Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#296) is the theme Wildlife. Again, I chose a Deer.  The majestic stag from the retired Nature’s Beauty stamp set is one of my favorite wildlife images. I complimented my scene with images from the new Grassy Grove stamp set and the sentiment from the Nothings Better ThanContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends

Having a little bit of colorful fun with a few Animal Challenges.  Keeping it simple, just Stamps, Inks and Paper. Alphabet (Letter “A”) Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday (April) Color Throwdown (#686) for the colors chosen and Colour Crazy Craft (Week 14) because I chose to use Stampin’ Blends to color the stamped images. Here is theContinue reading “You Are One of a Kind – Fable Friends”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You

Another clean and simple card…for another challenge that is due today.  When I saw this sketch for Just Add Ink (#583), the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set came to mind.  I was making a bunch of Holiday cards, and just needed to take a break.  So, let’s celebrate!  What shall we celebrate?  How about You! HereContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Celebrating You”

So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!

Hi, welcome back!  It has been a busy couple of days.  Sometimes we need to take care of things that are not stamping related.  Who knew? So, a few challenges… At As You See It (#259), the team issued a timed challenge (10 minutes or less) that needed to have a wee bit of humorContinue reading “So Hoppy Together – Hoppy for You!”

Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#280) is to add some Metal to your card.  How about a whole lot of metal? I have been away for a bit of a holiday and had a lovely time and the deadline for this challenge is just around the corner.  I wanted to create a greatContinue reading “Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!”

Delicate Dahlias – Oh, So Happy

It is time to show you what I created for my INQUE SPOT STUDIO’s WEEKEND CHALLENGE and SUNDAY SKETCH.  I combined the two. I aim to keep you stamping with these challenges.  I hope you had a chance to play along.  The challenges are posted to my Facebook Business Page and my Instagram account. IContinue reading “Delicate Dahlias – Oh, So Happy”

You’re So Cool – Groovy Black and White

Who doesn’t like a graphic black and white design with a pop of color? A few simple elements and you are swinging! Playing with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#608) and the Colour INKspiration (CI-100) Challenges. Here is the result: Steps: Rings: Magenta Madness (1⅞”), Bermuda Bay (2⅜”) and Gorgeous Grape (1⅜”).  The Rings were createdContinue reading “You’re So Cool – Groovy Black and White”

All Squared Away – Cheers

On to another couple of challenges… Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday (#507) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#271) And this is the result: Steps: To make my own Background, I added one of the Square image stamps from the All Squared Away stamp set to the Stamparatus positioning tool and hinged stamped theContinue reading “All Squared Away – Cheers”

Apple Pie = Special Day

Popping in for a quick post.  Getting ready for today’s class and had an idea that just needed to be tried. Theme: CAS on Friday (#205) and Style: CASology (#391). Stampin’ Up! has released a Digital Download of FREE images.  UNITED THROUGH CREATIVITY.  You can find it at my on-line store. And this is theContinue reading “Apple Pie = Special Day”