Suite Sampler – Thanks

The sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches – FMS484 is “clean”.  Clean usually means lots of “white space” but today I flipped white space to “black space”.  Hope you like it! And this is the result: Steps: I wanted to use the Gilded Leafing and selected the silhouette Flower image from the Suite SamplerContinue reading “Suite Sampler – Thanks”

Fine Art Floral – Thank You

I came across another new sketch challenge site: Tuesday Morning Sketches and I thought the sketch was interesting.  I thought I might use the Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper and the Floral Design that coordinated with the Golden Garden Specialty Acetate.  This paper is so pretty and is one of my favorites.  I amContinue reading “Fine Art Floral – Thank You”

Sweet Strawberry – So Sweet

I am a little behind with the Sunday Sketch – SS050.  I wanted to use the layout for my class today and to keep it simple so that it fit the Stampin’ Up! #SimpleStamping challenge for May.  And this is one of the featured cards for my class: I started with a (3” x 3¼”)Continue reading “Sweet Strawberry – So Sweet”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative

On this 5th Friday in April, I decided to play with an older Paper Pumpkin kit and see what I could make with it.  I pulled the February 2021 kit – Bouquet of Hope.  My goal was to create a card using the MOJO Monday Sketch #558. What was still in the box?  Remember thisContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative”

Color & Contour – Thank You

Playing and playing with some of the new products and mixing them up with the stash of some other goodies found in The Studio. Creating for a few challenges:  Sketch – Paper Players (PP538), Colors – Colour INKspiration (CI98), Theme and Materials – Paper Craft Crew (PCC424). And this is the result: For the PCC424Continue reading “Color & Contour – Thank You”

Country Home – Thank You

The end of the month is upon us.  Stampin’ Up! gives us a #SIMPLESTAMPING challenge each month and I have a hard time sticking to just Stamps, Paper and Ink.  I so love using embossing folders to add texture and dimension. I decided to use the colors suggested for April by the SU! Colour ChallengeContinue reading “Country Home – Thank You”

Color & Contour – Sweet Thank You

I love playing along with the various Card Challenges that are out in the blog world.  A little inspiration goes a long way. So, today, my starting point was the sketch over at As You See It – AYSI248.  The colors were inspired by the selection over at the Color Throw Down – CTD640.  TheContinue reading “Color & Contour – Sweet Thank You”

Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for April. Christine provides you with Clue #1.  These are the materials you need to prepare before she goes live.  Following subsequent clues, you create your card in real time.  But never fear, if you miss the live broadcast, you can always watch the replay. Select a pieceContinue reading “Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts”

Flowers of Friendship – Happy Birthday

Tuesday is around the corner and I am working on the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #301.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 59 of the Mini Spring Catalog. I decided to mix it up with the two other challenges:  Color Hues #16 and Seize the Birthday #212. And this is the result: TheContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Happy Birthday”

Flowers of Friendship – Thank You

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS049.  A sneak peek of one of the new stamp sets that will debut in May.  Flowers of Friendship is a sweet little set with a bunch of Thank You sentiments and comes bundled with a coordinating Flowers and Leaves punch. Over at The Flower Challenge #55, theContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Thank You”