Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful

Having a bit of a play… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketch (#534); Theme and Colors – The Card Concept (#174) and The Four Seasons (May). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, Stay Wonderful, from theContinue reading “Honeybee Home – Stay Wonderful”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Hi!  Chasing a few deadlines…with a quicky little scrappy card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#533) and Color: Color Throw Down (#690). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock. Accent Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Basic White cardstock. Rectangle Shapes: (⅝” x 3½”) and (⅝” x 1”) FromContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Merry Melody Christmas

Hi!  Welcome back…or rather I am glad to be back! I always have a hard time getting my MOJO back when I take a Vacation break.  So, I decided to play with a few challenges that have deadlines today. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#532), Theme: Happy Little Stampers – Christmas (April), Tools and Other options:Continue reading “Merry Melody Christmas”

Inspirational Dandelion – Sending Thoughts Your Way

Who hasn’t, in their youth, picked a bunch of pretty bright yellow Spring Dandelions for their mother? Such innocence. And just as quickly you are taught to send fluffy Dandelion heads along their way, carrying a myriad of your wishes…on the wind. Keeping it very simple and clean, these are the challenges I worked withContinue reading “Inspirational Dandelion – Sending Thoughts Your Way”

Guy Greetings – Hats Off To You!

A few more clean and simple challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made (#528); Greeting and Color: Seize the Birthday (#234) and Theme: CASology (#401). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Sea Foam cardstock. Accent Mat: (3⅞” x 5⅛”) Evening Evergreen cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstock.Continue reading “Guy Greetings – Hats Off To You!”

Count on Me – Love…

Welcome back!  Have mask, will travel…couldn’t resist re-using the Mask I created for the card I made earlier today. A quick little card to meet a few more challenges… Playing with Freshly Made Sketches (#524) and Theme from Paper Players (#579) along with the AAA Card (#209) Layout suggestion and theme. Here is the result:Continue reading “Count on Me – Love…”

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”

Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday

Another Butterfly…I love the Butterflies…they are so pretty… The current challenge over at Just Us Girls (#619) invites you to create your own Stencils using Dies.  What I great idea!  The die sets that I chose were: Tasteful Labels, Brilliant Wings and the retired Ornate Borders. To complement the Stencils I created, I chose theContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday”

Etched in Nature – Just For You

Very cool and rainy day here…so I chose to play in the Studio. I started with the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#519). I added the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#676) and two elements from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#587).  Here is what I made: Steps: Paper:  Cold Press 140 lb. WatercolorContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Just For You”

Amazing Silhouettes – Wonderful Butterfly

Playing in the Studio today. I have a very quick and easy card for you. I started with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#518). I added the colors from the Color Hues Challenge (#32) and was inspired by the Cue Word: Renew from the CASology Challenge (#399).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Wonderful Butterfly”