Blossoms in Bloom – Hello

Having a play in the Studio and creating for a few challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#506) with the colors from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#575). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image – Blossom:  Using the flower die from the Penned Florals Dies set, the Blossom was die-cut three times from aContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Hello”

Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes

How is it possible that it is the last day of the September?  A few challenges end today.  Somehow I never got around to doing them until now. Color: SU! September Colour Challenge and SU #SimpleStamping September Challenge using the current Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#525). Here is the result: Steps: Using theContinue reading “Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Just Want to Say – Happy Birthday

Who is a star in your life?  Celebrate them in a big way… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Sunday Sketch Challenges (#260); COLOR: Color Throw Down (#650); and THEME: Seize The Birthday Challenges (#218) Here is the result: Steps: DSP Panel: (3¾” x 5½”) Neutrals Family Designer Series Paper Stack (retired Smoky Slate Dotted pattern).Continue reading “Just Want to Say – Happy Birthday”

Pierced Blossoms – I Like You

Having a little fun combining a number of challenges.  I sometimes think we are all on a collective wave as often as not different groups think similarly… SKETCH: Freshly Made Sketch Challenges (#493); COLOR: Color Hues Challenges (#21); SUBJECT, THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Flower Challenge (#58); and THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Paper PlayersContinue reading “Pierced Blossoms – I Like You”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Birthday

Over at the Color Hue challenge site, the colors are Black and Aqua.  Such a striking combination! I felt that the Saturday Sketch (#665) would work nicely for the idea that popped in to my head. I pulled out a piece of retired Tempting Turquoise cardstock and the matching Stampin’ Write Marker for this project. Continue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Birthday”

Thinking of You – Spring Green

Will be taking a few days of R&R, but wanted to create a card for the Just Add Ink Team  Color Challenge – JAI545.  For a girl whose favorite color is green, the Shades of Green theme was just too much to resist… Here is what I created: Working bottom to top. Card Base (8½”Continue reading “Thinking of You – Spring Green”

Blossoms in Bloom – Happy Birthday

Today I created a card for the Global Design Challenge – GDP272.  Case the Designer: Kerstin Kreis. My take away from Kerstin’s card is the use of subtle colors, blending, a side die-cut border and a circular element. I chose to use the Ornate Borders Dies for the side die-cut and Blushing Bride and SoftContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Happy Birthday”