Spring Floral Basket – Such Happy News

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#384) is Color.  Such a pretty mix, this time around… I picked one of my favorite retired stamp sets, Lovely Lattice, for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#151) for subject, theme and technique and water-colored the image for the Happy Little Stampers March Watercolor Challenge.  The Spring theme wasContinue reading “Spring Floral Basket – Such Happy News”

Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom

Overcoming a bit of post-Holiday inertia.  So hard to get back in the groove.  I created a quick card for a few challenges. Paper Players (#576) Tic Tac Toe and the colors suggested by Sunday Stamps (#275) along with the technique and sketch over at Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#540). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Cherry Blossom Birthday – Friendly Hello and Art in Bloom”

A Little New Year Cheer

Several Challenges have a similar theme for the first week of January and as deadlines are looming, I created this card to suit them. For Theme: Just Us Girls (#613) Beverage; For Theme: Paper Players (#572) Make 2022 Sparkle; For Color and Inspiration: Sunday Stamps (#273) Winter Bokeh and putting it all together, Sketch: AtlanticContinue reading “A Little New Year Cheer”

Biggest Wish – Hello

Welcome back and welcome to October! Knocking off a few challenges today…Sketch: Paper Players (#560), Color/Theme/Tools: Retro Rubber (#168) and Theme: Global Design Project (#311). Here is the result: Steps: For the Retro Rubber Challenge, I selected the retired stamp set Totally Trees (circa 2016).  Several of the Trees look like Foliage Leaves.  Three differentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

I need a card for a bright and boisterous young boy. I was inspired by the Paper Players Challenge (#557) Theme: By the Numbers and the Color Throw Down Challenge (#659) Colors: Red, Purple and Orange.  I put them together with the current sketch from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#676). Let’s see what I cameContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

A Jaunt, A Journey! Jolanda is on a Joyride!

Having a little fun with the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#278) – Name Your Game using my Initial and flipping the Sketch from The Paper Players Challenge (#547) to accommodate my idea. A quick and easy card. Here is the result: Steps: Choosing a word that started with a “J” was the first order ofContinue reading “A Jaunt, A Journey! Jolanda is on a Joyride!”