Queen Anne’s Lace – Happy Birthday

I just don’t know what happens…you turn around and another challenge deadline looms! So, I am playing with the Sketch from Sunday Stamps Challenge (#264), the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#658) and keeping it simple for the September #SimpleStamping Birthday Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the Floral image fromContinue reading “Queen Anne’s Lace – Happy Birthday”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Happiness

I have combined the two weekend challenges to create a single card. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Use Soft Pastels. SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS008 and the Paper Players Challenge (#553) for the colors. Here is the result: There are several ways to use the new Soft Pastels and I tried three different techniques: (1) DirectContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Happiness”

Golden Anniversary – Congratulations

It so happens that I have been invited to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of a friend.  I, of course, needed to create a card. Lots of inspiration out there in the challenge blog world this week… FUSION – Summer Dreamin’ for the Sketch and a pick up on the soft whites and beiges along withContinue reading “Golden Anniversary – Congratulations”

Butterfly Brilliance – Happy Birthday

I came across a new sketch challenge site: Atlantic Hearts and I liked the current sketch so I thought I would see what I could create with it.  The challenge: AHSC #419. And this is the result: This sketch was perfect for using up some of my hoard of patterned paper.  Yesterday, I used aContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Happy Birthday”

Ornate Garden – Thank you

Over at CAS Colour and Sketches, the challenge this week was color – #409 and I decided to play along! Here is the result: To recreate this card: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Terracotta Tile Panel: (3¾” x 5⅛”) Basic White die-cut with the large Stitched Rectangle Die.  The sentiment, Thank You,Continue reading “Ornate Garden – Thank you”

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”

Shimmer Mist

Friday Simple Stamping – Black Friday – November 27, 2020 In recognition of Black Friday, the theme for today, the cards created are predominately Black with a touch of Shimmer. A few simple items to have in your crafting stash should be (1) Decorative Masks, (2) Shimmer Paint and (3) Blending Brushes and/or Sponge Daubers. Continue reading “Shimmer Mist”

Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day

 November 6th, 2020 Next week, November 11th, is Remembrance Day.  So the chosen theme for Simple Stamping this week is Remembrance Day. The featured stamp set is Painted Poppies as it is so appropriate. Easy – Always Remember The Poppy Blossom was stamped in Memento Black ink.  The Stems and Bud (minus the small blossom)Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day”