Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You

Having a play with the current Paper Craft Crew Theme (#469) and Sketch (#470) Challenges for a quick Scrap Card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Gold Vellum Scrap Strips: approximately (3½” to 4”) by (½” to ⅝”) LeftContinue reading “Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You”

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”

Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#389) is a Sketch. Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#603) for the chosen colors and CAS on Friday (#231) for the theme and card style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3¼” x 3¼”) Silver FoilContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams”

Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

With Much Love – Dragonfly Garden

Welcome back!  Happy Sunday to you all. Over at Tic Tac Toe (#156), the right line challenge includes: Ribbon, something Floral and a Mother’s Day sentiment.  With this in mind, I selected a few other challenges to create my CAS (clean and simple) card. Colors and Color Medium: CAS Colours & Sketches (#464) and HappyContinue reading “With Much Love – Dragonfly Garden”

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”

Part of My Story – Thinking of You

Having a play this morning.  Welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#464); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#337); and Theme, Color Tone and Tools: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#155). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft Sea Foam cardstockContinue reading “Part of My Story – Thinking of You”

All Squared Away – Good Things Grow

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#293) is to add texture to your card. What does texture mean to you?  Dry or Heat Embossing, Visual Patterns, Layers, Twine or Ribbon…there are a lot of textures to choose from. Bringing it all together: Just Add Ink Challenge (#597) – Choose Two [Paper and Pattern]; ColourContinue reading “All Squared Away – Good Things Grow”

Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#386) is Sketch.  Additional Inspiration: Style – CAS (clean and simple) Colors: Less is More (#461); Theme: Happy Little Stampers April Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Side Panel: (1¼” x 5½”) Gold Foil cardstock. Center ShapeContinue reading “Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing”

Groovy Sixties Color Pop – Feathery Friends

I have the honor of guesting with Retro Rubber for their Groovy Sixties Color Challenge (#179).  What fun…color challenges are one of my favorites!  I selected the retired stamp set Feathery Friends (circa 2017) for this project.  All images were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Stampin’ Blends.  Colors chosen: Both LightContinue reading “Groovy Sixties Color Pop – Feathery Friends”