Under The Sea – Let’s Get Together

Welcome back!  How can it already be August? New month, new ideas… Another clean and simple card playing with the Theme from Just Add Ink (#614), the Colors suggested by Color Throwdown (#703) and the Freshly Made (#546) Sketch. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock.Continue reading “Under The Sea – Let’s Get Together”

A Fish & A Wish – Hey There!

Productive day!  Indulge me in another project… Over at Paper Players (#599), this week is color.  I chose the Sketch Saturday (#704) layout for a very clean and simple card using the stamp set A Fish & A Wish.  For some fun, I played around with one of the newer stencils from the Artistic DecorativeContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – Hey There!”

Bouquet of Thanks

Welcome to the weekend!  Do you have any wonderful plans for the day? A few challenges tweaked my interest… Festive Friday (#113) options led to the choice of Sketch: Global Design Project (#350) and Color Style: Inkspirational (#269). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. ApertureContinue reading “Bouquet of Thanks”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the new week!  I am playing with the new stamp set, Waves of Inspiration.  This stamp set and the coordinating suite of products is available now and is a sneak peek of what will be available in the new Annual Catalog. There are several CAS (Clean and Simple) challenges that I have beenContinue reading “Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday”

All Together – A Very Happy Birthday

Here we go!  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#343).  I chose to highlight some of the lovely patterns in the Black and White All Together Designer Series Paper available until May 2nd, 2022 or while supplies last. Additionally, I was inspired by the AAA Card Challenge (#208), the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#295) and to celebrateContinue reading “All Together – A Very Happy Birthday”

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”

Here Together – Love Changes Everything

A little late to the game for the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#341).  I chose the current color palette from the Color Hues (#34) Challenge and for the theme, I selected the Stampin’ Up! Only (#294) Challenge. Stampin’ Up! has a 2022/2023 Annual Catalog pre-purchase available at the moment.  Ten (10) new Skin-Tone Stampin’ BlendContinue reading “Here Together – Love Changes Everything”

Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom

Overcoming a bit of post-Holiday inertia.  So hard to get back in the groove.  I created a quick card for a few challenges. Paper Players (#576) Tic Tac Toe and the colors suggested by Sunday Stamps (#275) along with the technique and sketch over at Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#540). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom”

Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#288) is to create a card using Something that begins with “P”.  I chose Patterned Paper. With the new 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of new options…I selected to use the new Tropical Layers Dies and mix it upContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best”