Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

Having another play in the Studio and creating for a few more challenges… Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#441) with the colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches (#440). Here is the result: Steps: I followed the sketch pretty much as is… Left Panel: (2⅜” x 3¾”) Black and White Leaf patterned paper piece from theContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

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”

Biggest Wish – Hello

Welcome back and welcome to October! Knocking off a few challenges today…Sketch: Paper Players (#560), Color/Theme/Tools: Retro Rubber (#168) and Theme: Global Design Project (#311). Here is the result: Steps: For the Retro Rubber Challenge, I selected the retired stamp set Totally Trees (circa 2016).  Several of the Trees look like Foliage Leaves.  Three differentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”

Count on Me – Hello

Had a play with the Less Is More Challenge (#450).  This a newer one for me.  Hope you like it! Here is the result: Steps: For the “Spots”, I chose to add them via the Dots Embossing Folder.  However, the challenge is to create a one-layer card, so I made a void embossing mask withContinue reading “Count on Me – Hello”

Garden Plants – Hello

Welcome to my blog today!  I have a few weekend plans and am working to complete a few more challenges. Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#282) Plant Life, Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#657) and Sketch: Global Design Project Challenge (#306). Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the large Rectangle shape from the WatercolorContinue reading “Garden Plants – Hello”

Inspired Thoughts – Harvest Hello

Continuing with my WEEKEND CHALLENGE – SIMPLICITY… A number of challenges came together, inspiring me to create this simple masculine card. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#433); Theme and Style: The Paper Players Challenge (#554); Subject and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263). Here is the result: Steps: The Wheat Grass focal image: (1½ x 5”)Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Harvest Hello”

Positive Thoughts – Hello

I decided to create a card for the Global Design Project Challenge (#304) which is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a project designed by Kerstin Kreis. My take-aways: A Shape A Weave Small Tag Tag Tie (twine, thread, bow etc.) Splatter and Colors (Black, White, Green, Aqua, and Teal) Here is what I cameContinue reading “Positive Thoughts – Hello”

Joyful Life – Good Friends

Having a play with some delightful colors and a great new stamp set, Joyful Life.  Those two, Buster Bear and Cotton Tail are having so much fun! Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#497) Inverted; Color: Paper Players Challenge (#553) and as I water colored the image, Happy Little Stampers August Water Color Challenge. Here isContinue reading “Joyful Life – Good Friends”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Biggest Wish – Hello

My second speed challenge.  What can you make in under 10 minutes?  The As You See It Challenge (#253) asked if you can do it and use Foliage as your theme. Here is the result: How long do you think it took? Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Succulent cardstock. AccentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”