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”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#305) features the new stamp set Plentiful Plants and the colors suggested by the Global Design Project Team (#293). I am back in the 70’s and in my Mother’s Living Room… Steps: Focal Image: All pieces were die-cut with the coordinating Perfect Plant Dies. The Clay Pot was stampedContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

We are planning a little break in the house of Johnstone and I am working hard at getting ahead with a few more challenges… Sketch – Global Design Project (#290); Colours – CAS Colours & Sketches (#418) and Theme – Make My Monday (#147). And this is the result: Steps: Three elements on the sketchContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment – Good Things Are Worth Waiting For”

Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend

Another round of challenges… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketches (FMS483); Subject, Technique and Materials – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111); Sentiment – CASology (Week #389). And this is the result: For the TTTC111 Tic Tac Toe, I chose Shimmer, Shine, Glitter; Coloring; Dragonfly.  The FMS483 Sketch allowed any shape, so the Silver Embossed, Colored, Shimmery DragonflyContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative

On this 5th Friday in April, I decided to play with an older Paper Pumpkin kit and see what I could make with it.  I pulled the February 2021 kit – Bouquet of Hope.  My goal was to create a card using the MOJO Monday Sketch #558. What was still in the box?  Remember thisContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Weekend Challenge – Paper Pumpkin Alternative”

Color & Contour – Thank You

Playing and playing with some of the new products and mixing them up with the stash of some other goodies found in The Studio. Creating for a few challenges:  Sketch – Paper Players (PP538), Colors – Colour INKspiration (CI98), Theme and Materials – Paper Craft Crew (PCC424). And this is the result: For the PCC424Continue reading “Color & Contour – Thank You”

Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello

Three Challenges: Materials:  Tic Tac Toe – TTC106 Technique:  TGIF – TGIFC309 Sketch:  Paper Players – PP534 How my brain works… Tic Tac Toe: Something Metallic, a Gray color and a Die Cut (??) TGIF: Create Your Own Designer Series Paper (Silver & Gray??) Paper Players:  Create all elements (??) and fit to match theContinue reading “Art Gallery – Quite Curvy Hello”

Dandy Garden Suite

Every week on Tuesdays and Thursdays there is an opportunity to “Stamp Through the Catalog” with like-minded Stampers.  The stamp set(s) are pre-selected and you can play along and create.  I like to participate in this activity and this week, I had the stamp set(s).  Tuesday was Garden Wishes and Thursday was Dragonfly Garden.  BothContinue reading “Dandy Garden Suite”

Shimmer Mist

Friday Simple Stamping – Black Friday – November 27, 2020 In recognition of Black Friday, the theme for today, the cards created are predominately Black with a touch of Shimmer. A few simple items to have in your crafting stash should be (1) Decorative Masks, (2) Shimmer Paint and (3) Blending Brushes and/or Sponge Daubers. Continue reading “Shimmer Mist”