Painted Posies – Blank Greeting Card

Hi!  One more card for today… A clean and simple Spring card for Addicted to CAS (#234) influenced by the Mood Board over at Inkspirational (#286) and the colors of the desserts at Inspired By (#232).  I opted for no sentiment because this card was so pretty and can be used for any occasion. HereContinue reading “Painted Posies – Blank Greeting Card”

Vintage Bird – Nature Walk

A quick card for the Paper Players (#624) clean and simple Bird theme. A favorite bird, the wren, from the retired Nature Walk stamp set was selected for this challenge. Here is the result: Steps: A few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels were added for a bit of sparkle.  A no greeting blank note card celebratingContinue reading “Vintage Bird – Nature Walk”

The Secret Life of Sunflowers – Jar of Flowers

Welcome back!  A few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines… The Challenges: Use Your Stuff (#475) – Inspired by a Book, Color Throwdown (#727) and Sketch Saturday (#717), I really enjoyed reading The Secret Life of Sunflowers by Marta Molnar.  It is a work of historical fiction based on the true life of Johanna BongerContinue reading “The Secret Life of Sunflowers – Jar of Flowers”

Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card

Playing in the Studio today with the Global Design Project (#324) Challenge.  Casing a card from Connie Collins and mixing it up with the TGIF (#350) Color Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Night of Navy cardstock. FourContinue reading “Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card”

Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral

Rainy dark day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio. Working with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#684).  The challenge is to pick a sketch layout from the Archives and I chose (#313) from June 7, 2014.  I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. You know I like to mix things up. Continue reading “Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral”

Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more… To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are outContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card”

Opulent Treasured Medallion

So many beautiful new stamp sets in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog. Difficult to choose which one to use at any given time. This week’s sketch over at The Paper Craft Crew – PCC413 was the inspiration for my card using the Treasured Medallion stamp set. Here is what I created: The beauty of PrettyContinue reading “Opulent Treasured Medallion”