Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Cool and cloudy today – perfect weather to play in the Studio. The challenges: Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#549) Option: Scraps Color: Color Hues (#38) Pink & Green Subject: The Flower Challenge (#67) add a Heart and Theme: Seize the Birthday (#235) add Stripes Here is the result: Steps: In order of how IContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#386) is Sketch.  Additional Inspiration: Style – CAS (clean and simple) Colors: Less is More (#461); Theme: Happy Little Stampers April Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Side Panel: (1¼” x 5½”) Gold Foil cardstock. Center ShapeContinue reading “Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing”

Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink

Playing around with a few more challenges.  The coordinating theme is Gold. Sketch with Metallics option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#547); Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#154) Gold and Dies along with the Free space. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾”Continue reading “Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink”

Delivering Cheer – Sending Love

A quick little card to meet a challenge deadline. The current sketch offered by the TGIF Team (#359) felt perfect for a Holiday card and I decided to go for it to play with the March Happy Little Stampers Christmas theme. Here is the result using a number of bits and pieces from my scrapContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Sending Love”

Special Moments – Good Luck Gift Package

It is not too often that I create gift packaging or Dimensional projects however there is such a challenge over at Inpire.Create.Challenge (#111) this week so, I will give it a try. Floating around the crafty-sphere, I came across an interesting 3D gift packaging idea created by Alison Primmer-Bradley (L’Atelier D’Alison) that felt new andContinue reading “Special Moments – Good Luck Gift Package”

A Little New Year Cheer

Several Challenges have a similar theme for the first week of January and as deadlines are looming, I created this card to suit them. For Theme: Just Us Girls (#613) Beverage; For Theme: Paper Players (#572) Make 2022 Sparkle; For Color and Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#273) Winter Bokeh and putting it all together, Sketch: AtlanticContinue reading “A Little New Year Cheer”

Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant

I created this card for the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  There is a lot going on in the Inspiration Photo. My take-away? The Christmas Baubles and their colors along with the gold of the triangle. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Brushed Silver cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant”

Welcome Home, Friend

Hi!  Today I am having fun with the Inspired By Sketch and Theme Challenge (#194).  This time of year we are experiencing the Fall/Autumn colors (They are peaking in my area at the moment) and getting our homes ready to welcome friends and family over for Thanksgiving. A few other challenges fit this theme too. Continue reading “Welcome Home, Friend”

Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  Just like Sunday is a day with lots of challenge deadlines, Tuesday is a day with lots of Design Team challenges. So, without further ado, I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#328). My choice of materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  TicContinue reading “Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings”

Blossoms in Bloom – Hello

Having a play in the Studio and creating for a few challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#506) with the colors from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#575). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image – Blossom:  Using the flower die from the Penned Florals Dies set, the Blossom was die-cut three times from aContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Hello”