Merry Melody Christmas

Hi!  Welcome back…or rather I am glad to be back! I always have a hard time getting my MOJO back when I take a Vacation break.  So, I decided to play with a few challenges that have deadlines today. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#532), Theme: Happy Little Stampers – Christmas (April), Tools and Other options:Continue reading “Merry Melody Christmas”

Delivering Cheer – Sending Love

A quick little card to meet a challenge deadline. The current sketch offered by the TGIF Team (#359) felt perfect for a Holiday card and I decided to go for it to play with the March Happy Little Stampers Christmas theme. Here is the result using a number of bits and pieces from my scrapContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Sending Love”

Let It Snow – Happy Scenes

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#693).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “W” is for Winter and over at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge for February, the option was Snowflakes.  These three suggestions came together nicely! Here is the result: A super shiny Winter cardContinue reading “Let It Snow – Happy Scenes”

Happy Holidays – A Little Tree

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#286) is to create a Contemporary Christmas card. I created this card from a number of scraps that were on my work table as a result of making previous projects. Two Real Red (3”) Scalloped Square Frames left over from creating (2⅝”) Scalloped Squares and one Basic WhiteContinue reading “Happy Holidays – A Little Tree”

Greetings of the Season

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#379) is to create a Christmas card inspired by the images provided. I was perusing Pinterest when I came across a card created by Mary Knabe.  I thought it was a great idea and wanted to use her layout for a Christmas card. To CASE, is to CopyContinue reading “Greetings of the Season”

Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy

Another challenge that is due today.  I so loved the color scheme and photo inspiration for the current FUSION – Gray White Christmas Challenge.  I had to give it a try… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Gray cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Continue reading “Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy”

Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry

A very simple little card for you today. I chose to work with the Inspired By Challenge (#198) for the sketch and the suggested photo inspiration and was influenced by the Less Is More Challenge (#457) for the clean and simple syle, theme and additional color. So many of the current challenges are using aContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Merry Little Christmas

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#332).  My choice of colors, materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  Tic Tac Toe (#141) and Inspiration photographs from Just Add Ink (#582) and Just Us Girls (#612).  Let the fun begin… Challenge: TTTC141 * TicContinue reading “Merry Little Christmas”