Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

Soft Seedlings – Hello

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog (#372) challenge. Combining this sketch with a number of Fall themed challenges.  Stampin’ Through the Catalog featured stamp set – Soft Seedlings and the Tic Tac Toe (#171) and Paper Craft Crew (#484) boards. Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#397) launching today! This week, we have a Mood Board to serve as Inspiration for your Fall themed project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will inspire you. Several current challenges also have this theme, and I will play with them too!  Color: Sunday Stamps ChallengeContinue reading “Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You”

Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#371) a day late.  A couple of busy days post-Convention and getting ready for the Holiday Card Classes this afternoon and evening. The card sample sports a (3¾”) square cut in four.  What will you choose? A stamped image, a piece of prettyContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You”

Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You

Further to my earlier post regarding favorite things, a very close second would be CAS (clean and simple) cards and the color that makes me happiest: Green. I love to participate in the various challenges because it forces me out of my “box” and makes me think how to use all of the materials andContinue reading “Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You”

Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs

Afternoon playdate in the Studio. Taking inspiration from the current Time Out Challenge (#215), I selected to give you a sneak peek of a new stamp set, Splendid Thoughts that will debut in the new Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. I also decided to keep this card clean and simple.  You know that isContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs”

Artfully Layered – Thank You

Thursday and an opportunity to play along with the Stampin’ Through the Catalog Challenge on Facebook today is to use the Artfully Layered stamp set. A couple of other challenges came to mind when I was thinking about what I could create with this stamp set: Colors: Just Us Girls (#620) and Sketch: CAS ColoursContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Thank You”

Here’s A Card – Thanks

Hi again, let me show you what I made in my afternoon playdate with the Studio! I have combined several challenges while making this card.  I changed the orientation of the sketch from horizontal to vertical and opted for a Slim-Line profile. Sketch: TGIF Challenge (#342); Card Style: Just Us Girls Challenge (#610); Theme: CASContinue reading “Here’s A Card – Thanks”

Harvest – Thanks

It is an exciting day.  ON-STAGE @ HOME, Stampin’ Up!’s Convention starts tonight and runs on through to Saturday.  Not sure how much time I will have to create and blog, so I am trying to get ahead. Working on combining a few challenges…are you ready? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#631) and the ColorsContinue reading “Harvest – Thanks”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved

Our current challenge subject at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#283) is Leaves.  At this time of year, we most often think of Autumn Leaves when presented with this theme.  I just wanted to change it up a bit. Reviewing my supplies and my hoard of patterned papers, I came across this luscious Jungle Garden of LeavesContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved”