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”

Citrus Bubble Over – Your Kindness is Refreshing!

The Happy Little Stamper’s group puts out five different challenges each month.  The July CAS (Clean and Simple) Challenge was “Citrus and Zing”.  I have to tell you I struggled with this theme.  Every Lemon type stamp set that I recalled I might still have, I could not find.  Then yesterday I had an idea. Continue reading “Citrus Bubble Over – Your Kindness is Refreshing!”

Today’s Plan…Summer Cocktails – Bottom’s Up!

A few more challenges…Sketch: Tuesday Morning (#610) and Style and Theme: Happy Little Stampers June CAS.  I chose the colors from another challenge that unfortunately decided to take a break, but they were fun colors!  Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral and Coastal Cabana. Here is what I created: Steps: Background Panel: (4¼” x 5½’)” Basic WhiteContinue reading “Today’s Plan…Summer Cocktails – Bottom’s Up!”

Celebrating Circles – Huge Congrats

Enjoying time in the Studio and working on another round of challenges as deadlines approach. Sketch – Sketch Saturday (#659) and Color – Color Hues (#17). And this is the result: I knew that I wanted something bold for the colorful circles.  Rooting around in my stash I came across several older Paper Pumpkin andContinue reading “Celebrating Circles – Huge Congrats”

Sailing Home – You Make a Difference

For today’s challenges mash up… Sketch – Paper Craft Crew (#425); Subject – Cardz 4 Guyz (#270) and Color – Paper Players (#540). And this is the result: Steps: For the Guy theme, I chose to work with the Sailing Home stamp set and coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies.  Any color would work for a MonochromaticContinue reading “Sailing Home – You Make a Difference”