All Squared Away – Good Things Grow

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#293) is to add texture to your card. What does texture mean to you?  Dry or Heat Embossing, Visual Patterns, Layers, Twine or Ribbon…there are a lot of textures to choose from. Bringing it all together: Just Add Ink Challenge (#597) – Choose Two [Paper and Pattern]; ColourContinue reading “All Squared Away – Good Things Grow”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

Welcome back!  How about a mash up of a few challenges? I started with the Inspire Create Challenge Sketch (#113) and turned it into a Fun Fold for the Creative Creases Challenge (#28).  Over at Can You Handle the Pressure Challenge (#4), in addition to using Embossing Folders and Powders, I added the color GreenContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”

Artfully Layered – Thank You

Thursday and an opportunity to play along with the Stampin’ Through the Catalog Challenge on Facebook today is to use the Artfully Layered stamp set. A couple of other challenges came to mind when I was thinking about what I could create with this stamp set: Colors: Just Us Girls (#620) and Sketch: CAS ColoursContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Thank You”

Plentiful Plants – My Heart is Smiling

Nothing better than hanging out in the Studio on a rainy morning…let’s get creative! Sketch: CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#456); Color: Color Throwdown Challenge (#679); Inspiration: Just Add Ink Challenge (#590) and Tools: Happy Little Stamper Challenge (Dies – February 2022. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Plentiful Plants – My Heart is Smiling”

Garden Plants – Hello

Welcome to my blog today!  I have a few weekend plans and am working to complete a few more challenges. Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#282) Plant Life, Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#657) and Sketch: Global Design Project Challenge (#306). Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the large Rectangle shape from the WatercolorContinue reading “Garden Plants – Hello”

Plentiful Plants – Positive Thoughts Friendship Card

I am working on some designs for my cardmaking class tonight.  Yup, I always leave it to the last minute…that is how I roll. And there is always a challenge or two that inspires me.  Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#438) and another line from the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#125) highlighted although theContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – Positive Thoughts Friendship Card”

Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday

I have been invited to be the guest designer for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  So exciting!  Thanks to the Design Team for giving me this opportunity.   Tic Tac Toe is always fun…eight different ways to inspire your creativity. You may remember that I have mentioned GREEN is my very most favorite color,Continue reading “Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday”

Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#305) features the new stamp set Plentiful Plants and the colors suggested by the Global Design Project Team (#293). I am back in the 70’s and in my Mother’s Living Room… Steps: Focal Image: All pieces were die-cut with the coordinating Perfect Plant Dies. The Clay Pot was stampedContinue reading “Plentiful Plants – You Touched My Heart”