Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

Celebrate

Welcome back! I have never actually created an ATC (Artist Trading Card) before today.  It is a little art piece that measures (2½” x 3½”) and often supports a mixed media application.  It can be used as a stand-alone creation or subsequently added to a card base creating an interesting card.  Essentially, the size (2½”Continue reading “Celebrate”

Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting

Welcome back!  Ever have a project that just seems to be a comedy of errors?  Well, this was one of those. Working with the Less Is More (#469) Traditional Christmas challenge. This was originally going to be a single layer CAS card.  Somehow, I was a real fumble fingers and smeared ink left and right.Continue reading “Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

We have a really fun challenge for you today at Cardz 4 Guyz!  How many of you collect/keep odds and sods because you just know that you can repurpose them into something great.  Do you, do it? Pull them out and play along with us:  RECYCLE SOMETHING!  I selected a few challenges to help meContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Season of Chic – Best Birthday

Welcome back! I was thinking about the current TGIF (#376) Sketch overnight and somewhere in my dream state, I flipped it and thought the Waves of Inspiration stamp set would be a nice way to capture my feelings. I also thought it would be a nice way to present the Texture Chic Suite that IContinue reading “Season of Chic – Best Birthday”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful

Can you stand another card?  Playing in the Studio with a few more challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#476), Style and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70), Style and Element: Addicted to CAS (#223) and Color: TGIF (#375). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mossy Meadow cardstock used asContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful”

Let It Ride

Welcome back!  A few challenges have collided suggesting that I dig out a favorite stamp set. CASology (#404), Inspiration Station (#32) and Just Us Girls (#639). I chose the current Freshly Made Sketches (#542) and went for a very clean and simple look using the tools suggested by Less Is More (#468). Here is theContinue reading “Let It Ride”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You

Welcome back!  Another quick card for you today.  How can it already be the end of the month?  Still a few challenges out there that need to be completed… The Facebook June SU! Colour Challenge mixed with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#663).  What a beautiful set of colors! Here is the result:  Steps: CardContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”