Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday

I have been invited to be the guest designer for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#116).  So exciting!  Thanks to the Design Team for giving me this opportunity.   Tic Tac Toe is always fun…eight different ways to inspire your creativity. You may remember that I have mentioned GREEN is my very most favorite color,Continue reading “Bloom Where You Are Planted – Birthday”

All Squared Away – Cheers

On to another couple of challenges… Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday (#507) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#271) And this is the result: Steps: To make my own Background, I added one of the Square image stamps from the All Squared Away stamp set to the Stamparatus positioning tool and hinged stamped theContinue reading “All Squared Away – Cheers”

Celebrating Circles – Huge Congrats

Enjoying time in the Studio and working on another round of challenges as deadlines approach. Sketch – Sketch Saturday (#659) and Color – Color Hues (#17). And this is the result: I knew that I wanted something bold for the colorful circles.  Rooting around in my stash I came across several older Paper Pumpkin andContinue reading “Celebrating Circles – Huge Congrats”

A Little Wild – Hello Little Baby

Having fun with a few more challenges… Sketch – Just Add Ink (#553); Subject – CAS on Sunday (#204) and Color – AS You See It (#249). And this is the result: Steps: I chose the sweet little Honey Bear from the retired A Little Wild stamp set for the Baby.  Inked in Soft SuedeContinue reading “A Little Wild – Hello Little Baby”

A Good Man – Congratulations (Weekend Challenge – A Simple Sketch)

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is another Simple Sketch.  Keep it simple or add a little more.  The choice is yours.  Additional inspiration: Colors – Color Throw Down (#641) and Theme – The Spot Challenge (#160). And this is the result: If you do know me well you will know that IContinue reading “A Good Man – Congratulations (Weekend Challenge – A Simple Sketch)”

Wild About You – Happy Birthday

No end of wonderful challenges to keep me busy… Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday (#304); Subject – Seize the Birthday (#213) and Theme – Paper Players (#539). And this is the result: Steps: For my Furry Friend, I chose the Lion from the retired Wild About You stamp set.  I tilted the Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wild About You – Happy Birthday”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Enjoying time in the Studio and working on another round of challenges…Inspiration came from the following: Sketch – Sketch Saturday (#658); Color – Fab Friday (#212) and Technique – TGIF (#314) And this is the result: Steps: To create the Ombre effect on my three panel strips (⅝” x 3”), I used a variety ofContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Butterfly – Thank You

I wanted to try my hand at Kylie Bertucci’s International Highlights Blog Challenge for May.  The theme is Thank You. I was influenced/inspired by several other challenges… Sketch – Case-ing Tuesday (#302); Colors – Just Add Ink (JAI552); Styling – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111).  The Tic Tac Toe line includes Embossing, Layers and Scallops.  TheContinue reading “Butterfly – Thank You”

Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend

Another round of challenges… Sketch – Freshly Made Sketches (FMS483); Subject, Technique and Materials – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111); Sentiment – CASology (Week #389). And this is the result: For the TTTC111 Tic Tac Toe, I chose Shimmer, Shine, Glitter; Coloring; Dragonfly.  The FMS483 Sketch allowed any shape, so the Silver Embossed, Colored, Shimmery DragonflyContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Dear Friend”

Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday

Time again to work on the weekly Case-ing Tuesday Challenge #300.  This week the Sample and Sketch is from page 72 of the Mini Spring Catalog.  I decided to mix it up with the Paper Players #537 Theme Challenge and the Tic Tac Toe #109 Line Challenge. And this is the result: The Tic TacContinue reading “Oh, Snap – It’s Your Birthday”