Around the Bend is a little Daisy…

Welcome back!  Ever a fan of CAS (clean and simple) cards, today I played around with the Color Hues (#65) colors and some dies for Happy Little Stampers (June). Here is the result: Steps: I layered the elements, adhering them to the card base, showcasing the Dies and popping up the sweet little Daisy withContinue reading “Around the Bend is a little Daisy…”

Fun on Wheels – Friendly Adventure

One more card for today…for a few more challenges:  Tic Tac Toe (#212) for the diagonal row including yellow, a friendly sentiment and a free space; Choosing the Creative Colours (#92) for this week which includes a yellow and two neutrals; and picking the sample on page 49 of the Stampin’ Up! 2023/2024 Annual CatalogContinue reading “Fun on Wheels – Friendly Adventure”

Translucent Florals – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Something new came in the post today… A sneak peek of an upcoming stamp set: Translucent Florals.  I will be attending a creative get-away later this month and this is the stamp set we will be using. I just had to give it some ink!  I selected the colors over at TGIF (#423)Continue reading “Translucent Florals – Happy Birthday”

Butterfly Thank You

Wow!  It is already Thursday…time just flies. Playing in the Studio with a few challenges:  Alphabet (Letter E) for an Easel card; so why not, Creative Creases (#58) for Fun Fold cards; selecting the Summer Bright colors suggested by Facebook Colour INKspiration (#144); and bringing it all together with the flipped Try Stampin’ On TuesdayContinue reading “Butterfly Thank You”

Sip, Sip, Hooray – Summer is on its way…

Welcome back!  A clean and simple card for you today.  How refreshing! The challenges: AAA Cards (#241) Drinks; Addicted to CAS (#239) One Layer; Retro Rubber (#208) Summer Colors; and the Freshly Made (#589) Sketch flipped horizontally to bring it all together. Here is the result: Steps: All of the drinks look delicious and soContinue reading “Sip, Sip, Hooray – Summer is on its way…”

Brave, Strong, Smart & Loved

Welcome back!  A quick little clean and simple card to celebrate that guy in your life. Challenges: Inspired By (#240) and Inspire Create (#144) and sharing with Shopping Our Stash (#498). I was drawn to the overall impression of the muted colors of the cabinet, the wall treatment and the metallic adornments on the cabinet. Continue reading “Brave, Strong, Smart & Loved”

Christmas Cheers – Merry Cafe

A fun Christmas Coffee card for you today.  Which means pulling out some retired favorites. Loving the Multi-colored Ornaments and the bright blue for a man with a modern sensibility. A lot of challenges: Jingle Belles (#2312) partnering with Caffeinated Christmas (#18) for the themes.  Adding to Inkspirational (#291) for a seasonal card and HappyContinue reading “Christmas Cheers – Merry Cafe”

Perched in a Tree – Kindness

Hi! Welcome back.  Working with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#411) sketch.  Having a play with the Perched in a Tree stamp set and mixing in the new neutral color Copper Clay for the challenges Can You Handle the Pressure (#32) and incorporating additional colors for Color Dare (#550). Here is the result: Steps: AllContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Kindness”

Copper Vases – Birthday Card

Welcome back!  A brand-new week… Playing with another Creating Connections Simple Stamping Template.  A clean and simple card with both Masking and Embossing Techniques. I created a Birthday card using the both the Waves of Inspiration and Dainty Delight stamp sets with Copper Embossing Powder and the Stylish Shapes Dies for Time Out (#239) pickingContinue reading “Copper Vases – Birthday Card”

Epic Celebrations – Musical Interlude

One more deadline for the day…welcome back! It is June and there are several Masculine challenges about. So, for Paper Players (#643) and Just Add Ink (#655) I created this card with the colors from Just Us Girls (#682) and the sketch from Tuesday Morning (#709).  Let’s have some fun! Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Epic Celebrations – Musical Interlude”