Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine

Time to have a little fun in the sun!  Let’s go tropical with the current Tuesday Morning Sketch (#662) by mixing it up with Just Us Girls (#638) for the inspiration and Color Throwdown (#698) for the colors. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Shapes:Continue reading “Tropical Vibes – Sending Sunshine”

Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration

Welcome to the weekend!  I hope you find some time to play with your crafty stuff. Today, I am playing with the sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#558) and for my theme I opted for As You Can See It (#276). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bubble Over – Birthday Celebration”

Nature’s Prints – What’s New?

The Nature’s Prints Bundle is new!  Totally love the natural elements in this new collection of images. And…it is today’s featured stamp set over at Stampin’ Though the Catalog on Facebook. I selected the color palette suggested by the team at Color Throw Down (#696) and I selected the current sketch over at Freshly MadeContinue reading “Nature’s Prints – What’s New?”

Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity

Welcome back!  Catching a deadline or two before I get ready for tonight’s class. At Just Us Girls (#635), the word of the day is Paintbrush and that took me to the retired Crafting Forever stamp set.  The color choice was inspired by CAS Colours & Sketches (#473).  Additional choices for tools used came fromContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity”

Daisy Garden – Thank You

It is Tuesday!! Time for the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#356) Challenge. Additional Inspiration: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for May and Crafter’s Café (#285) Challenge for Theme Materials. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (4⅝” x 3¼”) Spotted Orchid Oasis piece of paperContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Thank You”

Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#296) is the theme Wildlife. Again, I chose a Deer.  The majestic stag from the retired Nature’s Beauty stamp set is one of my favorite wildlife images. I complimented my scene with images from the new Grassy Grove stamp set and the sentiment from the Nothings Better ThanContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Be Awesome”

Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday”

Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine

Still trying to catch up on challenges deadlines…another quick clean and simple card based on the CAS Colours & Sketches – Sketch (#467). Additional Inspiration: Theme: Inspiration Station (#28), Alphabet Letter (B), Time Out (#212), and Color: Color Hues (#39). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

I have a very different card for you today.  Just stamps, ink and paper but it carries a bright fun punch of color. I am a fan of black and white.  I also like the art of Zentangling.  I must confess I look more at the awesomeness out there than really doing it myself.  However,Continue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

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!”