Happy Thoughts – Brilliant Butterflies

I was invited to be a guest designer for the new Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI96.  This is such an honor.  I have such fun participating in this particular challenge.  Isn’t this a wonderful Spring image? Hoping you like what I came up with…I created a colorful backdrop for the fantastic new Butterflies in theContinue reading “Happy Thoughts – Brilliant Butterflies”

Butterfly Brilliance – A Little Note

I’m back from my short holiday…back to work or rather back to the Studio to play with my toys… Created a card for the Freshly Made Sketches Team – FMS477 using the CAS Colours and Sketches color challenge – #411.  Here is what I created: Working bottom to top. Card Base (8½” x 4¼” scoredContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – A Little Note”

Thinking of You – Spring Green

Will be taking a few days of R&R, but wanted to create a card for the Just Add Ink Team  Color Challenge – JAI545.  For a girl whose favorite color is green, the Shades of Green theme was just too much to resist… Here is what I created: Working bottom to top. Card Base (8½”Continue reading “Thinking of You – Spring Green”

You’re The Best – Boho Indigo Study in Texture

Created a card for the Freshly Made Sketches Team – FMS476.  A two color:  Blue and White creation using a particular favorite, the Boho Indigo Product Medley All-Inclusive Kit. Here is what I created: Working bottom to top. Card Base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4 ¼”) Basic White. Accent Panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”) MistyContinue reading “You’re The Best – Boho Indigo Study in Texture”

One Single Life – Timeless Floral

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS045.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the Color Throw Down Team – CTD633.  A very soft and subtle palette. Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: For the light blue, I selected to use Seaside Spray.  The card base and theContinue reading “One Single Life – Timeless Floral”

Dandy Birthday Wishes

The new Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI95 colors are so lovely this time around.  The image is wonderfully exotic too and had me dreaming up an idea… Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: I chose Shimmery White cardstock because it has a heavier weight and I was going to abuseContinue reading “Dandy Birthday Wishes”

A Wish For Everything – Lucky Me to Have A Treasured Friend

This is my take on the Cue Word – LUCK as I play along with the CASology Challenge – Week 385.  Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: On a scrap of Tranquil Tide cardstock (retired), but one of my favorite colors, I stamped the Drop Mandela image from the stampContinue reading “A Wish For Everything – Lucky Me to Have A Treasured Friend”

Here’s A Card – I’m Here

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme challenge.  I chose Butterfly -Things that Flutter and found this beautiful image of an iridescent butterfly to inspire you. To help me focus, I chose to use the current sketch from The Spot Team – Challenge #153 and to play along with the PaperContinue reading “Here’s A Card – I’m Here”

Daisy Lane – Smile

Playing around in the Studio with the Global Design Project Challenge – GDP282 and the TIC TAC TOE Challenge – TTTC103 options for inspiration. Here is what I created: Eight choices on a TIC TAC TOE board and I opted to use the right column:  Heat Embossing, Gold and Dry Embossing. To re-create this card:Continue reading “Daisy Lane – Smile”

Twinkle, Twinkle – Moon Baby

As it so happens, rarely, but from time to time, I need a baby card.  I headed into my stash for an oldie but goodie stamp set.  The one I chose is Moon Baby. Over at TGIF this week, there is a color challenge – TGIFC306 and I chose to marry it up with theContinue reading “Twinkle, Twinkle – Moon Baby”