Natural Textures – Hello Friend

A really quick and easy card when you just have to get it out in the post.  Truly a #SimpleStamping card! I combined the challenges I set out for you to keep you stamping and engaged.  What did you make? Here is the result: The image I selected to illustrate the Masculine theme was aContinue reading “Natural Textures – Hello Friend”

All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains

Having a play with a number of challenges:  Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#509), Colors – Color Throw Down (#646), Technique / Tools – The Spot Creative Challenge (#165) and the June Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge and Theme – Cardz 4 Guys (#272). Here is the result: Who says you have to goContinue reading “All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains”

Sitting Here – While Good Things Grow

This week’s Weekend Challenge was a Simple Sketch. I was influenced by the Global Design Project (#295) theme challenge and the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#277) materials challenge. Given the size of the stamped image (1¼”), I opted to flip the sketch from a vertical position to a horizontal position for a more pleasing andContinue reading “Sitting Here – While Good Things Grow”

Floral Square Circles – Hello

Here it is!  Sunday’s Sketch – SS003…a quick post as I have the Weekend Challenge yet to do… A little creative paper snipping to use a chosen row from the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  Even though I was a guest designer for this board…there are seven more choices and I wanted to play. AndContinue reading “Floral Square Circles – Hello”

Blossoms in Bloom – Hello

Sunday again, and I am catching up on a few more challenge deadlines. Playing with the sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#508) and the colors from the Color Throw Down Team (#645). Here is the result: Steps: Rectangles: (1½” x 3½”) cut from two patterned sheets from the Pattern Party Designer Series Paper pack.Continue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Hello”

Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello

Delivery came today…and I just had to play with some of my new goodies! I chose to use the Paper Craft Crew Sketch (#426) and the Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp choice:  Create with Friends. A lot of fun patterns in the new Hostess offering: Pattern Play Designer Series Paper and could not resist theContinue reading “Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello”

Hello – Welcome Home

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS048.  I chose to use the colors suggested by this week’s Weekend Color Challenge. This is a mixed media creation.  Found materials, Ink blending and Embossing to create my own background paper.  Taking inspiration from the photo image and choosing to use a stamp from the March 2020Continue reading “Hello – Welcome Home”

Four Season Floral – Hello

Have you ever timed yourself when you created a card?  No?  Today was a first! Over at As You See It, the current challenge #247 was just that.  There were a few ground rules: You have 10 minutes!  Let us know how long it took you to complete your card or project!  You can comeContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Hello”

Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello

Three Challenges: Materials:  Tic Tac Toe – TTC106 Technique:  TGIF – TGIFC309 Sketch:  Paper Players – PP534 How my brain works… Tic Tac Toe: Something Metallic, a Gray color and a Die Cut (??) TGIF: Create Your Own Designer Series Paper (Silver & Gray??) Paper Players:  Create all elements (??) and fit to match theContinue reading “Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello”

A Little Wild – Hello There, Baby Bear

Thought I would create a little card for the Paper Players Theme Challenge – PP533 today. Here is what I made.  Isn’t he the cutest little fellow? Sketch (Card) Elements: Card Base: (4¼” x 5½”) Balmy Blue Panel 1: (3¼” x 4½”) Basic White dry embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. Mat: (1¾”xContinue reading “A Little Wild – Hello There, Baby Bear”