Sending Smiles – Thank You

A very clean and simple card for you today…I completely ran out of time yesterday and a deadline is nearing on one of my favorite challenges. CAS Colour & Sketches (#483) for the cool colors and marrying them up with the Sending Smiles stamp set and the current Sunday Stamps (#290) Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Sending Smiles – Thank You”

Hello – Garden Birdhouses

It’s Sunday!  And another challenge deadline has snuck up on me…so, indulge me. Working with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Sketch (#568), the Colors suggested by Creative Colour Challenges (#50) and picking up two elements from the Just Add Ink (#617) Choose Two Challenge. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Hello – Garden Birdhouses”

Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card

Hey there, welcome back!  While I had the watercolor paper and the brushes out…why not use them for the Global Design Project (#356) Challenge to Case (Copy and Selectively Edit) of a lovely card created by Emma Goddard. Elements:  Floral Spray, Centered Greeting, Colors, Background Decorative Pattern, Twine and Gems. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  It was a busy day.  A full house for my afternoon class.  So, I am taking a few minutes (LOL) to create a card this evening. More challenges today: As You See It (#281) Recipe; Make the Cards (#61) for the Colors; Freshly Made (#549) for the Sketch; and Colour Crazy Craft (#32)Continue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!

Welcome back!  Another quick clean and simple card for you this morning with a bit of framing detail.  Blue and Green is such a fresh color combination and one of my favorites.  I have combined the Color Throwdown (#706) challenge with the Less Is More (#471) Theme challenge.  Hope you like it! Here is theContinue reading “Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!”

Celebrate!

Welcome back! I have been given the opportunity to be the featured Designer for the Color Throwdown Team this week.  Such fun to play along. The colors that we get to work with (CTD705) this week are Purple, Red and Green and looking at the inspiration photograph, I selected Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sorbet and ParakeetContinue reading “Celebrate!”

Sending Smiles – Wishes, Luck and Hugs

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#367). I have taken inspiration from another Catalog sample…found on page 14 and selected the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Dies Bundle to make my card.  I also selected the colors from the current Facebook Colour INKspiration challenge (#126). Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Sending Smiles – Wishes, Luck and Hugs”

Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday

A color challenge deadline is approaching, Just Add Ink (#613)…such a pretty combination, Fresh Freesia (soft purple), Starry Sky (vibrant blue) and Mint Macaron (lovely shade of green).  But what to do with them? I pulled out the super pretty Black and White Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper and opted to watercolor one of theContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday”

Just Because

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.  A few CAS (clean and simple) challenges are combined with some of my favorite retired stamp sets for today’s card.  Sketch: Freshly Made (#545), Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#479) and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70).  Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Just Because”