Winter Cheer

I had a chance to create another card this afternoon.  Slipping into Winter for this one. Mixing up several challenges: Jingle Belles (Embossing), Happy Little Stampers Christmas (September), Creative Color (#53) and bringing it all together, the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#674).  Sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner (September) just because… Here is the result: Steps: TheContinue reading “Winter Cheer”

Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor

Welcome back! Fall may actually be here.  The temperature has dropped, and I have a few red leaves on my Maple tree. Several challenges are pursuing a Fall theme and I created this card influenced by them.  Inspiration Station (#39), Make the Cards (#63), Tic Tac Toe (#178) and Global Design Project (#359). Here isContinue reading “Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor”

Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together

This Crazy Cousin has completed her second challenge for the month of August with the Double Trouble Team. The current challenge is celebrating National Relaxation Day.  How do you chill?  Me?  Give me a good friend and a cup of tea and I am good to stay put for a long while!  Doesn’t the Crafter’sContinue reading “Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together”

Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments

Hi!  Several challenges in my favorite style:  Clean and Simple (CAS) and I thought I would combine them all together for this card.  Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#482); Colors – Sunday Stamps (#289); Theme – Addicted to CAS (#226); Materials – CAS on Friday (#237) and Technique – INKspirational (#271). Here is theContinue reading “Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments”

Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#395) launching today! Be sure to visit and see what the Design Team created. This fortnight, we have a Sketch for you.  Looking forward to seeing what you will create. My theme, color and style were influenced by the following challenges: Theme: Just Us Girls (#644), Color: ColorContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday”

Under The Sea – Let’s Get Together

Welcome back!  How can it already be August? New month, new ideas… Another clean and simple card playing with the Theme from Just Add Ink (#614), the Colors suggested by Color Throwdown (#703) and the Freshly Made (#546) Sketch. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock.Continue reading “Under The Sea – Let’s Get Together”

Summer Solstice

Happy Saturday!  Hope you have some time to play and be creative… Today, I am keeping it simple and playing with the Theme from Less Is More (#470), the Colors suggested by the Global Design Project (#353) Team and the Tuesday Morning (#668) Sketch. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Summer Solstice”

Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells

Welcome back!  Have any great plans for the weekend?  How about another trip to the beach? Inspiration: Time Out (#219), Key Word Themes: Use Your Stuff (#453) and Can You Handle the Pressure (#12), Colors: Color Dare (#507) and bringing it all together the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#565) Sketch which I flipped toContinue reading “Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells”

Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You

Further to my earlier post regarding favorite things, a very close second would be CAS (clean and simple) cards and the color that makes me happiest: Green. I love to participate in the various challenges because it forces me out of my “box” and makes me think how to use all of the materials andContinue reading “Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You”

Beach Camping – You’ve Got Style

Welcome to the middle of the week.  Are you ready for a vacation?  How about camping at the beach? A few challenges inspired today’s card.  Inkspirational (#270) and Color Dare (#506) along with the colors over at Inspire Create (#121).  Bringing my idea together, Sketch Saturday (#705). The VW Camper translated into the new CaravanContinue reading “Beach Camping – You’ve Got Style”