Through It Together – I Miss You

A very clean and simple one layer card for you today…black and white with a pop of color. Three Challenges: AAA Cards (#217), Less Is More (#467) and Paper Players (#596). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored at 5½”) Basic White Thick cardstock. The Butterfly image from the retired SereneContinue reading “Through It Together – I Miss You”

Charming Sentiments – Just For You Butterfly Surprise

Welcome back…a few more challenges…keeping it clean and simple and black and white. Sketch: Just Add Ink (#606); Theme, Tools and Technique: Can You Handle the Pressure (#8); Tools and Technique: Alphabet Challenge (Letter “E”) and Use Your Stuff (#449) for Anything Goes. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Charming Sentiments – Just For You Butterfly Surprise”

Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#389) is a Sketch. Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#603) for the chosen colors and CAS on Friday (#231) for the theme and card style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3¼” x 3¼”) Silver FoilContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams”

Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday

Hi! Welcome back.  Two challenges today… Sketch, Theme and Color – Fusion (Blue Butterflies) and Sentiment – Seize the Birthday (#237). Adding the gorgeous new Sun Prints Designer Series Paper available in the current Annual 2022/2023 Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel:Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday”

Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother

Welcome back…lots of inspiration for today’s card… My creative choices were influenced by: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#552) for the Sketch and color choices, Inspire Create Challenge (#115) that also has a Black/White and free color choice theme, Double Trouble Challenge (#108) for both a Frame and a Butterfly Die, and Retro Rubber ChallengeContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Wonderful Mother”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment

It’s a lovely day and I am having a play in the Studio.  A quick clean and simple card for a few challenges… Inspiration: Sketch: Paper Players (#588), Color: Cupcake Inspirations (#542), Style and Theme: AAA Cards (#213), Sentiment: Just Us Girls (#629). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment”

Butterfly Brilliance – It’s Your Day!

Chasing a deadline… Playing with the Sketch Saturday (#696) layout and the Make My Monday (#170) colors. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Card Front: (5” x 3¾”) Basic White cardstock. Using Stampin’ Write Markers, Gorgeous Grape, Daffodil Delight and Night of Navy, the “arrow”Continue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – It’s Your Day!”

Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday

Another Butterfly…I love the Butterflies…they are so pretty… The current challenge over at Just Us Girls (#619) invites you to create your own Stencils using Dies.  What I great idea!  The die sets that I chose were: Tasteful Labels, Brilliant Wings and the retired Ornate Borders. To complement the Stencils I created, I chose theContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday”

Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday

Let’s Play!! Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#643); Color: Global Design Project (#329); Theme: Less is More (#458) and Seize the Birthday (#231); bringing it all together Tic Tac Toe (#148) for the sentiment, the embellishment and the use of dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday”

Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#381) is a color challenge. I selected the Sketch from the Paper Players (#575) Challenge.  My personal challenge was to use this sketch to create a single layer card highlighting the new Layering Decorative Masks – Butterflies and Flowers. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly”