Botanical Layers – Thinking of You

Hello and welcome back.  Week three as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May and I am showcasing the new Botanical Layers stamp set. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#470) this week is Color: And I chose the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#368) for my layout. Here isContinue reading “Botanical Layers – Thinking of You”

Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#296) is the theme Wildlife. Again, I chose a Deer.  The majestic stag from the retired Nature’s Beauty stamp set is one of my favorite wildlife images. I complimented my scene with images from the new Grassy Grove stamp set and the sentiment from the Nothings Better ThanContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome”

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”

Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful

Having a bit of a play… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketch (#534); Theme and Colors – The Card Concept (#174) and The Four Seasons (May). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, Stay Wonderful, from theContinue reading “Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful”

Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved

Chasing a few other deadlines… Sketch – Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#533) Option: Things That Fly; Theme – Paper Players (#589) Birds and/or Bees and; Materials – Tic Tac Tac (#160) Tic (Gold), Tac (Layers) and Toe (Pearls). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. TheContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved”

Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday

Lots of plans this weekend…not sure if we will be able to do all that we want.  Spring Festivals and events all start. So, I am trying to beat a few deadlines. Style and Theme – CAS on Friday Challenge (#230), AAA Cards Challenge (#212) and The Flower Challenge (#68); Color – Color Throw DownContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday”

Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Hi!  Chasing a few deadlines…with a quicky little scrappy card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#533) and Color: Color Throw Down (#690). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock. Accent Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Basic White cardstock. Rectangle Shapes: (⅝” x 3½”) and (⅝” x 1”) FromContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”