Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies

Playing with a few other challenges this afternoon. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#434), Theme: CAS on Friday Challenges (#212) and Tools: Happy Little Stamper Challenges for August. Here is the result: Steps: I die-cut two Butterflies from the free Sale-a-bration Be Dazzling Specialty Designer Series Paper with one of the Butterfly dies from theContinue reading “Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies”

Positive Thoughts – Hello

I decided to create a card for the Global Design Project Challenge (#304) which is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a project designed by Kerstin Kreis. My take-aways: A Shape A Weave Small Tag Tag Tie (twine, thread, bow etc.) Splatter and Colors (Black, White, Green, Aqua, and Teal) Here is what I cameContinue reading “Positive Thoughts – Hello”

Butterfly – Thank You

I wanted to try my hand at Kylie Bertucci’s International Highlights Blog Challenge for May.  The theme is Thank You. I was influenced/inspired by several other challenges… Sketch – Case-ing Tuesday (#302); Colors – Just Add Ink (JAI552); Styling – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111).  The Tic Tac Toe line includes Embossing, Layers and Scallops.  TheContinue reading “Butterfly – Thank You”

Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for April. Christine provides you with Clue #1.  These are the materials you need to prepare before she goes live.  Following subsequent clues, you create your card in real time.  But never fear, if you miss the live broadcast, you can always watch the replay. Select a pieceContinue reading “Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts”

Positive Thoughts – Friends Like You…

Celebrating how friends help us through it all. Positive Thoughts is a great stamp set.  I love the nature elements and the sentiments.  The one I used:  Friends like you …mean more every year was split apart with the second half stamped inside the card. The layout for this card was inspired by the currentContinue reading “Positive Thoughts – Friends Like You…”

You’re The Best – Boho Indigo Study in Texture

Created a card for the Freshly Made Sketches Team – FMS476.  A two color:  Blue and White creation using a particular favorite, the Boho Indigo Product Medley All-Inclusive Kit. Here is what I created: Working bottom to top. Card Base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4 ¼”) Basic White. Accent Panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”) MistyContinue reading “You’re The Best – Boho Indigo Study in Texture”

Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You

Today I created a card for the Spot Creative Challenge – #149. I also chose to include a few other Challenges: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge – SUOC268. 3D: TAGS, BOXES & BAGS CASology – #383. CUE WORD: ENVELOPE Let’s see what I made: The Sketch has a back panel, a central shape and a bannerContinue reading “Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Nature’s Thoughts – Birthday

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for December. Following instructions set out in Clue #1, I prep all the pieces and wait for the event to start to see what will be the end result… If you have figured out that I do not exactly follow the “rules”, I will tell you about allContinue reading Nature’s Thoughts – Birthday

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”

Thinking of You at Christmas

October 27, 2020 Case-ing Tuesday #275 (August – December 2020 Mini Catalog, page 81) and using the colors from Colour INKspiration Challenge #88 Key elements from the sample in the Mini Catalog include a matted focal image, patterned paper, flag and some ribbon. And this is the card I created… As I was influenced byContinue reading “Thinking of You at Christmas”