Let It Ride

Welcome back!  A few challenges have collided suggesting that I dig out a favorite stamp set. CASology (#404), Inspiration Station (#32) and Just Us Girls (#639). I chose the current Freshly Made Sketches (#542) and went for a very clean and simple look using the tools suggested by Less Is More (#468). Here is theContinue reading “Let It Ride”

Through It Together – I Miss You

A very clean and simple one layer card for you today…black and white with a pop of color. Three Challenges: AAA Cards (#217), Less Is More (#467) and Paper Players (#596). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored at 5½”) Basic White Thick cardstock. The Butterfly image from the retired SereneContinue reading “Through It Together – I Miss 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”

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”

Crafting Forever – Handcrafted

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#387) is Color.  Additional Inspiration: Theme: Less is More (#462) Sketch: Retro Rubber (#180) Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Coastal Cabana cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock. The Rectangle Frame from the retired Swirly Frames stamp setContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Handcrafted”

Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#386) is Sketch.  Additional Inspiration: Style – CAS (clean and simple) Colors: Less is More (#461); Theme: Happy Little Stampers April Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Side Panel: (1¼” x 5½”) Gold Foil cardstock. Center ShapeContinue reading “Hot Tropical Pink – You’re Amazing”

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”

Floral Birthday – Celebrate

A quick card for a few CAS (clean and simple) challenges.  I tried my hand at creating doodled flowers. Less is More (#459) and CAS on Friday (#226) were the challenges, and I chose the colors from the current CAS Colours & Sketches (#459) to play with. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base /Continue reading “Floral Birthday – Celebrate”

Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday

Let’s Play!! Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#643); Color: Global Design Project (#329); Theme: Less is More (#458) and Seize the Birthday (#231); bringing it all together Tic Tac Toe (#148) for the sentiment, the embellishment and the use of dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday”

Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry

A very simple little card for you today. I chose to work with the Inspired By Challenge (#198) for the sketch and the suggested photo inspiration and was influenced by the Less Is More Challenge (#457) for the clean and simple syle, theme and additional color. So many of the current challenges are using aContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry”