Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween

Welcome back!  Shall we embrace October 31st and create a little Halloween magic? Sketch: CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#439) with the Just Us Girls Challenge (#604) and The Paper Players Challenge (#561) for the theme. Here is the result: Steps: On a piece of Shimmery White cardstock, I blended the ink colors So Saffron,Continue reading “Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Running a bit behind with the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#320), but here it is! The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 65.  I chose to use the color palette from the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#265) and the stamp set from today’s Facebook Stampin’ ThroughContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”

Perfectly Plaid – Christmas Cheer

Hi!  Hope you are having a wonderful day. I have to get ready for my class this evening but I thought I would sneak in a quick card I created for a few challenges. The Inspire.Create.Challenge (#98) Sketch, the Just Add Ink (570) Color and the Happy Little Stampers Christmas (September) Theme. Here is theContinue reading “Perfectly Plaid – Christmas Cheer”

Beautifully Penned – Thank You

Playing in the Studio.  What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon…I am totally in love with the Designer Series Paper – Beautifully Penned. So many possibilities… Creating for a few challenges.  Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#432); Color: TGIF (#328); Style and Materials: Stampin’ Up! August #SimpleStamping Challenge. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Thank You”

Never Blue When I Think of You.

Welcome back! Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#276) is SHADES OF BLUE. So many possibilities…Blue is such a staple color in so many areas of design. I decided to play with my Blending Brushes and see what I could create with various shades of blue. I hope that you like this card andContinue reading “Never Blue When I Think of You.”

Quiet Meadow – Hello

Thought I would share this card I created for the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s Challenge (#511) and the current COLOUR INKspiration Challenge (#102). The colors are so soft and pretty together. Here is the result: Steps: Focal Panel: (2” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock.  Smoky Slate and Gray Granite inks were added to the panelContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Hello”

Plane & Simple – Just WOW and have a Happy Day!

I think I will be happy when Father’s Day passes.  June certainly has been the month for masculine card challenges.  This, however, has created an opportunity to do a deep dive in to my retired stamp set stash.  Masculine sets are keepers in my world! The color challenge over at The Color Hue (#19) thisContinue reading “Plane & Simple – Just WOW and have a Happy Day!”

All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains

Having a play with a number of challenges:  Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#509), Colors – Color Throw Down (#646), Technique / Tools – The Spot Creative Challenge (#165) and the June Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge and Theme – Cardz 4 Guys (#272). Here is the result: Who says you have to goContinue reading “All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains”

Butterfly Brilliance – Live, Laugh, Love

Another quick little card to enter into the Fusion Sketch / Inspiration Challenge. and The Cookie Challenge (#157) Here we go…The colors and the sentiment were chosen from the Fusion Challenge Inspiration Photo and the choice of Butterflies for the three shapes in the sketch was influenced by the Cookie Challenge. It was also helpfulContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Live, Laugh, Love”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

I should be in the garden – the real one, but I am in the Studio garden…playing with the new stamp set / die bundle: Artistically Inked and the Artistic Dies. Today, I worked with the Global Design Project Case (#292) and the colors from CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#420) and this fit withContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”