Better Places – Happy Father’s Day

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#294) is to create a Tag or add a Tag to your card.  Bringing it all together, I was inspired by: Time Out Challenge (#211) Outdoor Theme; Just Add Ink Challenge (#599) – Favorite Animal; and Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#352) for the Slim-Line Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Better Places – Happy Father’s Day”

Blessings of Home – Have a Perfect Birthday

It’s Tuesday!!  Let’s have some fun. Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#349) and Stampin’ Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge – Blessings of Home stamp set. I chose the colors from my Inque Spot Studio Weekend Keep Stamping suggestion and played with the Tic Tac Toe (#154) and the Make My Monday (#171) challenges to createContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Have a Perfect Birthday”

Enjoy the Moment

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today I am playing with the current sketch over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#460).  The stamp set, Enjoy the Moment, hasn’t seen a lot of love lately and I was looking for an opportunity to use it.  This sketch seemed ideal. I picked the current colorsContinue reading “Enjoy the Moment”

Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow

Welcome to Monday…a brand new week! To complement the Colors from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#457), I chose the current Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#523). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Frame: (3” x 4⅜”) Early Espresso cardstock die-cut with two of theContinue reading “Welcoming Woods – Seasonal Meadow”

Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday

Another Butterfly…I love the Butterflies…they are so pretty… The current challenge over at Just Us Girls (#619) invites you to create your own Stencils using Dies.  What I great idea!  The die sets that I chose were: Tasteful Labels, Brilliant Wings and the retired Ornate Borders. To complement the Stencils I created, I chose theContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Happy Birthday”

Nature’s Beauty – Thinking of You (at Christmas)

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#285) is to use Shades of Brown. I chose Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Cinnamon Cider, Soft Suede and Early Espresso. I selected the current card layout from the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#534) and the Happy Little Stampers November Christmas Theme to bring my design ideas together.Continue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Thinking of You (at Christmas)”

Winter Rose – Hello

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#378) is a Color Challenge. Playing around with the Iconic Dies.  I chose the floral inspiration photograph and the sketch from the Inspired By Challenge (#197) to create my card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛”Continue reading “Winter Rose – Hello”

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”

Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes

Welcome back!  Today I created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#445) and the Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge (November 2021) using the lovely Snowflake Stencil from the Adorning Designs Decorative Masks. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes”

Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”