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”

Amazing You – Full of Love

Just one more card…one last challenge deadline!  Black and White, anyone? The Challenges: Just Us Girls (#663), Colorful Options (January), Stampin’ Up! Only (#318) and bringing it all together, Tuesday Morning Sketches (692). Here is the result: Steps: Always a fan of Black and White.  This is a very simple stamped card.  Just Stamp, InkContinue reading “Amazing You – Full of Love”

The Secret Life of Sunflowers – Jar of Flowers

Welcome back!  A few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines… The Challenges: Use Your Stuff (#475) – Inspired by a Book, Color Throwdown (#727) and Sketch Saturday (#717), I really enjoyed reading The Secret Life of Sunflowers by Marta Molnar.  It is a work of historical fiction based on the true life of Johanna BongerContinue reading “The Secret Life of Sunflowers – Jar of Flowers”

Winter White on White – Waves of Inspiration

Let’s have some fun with a number of challenges that have a clean and simple white winter theme. The Challenges: Tic Tac Toe (#193), CAS on Friday (#249), AAA Cards (#232) and bringing it all together, the sketch from CAS Colours & Sketches (#502). Here is the result: Steps: Turning the sketch to the horizontalContinue reading “Winter White on White – Waves of Inspiration”

Winter Fun – Spirited Snowman

Having a bit of fun with a bunch of challenges today.  Principally, the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#392).  While there may not be any snow here in my neck of the woods, there sure is a lot from where I came from…let’s go skating! My choices were influenced by:  Retro Rubber (#198), Four Seasons (January), ShoppingContinue reading “Winter Fun – Spirited Snowman”

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”

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”