Christmas Bells – Celebrate the Season

Need an idea for a Christmas card?  Have some sparkly paper on hand?  Have some fun! Playing with the Festive Friday (#124) challenge… along with Happy Little Stampers (December) Christmas and Dies challenges. Here is the result:  Steps: Two of my favorite stamp sets in my Christmas collection came together for a pretty little card. Continue reading “Christmas Bells – Celebrate the Season”

Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek

I could not resist playing with something new.  The ever so delicate Dainty Delight stamp set coming in January. A clean and simple card for CAS on Friday (#246) and Color Dare (#525) challenges… along with Double Trouble (#127) partnering with Colorful Options (December), Happy Little Stampers (December) and Colour Crazy (#48). Here is theContinue reading “Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek”

Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday

Welcome back to the work week.  Off to a good start this Monday morning. Playing with the Seize the Birthday (#252) Case challenge and mixing it up with the Color Hues (#54) suggestion and sharing it with Happy Little Stampers (December) group and CAS on Friday (#245). I chose to case the card created byContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday”

Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts

Time again for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#381).  Have you realized what a fabulous resource our Stampin’ Up! Catalogs are?  So many great ideas…    Several Challenges influenced my design:  Just Us Girls (#657) lead to the choice of the retired Grace’s Garden stamp set; Just Add Ink (#628) for the Colors;Continue reading “Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts”

In The Pink – Spirited Snowman

Already the middle of the week.  Welcome to Wednesday! Three challenges converged and I created a simple little Holiday card. Theme and Color: Jingle Belles (Pink Christmas), Theme and Element: Happy Little Stampers Christmas (October) and Style and Element: Less is More (#475). Here is the result:  Steps: And that is it!  A One LayerContinue reading “In The Pink – Spirited Snowman”

Let’s Set Sail – Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, our theme is Sports and/or Hobbies.  I chose the following challenges to bring my idea to life.  Theme: Seize the Birthday (#246) and Happy Little Stampers (September), Color: Color Hues (#48) partnering with Seize The Birthday, Inkspirational (#273) for the multiple images andContinue reading “Let’s Set Sail – Special Day”

A Fish & A Wish – Hey There!

Productive day!  Indulge me in another project… Over at Paper Players (#599), this week is color.  I chose the Sketch Saturday (#704) layout for a very clean and simple card using the stamp set A Fish & A Wish.  For some fun, I played around with one of the newer stencils from the Artistic DecorativeContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – Hey There!”

Pretty Medallion – Just Because

Happy Tuesday and a few more challenges: Hand Stamped Sentiments (#393) and Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#364).  Over at Use Your Stuff (#452), the Mood Board had lots of elements.  I gravitated to the Watercolor and the Flower images and those influenced my choice to use a few watercolor techniques and select the Pretty MedallionContinue reading “Pretty Medallion – Just Because”

Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!

Have you had a chance to get your hands on those ever so cute Hippos from the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Brochure?  Not yet?  Well, the stamp set, Hippest Hippos and coordinating Hippo Dies, can be yours free with a qualifying purchase. I couldn’t resist using them for the current Alphabet Challenge – Letter G: “G”Continue reading “Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!”