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”

Let’s Set Sail – Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, our theme is Sports and/or Hobbies.  I chose the following challenges to bring my idea to life.  Theme: Seize the Birthday (#246) and Happy Little Stampers (September), Color: Color Hues (#48) partnering with Seize The Birthday, Inkspirational (#273) for the multiple images andContinue reading “Let’s Set Sail – Special Day”

To A Classic – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying the Holiday Weekend. One of our favorite activities is to go Cruising with our 1966 Classic Impala.  This is a passionate hobby of my husband. Isn’t she a beauty? I am playing with the following challenges: Cupcake Inspiration (#551) which I missed, Just Add Ink (#619), CAS on FridayContinue reading “To A Classic – Happy Birthday”

Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, we are encouraged to use a Stencil.  Will you use one that comes in a package or will you create your own?  Cannot wait to see what you will create. I chose the current sketch over at Inspire Create (#123) and the colorsContinue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Forever Friendship – Time For A Card

An interesting challenge issued by the TGIF Team this week.  A Few of Your Favorite Things… How do you pick?  Giving the matter some thought, here are a few: Earthy Colors. Texture. Heat-Set Embossing (a definite go-to for me). A Stamp Set that is versatile. A pun that is not too cute, but elicits aContinue reading “Forever Friendship – Time For A Card”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

We have a really fun challenge for you today at Cardz 4 Guyz!  How many of you collect/keep odds and sods because you just know that you can repurpose them into something great.  Do you, do it? Pull them out and play along with us:  RECYCLE SOMETHING!  I selected a few challenges to help meContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

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…”

He’s the Man – Congratulations

Wow!  Three Hundred Challenges and counting…so glad to be a part of this group, Cardz 4 Guys.  Such an Epic Milestone. I chose the current sketch over at Just Add Ink (#611) and the He’s the Man Designer Series Paper for today’s card. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “He’s the Man – Congratulations”

Better Places – Best Wishes

Hi!  Welcome back.  So glad to get back in the Studio.  I had a couple of busy days… Playing with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#286), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#169) and The Male Room Challenge (#164). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) retired Misty Moonlight cardstock.Continue reading “Better Places – Best Wishes”