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”

Wildflower Path – Hello

Enjoying your Sunday?  Have you been creative today? I am playing with the Just Add Ink (#625) Inspiration challenge along with the Sketch from TGIF (#390) and the Colors suggested by Color Dare (#518). Stepping away from the Autumn theme with some fresh florals and fresh colors for a clean and simple take on theContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Hello”

Artistically Inked – Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Question for you…Chickens or Eggs, which comes first? My general approach to challenge(s) kind of works like this.  Often, I start with the colors.  That generally gives me a feel for a potential theme, if one is not suggested.  Next, usually comes the sketch.  How can I work those colors into that sketch? Continue reading “Artistically Inked – Best Wishes”

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!”