Count On Me – Love

Welcome back!  I just got back from the New Orleans Stampin’ Up! BackStage conference.  What an interesting city.  What a great conference! Anyhow, happy to be back in the Studio and I am catching up with a few challenge deadlines. Sketch: CAS Colour & Sketches (#484), Festive Friday (#116) for the Materials and the AlphabetContinue reading “Count On Me – Love”

Sending Smiles – Thank You

A very clean and simple card for you today…I completely ran out of time yesterday and a deadline is nearing on one of my favorite challenges. CAS Colour & Sketches (#483) for the cool colors and marrying them up with the Sending Smiles stamp set and the current Sunday Stamps (#290) Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Sending Smiles – Thank You”

Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments

Hi!  Several challenges in my favorite style:  Clean and Simple (CAS) and I thought I would combine them all together for this card.  Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#482); Colors – Sunday Stamps (#289); Theme – Addicted to CAS (#226); Materials – CAS on Friday (#237) and Technique – INKspirational (#271). Here is theContinue reading “Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments”

Woof!

Happy Saturday!  Will you have a chance to be creative today? I have been playing with a few more challenges this morning.  Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#669), Theme and Materials – Festive Friday (#115) and for Color and Style – CAS Colours & Sketches (#481). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Woof!”

Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug

Chasing one more deadline…Welcome back!  Playing with the Theme from CAS on Friday (#236), the Technique suggested by Make My Monday (#180) and the CAS Colours &Sketches (#480) Sketch which I flipped. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Shimmery White cardstock. Focal Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Shimmery WhiteContinue reading “Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug”

Just Because

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.  A few CAS (clean and simple) challenges are combined with some of my favorite retired stamp sets for today’s card.  Sketch: Freshly Made (#545), Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#479) and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70).  Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Just Because”

Beauty of Friendship

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.    A really quick clean and simple (CAS) card for you this morning for the following challenges. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#478), Style: CAS on Friday (#235) and Color: Crafter’s Café (#287). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mango Melody cardstock. Bottom Panel:Continue reading “Beauty of Friendship”

Quiet Meadow – Thank You

Welcome back!  I have a lovely clean and simple card for you today. Creating for three challenges.  Sketch – CAS Colours and Sketches (#476); Colors – Color Throwdown (#699) and Theme – Kylie’s International Blog Highlights (July). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Tahitian Tide cardstock for aContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thank You”

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”

Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity

Welcome back!  Catching a deadline or two before I get ready for tonight’s class. At Just Us Girls (#635), the word of the day is Paintbrush and that took me to the retired Crafting Forever stamp set.  The color choice was inspired by CAS Colours & Sketches (#473).  Additional choices for tools used came fromContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity”