In Your Words – Smile!

The last card for today to complete the outstanding September challenges. Stamp Set: Stamping Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for today and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.  (I missed this one …time zone / time out – oh well). I mixed these two challenges with the current Color: Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#108) andContinue reading “In Your Words – Smile!”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

I need a card for a bright and boisterous young boy. I was inspired by the Paper Players Challenge (#557) Theme: By the Numbers and the Color Throw Down Challenge (#659) Colors: Red, Purple and Orange.  I put them together with the current sketch from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#676). Let’s see what I cameContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…

Another play date in the Studio.  Trying a few different things and creating a mash-up with a few challenges. Today’s Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice is Watercolor Shapes and opted to use the current color suggestion from the Color Throw Down team (#657) and the Saturday Sketch (#674). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…”

Dragonfly Garden – Hello

There were a few challenges that I really wanted to play with that had summer Wildflower Garden themes and beautiful colors.  I was just waiting for the right sketch to combine them all together. Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#673); Theme and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263); and the Inspiration board from the Hand Stamped SentimentsContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Hello”

ABC / 123 – It’s Back to School for You and Me!

This card is a real mash-up of challenges.  However, getting ready for school was one of my favorite things to do.  Even today, when I pass the School Supply aisles in the store, my heart quickens…So indulge me as I take a trip down memory lane! Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#672); Theme: Stampin’ Up! OnlyContinue reading “ABC / 123 – It’s Back to School for You and Me!”

In Good Taste – You’re So Cool

Having a play with a #SimpleStamping card (Stamps, Ink and Paper) using a little embellishment and bit of embossing to step it up a notch. This week, over at Sketch Saturday (#671), the challenge was to choose a layout from the archive collection and I selected Sketch #295.  I ultimately created a masculine card forContinue reading “In Good Taste – You’re So Cool”

Cool Treats from Tasty Trucks – Sweet Birthday Wishes

CANADA DAY and I am celebrating my home country’s birthday. Mixing a few challenges…Sketch: Sketch Saturday (#666), Choice of Stamp Sets: Retro Rubber (#161) and Theme: Seize the Birthday (#217) with an optional Topping – Embossing Folder. A bright fun little card. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Continue reading “Cool Treats from Tasty Trucks – Sweet Birthday Wishes”