Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry

A very simple little card for you today. I chose to work with the Inspired By Challenge (#198) for the sketch and the suggested photo inspiration and was influenced by the Less Is More Challenge (#457) for the clean and simple syle, theme and additional color. So many of the current challenges are using aContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Simply Sophisticated – Christmas Wishes

Welcome back!  There is really something very elegant when you combine black with silver.  I recall a lovely LBD (Little Black Dress) I wore to a fancy-dress party at Holiday Time.  I chose to hand sew a string of Rhinestones around the neckline and the sleeve cuffs.  The silvery sparkle elevated that simple dress toContinue reading “Simply Sophisticated – Christmas Wishes”

Tidings of Christmas – Cheer

Having a little play before I get ready for tonight’s class.  A quick little card showcasing the pretty Designer Series Paper – Tidings of Christmas for the Alphabet Challenge Letter “P”. I am working with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge (#449) and taking several liberties by changing the orientation from horizontal to vertical, changingContinue reading “Tidings of Christmas – Cheer”

Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You

December 2nd, 2020 Are you ready for Christmas? Have you addressed all your cards? One more… CASE-ING TUESDAY #280.  I came across this very pretty retired Specialty Designer Series Paper the other day called Springtime Foils.  The floral image reminded me of the winter Amaryllis blooms so popular at Christmas.  I chose this to beContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You”

Tea, Anyone?

Saturday’s Keep Stamping Color Challenge –  November 21st, 2020 If you know me, you will know that I love tea!  What is your favorite?  I will probably have it in the pantry.  Come over for a Cuppa! The challenges that I give to myself and like to share with you have really pushed me toContinue reading “Tea, Anyone?”

Celebrate the Season

November 12, 2020 Welcome to my blog! I thought I would sneak in another post regarding a few cards I just made. Challenges, challenges and challenges! Today’s card features the Itty Bitty Christmas sentiment stamp set along with the Tree Angle stamp set.  I have created this card for the Global Design Project sketch challengeContinue reading “Celebrate the Season”

Christmas Double Point Fancy Fold Card

Saturday’s Keep Stamping Challenge –  November 7th, 2020 I am excited to share my card with you today!  I am creating these on-line challenges to keep you motivated and engaged.  I like to try something new and share it with you.  I hope that I can inspire you to try new things too!  Whether itContinue reading “Christmas Double Point Fancy Fold Card”

Thinking of You at Christmas

October 27, 2020 Case-ing Tuesday #275 (August – December 2020 Mini Catalog, page 81) and using the colors from Colour INKspiration Challenge #88 Key elements from the sample in the Mini Catalog include a matted focal image, patterned paper, flag and some ribbon. And this is the card I created… As I was influenced byContinue reading “Thinking of You at Christmas”