Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday

A few challenges…It makes this this girl happy to create for challenges.  My husband jokes about the “Covid-Pile” of stacked cards.  Creating keeps me busy and engaged in my favorite hobby. This week over at the Global Design Project (#308), the challenge is to CASE the Designer – Wilma De Korte.  I chose the ThemeContinue reading “Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday”

Shaded Summer – Friendship Card

Welcome back!  Another deadline…card number two! The CAS Colours and Sketches Team doubled up the challenge for this week.  They went retro with a previous sketch and a throwback to some delightful retired colors. I was on the hunt…dug out the old ink pads and dove through the scrap bins…success!! Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Shaded Summer – Friendship Card”

Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the Holiday Monday!  Never seems to be a day of rest over here in the Studio.  But is it really labor when it is just what you want to do?  Playing with Paper, Ink and Stamps.  How are you spending your day off? Today’s Challenges: Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#501), Subject andContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday”

Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much

Welcome back!  There are a lot of theme and color challenges this coming week and very few sketches.  Isn’t that the way it goes…feast or famine.  What I always find very interesting is that with so many choices out there, the collective universe always seems to be on the same wave length…so, I am goingContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much”

Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…

Another play date in the Studio.  Trying a few different things and creating a mash-up with a few challenges. Today’s Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice is Watercolor Shapes and opted to use the current color suggestion from the Color Throw Down team (#657) and the Saturday Sketch (#674). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…”

Best Year – Wishes

Have a little fun on the weekend…and the challenges pile up and the deadlines are here before you know it. Catching up with the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#499) and the CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#433).  As I chose to create my card with flower dies, The Flower Challenge (#59). Here is what IContinue reading “Best Year – Wishes”

Color & Contour – Friends

Thanks for joining me today.  I wanted to have another play with a few challenges that I have already participated in along with the next Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice: Color & Contour found on page 98 of the Annual Catalog. I chose to play with another line from the current Tic TacContinue reading “Color & Contour – Friends”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Another dark and rainy day…should be prepping for a class…but I wanted to play… The weekly Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice today is Artistically Inked.  Mixed this up with my interpretation of the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#329) and the current colors in the inspiration photo over at Just Add Ink (#567). Here isContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Happiest of Birthdays

A rainy day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio… Had a play with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#498) and the Just Add Ink Challenge (#567). Here is the result: Steps: The sentiment, Wishing you the Happiest of Birthdays, from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set was stamped with Early Espresso ink on to aContinue reading “Happiest of Birthdays”

Nature’s Harvest – Thinking of You

Continuing with my less is more theme for my WEEKEND CHALLENGE to you – SIMPLICITY, I created this elegant and simple card to show you what can do. I discovered a new blog challenge group: Less Is More which completely supports the concept of Simplicity.  What fun! A new challenge to keep my eye onContinue reading “Nature’s Harvest – Thinking of You”