Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow

Welcome to Monday…a brand new week! To complement the Colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#457), I chose the current Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#523). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Frame: (3” x 4⅜”) Early Espresso cardstock die-cut with two of theContinue reading “Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow”

Artfully Layered – Blessings of Home Floral Thank You

Such a dark day today.  I don’t know about you, but dark days zap my mojo.  Had a hard time getting started on this project… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#276), Colors: Inspire Create Challenge (#110) and Technique Style: Happy Little Stamper Watercolor Challenge (February). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Blessings of Home Floral Thank You”

Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday

Let’s Play!! Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#643); Color: Global Design Project (#329); Theme: Less is More (#458) and Seize the Birthday (#231); bringing it all together Tic Tac Toe (#148) for the sentiment, the embellishment and the use of dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Blessings of Home – Thank You

I thought I would take a stab at Kylie Bertucci’s November International Blog Highlights Theme Challenge – Thank You. I would be honored if you chose to vote for my card. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/VoteForMeNovember2021 My card was inspired by the following challenges. Sketch & Style: Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#531) and Colors: TGIFContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Thank You”

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”

Let’s Celebrate – Just Because

Each month, Stampin’ Up! issues a #SimpleStamping Challenge.  For the month of June, the theme was “Just Because” and we were encouraged to use a punch in addition to Stamp, Paper and Ink. Keeping this challenge in mind, I mixed it up with the current sketch challenge from CAS Colours & Sketches (#425).  For myContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate – Just Because”

Itty Bitty Birthday Wishes

Can you stand one more post today? I created a card using the sketch by the Freshly Made Sketches Team – FMS475 and a theme-type challenge over at Just Add Ink – JAI544 to “Just Use “L”.  A play on Vanilla neutrals with a touch of gold including Lace and Laser-Cuts. Here is what IContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthday Wishes”