Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  Slow start to my day.  I had a number of errands to take care of this morning.  Just happy that I had some time to play this afternoon. Working with the current FUSION challenge (Pinwheels) and the Just Add Ink (#620) Inspiration photograph. Here is the result: Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You”

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”

To A Classic – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying the Holiday Weekend. One of our favorite activities is to go Cruising with our 1966 Classic Impala.  This is a passionate hobby of my husband. Isn’t she a beauty? I am playing with the following challenges: Cupcake Inspiration (#551) which I missed, Just Add Ink (#619), CAS on FridayContinue reading “To A Classic – Happy Birthday”

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”

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”

Celebrate

Welcome back! I have never actually created an ATC (Artist Trading Card) before today.  It is a little art piece that measures (2½” x 3½”) and often supports a mixed media application.  It can be used as a stand-alone creation or subsequently added to a card base creating an interesting card.  Essentially, the size (2½”Continue reading “Celebrate”

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”