Floral Sympathy

Needed one of these today… I chose the Mojo Monday #552 sketch created by Julee Tilman from Poetic Artistry and a color combination from The Spot for Inspiration Challenge #148. Here is the result: I started with the Patterned Paper.  I chose the Night of Navy and White floral pattern from the Sale-a-bration selection: PaperContinue reading “Floral Sympathy”

Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet

To show you some of the new product available in the 2021 Spring Mini Catalog, today’s inspiration was a sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS471 and a color combination from the Global Design Project – GDP277. I had a play with the new dies from the Beautiful Brushstrokes Die Set.  These dies come withContinue reading “Beautiful Brushstrokes – Wrapped Bouquet”

Scrap Strips…We all have them.  Let’s Make Cards!

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is another Simple Sketch intended for you to use up some of those half-inch scraps you keep for another day project.  Well today is the day! All of the cards I made use some manner of scrap strips from my bins.  Where the scraps originally came fromContinue reading “Scrap Strips…We all have them.  Let’s Make Cards!”

Treasured Medallions in Poppy Parade

This is my first TIC, TAC, TOE Challenge.  Offered up by the Paper Players Team – PP526, gave me lots of creative choices… How about DIE-CUT, RED and STENCIL?  Or, what about RED, EMBOSSING and SPARKLE? This is what I came up with… As mentioned in an earlier post, a new box of goodies arrivedContinue reading “Treasured Medallions in Poppy Parade”

Bright Butterfly

Having a little fun using Plaid.  This week’s TGIF Challenge – TGIFC301 is “Mad for Plaid”. How to be creative without actually using a plaid stamp or plaid patterned paper?  I decided to get out my Simply Scored Scoring Tool and see if I could make my own plaid pattern.  This is what I cameContinue reading “Bright Butterfly”

Wild Rose – Berry Blessings

Can you stand one more for today? The colors for this month…Real Red, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie have been selected for the SU! Only Color Challenge for February.  Hot colors for a cold month! Over at CAS Colours & Sketches, this week’s sketch has a wave pattern. Here is what I created: I stampedContinue reading “Wild Rose – Berry Blessings”

Beautiful Best Wishes

Deadlines, deadlines, and deadlines. The colors for this week…a soft pink, a soft gray, and a dreamy blue for the Color Throw Down – CTD627 Challenge were so appealing that I just needed to make a card with them.  For me, that translated into Blushing Bride, Smoky Slate and Misty Moonlight.  Now what to doContinue reading “Beautiful Best Wishes”

Dragonfly Garden Wishes – Hello

Yesterday, I created a card with the Forever Gold Specialty Designer Series Paper.  It was still on my work table and it was just begging to be used.  I came across the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS470.  This sketch was the perfect setting for the Laser-Cut backgrounds. I hope you like this card asContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden Wishes – Hello”

Tasteful Touches – Faux Tile

Weekend Technique Challenge – Faux Tile Sunday Sketch – SS039 SU! Color Challenge – January Here is what I created: A quick, bright card to illustrate the Faux Tile Technique using the Tasteful Touches stamp set and the colors, Daffodil Delight, Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green and Pacific Point. In these series of photos, youContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – Faux Tile”

Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Sampler

For my class this week, Celebration of Color – All Occasions Cards, I chose to highlight the beautiful Sale-a-bration Field & Flowers Designer Series Papers. The inspiration for the cards I created came from various sketch challenges.  Sunday Sketch SS038, Case-ing Tuesday #288, Just Add Ink #538, and The Power of Three as suggested byContinue reading “Flower & Field Designer Series Paper Sampler”