Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

Encircled in Warmth – Joyful Season

Welcome back!  How about an unconventional colored Holiday card? Sketch: Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#374), Colors: Sunday Stamps (#267), Theme: Happy Little Stampers October (Christmas) and Occasion: Watercooler Wednesday (#326). Here is the result: Steps: Circle Element: (1⅝”) Basic White cardstock scrap.  The sentiment, Joyful Season, from the Encircled in Warmth stamp set was coloredContinue reading “Encircled in Warmth – Joyful Season”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate

Working with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#625) and one of my favorite retired stamp sets, Treasured Medallion instantly came to my mind. For this sketch, I chose the Colors from the TGIF Challenge (#336), the Tools/Technique from the Make My Monday Challenge (#158) and the Theme/Sentiment for the Inspire Create Challenge (#100). HereContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate”

In Your Words – Smile!

The last card for today to complete the outstanding September challenges. Stamp Set: Stamping Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for today and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.  (I missed this one …time zone / time out – oh well). I mixed these two challenges with the current Color: Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#108) andContinue reading “In Your Words – Smile!”

Treasured Medallion – Today We Celebrate You!

Last card of the day.  Why is that so many challenges have Sunday deadlines?  Or why is it that I only had Sunday this week to play in the Studio today? Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#439), Theme: Inspire-Create-Challenge (#100) and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Dies Challenge (September). Inspire-Create-Challenge is celebrating their 100th challenge.  CongratulationsContinue reading “Treasured Medallion – Today We Celebrate You!”

Feels Like Home – Missing You

The clocks are ticking…and I am catching up! Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#524), Theme: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#455), Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#661) and Gender: Watercooler Wednesday Challenge (#325). Here is the result: Steps: Using the retired stamp sets, By the Dock, Water Front and Snow Front, I created the sceneContinue reading “Feels Like Home – Missing You”

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”

Nothing Better Than – Chocolate on your Special Day

And the challenges keep on coming…can you stand to look at another of my creations today? Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesday Challenge (#517); Color and Subject: August Cookie Challenge (#159) and Theme: Seize the Birthday Challenge (#220). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (1½” x ¾”) Basic White cardstock.  The Bon-Bons from the NothingContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Chocolate on your Special Day”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty

Let’s go for it! Sketch:  Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#512) adding in a little Double Trouble (#87) with Thing 1, 2 and 3; Theme: Make My Monday (#151); and Color: Colour INKspiration (#102) Here is the result: Steps: Square Frame: (2⅜”) In Good Taste Designer Series Paper – Gray Stone Slate pattern die-cut using twoContinue reading “Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty”