Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

Mountain Air – A True Friend

Time to case the catalog…this week it is another card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 6.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#317); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#305); Theme and Style: The Paper Players Challenge (#534). Here is the result: Steps (In the order I did them): IContinue reading “Mountain Air – A True Friend”

Strong, Loyal and True – Painted Poppies with Loyal Leaves

Creating for a few challenges today: Layout/Sketch: Global Design Project – GDP286 Theme – Outdoor Colors: Paper Craft Crew – PCC421 Colors: Color Throw Down – CTD637 Sentiment – Comfort: CASology – Week 387 And this is the result: I went for a minimalist Clean and Simple look for the square card design.   FocalContinue reading “Strong, Loyal and True – Painted Poppies with Loyal Leaves”

Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness

The Weekend Challenge Theme: Year of the OX – Chinese New Year.  Isn’t the image so rich looking!  I love the color combo of gold, navy and cherry. In addition to my challenge, I chose the layout from The Global Design Project team – GDP278. Sketch elements: Stripes, Circle and Banner STRIPES:  I added 1/8”Continue reading “Chinese New Year – Celebrating Happiness”

Floral Sympathy

Needed one of these today… I chose the Mojo Monday #552 sketch created by Julee Tilman from Poetic Artistry and a color combination from The Spot for Inspiration Challenge #148. Here is the result: I started with the Patterned Paper.  I chose the Night of Navy and White floral pattern from the Sale-a-bration selection: PaperContinue reading “Floral Sympathy”

Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day

 November 6th, 2020 Next week, November 11th, is Remembrance Day.  So the chosen theme for Simple Stamping this week is Remembrance Day. The featured stamp set is Painted Poppies as it is so appropriate. Easy – Always Remember The Poppy Blossom was stamped in Memento Black ink.  The Stems and Bud (minus the small blossom)Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day”