Hand-Penned Petals – Feel Better

Welcome back!  Had a busy day yesterday, so I was able so create the card I conceived in my head…this morning.  Hope you like it. Several challenges:  Just Add Ink (#637) for the Sketch, Alphabet (Letter V) for the Materials, Facebook Colour INKspiration (#136) for the Colors, Can You Handle The Pressure (#24) for theContinue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Feel Better”

Perfectly Detailed – Love You

Had a chance to catch up with Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#590) challenge and marry it with the colors suggested for January by the Facebook SU! Colour challenge…showcasing the lovely Perfectly Detailed stamp. Here is the result: Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  The larger Flower was poppedContinue reading “Perfectly Detailed – Love You”

Vintage Bird – Nature Walk

A quick card for the Paper Players (#624) clean and simple Bird theme. A favorite bird, the wren, from the retired Nature Walk stamp set was selected for this challenge. Here is the result: Steps: A few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels were added for a bit of sparkle.  A no greeting blank note card celebratingContinue reading “Vintage Bird – Nature Walk”

Love Cats – Three Hearts

Welcome back!  Time again for the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#406) challenge.  This time it is an inspirational mood board reminiscent of Valentine’s Day.  How will you be inspired? Me? I chose the Colors, Cat and Hearts. My design was also influenced by the following challenges: Make My Monday (#192) – Three Hearts, Color Hues (#45)Continue reading “Love Cats – Three Hearts”

On The Pond – Being Green

It isn’t easy being green, but it is a whole lot easier with friends like you! Having a bit of fun with a bunch of challenges today.  Principally, the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#391).  Showcase-ing new products from both the January – April Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Brochure. Additionally, I selected the theme from the JustContinue reading “On The Pond – Being Green”

Friendly Thank You

Having a bit of fun with a bunch of challenges today.  Principally, the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#390). Additionally, I selected the theme from the Alphabet (Letter T) and the January Facebook Joy of Sets challenges.  The color choice was inspired by Creative Color (#71) and the technique from Use Your Stuff (#474). Here is theContinue reading “Friendly Thank You”

Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet

Design Team Time…must be a Tuesday.  Welcome back to the first 2023 challenge for Hand Stamped Sentiments (#405). Color anyone? Inspiration came from two places.  As You See It (#289b) for the floral bouquet and Paper Players (#622) for the tag and I chose the sketch from Sunday Stamps (#300). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet”

Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts

Welcome back!  I am playing with some of my new goodies.  The new Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure goes live tomorrow, and I am giving you a wee sneak peek! I chose the sketch and some of the inspiration photo colors from Inspired By (#218) to make my card.  I felt that theContinue reading “Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts”

Star of Light – Guiding the Magi

Welcome back!  Christmas traditions continue up and through to January 6th. Today’s challenges: CAS on Friday (#247), TGIF (#401), Double Trouble (#128) and Color Dare (#528). Here is the result: Steps: A Mask/Stencil was created using the retired Starlight Thinlits Dies set. The Focal Panel was added to the card base creating a very cleanContinue reading “Star of Light – Guiding the Magi”

Winter Fun

Another New Year card celebrating the fun ways to get about in the snow and ice. Today’s challenges: The Card Concept (#185), The Male Room (#169) and Freshly Made Sketches (#566). Here is the result: Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch layout.  The top Skate was popped upContinue reading “Winter Fun”