Let It Ride

Welcome back!  A few challenges have collided suggesting that I dig out a favorite stamp set. CASology (#404), Inspiration Station (#32) and Just Us Girls (#639). I chose the current Freshly Made Sketches (#542) and went for a very clean and simple look using the tools suggested by Less Is More (#468). Here is theContinue reading “Let It Ride”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You

Welcome back!  Another quick card for you today.  How can it already be the end of the month?  Still a few challenges out there that need to be completed… The Facebook June SU! Colour Challenge mixed with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#663).  What a beautiful set of colors! Here is the result:  Steps: CardContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You”

Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday

Welcome back!  A quick card for you today and I mean quick. Trying my hand at the current As You See It (#277) Speed Challenge.  The key to the challenge is to map out your idea, source your materials (i.e stamps, inks and papers etc.) and have them on hand ready to go when youContinue reading “Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s play with color…mixing it up with a current challenge from Use Your Stuff (#450). Color:  Just Us Girls (#637) and Paper Craft Crew (#475). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Sweet Sorbet cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Right Angle Triangles: (11”Continue reading “Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes”

Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio…working on a few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines and a little sneak peek from the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#477), Theme and Technique: Seize the Birthday (#240) and Color: Color Hues (#43). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems”

Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration

Welcome to the weekend!  I hope you find some time to play with your crafty stuff. Today, I am playing with the sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#558) and for my theme I opted for As You Can See It (#276). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration”

Charming Sentiments – Just For You Butterfly Surprise

Welcome back…a few more challenges…keeping it clean and simple and black and white. Sketch: Just Add Ink (#606); Theme, Tools and Technique: Can You Handle the Pressure (#8); Tools and Technique: Alphabet Challenge (Letter “E”) and Use Your Stuff (#449) for Anything Goes. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Charming Sentiments – Just For You Butterfly Surprise”

Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday

A lot has been happening in the House of “J” and as a result it has been difficult to play in the Studio. So I am trying to hit a few birds with one stone… Sketch: Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#359); Colors: TGIF (#371); Sentiment and Tool: Seize the Birthday (#239) and Theme: Paper Players (#594).Continue reading “Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday”