Naturals Note Card

Getting in a little more play time!  A whole slew of challenges for this card:  Double Trouble (#121) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#467).  Color Scheme suggested by Crafter’s Café (#289) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#311).  Additional Materials influenced by Inkspirational (#274) and Note Card Style as suggested by TGIF (#388). Here is the result: Continue reading “Naturals Note Card”

Truly Artistic

Welcome back!  Nothing like getting back in the saddle after a longish vacation.  Missed the Studio and it was fun to create this card for some close call challenge deadlines. Playing with: Addicted to CAS (#229) and Paper Players (#610). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to the card baseContinue reading “Truly Artistic”

Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

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”

This Little Piggy thinks you are Wonderful!

Sad to say, that this Crazy Cousin has to go home.  This is my parting gift to my most gracious hostesses at Double Trouble.  It has been a blast.  Thank you. The current challenge includes something, anything and everything.  No excuse to not play along.  The Double Trouble Twist is recognizing National Bacon Day andContinue reading “This Little Piggy thinks you are Wonderful!”

Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, we are encouraged to use a Stencil.  Will you use one that comes in a package or will you create your own?  Cannot wait to see what you will create. I chose the current sketch over at Inspire Create (#123) and the colorsContinue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day”

A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#396) launching today! This week, we have a Color Challenge for you.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will create with them. I chose the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#370) Sketch Challenge for this week and the A Fish & A Wish stamp set to showcase theseContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!”

Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card

Hey there, welcome back!  While I had the watercolor paper and the brushes out…why not use them for the Global Design Project (#356) Challenge to Case (Copy and Selectively Edit) of a lovely card created by Emma Goddard. Elements:  Floral Spray, Centered Greeting, Colors, Background Decorative Pattern, Twine and Gems. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#395) launching today! Be sure to visit and see what the Design Team created. This fortnight, we have a Sketch for you.  Looking forward to seeing what you will create. My theme, color and style were influenced by the following challenges: Theme: Just Us Girls (#644), Color: ColorContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday”