Winter Themes: Paper Players Challenge (#574), Make My Monday Challenge (#166) and the Cookie Challenge (#164). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Special Moments – Wonderful You!”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#287) is to have fun with Spots and/or Stripes. With the 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of great new options… I selected to use the new FREE Sale-a-bration Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper pack for the delightfully funContinue reading “Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time”

Friendly Hello – Best Birthday

Playing in the Studio today. I started with the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#113).  The colors Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, White, Black and Gold were rumbling around in my head… I took a look at the new Sale-a-bration FREE Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack colors which included: Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo, Very Vanilla, BasicContinue reading “Friendly Hello – Best Birthday”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You

Another clean and simple card…for another challenge that is due today.  When I saw this sketch for Just Add Ink (#583), the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set came to mind.  I was making a bunch of Holiday cards, and just needed to take a break.  So, let’s celebrate!  What shall we celebrate?  How about You! HereContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You”

Batik Boutique – Happy Birthday

Hello and Happy Day!  Quick card for you today featuring the Batik Boutique stamp set.… Over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#448), there is a double challenge.  Some favorite retired colors, Delightful Dijon, Raspberry Ripple and Midnight Muse along with a sketch.  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Batik Boutique – Happy Birthday”

A Friendly Hello Birthday Card

Hi, welcome back!  Trying to catch a deadline. This card is for the Paper Players Sketch Challenge (#569) and I selected the colors from the current Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#112). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Mint Macaron cardstock. Continue reading “A Friendly Hello Birthday Card”

Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday

I selected a number of challenges to work with… Sketch: Retro Rubber (#172); Theme: Seize The Birthday (#228) and Color: Color Throw Down (#670).  Funny thing…on the way to the Studio I discovered that over at Double Trouble (#98), the challenge (1) was to create a new project using your stuff.  The challenge (3) wasContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday”