Free As A Bird

Keeping up with my “work”.  “Work” is subjective and mine includes the pleasure of crafting, hanging out in the Studio and generally making a mess…that is until I put everything back in it’s place. So two more combined challenges:  Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#518) for the sketch and Colour INKspiration (#105) for the color scheme.Continue reading “Free As A Bird”

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”

Feels Like Home – Happy Moments

Time to case the catalog…this week it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 12.  Let’s have some fun! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#316) and I opted to use the current colors over at the Color Throw Down Challenge (#655). Additionally, this card meets the requirements for the August Stampin’ Up! #SimpleStampingContinue reading “Feels Like Home – Happy Moments”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You

Never seems that I actually get the Tuesday Case the Catalog Challenge completed on Tuesday…so it is time to catch up! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#315); Color: As You See It Challenge (#255) and Theme, Material and Style: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124). Here is the result: Tic = Flower…Hand-Penned Petal stamp set, Tac =Continue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You”

Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks

To showcase the new Sale-a-bration Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper and how nicely it goes with the Hand-Penned Petals Suite, I chose to combine a few challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#437); Subject/Theme: Global Design Project (#303) and Colors: Just Add Ink (#565). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks”

Pierced Blossoms – I Like You

Having a little fun combining a number of challenges.  I sometimes think we are all on a collective wave as often as not different groups think similarly… SKETCH: Freshly Made Sketch Challenges (#493); COLOR: Color Hues Challenges (#21); SUBJECT, THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Flower Challenge (#58); and THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Paper PlayersContinue reading “Pierced Blossoms – I Like You”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Not quite done with these beautiful Floral images in the Meadow Dies set.  They just beg for a watercolor treatment. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#323) includes the perfect complement of colors for Meadow Flowers.  I felt that the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#428) would work very nicely to showcase these flowers. Here isContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”

Quiet Meadow – Hello

Thought I would share this card I created for the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s Challenge (#511) and the current COLOUR INKspiration Challenge (#102). The colors are so soft and pretty together. Here is the result: Steps: Focal Panel: (2” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock.  Smoky Slate and Gray Granite inks were added to the panelContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Hello”

Celebrate with Flowers – Happy Birthday

Keeping it simple and having a play with colors and coloring. Sketch:  Tuesday Morning (#611) and Color Throw Down (#648) Here is the result: Steps: Floral Panel: (2⅞” x 4¾”) True Love Designer Series Paper colored with a variety of Stampin’ Blends: Light Mango Melody, Melon Mambo, Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green and Soft SeaContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy Birthday”