Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday

I think I mentioned that last week’s long weekend messed with my schedule.  Saturday’s Weekend Challenge is in progress and Sunday’s Sketch – SS002 is finally completed. All week, I pushed ideas around and just didn’t quite know what to do… The January – June 2021 Mini Catalog retirement list is out and I amContinue reading “Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday”

Flowers of Friendship – Miss You

Catching up on a few more challenges.  Deadlines are looming… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#486), Colors: Color Hues (#18), Style: Paper Craft Crew (#427) and Theme: The Card Concept (#155). And this is the result: For the Color scheme I chose a piece of Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper for the Purple and colored aContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Miss You”

All Stitched Up! – Weekend Challenge – Spring Flowers Theme

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme based.  The image I chose is the other half of the adage: Spring Showers bring May Flowers.  Take from it what you will.  Be inspired by the image and/or the colors.  Have fun with it! I chose the sketch layout from Try Stampin’ OnContinue reading “All Stitched Up! – Weekend Challenge – Spring Flowers Theme”

Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for April. Christine provides you with Clue #1.  These are the materials you need to prepare before she goes live.  Following subsequent clues, you create your card in real time.  But never fear, if you miss the live broadcast, you can always watch the replay. Select a pieceContinue reading “Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts”

Etched in Nature – Important Friends

Yesterday I took inspiration from the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches for the card I made with Embossing Paste.  Today I created a card that was truer to the sketch.  FMS482 is a nice clean layout. I changed the orientation of my card by turning it to a horizontal position to better suit theContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Important Friends”

Missing You – Loyal Leaves with Hydrangea Hill

Friends – How we miss them.  So glad many have had their Covid-19 Vaccinations and we will be able to get together again soon. Loyal Leaves is a favorite stamp set.  It was always special when I found a leaf skeleton.  However, today I just used the sentiment Missing You. I love the font. TheContinue reading “Missing You – Loyal Leaves with Hydrangea Hill”

One Single Life – Timeless Floral

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS045.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the Color Throw Down Team – CTD633.  A very soft and subtle palette. Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: For the light blue, I selected to use Seaside Spray.  The card base and theContinue reading “One Single Life – Timeless Floral”