See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You

Welcome back!  Another quick card for you today.  How can it already be the end of the month?  Still a few challenges out there that need to be completed… The Facebook June SU! Colour Challenge mixed with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#663).  What a beautiful set of colors! Here is the result:  Steps: CardContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You”

Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday

Welcome back!  A quick card for you today and I mean quick. Trying my hand at the current As You See It (#277) Speed Challenge.  The key to the challenge is to map out your idea, source your materials (i.e stamps, inks and papers etc.) and have them on hand ready to go when youContinue reading “Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine

Time to have a little fun in the sun!  Let’s go tropical with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#662) by mixing it up with Just Us Girls (#638) for the inspiration and Color Throwdown (#698) for the colors. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Shapes:Continue reading “Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine”

Friends Are Like Seashells

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy morning and I am quickly posting a card for an approaching deadline. Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#560) and taking inspiration from The Card Concept (#178). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Happiness Abounds – Just Because

Hi and welcome back to the Studio!  A number of current challenges involve color and specifically the new Stampin’ Up! 2022 / 2024 In-Colors. CAS Colours & Sketches (#475); Sunday Stamps (#285); and Inspire Create (#119): So, I have combined them with the current Global Design Challenge (#348) to case the layout of a cardContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Just Because”

Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s play with color…mixing it up with a current challenge from Use Your Stuff (#450). Color:  Just Us Girls (#637) and Paper Craft Crew (#475). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Sweet Sorbet cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Right Angle Triangles: (11”Continue reading “Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes”