Nature’s Beauty – Inspired Thoughts

Catching up with the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#380). Several Challenges influenced my design:  As You See It (#287) Recipe; Double Trouble (#124) and their partner Make The Cards (#67). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to resemble the sketch.  The Sentiment Banner was popped up with Dimensionals. BothContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Inspired Thoughts”

Harvest Birthday

Welcome back!  It is the start of a new week and I have chosen to keep it simple.  That is Clean and Simple for a quick Birthday card. I was inspired by the list of elements found in the Festive Friday (#119) challenge, the theme from the Seize the Birthday (#248) challenge and the inspirationContinue reading “Harvest Birthday”

Celebrate Sunflowers

Don’t you just love days where you get a chance to play? Another couple of challenges: Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#667) and Color – Creative Color (#46). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Background Panel: (3¼” x 4½”) Pear Pizzazz cardstock dry-embossed with the TimberContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers”

Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card

Today, I have accepted the challenge to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a card created by Susan Wong as suggested by the Global Design Project (#352) team. My take-aways: Diagonal Layout Orientation, Ribbon/Twine, Block Sentiment and Gems. I picked the colors suggested by the Cupcake Inspiration (#548) team. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card”

Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…

Welcome back to the Studio.  Love that I have time to play on Sunday. Have you been creative today?  A masculine card for the current Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#481) based on the Color Dare (#504) over at Color My Heart using the Choose Two of Three options from Just Add Ink (#612). Here is theContinue reading “Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…”

Bamboo Beauty – Through it Together

Hi! Welcome back.  I am having a play in the Studio this morning. Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#284), Colors: Facebook Colour INKspiration (#123), Theme: CAS on Friday (#233) and sharing with Ellibelle’s Corner. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft SucculentContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Through it Together”

All Squared Away – Good Things Grow

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#293) is to add texture to your card. What does texture mean to you?  Dry or Heat Embossing, Visual Patterns, Layers, Twine or Ribbon…there are a lot of textures to choose from. Bringing it all together: Just Add Ink Challenge (#597) – Choose Two [Paper and Pattern]; ColourContinue reading “All Squared Away – Good Things Grow”

Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair

Hi!  Welcome back. Sundays are always great days to play in the Studio.  The only drawback is that if I get busy during the week, all of the challenges (mostly sketches) that have Sunday deadlines are set up in the cue.  Noon means Noon and Three means Three.  Decided not to do the Noon challengeContinue reading “Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair”

Spring Tulips – So Glad We’re Family

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#385) is an Inspiration Board.  I opted to use the Mason Jar, the Tulips and a variation of the Happy Mother’s Day sentiment. Additional Inspiration: Colors: Just Us Girls (#624), Theme: Crafter’s Café (#283) and CAS on Fridays (#227), CAS (clean and simple) Style: CAS on Friday (#227), TGIFContinue reading “Spring Tulips – So Glad We’re Family”

Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge

Hi!  Welcome back!  I had a bit of a play in the Studio this morning.  I created a card for the Try Stampin’ on Tuesday Challenge (#530) and the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#137). Then I re-created it with the colors from the current Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#110).  It is interesting how changing colorsContinue reading “Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge”