Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday

Lots of plans this weekend…not sure if we will be able to do all that we want.  Spring Festivals and events all start. So, I am trying to beat a few deadlines. Style and Theme – CAS on Friday Challenge (#230), AAA Cards Challenge (#212) and The Flower Challenge (#68); Color – Color Throw DownContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday”

Celebrate with Friends and Flowers

Hi!  Welcome back. As mentioned in yesterday’s post a new Stampin’ Up! Catalog is about to debut.  Unfortunately, that means some favorite stamp sets and other products are retiring.  For today’s card, and the challenges I decided to combine, I selected to use Create with Friends, Celebrate with Flowers and the Pierced Blooms Dies. TheContinue reading “Celebrate with Friends and Flowers”

Butterfly Brilliance – It’s Your Day!

Chasing a deadline… Playing with the Sketch Saturday (#696) layout and the Make My Monday (#170) colors. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Card Front: (5” x 3¾”) Basic White cardstock. Using Stampin’ Write Markers, Gorgeous Grape, Daffodil Delight and Night of Navy, the “arrow”Continue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – It’s Your Day!”

A Sunny Thank You

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#694).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “X” is for Xanthic (relating to the color Yellow) and the Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#460) is a Tic Tac Toe board.  How about we combine all three? Here is the result: Steps: CardContinue reading “A Sunny Thank You”

Let It Snow – Happy Scenes

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#693).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “W” is for Winter and over at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge for February, the option was Snowflakes.  These three suggestions came together nicely! Here is the result: A super shiny Winter cardContinue reading “Let It Snow – Happy Scenes”

Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World

Happy Thanksgiving!  Hoping that your day has been fun and that you and your family and friends were able to create some fine memories. Over at our house, it is pretty quiet.  Just the two of us…the dinner is cooking and I had some time to play in the Studio this afternoon. Over at PaperContinue reading “Wonder of Christmas – Joy to the World”

Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings

Welcome back!  A quick little card for you today. The color challenge presented by the Global Design Project (#317) ties in really well with the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Suite – Whimsy and Wonder (Holiday Catalog – page 24). It is very pretty and the colors are lovely… …Can’t have everything, so I decided to seeContinue reading “Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings”

Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral

Rainy dark day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio. Working with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#684).  The challenge is to pick a sketch layout from the Archives and I chose (#313) from June 7, 2014.  I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. You know I like to mix things up. Continue reading “Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral”

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”