Sending Smiles – Thank You

A very clean and simple card for you today…I completely ran out of time yesterday and a deadline is nearing on one of my favorite challenges. CAS Colour & Sketches (#483) for the cool colors and marrying them up with the Sending Smiles stamp set and the current Sunday Stamps (#290) Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Sending Smiles – Thank You”

Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells

Welcome back!  Have any great plans for the weekend?  How about another trip to the beach? Inspiration: Time Out (#219), Key Word Themes: Use Your Stuff (#453) and Can You Handle the Pressure (#12), Colors: Color Dare (#507) and bringing it all together the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#565) Sketch which I flipped toContinue reading “Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells”

Better Places – Best Wishes

Hi!  Welcome back.  So glad to get back in the Studio.  I had a couple of busy days… Playing with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#286), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#169) and The Male Room Challenge (#164). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) retired Misty Moonlight cardstock.Continue reading “Better Places – Best Wishes”

Friends Are Like Seashells

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy morning and I am quickly posting a card for an approaching deadline. Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#560) and taking inspiration from The Card Concept (#178). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Tropical Best Wishes

A paper crafter by nature is a paper lover and more than not a paper hoarder.  Every so often you come across items you just have to have…in my case Lark Crafts paper books from Sterling Publishing: For the Love of Paper.  Today, I used a sheet from the Botanicals collection. A quick and simpleContinue reading “Tropical Best Wishes”

Friends Are Like Seashells – I’m So Happy I Found You

Hello and welcome back.  Alas, it is Week Four and therefore this is my last day as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May.  It was a pleasure to be asked and I hope I get the opportunity to participate again. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#471)Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – I’m So Happy I Found You”

Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday

Hi! Welcome back.  Two challenges today… Sketch, Theme and Color – Fusion (Blue Butterflies) and Sentiment – Seize the Birthday (#237). Adding the gorgeous new Sun Prints Designer Series Paper available in the current Annual 2022/2023 Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel:Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday”

Bottled Happiness – Thank You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#388) is an Inspiration Board and I was drawn towards the lower left image.  I loved the graphic and spare nature the image.  I chose the current sketch at Paper Craft Crew (#468) for my layout. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Thank You”