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!”

Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday

I selected a number of challenges to work with… Sketch: Retro Rubber (#172); Theme: Seize The Birthday (#228) and Color: Color Throw Down (#670).  Funny thing…on the way to the Studio I discovered that over at Double Trouble (#98), the challenge (1) was to create a new project using your stuff.  The challenge (3) wasContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday”

In the Moment – What a Beautiful Day

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#377) is a Sketch Challenge. Today is a lovely sunny and warm day here in South Carolina.  Even though the Autumn colors are gorgeous at the moment, I just couldn’t bring myself to create for the current season, nor the upcoming holidays, Thanksgiving or Christmas.  So, I chose toContinue reading “In the Moment – What a Beautiful Day”

Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday

It is the weekend!  Having a bit of a play this morning… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#630) and mixing it with the theme option challenge from Seize the Birthday (#226) and the colors suggested by the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#269). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday”

Hello Cupcake – Happy Birthday

I created this card for a few challenges.  I wanted to keep the card simple but interesting using a few tools but essentially just Stamp, Ink and Paper.  Enjoy! Sketch: Paper Players (#564), Theme and Tools: Seize The Birthday (#225) and Color: Color Throw Down (#665). Here is the result: Steps: For the Seize theContinue reading “Hello Cupcake – Happy Birthday”

Approaching Perfection – Birthday Card

Let’s play with some Fall colors and create a fun Birthday card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#505), Colors: Color Throw Down Challenge (#662) and Theme: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#224). Here is the result: Steps: The “Topping” for the Seize the Birthday challenge is to add a “Cake”.  I selected the Cake image fromContinue reading “Approaching Perfection – Birthday Card”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

Nothing Better Than – Chocolate on your Special Day

And the challenges keep on coming…can you stand to look at another of my creations today? Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesday Challenge (#517); Color and Subject: August Cookie Challenge (#159) and Theme: Seize the Birthday Challenge (#220). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (1½” x ¾”) Basic White cardstock.  The Bon-Bons from the NothingContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Chocolate on your Special Day”