Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day

Had a chance to catch up and create my card for this week’s Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#354). Have to admit that I was a little stumped with this one.  Loving all the circles but what theme, what colors and what materials to use… With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I opted to playContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Happy Mother’s Day”

Jar of Flowers – The Table is all Set

Welcome back!  Playing with a few challenges for a fun little card. Inspiration: Festive Friday (#108) Choose a few…how about some Gingham, a Jar, and a bit of Twine?  Mix it up with Tic Tac Toe (#159) Tic – Thanks, Tac – FREE, and Toe – Twine and bring it all together with the SketchContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – The Table is all Set”

Animal Outing – Welcome Little One

Hello and welcome back.  I am pleased to let you know that I have been invited to be a guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#468) this week is Color: Additional Inspiration: Theme: Crafter’s Café (#284) and Cookie Challenge (#168), SketchContinue reading “Animal Outing – Welcome Little One”

Ranunculus Romance – Just for You

Welcome back… The Inspiration Photograph and Colors suggested by The Card Concept Challenge (#173) are so pretty and became the starting point for today’s vintage style card. My creative choices were influenced by: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#157) a Butterfly, a Spring theme, and material – Vellum, Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#299) Ranunculus Romance BundleContinue reading “Ranunculus Romance – Just for You”

Tasteful Touches – Thank You

It’s Tuesday!!  Let’s have some fun. Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#348) and Just Add Ink (#595) Inspiration Challenge for a quick card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Accent Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Evening Evergreen cardstock. Background Panel: (3⅞” x 5⅛”) Soft Succulent andContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – Thank You”

Artfully Layered – Hey There…

Moving away from the Spring theme for a moment, I created a quick little masculine card as I need to let a guy friend know that I am thinking of him. I started with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#646) for the layout design and picked the colors suggested by the group at Color Throwdown (#682). Continue reading “Artfully Layered – Hey There…”

Tropical Winter Birthday

Enjoying a morning in the Studio with a few challenges.  I pulled a lot of older stamp sets to create this card… Sketch / Style: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#543) and Color / Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#277) and why not, Just Add Ink (#592). I flipped the sketch to the horizontal position.  Here is theContinue reading “Tropical Winter Birthday”

Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday

Welcome back! Some interesting challenges available at the moment.  The Global Design Project (#331) team want you to play with Circles and Dots and the Just Add Ink (#592) team wants you to pick two of three elements.  I chose Patterned Paper and Layers.  I brought these suggestions together using the current sketch from theContinue reading “Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday”

Calming Camellia – Love You, Friend

Lots of sketch challenges are due today.  So here we go… Sketch / Theme: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#542) and Color / Theme: Tic Tac Toe (#149). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Evening Evergreen cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Soft Succulent trimmed Ombre Gift Bag. CircleContinue reading “Calming Camellia – Love You, Friend”

Back on Your Feet – Sigh…

Welcome back!  Chasing another Sunday deadline… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#639) along with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#675) and the CAS on Friday Challenge (#222) theme. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock. Panels: (approximately 2⅝” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  TheContinue reading “Back on Your Feet – Sigh…”