Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!

A brand-new week…what will you do with it?  I am chasing a few deadlines as I ran out of time yesterday. Sketch: Freshly Made (#547), Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#615) and Colors: Color Throwdown (#704). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Top Panel: (3” xContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!”

Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity

Welcome back!  Catching a deadline or two before I get ready for tonight’s class. At Just Us Girls (#635), the word of the day is Paintbrush and that took me to the retired Crafting Forever stamp set.  The color choice was inspired by CAS Colours & Sketches (#473).  Additional choices for tools used came fromContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity”

Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship

It will be April tomorrow and I must update my events and class calendar, but I needed to sneak in one more card… Sketch: Paper Players Challenge (#584); Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#686); and choice of Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for March 31st. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts

Happy Sunday!  It will be a day filled with cardmaking…and I am working through a few challenges. Over at Double Trouble (#97B), they have partnered with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday team to use the Sketch (#533) for a Peek-a-Boo Card Style.  For the theme, I selected the current Make My Monday (#162) suggestion. HereContinue reading “Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts”

You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#279) is COLOR: Yellow, Blue and Gray. Hope you give it a try. looking forward to seeing what you will create! Do you know Guy that is a straight shooter but has a sense of humor and likes to have a bit of fun?  Well, that is myContinue reading “You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!”

Count on Me – Hello

Had a play with the Less Is More Challenge (#450).  This a newer one for me.  Hope you like it! Here is the result: Steps: For the “Spots”, I chose to add them via the Dots Embossing Folder.  However, the challenge is to create a one-layer card, so I made a void embossing mask withContinue reading “Count on Me – Hello”

Flowers of Friendship – Happy Birthday

Tuesday is around the corner and I am working on the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #301.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 59 of the Mini Spring Catalog. I decided to mix it up with the two other challenges:  Color Hues #16 and Seize the Birthday #212. And this is the result: TheContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Happy Birthday”

Thank You – Boho Art Gallery

Time again to work on the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #299.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 2 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Tic Tac Toe #108 Materials Challenge and the Paper Players #536 Color Challenge. And this is the result: For the TicContinue reading “Thank You – Boho Art Gallery”