Friendly Expressions – Thanks

Welcome back!  Another deadline… Playing with Retro Rubber (#192) and Freshly Made Sketches (#556). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  Three small White Classic Mat Dots were added for interest. A very quick Thank You card.  Thanks for spending some more ofContinue reading “Friendly Expressions – Thanks”

You’re So Cool – Sweet Ice Cream

It is a hot one today and it got me thinking about Summer Treats.  Just had to pull out a great retired bundle for this card: The Sweet Ice Cream stamp set and the coordinating Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch. Three Challenges:  Sketch – Paper Craft Crew (#477); Themes – If You Give a CrafterContinue reading “You’re So Cool – Sweet Ice Cream”

Batik Boutique – Spring Floral Hello

Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#345) and pairing it with the Facebook COLOUR INKspiration Challenge (#116) for a sweet Spring Floral Hello card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder. HorizontalContinue reading “Batik Boutique – Spring Floral Hello”

Special Moments – Wonderful You!

Welcome back!  Had a little trouble with my mojo today…but I did find it late in the day. Creating for the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#274) and a few Winter Themes: Paper Players Challenge (#574), Make My Monday Challenge (#166) and the Cookie Challenge (#164). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Special Moments – Wonderful You!”

Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday

It is the weekend!  Having a bit of a play this morning… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#630) and mixing it with the theme option challenge from Seize the Birthday (#226) and the colors suggested by the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#269). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate

Working with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#625) and one of my favorite retired stamp sets, Treasured Medallion instantly came to my mind. For this sketch, I chose the Colors from the TGIF Challenge (#336), the Tools/Technique from the Make My Monday Challenge (#158) and the Theme/Sentiment for the Inspire Create Challenge (#100). HereContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment

Playing with sketches, colors and ideas.  How about a colorful birthday card for a little fellow? Sketch: Freshly Made (#490), Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches (#424) and Theme: Cardz 4 (little) Guys (#274). Here is the result: To fit the theme, for Dogs or Puppies, I needed to dive into my retired stash of stamps. Continue reading “Bella and Friends – Enjoy the Moment”

You’re So Nice

To put up with me and all my posts. I get so energized by working through various challenges. Working in the Studio is my happy place! So this is what I worked on this afternoon. I liked the color combination from the CAS Color and Sketches Challenge #407 this week.  Misty Moonlight, Flirty Flamingo andContinue reading “You’re So Nice”