Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday”

Just a Little Hello – Special Moments

It’s Tuesday!!  Playing with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#351) and I have mixed it up with my personal challenge to you at The Inque Spot Studio’s Weekend Challenge for Color found on my website under Events. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Just a Little Hello – Special Moments”

Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny

Easter is quickly approaching and so many challenges have selected this occasion for their current theme.  So, let’s play!  Starting with The Card Concept (#172) Easter Blessings with selected Colors. Double Trouble (#107) Create a scene, add a bunny and partner with Cupcake Inspiration (#541) Bunnies. Inspiration Station (#27) with a smorgasbord of tasty ideas. Continue reading “Happy Easter – Sweet Bunny”

Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s explore Clean & Simple… Several challenges are related to this style of cardmaking this week. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#462); for Subject Theme: Paper Players (#583) and Colors or lack thereof, Double Trouble (#106) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#444). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes”

Enjoy the Moment

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today I am playing with the current sketch over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#460).  The stamp set, Enjoy the Moment, hasn’t seen a lot of love lately and I was looking for an opportunity to use it.  This sketch seemed ideal. I picked the current colorsContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment”

Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful

Saturday chores are complete and now it is time to play. Combining a few challenges.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#647) with the suggestion to create a scene; Theme: As You See It (#270) using Spring Flowers; Time Out (#209) to add a Cute Critter; and Color: Color Thrown (#683) for the Gray, Pink and Lime.Continue reading “Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful”

Spring Floral – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  A slew of challenges are due, so here we go… Sketch: The Paper Players (#580); Tools: TGIF (#357); Colors / Theme / Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#150) and a Recipe from As You See It (#269) to use all of the elements: Die Cuts / Twine / Textured Embossing / Pastel Colors andContinue reading “Spring Floral – Thinking of You”

Count on Me – Love…

Welcome back!  Have mask, will travel…couldn’t resist re-using the Mask I created for the card I made earlier today. A quick little card to meet a few more challenges… Playing with Freshly Made Sketches (#524) and Theme from Paper Players (#579) along with the AAA Card (#209) Layout suggestion and theme. Here is the result:Continue reading “Count on Me – Love…”

In Symmetry – You Are Unique (Celebrating You)

I wanted to play with the colors over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#451) and the deadline is quickly approaching.  I chose to add them to the current Sketch over at Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#537). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾”Continue reading “In Symmetry – You Are Unique (Celebrating You)”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You

Another clean and simple card…for another challenge that is due today.  When I saw this sketch for Just Add Ink (#583), the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set came to mind.  I was making a bunch of Holiday cards, and just needed to take a break.  So, let’s celebrate!  What shall we celebrate?  How about You! HereContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You”