Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#296) is the theme Wildlife. Again, I chose a Deer.  The majestic stag from the retired Nature’s Beauty stamp set is one of my favorite wildlife images. I complimented my scene with images from the new Grassy Grove stamp set and the sentiment from the Nothings Better ThanContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

Welcome back!  How about a mash up of a few challenges? I started with the Inspire Create Challenge Sketch (#113) and turned it into a Fun Fold for the Creative Creases Challenge (#28).  Over at Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge (#4), in addition to using Embossing Folders and Powders, I added the color GreenContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

Flowers of Friendship – Heartfelt Happy Mother’s Day

It’s Tuesday!! Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#347) and Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenges. We have a Sketch, we have a Sentiment but we need more… …Colors: Inspire Create Challenge (#112) and Tools – Embossing Folder(s): Can You Handle the Pressure (#3) with a Twist and Just Us Girls (#623). Let’s see what happened: Steps: CardContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Heartfelt Happy Mother’s Day”

Special Moments – Good Luck Gift Package

It is not too often that I create gift packaging or Dimensional projects however there is such a challenge over at Inpire.Create.Challenge (#111) this week so, I will give it a try. Floating around the crafty-sphere, I came across an interesting 3D gift packaging idea created by Alison Primmer-Bradley (L’Atelier D’Alison) that felt new andContinue reading “Special Moments – Good Luck Gift Package”

Artfully Layered – Blessings of Home Floral Thank You

Such a dark day today.  I don’t know about you, but dark days zap my mojo.  Had a hard time getting started on this project… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#276), Colors: Inspire Create Challenge (#110) and Technique Style: Happy Little Stamper Watercolor Challenge (February). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Blessings of Home Floral Thank You”

Special Moments – In the Moment

Playing with a number of challenges today.  So very inspiring! Sketch: Inspire Create (#109), Theme: Time Out (#206) and Colors: Double Trouble (#103) and Inspiration Station (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Blushing Bride cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Abstract Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper.  TheContinue reading “Special Moments – In the Moment”

Friendly Hello – Best Birthday

Playing in the Studio today. I started with the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#113).  The colors Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, White, Black and Gold were rumbling around in my head… I took a look at the new Sale-a-bration FREE Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack colors which included: Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo, Very Vanilla, BasicContinue reading “Friendly Hello – Best Birthday”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Merriest Moments – Joy

I am playing in the Studio.  Still working on Holiday cards and this is what I made this morning…combining sketch and color with the Merriest Moments Bundle (Stamp Set and Dies). Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#447) and Color: Inspire Create Challenge (#103).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joy”

Festive Post – There is Magic

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#376) is an Inspiration Image. I hope you decide to join us and I look forward to seeing what you will create! I combined the following challenges when I created this card.  Sketch: Inspire Create (#102); Theme: Alphabet – Letter “O”; and Word: Just Us Girls (#608). Here isContinue reading “Festive Post – There is Magic”