Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday

I have been invited to be the guest designer for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  So exciting!  Thanks to the Design Team for giving me this opportunity.   Tic Tac Toe is always fun…eight different ways to inspire your creativity. You may remember that I have mentioned GREEN is my very most favorite color,Continue reading “Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday”

Apple Pie = Special Day

Popping in for a quick post.  Getting ready for today’s class and had an idea that just needed to be tried. Theme: CAS on Friday (#205) and Style: CASology (#391). Stampin’ Up! has released a Digital Download of FREE images.  UNITED THROUGH CREATIVITY.  You can find it at my on-line store. And this is theContinue reading “Apple Pie = Special Day”

Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

We are planning a little break in the house of Johnstone and I am working hard at getting ahead with a few more challenges… Sketch – Global Design Project (#290); Colours – CAS Colours & Sketches (#418) and Theme – Make My Monday (#147). And this is the result: Steps: Three elements on the sketchContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For”

Color & Contour – Sweet Thank You

I love playing along with the various Card Challenges that are out in the blog world.  A little inspiration goes a long way. So, today, my starting point was the sketch over at As You See It – AYSI248.  The colors were inspired by the selection over at the Color Throw Down – CTD640.  TheContinue reading “Color & Contour – Sweet Thank You”

Butterfly Bijou – Making Magic

Another challenge deadline is coming up fast.  I really liked the suggested sketch this week from the Paper Craft Crew – PCC423 and played with the current colors suggested by the Global Design Team – GDP289. I have been creating projects with the Butterfly Bijou Designer Series Paper and had a few pieces on myContinue reading “Butterfly Bijou – Making Magic”

Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday

Time again to work on the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #300.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 72 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Paper Players #537 Theme Challenge and the Tic Tac Toe #109 Line Challenge. And this is the result: The Tic TacContinue reading “Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday”

ENJOY THE MOMENT – Simple and Good Things

CASE-ING TUESDAY #284 Challenge For today’s card, I chose to keep it all very simple as the Sketch was very straight forward. Which stamp set to use? Which patterned paper to use? Which color to choose? Those are the questions I ask myself as I start to create a card.  Having a sketch as aContinue reading “ENJOY THE MOMENT – Simple and Good Things”

RIDICLOUSLY AWESOME – Birthday

December 27, 2020 I quick post today. CASE-ING TUESDAY #283.  Stepped Up version with colors from Colour INKspiration CI90 for my niece’s who is celebrating her birthday today. Birthday Celebrations certainly fits the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge – WWC302 too! I decided to use the Stepped-Up version of the card.  If you have the current catalog,Continue reading “RIDICLOUSLY AWESOME – Birthday”

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”

Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You

December 2nd, 2020 Are you ready for Christmas? Have you addressed all your cards? One more… CASE-ING TUESDAY #280.  I came across this very pretty retired Specialty Designer Series Paper the other day called Springtime Foils.  The floral image reminded me of the winter Amaryllis blooms so popular at Christmas.  I chose this to beContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You”