Happy Birthday to a Stand-Up Friend

Welcome back!  All set for class tonight, so I thought I would play with a few challenges… Inspiration and Neutral Color Palette: Just Us Girls (#655), Color Choices and Stamp Set: Retro Rubber (#194) and Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#579). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card baseContinue reading “Happy Birthday to a Stand-Up Friend”

In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts

Welcome back!  It is a glorious day today…just a bit of a nip to the air but the colors are turning… Playing with the Sunday Stamps (#293) Color challenge and decided to create a fairly simple Fun Fold Double “Z” card for the Creative Creases (#42) challenge.  Here is the result:  Steps: The Front andContinue reading “In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts”

Texture Chic – Falling Leaves

How does a whole week go by, and you still seem to be chasing your tail?  Or in this case a challenge deadline… Fall themes are everywhere at the moment, and here are the challenges that inspired me.  Paper Players (#611), Paper Craft Crew (#487) and Alphabet (Letter N) along with Tic Tac Toe (#182)Continue reading “Texture Chic – Falling Leaves”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  Slow start to my day.  I had a number of errands to take care of this morning.  Just happy that I had some time to play this afternoon. Working with the current FUSION challenge (Pinwheels) and the Just Add Ink (#620) Inspiration photograph. Here is the result: Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You”

Beautiful Moments – Celebration

How can it already be Thursday?  I am still catching up, but I wanted to share the card I created for my Inque Spot Studio Challenges to keep you stamping from last weekend. I chose to participate in today’s Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog suggested stamp set, Hello Beautiful and picked the colors from theContinue reading “Beautiful Moments – Celebration”

Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow

Welcome to Monday…a brand new week! To complement the Colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#457), I chose the current Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#523). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Frame: (3” x 4⅜”) Early Espresso cardstock die-cut with two of theContinue reading “Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow”

Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel

It is the Holiday Weekend!  HAPPY July 4th.  We have a few plans so I decided to combine my two weekend challenges to make room to have some fun…and I am giving myself permission to play with retired stamp sets. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Double Embossing, SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS006 and I chose CARDZContinue reading “Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel”

A Wild Rose Thank You – Weekend Challenge – A Simple Sketch

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is another Simple Sketch.  Keep it simple or add a little more.  The choice is yours.  I chose to use the Global Design Project – GDP285 colors. A new Stampin’ Up! catalog is launching in May and several favorite products have been retired to make way forContinue reading “A Wild Rose Thank You – Weekend Challenge – A Simple Sketch”