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”

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”

Hello – Welcome Home

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS048.  I chose to use the colors suggested by this week’s Weekend Color Challenge. This is a mixed media creation.  Found materials, Ink blending and Embossing to create my own background paper.  Taking inspiration from the photo image and choosing to use a stamp from the March 2020Continue reading “Hello – Welcome Home”

Spring Floral Birthday – Here’s To You

Time again to catch up with the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #298.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 48 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Paper Players #535 Challenge – Springtime Flowers. I hadn’t yet had a chance to play with my March 2021 PaperContinue reading “Spring Floral Birthday – Here’s To You”

Bouquet of Hope – Hello

Hard to believe that I actually got this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS043 completed for this Sunday! I chose the color scheme from this week’s Color Throwdown Challenge – CTD631 and altered the sketch slightly to fit the trendy Slimline card size as suggested by the design team over at The Spot Challenge – #151Continue reading “Bouquet of Hope – Hello”

Jolly Gingerbread

Keep Stamping Saturday Challenge Did you know that Saturday, December 12th is Gingerbread House Day? It is also Poinsettia Day, but I chose to do Gingerbread. I really like the little house in the current Paper Pumpkin kit. Here is what I created: Similar to the other Gingerbread House I created last week, I usedContinue reading “Jolly Gingerbread”

Great Layout #1

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 4, 2020 It always amazes me how quickly one can get behind. I find this happens to me near a month end. I am updating my calendar of events. My meetup.com class happens and before you know it, the personal deadlines I have set for myself were yesterdayContinue reading “Great Layout #1”

PINING FOR PLAID – Paper Pumpkin Mash Up

November 26, 2020 The OCTOBER 2017 – PINING FOR PLAID kit had enough supplies to make ten great shaker cards.  Needless, to say I did not create all ten and still have some supplies remaining.   The coordinating colors were Pool Party, Old Olive and Basic Black with hints of gold. Today, I created a mashContinue reading “PINING FOR PLAID – Paper Pumpkin Mash Up”

Wonderful Winterland – Paper Pumpkin Play Date

November 19, 2020 The NOVEMBER 2016 – WONDERFUL WINTERLAND was lovely note card kit of Winter Hills with Tree and House die-cuts.  The coordinating colors were Dapper Denim, Pool Party, Soft Sky and Pear Pizzazz.  So soft and pretty. Today, I am using the original Stamp Set and mixing it up with newer products.  AContinue reading “Wonderful Winterland – Paper Pumpkin Play Date”

Mistletoe & Holly – Paper Pumpkin Play Date

November 12, 2020 The NOVEMBER 2015 – MISTLETOE & HOLLY kit was a favorite.  Mostly because it was red (Cherry Cobbler) & green (Old Olive).  Have I mentioned before that I am a real red & green girl when it comes to Holiday colors? HAPPY HOLIDAYS Truly keeping it clean and simple, this is aContinue reading “Mistletoe & Holly – Paper Pumpkin Play Date”