Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief

Welcome back!  I have a Holiday card for you today…it is less than two months until Christmas and really one month before those cards have to be in the post to be delivered on time. I have selected the ever so cute North Pole Mischief stamp set so that I can enter the Jingle BellesContinue reading “Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief”

Holiday Berries

Welcome back!  It is the end of the week, and I am getting prepped for my weekend but before I do, I have a no sentiment Holiday card for you. Playing with the colors suggested by the Facebook Colour INKspiration (#131) challenge along with the sketch from Sunday Stamps (#294) tying in elements from theContinue reading “Holiday Berries”

Perched in A Tree – Your Kindness

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#399) launching today! This week, we have a Color Challenge to serve as Inspiration for your project. I am looking forward to seeing what you will create with these colors. I selected the current sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#576) and additional Materials as suggested by MakeContinue reading “Perched in A Tree – Your Kindness”

Leaf Fall – Nature’s Harvest Thank You

Love weekends and the opportunity to spend time in the Studio.  Were you able to be creative today? A few more challenges.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning (#677), Theme: Make My Monday (#184), Tools and Theme: Can You Handle the Pressure (#16) and Color: Color Dare (#515). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Leaf Fall – Nature’s Harvest Thank You”

Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, we are encouraged to use a Stencil.  Will you use one that comes in a package or will you create your own?  Cannot wait to see what you will create. I chose the current sketch over at Inspire Create (#123) and the colorsContinue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day”

Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Forever Friendship – Time For A Card

An interesting challenge issued by the TGIF Team this week.  A Few of Your Favorite Things… How do you pick?  Giving the matter some thought, here are a few: Earthy Colors. Texture. Heat-Set Embossing (a definite go-to for me). A Stamp Set that is versatile. A pun that is not too cute, but elicits aContinue reading “Forever Friendship – Time For A Card”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

We have a really fun challenge for you today at Cardz 4 Guyz!  How many of you collect/keep odds and sods because you just know that you can repurpose them into something great.  Do you, do it? Pull them out and play along with us:  RECYCLE SOMETHING!  I selected a few challenges to help meContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”