Floral Happy Birthday

Over at As You See It, there is a luscious color challenge (#261) and I chose to use the technique challenge suggested by the TGIF team (#339) to create this afternoon’s card. Here is the result: Steps: The alcohol blending technique is very popular at the moment and I do like playing with color… IContinue reading “Floral Happy Birthday”

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”

Four Season Floral – Hello

Have you ever timed yourself when you created a card?  No?  Today was a first! Over at As You See It, the current challenge #247 was just that.  There were a few ground rules: You have 10 minutes!  Let us know how long it took you to complete your card or project!  You can comeContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Hello”

Suite Sampler – Birthday

Hi Everyone!  It’s Tuesday and I am having fun with the Case-ing Tuesday #290 Challenge. For my color choices, I selected the Just Add Ink – JAI540 Color Challenge. This is what I created… An easily overlooked stamp set, Suite Sampler is at the back of the Spring Mini Catalog – page 88.  It canContinue reading “Suite Sampler – Birthday”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Hi Everyone!  It is Tuesday and I am on the ball.  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday #286 Challenge. I flipped the Sketch 90 degrees and altered a few of the measurements:  Basic White rectangle (1¾” x 3”) Mat (DSP) rectangle (2¼” x 3½”) Panel (Embossed) rectangle (3¾” x 5”) Standard Card Base (4¼”Continue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”

Wrapped in Christmas – Mason Jars

Saturday’s Keep Stamping Challenge –  November 28th, 2020 International Calendar of Days…did you know that Monday, November 30th is Masan Jar Day?  Who knew?  Well, in honor of that interesting tidbit, the Keep Stamping theme selected was Mason Jars. MERRY DAYS For this card, I selected to use the retired stamp set: Jar of LoveContinue reading “Wrapped in Christmas – Mason Jars”

Saturday Keep Stamping – Vellum (Stained Glass)

 October 24th, 2020 This week?  Create a card using the Stained Glass technique with Vellum card stock. Today, I give you an autumnal and a festive card. Autumn Birthday I chose the both the Watering Can and Floral images from Country Home.  Silver embossed on to Vellum and then colored from the back with aContinue reading “Saturday Keep Stamping – Vellum (Stained Glass)”

Saturday Keep Stamping – Two Cut / Three Card Pattern

 October 3rd, 2020 This week my challenge is to use a layout from Just Add Ink that I originally found on Pinterest.  I nicknamed it the Two Cut/Three Card Pattern. Essentially, you choose three pieces of paper.  All cardstock, all patterned paper or a combination of both.  All three pieces are cut to the sameContinue reading “Saturday Keep Stamping – Two Cut / Three Card Pattern”