Brilliant Butterfly – Love You

Two challenges today.  Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#426) and the June SU! Colour Challenge. Here is what I created: Steps: Focal Image: Butterfly Detail (Basic Black cardstock) and Background (Sahara Sand cardstock) were die-cut with the matching dies from the Brilliant Wings Dies set. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Bermuda Bay cardstock dry-embossed with theContinue reading “Brilliant Butterfly – Love You”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage

I created a subtle masculine card with a pop of green that can be used for any occasion.  The color palette is neutral enough that it is suitably feminine as well. This card was created for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#424) using the color challenge suggested by the Paper Craft Crew (#430).    IContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage”

Bamboo Beauty Artistically Expressed – You Are So Loved

Deadlines are looming and I am playing with The Spot Challenge (#163) and using the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#644). And this is the result: Steps: On the Background Panel (4” x 5¼”), I stamped the Watercolor Image from the Artistically Inked stamp set in So Saffron ink above the Cross StripContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty Artistically Expressed – You Are So Loved”

Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses

Had a bit of fun with the Oh, Snap stamp set.  The Crocodile is so cute! I created this card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS478 and the CASology Cue Word Challenge Week 386 – LONG.  Here is what I created: I stamped the Crocodile on to a Basic White Panel (3⅞” xContinue reading “Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses”

You’re So Nice

To put up with me and all my posts. I get so energized by working through various challenges. Working in the Studio is my happy place! So this is what I worked on this afternoon. I liked the color combination from the CAS Color and Sketches Challenge #407 this week.  Misty Moonlight, Flirty Flamingo andContinue reading “You’re So Nice”

Golden Floral – Best Wishes

Hopping on to the blog for a quick card that I made last night. It is a lot of fun when an idea that is rumbling around in your head comes together so nicely. The color combination from the Color Throwdown team – CTD630 was so dreamy and the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches –Continue reading “Golden Floral – Best Wishes”

Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely

For inspiration I picked the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS472 and a color combination from the Color Throw Down team – CTD629 to support the CASology 383 theme: Envelope. The name of the game today is Clean and Simple (CAS) Influenced by the color choices, I stamped the Basic White panel with theContinue reading “Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely”

Laced Hearts – Love Post

The Paper Players Team got me to make a Valentine’s Card with their current challenge– PP527. This is what I came up with… I pulled out all of the current pink/red toned cardstock from Stampin’ Up!  For my concept, I needed three to five colors.  Many of the pinks were too peachy compared to MagentaContinue reading “Laced Hearts – Love Post”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet

To show you some of the new product available in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog, today’s inspiration was a sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS471 and a color combination from the Global Design Project – GDP277. I had a play with the new dies from the Beautiful Brushstrokes Die Set.  These dies come withContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet”

Treasured Medallions in Poppy Parade

This is my first TIC, TAC, TOE Challenge.  Offered up by the Paper Players Team – PP526, gave me lots of creative choices… How about DIE-CUT, RED and STENCIL?  Or, what about RED, EMBOSSING and SPARKLE? This is what I came up with… As mentioned in an earlier post, a new box of goodies arrivedContinue reading “Treasured Medallions in Poppy Parade”