Brave, Strong, Smart & Loved

Welcome back!  A quick little clean and simple card to celebrate that guy in your life. Challenges: Inspired By (#240) and Inspire Create (#144) and sharing with Shopping Our Stash (#498). I was drawn to the overall impression of the muted colors of the cabinet, the wall treatment and the metallic adornments on the cabinet. Continue reading “Brave, Strong, Smart & Loved”

Perched in a Tree – Kindness

Hi! Welcome back.  Working with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#411) sketch.  Having a play with the Perched in a Tree stamp set and mixing in the new neutral color Copper Clay for the challenges Can You Handle the Pressure (#32) and incorporating additional colors for Color Dare (#550). Here is the result: Steps: AllContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Kindness”

Epic Celebrations – Musical Interlude

One more deadline for the day…welcome back! It is June and there are several Masculine challenges about. So, for Paper Players (#643) and Just Add Ink (#655) I created this card with the colors from Just Us Girls (#682) and the sketch from Tuesday Morning (#709).  Let’s have some fun! Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Epic Celebrations – Musical Interlude”

Fresh as a Daisy – Hello

Happy Sunday…Welcome back!  Having a play with a couple of challenges: Color Throwdown (#745) and Freshly Made Sketches (#588) for this morning’s card. Here is the result: Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Daisies were popped up with Dimensionals. A really fresh color combination: yellow, green andContinue reading “Fresh as a Daisy – Hello”

Cheerful Daisies – Bright Birthday

Welcome back!  Snagging a little time in the Studio in between a few chores… A little while back, Stampin’ Up! created a series of webinars for new Demonstrators called Creating Connections.  You have your Kit, but now what?  As part of getting started, challenges are given to participating new Demos and it is always recommendedContinue reading “Cheerful Daisies – Bright Birthday”

Can You See…Home of the Brave

Welcome back! Happy Friday.  Have any great weekend plans? Today, I am playing with The Card Concept (#196) theme, flowers and colors with the Sunday Stamps (#310) sketch.  I am also sharing this card with Krafty Chicks (#666) to use a stamp and Use Your Stuff (#485) for anything goes. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Can You See…Home of the Brave”

Off to the Sea to Swim with the Fish

Welcome back! Thursday and a few challenges that are pending…how does that happen?  Never enough time in the day to get everything you want/need to get done. Over at TGIF (#422) the challenge is what would you do with a Navy background?  Me?  I went to the Sea.  Over at Tic Tac Toe (#210), IContinue reading “Off to the Sea to Swim with the Fish”

Hanging Garden – Lovely You

Welcome back! One more card today for a deadline… Inspired By (#239) Lilacs for the colors and the suggested sketch for a clean and simple card. Here is the result: Steps: Are you a fan of purples?  It is a wonderful color when paired with white.  Hanging Garden is a favorite that I have keptContinue reading “Hanging Garden – Lovely You”

Boho Floral – You Are Wonderful

Welcome back! Mid-week hump day.  Will you be able to carve out some creative time for yourself today? A little inspiration: As You See It (#299) gives us a recipe to follow…just collect your pieces and put it together.  I selected to CASE (copy and selectively edit) the card layout from Krista Frattin as suggestedContinue reading “Boho Floral – You Are Wonderful”

Earthen Textures – Appreciated and Celebrated

Tuesday!  Design Team Challenges for Cardz 4 Guyz (#323) and Facebook Case-ing Tuesdays (#410) showcasing the wonderful Earthen Textures Stamp Set and Dies Bundle.  I chose a vertical or portrait style card to better suit my choices. Inspiration for the card design came from: Double Trouble (#139) partnering with Festive Friday (#135) and choosing theContinue reading “Earthen Textures – Appreciated and Celebrated”