Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies

Welcome back!  Hope you are having a lovely week.  We have some weekend plans, so I am trying to get a few more challenges completed. Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#567) and Colors – Creative Color (#49). Technique – Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (August) and as the card also checks the boxes, The FlowersContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies”

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!”

Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails

Welcome back!  Isn’t it incredible how hot it seems to be everywhere at the moment?  I have a solution…relax with a very cool cocktail… Several challenges today: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#566); Colors – Facebook SU! Color (August) and Themes – Cupcake Inspiration (#549), Give a Girl a Cookie (#171) and Four SeasonsContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails”

Forever Friendship – Time For A Card

An interesting challenge issued by the TGIF Team this week.  A Few of Your Favorite Things… How do you pick?  Giving the matter some thought, here are a few: Earthy Colors. Texture. Heat-Set Embossing (a definite go-to for me). A Stamp Set that is versatile. A pun that is not too cute, but elicits aContinue reading “Forever Friendship – Time For A Card”

He’s the Man – Congratulations

Wow!  Three Hundred Challenges and counting…so glad to be a part of this group, Cardz 4 Guys.  Such an Epic Milestone. I chose the current sketch over at Just Add Ink (#611) and the He’s the Man Designer Series Paper for today’s card. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “He’s the Man – Congratulations”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You

Welcome back!  Another quick card for you today.  How can it already be the end of the month?  Still a few challenges out there that need to be completed… The Facebook June SU! Colour Challenge mixed with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#663).  What a beautiful set of colors! Here is the result:  Steps: CardContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You”

Through it Together – You are Capable

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#291) is to create a Slim Line card. Wow!  That is a wide-open category…Anything Goes. I prefer to make Mini Slim-Line cards (6” x 3½”) so, I chose the layout from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#695) and the Colors from the Facebook SU! Color Challenge for March. HereContinue reading “Through it Together – You are Capable”

Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant

I created this card for the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  There is a lot going on in the Inspiration Photo. My take-away? The Christmas Baubles and their colors along with the gold of the triangle. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Brushed Silver cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant”

Type-Written Thanks

One more challenge due today and I have finished prepping for class.  So, I decided to have another play! I am working with the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  My take-away?  Type-Written Thank You Theme and the Sketch.  Over at CASology (#397), the cue word is “Type”, therefore I have incorporated that themeContinue reading “Type-Written Thanks”

On the Grow – Thinking of You

Over at Retro Rubber, the current challenge (#166) is a Fall-like table setting that looks so very appealing.  I chose the colors from the current CAS Colours & Sketches challenge (#436) and had a play with Water Coloring…a Happy Little Stampers September challenge. Here is the result: Steps: From the Very Vanilla cardstock background panelContinue reading “On the Grow – Thinking of You”