Winter Cheer

I had a chance to create another card this afternoon.  Slipping into Winter for this one. Mixing up several challenges: Jingle Belles (Embossing), Happy Little Stampers Christmas (September), Creative Color (#53) and bringing it all together, the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#674).  Sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner (September) just because… Here is the result: Steps: TheContinue reading “Winter Cheer”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright

It’s Sunday and I get to play! Coming up this week, the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set featured is Trees For Sale.  I am using this stamp set and the free Sale-a-bration companion Tree Lot Dies for the current Just Add Ink (#616) sketch and the Use Your Stuff (#454) theme. Here isContinue reading “Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes

Another hot day today.  I am thinking cool thoughts and took another dive into my stash bins. Come play with me as I work on a few more challenges: Sketch – Sunday Stamps (#288), Theme – As You See It (#280), Theme and Color – Jingle Belles (Blue Christmas) and least but not last Materials,Continue reading “Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way

Fa la la…Christmas in July.  A number of challenges are heading to the tree lot.  Do you smell the pine…are you thinking about the holidays? Over at AAA Cards (#119), the theme is a Christmas Pet.  I do not have such a stamp and chose to improvise.  My card is not strictly CAS (clean andContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

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”