Rooted in Nature – Father’s Day

I wanted to create a card for the current Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #313 and the deadline is today.  The theme:  Masculine.  Always a challenge to create cards for men.  For most, pinks and purples just doesn’t cut it! I chose the layout from the current Paper Craft Crew Challenge – PCC422 and since I usedContinue reading “Rooted in Nature – Father’s Day”

Rooted in Nature – It’s You Day

Tuesday is the day I teach classes here in the Studio.  Had a full-house so I am just catching up today with the Case-ing Tuesday #294 Challenge and I used the As You See It Challenge – AYSI#245 for my theme and materials. This is what I created… Elements: Card Base: (4¼” x 5½”) EarlyContinue reading “Rooted in Nature – It’s You Day”

Rooted in Nature – Thanks

This week over at The Paper Craft Crew – PCC412 I was presented with a TIC TAC TOE Challenge.  These are fun to do… Here is what I created: A quick simple card layout.  I chose the top row:  Masculine, Twine and Thank You. I stamped the leaves from Rooted in Nature in Mossy MeadowContinue reading “Rooted in Nature – Thanks”

Friday Simple Stamping – Rooted in Nature

October 30th, 2020 This week the chosen theme for Simple Stamping is Seasonal Anything.  My intention was to use seasonal colors for an any occasion card. The featured stamp set is Rooted in Nature and specifically the Oak Tree image. I used a very easy technique that works really well with this stamp.  Multi-color Sponging. Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Rooted in Nature”

Paper Pumpkin Play Date – Bold Botanicals

October 15, 2020 The AUGUST 2016 – BOLD BOTANICALS kit was an interesting mix of the feminine and masculine.  The paper elements were decidedly masculine: bold swaths of strong color in Cajun Craze and Bermuda Bay while the stamp set: Three lovely floral images lends to a softer feminine feel.  Yet bold fonts were usedContinue reading “Paper Pumpkin Play Date – Bold Botanicals”

Aged Oak Wisdom

Choose a card sample from the Catalog and Case!September 15th – Tuesday Case-ing #269 (Mini Catalog page 51) This card features “Rooted in Nature” and “By the Dock”. The original sample in the catalog is a tone-on-tone color combo using one of my favorite stamp sets “Life is Beautiful”.  I wanted to retain the tone-on-toneContinue reading “Aged Oak Wisdom”