Let’s Celebrate – Just Because

Each month, Stampin’ Up! issues a #SimpleStamping Challenge.  For the month of June, the theme was “Just Because” and we were encouraged to use a punch in addition to Stamp, Paper and Ink. Keeping this challenge in mind, I mixed it up with the current sketch challenge from CAS Colours & Sketches (#425).  For myContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate – Just Because”

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”

A Good Man – Dad Remembered

Having a play with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#662): Choose from the Archives (#279) and picking the theme from The Spot Challenge (#164), the Materials from The Paper Players (#523): Tic Tac Toe Challenge with the colors suggested by the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#422). Creating a dream sequence where my father is stillContinue reading “A Good Man – Dad Remembered”

Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

We are planning a little break in the house of Johnstone and I am working hard at getting ahead with a few more challenges… Sketch – Global Design Project (#290); Colours – CAS Colours & Sketches (#418) and Theme – Make My Monday (#147). And this is the result: Steps: Three elements on the sketchContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For”

Twinkle, Twinkle – Moon Baby

As it so happens, rarely, but from time to time, I need a baby card.  I headed into my stash for an oldie but goodie stamp set.  The one I chose is Moon Baby. Over at TGIF this week, there is a color challenge – TGIFC306 and I chose to marry it up with theContinue reading “Twinkle, Twinkle – Moon Baby”

Ornate Garden – Thank you

Over at CAS Colour and Sketches, the challenge this week was color – #409 and I decided to play along! Here is the result: To recreate this card: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Terracotta Tile Panel: (3¾” x 5⅛”) Basic White die-cut with the large Stitched Rectangle Die.  The sentiment, Thank You,Continue reading “Ornate Garden – Thank you”