Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved

Chasing a few other deadlines… Sketch – Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#533) Option: Things That Fly; Theme – Paper Players (#589) Birds and/or Bees and; Materials – Tic Tac Tac (#160) Tic (Gold), Tac (Layers) and Toe (Pearls). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. TheContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – You Are So Loved”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment

It’s a lovely day and I am having a play in the Studio.  A quick clean and simple card for a few challenges… Inspiration: Sketch: Paper Players (#588), Color: Cupcake Inspirations (#542), Style and Theme: AAA Cards (#213), Sentiment: Just Us Girls (#629). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Enjoy the Moment”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

I have a very different card for you today.  Just stamps, ink and paper but it carries a bright fun punch of color. I am a fan of black and white.  I also like the art of Zentangling.  I must confess I look more at the awesomeness out there than really doing it myself.  However,Continue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair

Hi!  Welcome back. Sundays are always great days to play in the Studio.  The only drawback is that if I get busy during the week, all of the challenges (mostly sketches) that have Sunday deadlines are set up in the cue.  Noon means Noon and Three means Three.  Decided not to do the Noon challengeContinue reading “Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair”

Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship

It will be April tomorrow and I must update my events and class calendar, but I needed to sneak in one more card… Sketch: Paper Players Challenge (#584); Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#686); and choice of Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for March 31st. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Honeybee Home – Beautiful Friendship”

Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s explore Clean & Simple… Several challenges are related to this style of cardmaking this week. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#462); for Subject Theme: Paper Players (#583) and Colors or lack thereof, Double Trouble (#106) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#444). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes”

Flowing Flowers – I Like You

Sundays are great days to spend in the Craft Studio. So, Let’s see what I just finished making… I worked with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#526). I was influenced by, but did not enter, the following challenges:  Tic Tac Toe (#152) for the Floral, Spring Color and Die Cut line and the Colors fromContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – I Like You”

Enjoy the Moment

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today I am playing with the current sketch over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#460).  The stamp set, Enjoy the Moment, hasn’t seen a lot of love lately and I was looking for an opportunity to use it.  This sketch seemed ideal. I picked the current colorsContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment”

Count on Me – Love…

Welcome back!  Have mask, will travel…couldn’t resist re-using the Mask I created for the card I made earlier today. A quick little card to meet a few more challenges… Playing with Freshly Made Sketches (#524) and Theme from Paper Players (#579) along with the AAA Card (#209) Layout suggestion and theme. Here is the result:Continue reading “Count on Me – Love…”