Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio…working on a few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines and a little sneak peek from the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#477), Theme and Technique: Seize the Birthday (#240) and Color: Color Hues (#43). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems”

Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday

A lot has been happening in the House of “J” and as a result it has been difficult to play in the Studio. So I am trying to hit a few birds with one stone… Sketch: Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#359); Colors: TGIF (#371); Sentiment and Tool: Seize the Birthday (#239) and Theme: Paper Players (#594).Continue reading “Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday”

Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)

Welcome back! Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today, I am playing with the Theme and Sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#534); Theme – Seize the Birthday (#238); Colors – Color Throw Down (#692) and Tools – Can You Handle the Pressure (#7). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Thank you (for the birthday gift)”

Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday

Hi! Welcome back.  Two challenges today… Sketch, Theme and Color – Fusion (Blue Butterflies) and Sentiment – Seize the Birthday (#237). Adding the gorgeous new Sun Prints Designer Series Paper available in the current Annual 2022/2023 Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel:Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday”

Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Pastel Spring Flowers.  A popular theme at the moment so, I have combined a few other challenges with this card. Theme: Seize the Birthday (#236); Colors: Sunday Stamps (#281); Tools and more: Can You Handle theContinue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday”

Guy Greetings – Hats Off To You!

A few more clean and simple challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made (#528); Greeting and Color: Seize the Birthday (#234) and Theme: CASology (#401). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Sea Foam cardstock. Accent Mat: (3⅞” x 5⅛”) Evening Evergreen cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstock.Continue reading “Guy Greetings – Hats Off To You!”

Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the new week!  I am playing with the new stamp set, Waves of Inspiration.  This stamp set and the coordinating suite of products is available now and is a sneak peek of what will be available in the new Annual Catalog. There are several CAS (Clean and Simple) challenges that I have beenContinue reading “Waves of Inspiration – Happy Birthday”

Happy Birthday Hugs

Ready for number two? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#644), Theme: Seize the Birthday (#233) and Color: Color Hues (#35). I wanted to keep the sketch as clean as possible as there were only two elements and the dichromatic option means only two colors, so I went with the suggested pink and blue colors. I alsoContinue reading “Happy Birthday Hugs”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”