Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile

Over at Time Out, Challenge (#213) they are looking for a vacation related theme. What is your ideal vacation?  Sun, Sand, Surf? Or like me, the cobbled streets of Europe.  My ideal is cycling through the tulip fields in the Netherlands… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) SoContinue reading “Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – 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”

Just a Little Hello – Special Moments

It’s Tuesday!!  Playing with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#351) and I have mixed it up with my personal challenge to you at The Inque Spot Studio’s Weekend Challenge for Color found on my website under Events. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Just a Little Hello – Special Moments”

With Much Love – Dragonfly Garden

Welcome back!  Happy Sunday to you all. Over at Tic Tac Toe (#156), the right line challenge includes: Ribbon, something Floral and a Mother’s Day sentiment.  With this in mind, I selected a few other challenges to create my CAS (clean and simple) card. Colors and Color Medium: CAS Colours & Sketches (#464) and HappyContinue reading “With Much Love – Dragonfly Garden”

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”

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”

Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the new week!  I am playing with the new stamp set, Waves of Inspiration.  This stamp set and the coordinating suite of products is available now and is a sneak peek of what will be available in the new Annual Catalog. There are several CAS (Clean and Simple) challenges that I have beenContinue reading “Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday”

Spring Floral Basket – Such Happy News

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#384) is Color.  Such a pretty mix, this time around… I picked one of my favorite retired stamp sets, Lovely Lattice, for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#151) for subject, theme and technique and water-colored the image for the Happy Little Stampers March Watercolor Challenge.  The Spring theme wasContinue reading “Spring Floral Basket – Such Happy News”