Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

I need a card for a bright and boisterous young boy. I was inspired by the Paper Players Challenge (#557) Theme: By the Numbers and the Color Throw Down Challenge (#659) Colors: Red, Purple and Orange.  I put them together with the current sketch from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#676). Let’s see what I cameContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment

Playing with sketches, colors and ideas.  How about a colorful birthday card for a little fellow? Sketch: Freshly Made (#490), Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches (#424) and Theme: Cardz 4 (little) Guys (#274). Here is the result: To fit the theme, for Dogs or Puppies, I needed to dive into my retired stash of stamps. Continue reading “Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment”

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!”

Swirly Bird – Nautical Happy Birthday

Having some fun with a few challenges today.  I created a great guy card for the young and the young at heart fellow! Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#423), Sentiment/Theme/ Colors: Seize The Birthday – Nautical (#216), Theme: Make My Monday (#150) Outdoor Fun. Here is the result: Steps: Shapes / Circles (1) and (2):Continue reading “Swirly Bird – Nautical Happy Birthday”

You Are So Fly – Batter Up! Birthday

A quick post showing you what I made for a challenge that is due today. Working with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#422) and mixing it up with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#115). The May 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit – Batter Up! had the ideal Sports motif and the sketch worked really nice forContinue reading “You Are So Fly – Batter Up! Birthday”

Wild About You – Happy Birthday

No end of wonderful challenges to keep me busy… Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday (#304); Subject – Seize the Birthday (#213) and Theme – Paper Players (#539). And this is the result: Steps: For my Furry Friend, I chose the Lion from the retired Wild About You stamp set.  I tilted the Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wild About You – Happy Birthday”

Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys

This week’s Sunday Sketch – SS040 is a great simple layout.  Pick your colors, pick your theme and you are off to the races. I wanted to make Birthday cards and the colors chosen for these two cards were inspired by two different color challenges. Color Throw Down – CTD628 and CAS Color and SketchContinue reading “Birthday Fun – Girls and Boys”