See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You

Welcome back!  Another quick card for you today.  How can it already be the end of the month?  Still a few challenges out there that need to be completed… The Facebook June SU! Colour Challenge mixed with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#663).  What a beautiful set of colors! Here is the result:  Steps: CardContinue reading “Treasured Medallions – Celebrate You”

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”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine

Time to have a little fun in the sun!  Let’s go tropical with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#662) by mixing it up with Just Us Girls (#638) for the inspiration and Color Throwdown (#698) for the colors. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Shapes:Continue reading “Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine”

Friends Are Like Seashells

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy morning and I am quickly posting a card for an approaching deadline. Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#560) and taking inspiration from The Card Concept (#178). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Happiness Abounds – Just Because

Hi and welcome back to the Studio!  A number of current challenges involve color and specifically the new Stampin’ Up! 2022 / 2024 In-Colors. CAS Colours & Sketches (#475); Sunday Stamps (#285); and Inspire Create (#119): So, I have combined them with the current Global Design Challenge (#348) to case the layout of a cardContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Just Because”

Cottage Rose – Friends Forever

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Having a play with the Facebook Case-ing The Catalog (#361) and mixing it up with a few other challenges. Color: Just Add Ink (#608), Theme: Alphabet (Letter “F”) and Tools: Make My Monday (#177) and Colour Crazy Craft (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Friends Forever”

Shaded Summer – Hello

What did I do this afternoon?  More cardmaking, of course! First off, I was considering the FUSION – It’s All in the Elements – Wheel Wreath Sketch and Inspiration Challenge. My take-away? Earthy colors with metallic accents and circle shapes. Additional inspiration?  Elements as suggested by Can You Handle the Pressure (#9) and TGIF (#373).Continue reading “Shaded Summer – Hello”