Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the new week!  I am playing with the new stamp set, Waves of Inspiration.  This stamp set and the coordinating suite of products is available now and is a sneak peek of what will be available in the new Annual Catalog. There are several CAS (Clean and Simple) challenges that I have beenContinue reading “Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday”

Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card

Color Challenge deadline…such pretty colors from the team at the Color Throwdown (#681).  I just had to use them with my Inque Spot Studio Weekly Sketch Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the TimewornContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card”

In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!

If I wasn’t creating this card today, heck, yeah!, I would definitely be cuddling up with a book.  I am in South Carolina and we rarely get any snowy weather in my little corner of the State.  Well, we certainly got it! Snow Day!  A perfect time for hunkering down with my nose in aContinue reading “In The Moment – Heck, Yeah!”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

A Little New Year Cheer

Several Challenges have a similar theme for the first week of January and as deadlines are looming, I created this card to suit them. For Theme: Just Us Girls (#613) Beverage; For Theme: Paper Players (#572) Make 2022 Sparkle; For Color and Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#273) Winter Bokeh and putting it all together, Sketch: AtlanticContinue reading “A Little New Year Cheer”

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”

Batik Boutique – Happy Birthday

Hello and Happy Day!  Quick card for you today featuring the Batik Boutique stamp set.… Over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#448), there is a double challenge.  Some favorite retired colors, Delightful Dijon, Raspberry Ripple and Midnight Muse along with a sketch.  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Batik Boutique – Happy Birthday”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings

Welcome back!  A quick little card for you today. The color challenge presented by the Global Design Project (#317) ties in really well with the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Suite – Whimsy and Wonder (Holiday Catalog – page 24). It is very pretty and the colors are lovely… …Can’t have everything, so I decided to seeContinue reading “Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings”