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”

Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts

Happy Sunday!  It will be a day filled with cardmaking…and I am working through a few challenges. Over at Double Trouble (#97B), they have partnered with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday team to use the Sketch (#533) for a Peek-a-Boo Card Style.  For the theme, I selected the current Make My Monday (#162) suggestion. HereContinue reading “Spirited Snowmen – Love Never Melts”

Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World

Happy Thanksgiving!  Hoping that your day has been fun and that you and your family and friends were able to create some fine memories. Over at our house, it is pretty quiet.  Just the two of us…the dinner is cooking and I had some time to play in the Studio this afternoon. Over at PaperContinue reading “Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World”

Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant

I created this card for the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  There is a lot going on in the Inspiration Photo. My take-away? The Christmas Baubles and their colors along with the gold of the triangle. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Brushed Silver cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Season’s Greetings – Simply Elegant”

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”