Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright

I have created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#447) and the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#289). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock.  The sentiment, May your Christmas be…, from the retired Peaceful Noel stamp set was stamped inContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright”

Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes

Hi, welcome back!  Deadlines, deadlines and a few more deadlines. This card is for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#513) and I selected a Winter Theme to play along with CAS on Friday (#219). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” xContinue reading “Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes”

Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous

Welcome back! Having a play with a number of challenges… Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#270); Theme: As You See It (#264); Style and Theme : Happy Little Stampers CAS November; and the power of four, Alphabet Letter “Q” . Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock BackgroundContinue reading “Many Mates – You’re Just So Fabulous”

Here’s A Card – Thanks

Hi again, let me show you what I made in my afternoon playdate with the Studio! I have combined several challenges while making this card.  I changed the orientation of the sketch from horizontal to vertical and opted for a Slim-Line profile. Sketch: TGIF Challenge (#342); Card Style: Just Us Girls Challenge (#610); Theme: CASContinue reading “Here’s A Card – Thanks”

Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes

Welcome back!  Today I created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#445) and the Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge (November 2021) using the lovely Snowflake Stencil from the Adorning Designs Decorative Masks. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes”

A True Friend Touches Your Heart

Sometimes you just need a card that expresses how you feel and the message is the center piece.  I picked the sketch layout from the “Clean Team” over at Freshly Made Sketches (Challenge #511) asking you to keep your card clean and fresh.  The colors suggested by the Team over at Just Add Ink (ChallengeContinue reading “A True Friend Touches Your Heart”

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”

Artistically Inked – Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Today I created another clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#443) with the colors from the current Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#375) using one single bundle product line from Stampin’ Up! Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Best Wishes”

Better Places – Hello

Clean and Simple – a style that is often hard to do because it is hard to resist just adding one more element.  I took on two challenges that included a similar theme.  Over at CASology (#396) the CUE CARD WORD is VIEW and over at Make My Monday (#160) the challenge was to createContinue reading “Better Places – Hello”

Merry Café – Coffee

I don’t know about you, but my day doesn’t start without a Coffee. A few challenges are using this as their current theme…how could I resist! Global Design Project (#315) and CAS on Friday (#217).  I mixed these up with the sketch from Atlantic Hearts (#444) and the themes from Retro Rubber (#170) and TimeContinue reading “Merry Café – Coffee”