Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy

Welcome back!  It may be Friday, but it is not yet next Tuesday, so I am catching up with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#384) Challenge. I chose two elements, Trees and Sparkle from the Just Add Ink (#632) suggestions and the colors suggested by the Facebook Colour INKspirations (#134) team and took inspiration fromContinue reading “Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy”

Winter Aspen – Joy

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#401) launching today! This week, we have a Sketch Challenge to serve as Inspiration for your project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will create. I selected the current theme challenges from the Global Design Project (#367) and CAS on Friday (#243) to complete my card.Continue reading “Winter Aspen – Joy”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright

I have created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#447) and the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#289). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock.  The sentiment, May your Christmas be…, from the retired Peaceful Noel stamp set was stamped inContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Merriest Moments – Joy

I am playing in the Studio.  Still working on Holiday cards and this is what I made this morning…combining sketch and color with the Merriest Moments Bundle (Stamp Set and Dies). Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#447) and Color: Inspire Create Challenge (#103).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joy”

Merriest Moments – Thinking of You

Hi!  Happy Sunday!  Lovely bright day here but certainly crisp.  I suspect the warmer jackets will need to come out of storage… I am having a play with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#445) and the colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#444).  As the colors sent me in a Christmas card direction,Continue reading “Merriest Moments – Thinking of You”