Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Animal Outing – Welcome Little One

Hello and welcome back.  I am pleased to let you know that I have been invited to be a guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#468) this week is Color: Additional Inspiration: Theme: Crafter’s Café (#284) and Cookie Challenge (#168), SketchContinue reading “Animal Outing – Welcome Little One”

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”

Hello Beautiful – Sea Life Thank You

Hi!  Welcome back. Chasing down a few more deadlines!  Sketch: Freshly Made (#529); Colors: TGIF (#362); and Theme: International Highlights for April from Kylie Bertucci. Here is the result: Like my card? Please Vote… Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Coastal Cabana cardstock dry-embossedContinue reading “Hello Beautiful – Sea Life Thank You”

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 – Have a Perfect Birthday

It’s Tuesday!!  Let’s have some fun. Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#349) and Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge – Blessings of Home stamp set. I chose the colors from my Inque Spot Studio Weekend Keep Stamping suggestion and played with the Tic Tac Toe (#154) and the Make My Monday (#171) challenges to createContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Have a Perfect Birthday”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Hi, welcome back!  I have been mulling over my design for the FUSION Challenge for days and now the deadline is here.  Time to get cracking… So many elements on this Bookshelf inspired me and I had a deep dive into my collection of stamp sets (retired) to keep the scale of the images similar.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Spring Garden – Let Love Grow

Welcome back!  A busy day in the Studio…don’t you just love Sundays? Color Challenge: Sunday Stamps (#279) Spring Burst.  Lime – Granny Apple Green, Orange – Mango Melody and Grapefruit – retired Ruby Red. Theme / Inspiration Challenges: The Card Concept (#171) – Boots and Garden Pots and Just Us Girls (#625) – Geraniums, BirdsContinue reading “Spring Garden – Let Love Grow”