Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams

One of the cards I designed for a recent class was made with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#656) in mind.  Primary colors and a back-to-school theme.  Well, my card is for the student heading off to College or University.  Their adventure is just beginning…and that is an Occasion to celebrate! Here is what IContinue reading “Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams”

Mountain Air – A True Friend

Time to case the catalog…this week it is another card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 6.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#317); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#305); Theme and Style: The Paper Players Challenge (#534). Here is the result: Steps (In the order I did them): IContinue reading “Mountain Air – A True Friend”

Weekend Color Challenge – Sailing Home, what a way to relax!

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a color challenge.  The color choices were inspired by the photograph. Choose at least three when making your project. Anything goes…however, I was inspired by the nautical influence for my card today. These colors were combined with two other challenges today.  Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#425) andContinue reading “Weekend Color Challenge – Sailing Home, what a way to relax!”

Sailing Home – You Are My True North in any Storm

Today, I am tackling the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#609) and chose the theme suggested by the As You See It team (#252). Here is the result: Stormy weather suggested a monochromatic color scheme. Steps: Focal Image: (2⅜” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  The Rectangle image from the Watercolor Shapes stamp set was stamped with 2ndContinue reading “Sailing Home – You Are My True North in any Storm”

Nautical All Squared Away – Thanks

So many of the challenges that I like to do have deadlines that fall on Sunday.  So here is another quick post. Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#607) and mixing it up with the Card Concept Challenge (#156). Who doesn’t love a little Red, White and Blue?  Such a fresh combination.  Ahoy, there…ComeContinue reading “Nautical All Squared Away – Thanks”

Sailing Home – You Make a Difference

For today’s challenges mash up… Sketch – Paper Craft Crew (#425); Subject – Cardz 4 Guyz (#270) and Color – Paper Players (#540). And this is the result: Steps: For the Guy theme, I chose to work with the Sailing Home stamp set and coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies.  Any color would work for a MonochromaticContinue reading “Sailing Home – You Make a Difference”

Sending Sunshine – Enjoy

An escape from the cold winter weather… For the sketch challenge over at CAS Colours and Sketches – CASC406 and the Just Add Ink – JAI541 Blended Backgrounds using the colors for the month…Real Red, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie selected for the SU! Only Color Challenge for February, I have created this card becauseContinue reading “Sending Sunshine – Enjoy”

Sailing Home – Birthday

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for January. I had a conflict with her Tuesday Night event as it coincided with one of mine.  However, I caught up on the replay… Watching the replay gives you chance to do a little bit of a cheat because you find out what is coming and thenContinue reading Sailing Home – Birthday

Saturday Keep Stamping – Embossed Shadow Stamping

September 26th, 2020 This week my challenge was to make a card using the technique called EMBOSSED SHADOW STAMPING.  I ran into a little time crunch and needed a Birthday card for a guy…so only one card to show you. IT’S YOUR DAY! To compliment the sentiment from Happiest of Birthdays, I chose the lighthouseContinue reading “Saturday Keep Stamping – Embossed Shadow Stamping”