Blossoms in Bloom – Hello

Having a play in the Studio and creating for a few challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#506) with the colors from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#575). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image – Blossom:  Using the flower die from the Penned Florals Dies set, the Blossom was die-cut three times from aContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Hello”

Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday

A few challenges…It makes this this girl happy to create for challenges.  My husband jokes about the “Covid-Pile” of stacked cards.  Creating keeps me busy and engaged in my favorite hobby. This week over at the Global Design Project (#308), the challenge is to CASE the Designer – Wilma De Korte.  I chose the ThemeContinue reading “Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday”

Perfectly Plaid – Christmas Cheer

Hi!  Hope you are having a wonderful day. I have to get ready for my class this evening but I thought I would sneak in a quick card I created for a few challenges. The Inspire.Create.Challenge (#98) Sketch, the Just Add Ink (570) Color and the Happy Little Stampers Christmas (September) Theme. Here is theContinue reading “Perfectly Plaid – Christmas Cheer”

Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You

Wishing you a happy day!  How do you spend your Sundays?  Me? I like to create a storm in the Studio.  Several challenges combined for this card. Sketch and Technique: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#520); Theme: Just Add Ink (#569); Theme: TGIF (#331) and Colors, Tools and Style: The Paper Players (#556) Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

All The Good Things – Good Fortune and more…

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#278) is THINGS WITH TAILS. What has a tail?  A coin, a kite, an airplane, an animal, a fish…not sure what else but I settled on a fish, a Koi fish or two. Here is what I came up with: Steps: Hunting for a “Tail”, I came acrossContinue reading “All The Good Things – Good Fortune and more…”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Another dark and rainy day…should be prepping for a class…but I wanted to play… The weekly Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice today is Artistically Inked.  Mixed this up with my interpretation of the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#329) and the current colors in the inspiration photo over at Just Add Ink (#567). Here isContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Happiest of Birthdays

A rainy day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio… Had a play with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#498) and the Just Add Ink Challenge (#567). Here is the result: Steps: The sentiment, Wishing you the Happiest of Birthdays, from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set was stamped with Early Espresso ink on to aContinue reading “Happiest of Birthdays”

Kind People – Slim Line Card

I wanted to create a card for the current Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge (#617) and I thought the layout was a good candidate for a Slim Line card and that is the current Make My Monday Challenge (#154) requirement. Additionally, there were a few other challenges that influenced what I ultimately made.  Color Choice: ColorContinue reading “Kind People – Slim Line Card”

Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks

To showcase the new Sale-a-bration Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper and how nicely it goes with the Hand-Penned Petals Suite, I chose to combine a few challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#437); Subject/Theme: Global Design Project (#303) and Colors: Just Add Ink (#565). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Beautifully Hand-Penned – Thanks”