Naturals Note Card

Getting in a little more play time!  A whole slew of challenges for this card:  Double Trouble (#121) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#467).  Color Scheme suggested by Crafter’s Café (#289) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#311).  Additional Materials influenced by Inkspirational (#274) and Note Card Style as suggested by TGIF (#388). Here is the result: Continue reading “Naturals Note Card”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  Slow start to my day.  I had a number of errands to take care of this morning.  Just happy that I had some time to play this afternoon. Working with the current FUSION challenge (Pinwheels) and the Just Add Ink (#620) Inspiration photograph. Here is the result: Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You”

Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor

Welcome back! Fall may actually be here.  The temperature has dropped, and I have a few red leaves on my Maple tree. Several challenges are pursuing a Fall theme and I created this card influenced by them.  Inspiration Station (#39), Make the Cards (#63), Tic Tac Toe (#178) and Global Design Project (#359). Here isContinue reading “Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor”

Oh, Baby

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio this morning… As You See It (#282) has a Baby theme and over at Festive Friday (#117), they are recognizing Memories.  Babies create precious memories.  I have selected the colors suggested over at Color Dare (#512) and the layout was adapted from the current Saturday StampsContinue reading “Oh, Baby”

Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#397) launching today! This week, we have a Mood Board to serve as Inspiration for your Fall themed project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will inspire you. Several current challenges also have this theme, and I will play with them too!  Color: Sunday Stamps ChallengeContinue reading “Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!

A brand-new week…what will you do with it?  I am chasing a few deadlines as I ran out of time yesterday. Sketch: Freshly Made (#547), Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#615) and Colors: Color Throwdown (#704). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Top Panel: (3” xContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!”

Split Card Texture Birthday Card

Welcome to the middle of the week! Have you had a chance to be creative? I am playing with the current Just Us Girls (#643) challenge: CASE A DESIGNER As you certainly know by now, I am a fan of clean and simple cards.  I selected this card by Chrissie Stokes to CASE (Copy andContinue reading “Split Card Texture Birthday Card”

Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility

How about we pull out the one stamp set that made me swoon when I flipped through the very first catalog I ever saw. Oriental Brushstrokes. It had retired by the time I started buying Stampin’ Up! products and it took me a few years to find it. I think it will be part ofContinue reading “Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility”

Cottage Rose – Fancy Fold

I have been adopted!  As a Crazy Cousin for the month of August with the Double Trouble Team. The current challenge (#117) is S’more.  S’more of everything! LOL! Totally not my usual style…Lots of everything and a fancy fold to boot…let’s have some fun!  How do you like my avatar?  I thought it was aContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Fancy Fold”