Celebrate – Birthday Card

Welcome back!  Have you got any fabulous plans for the weekend?  We will be heading into the city tomorrow for a bit of fun…until then, I still get to play in the Studio. The challenges today include: The Card Concept (#183), Seize the Birthday (#250), Use Your Stuff (#470) and Sketch Saturday (#712).  Inspired byContinue reading “Celebrate – Birthday Card”

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!”

Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails

Welcome back!  Isn’t it incredible how hot it seems to be everywhere at the moment?  I have a solution…relax with a very cool cocktail… Several challenges today: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#566); Colors – Facebook SU! Color (August) and Themes – Cupcake Inspiration (#549), Give a Girl a Cookie (#171) and Four SeasonsContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails”

Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card

Today, I have accepted the challenge to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a card created by Susan Wong as suggested by the Global Design Project (#352) team. My take-aways: Diagonal Layout Orientation, Ribbon/Twine, Block Sentiment and Gems. I picked the colors suggested by the Cupcake Inspiration (#548) team. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card”

Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!

Have you had a chance to get your hands on those ever so cute Hippos from the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Brochure?  Not yet?  Well, the stamp set, Hippest Hippos and coordinating Hippo Dies, can be yours free with a qualifying purchase. I couldn’t resist using them for the current Alphabet Challenge – Letter G: “G”Continue reading “Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!”

Bouquet of Thanks

Welcome to the weekend!  Do you have any wonderful plans for the day? A few challenges tweaked my interest… Festive Friday (#113) options led to the choice of Sketch: Global Design Project (#350) and Color Style: Inkspirational (#269). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. ApertureContinue reading “Bouquet of Thanks”

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?”