Hand-Penned Petals – Thank You

One more card for today…chasing down a deadline. Playing with: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#673) and mixing it up with Color Throwdown (#707), Stamping Up Only (#309), Double Trouble (#119) and Kylie Bertucci’s September International Highlights theme. Don’t forget to vote for my card: LINK Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adheredContinue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Thank You”

You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief

Happy Tuesday and a happy day!  I have some more time to play. Several really fun challenge ideas have been combined for this card.  Most nights, I have challenges on the “brain” and often have a plan when I wake up… Paper Players (#604) – Black and White with a Pop of Color; Can YouContinue reading “You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief”

Bouquet of Thanks

Welcome to the weekend!  Do you have any wonderful plans for the day? A few challenges tweaked my interest… Festive Friday (#113) options led to the choice of Sketch: Global Design Project (#350) and Color Style: Inkspirational (#269). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. ApertureContinue reading “Bouquet of Thanks”

Through It Together – I Miss You

A very clean and simple one layer card for you today…black and white with a pop of color. Three Challenges: AAA Cards (#217), Less Is More (#467) and Paper Players (#596). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored at 5½”) Basic White Thick cardstock. The Butterfly image from the retired SereneContinue reading “Through It Together – I Miss You”

All Together – A Very Happy Birthday

Here we go!  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#343).  I chose to highlight some of the lovely patterns in the Black and White All Together Designer Series Paper available until May 2nd, 2022 or while supplies last. Additionally, I was inspired by the AAA Card Challenge (#208), the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#295) and to celebrateContinue reading “All Together – A Very Happy Birthday”

Back on Your Feet – Sigh…

Welcome back!  Chasing another Sunday deadline… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#639) along with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#675) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#222) theme. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Panels: (approximately 2⅝” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Back on Your Feet – Sigh…”

Flowing Flowers – Thank You

Deadlines… Playing in the Studio with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#638) Challenge. I chose the colors from the Color Throw Down (#674) Challenge and the Theme from The Flower Challenge (#64). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Black cardstock. Background Panel (4” x 5¼”) Brushed Silver FoilContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – Thank You”

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”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Welcome Home, Friend

Hi!  Today I am having fun with the Inspired By Sketch and Theme Challenge (#194).  This time of year we are experiencing the Fall/Autumn colors (They are peaking in my area at the moment) and getting our homes ready to welcome friends and family over for Thanksgiving. A few other challenges fit this theme too. Continue reading “Welcome Home, Friend”