Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Woof!

Happy Saturday!  Will you have a chance to be creative today? I have been playing with a few more challenges this morning.  Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#669), Theme and Materials – Festive Friday (#115) and for Color and Style – CAS Colours & Sketches (#481). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Woof!”

Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug

Chasing one more deadline…Welcome back!  Playing with the Theme from CAS on Friday (#236), the Technique suggested by Make My Monday (#180) and the CAS Colours &Sketches (#480) Sketch which I flipped. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Shimmery White cardstock. Focal Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Shimmery WhiteContinue reading “Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug”

Just Because

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.  A few CAS (clean and simple) challenges are combined with some of my favorite retired stamp sets for today’s card.  Sketch: Freshly Made (#545), Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#479) and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70).  Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Just Because”

Celebrate Sunflowers

Don’t you just love days where you get a chance to play? Another couple of challenges: Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#667) and Color – Creative Color (#46). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Background Panel: (3¼” x 4½”) Pear Pizzazz cardstock dry-embossed with the TimberContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers”

Anything is Possible…

A very minimalist hand drawn line image for you today.  Sometimes you cannot find what you are looking for and you have to improvise. Working with the Time Out Words Challenge (#218) and the Sunday Stamps Color Challenge (#287). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crumb Cake cardstock.Continue reading “Anything is Possible…”

Go Fly a Kite

How about CAS (Clean and Simple) today?  One of my favorite styles of card to make using stuff in my stash. Several current challenges that fall within a similar theme: Kids – Paper Players (#600) and Addicted to CAS (#224), Words (Themes) – CASology (#405) and Alphabet (Letter H), and bringing it all together RetroContinue reading “Go Fly a Kite”

Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#365). I chose to flip the sketch from a vertical position to the horizontal to better suit my stamped image from the Forever Friendship stamp set. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Cajun Craze cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Forever Friendship – Happy Birthday”

Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way

Fa la la…Christmas in July.  A number of challenges are heading to the tree lot.  Do you smell the pine…are you thinking about the holidays? Over at AAA Cards (#119), the theme is a Christmas Pet.  I do not have such a stamp and chose to improvise.  My card is not strictly CAS (clean andContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”