Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!

Welcome back!  Another quick clean and simple card for you this morning with a bit of framing detail.  Blue and Green is such a fresh color combination and one of my favorites.  I have combined the Color Throwdown (#706) challenge with the Less Is More (#471) Theme challenge.  Hope you like it! Here is theContinue reading “Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!”

Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments

Hi!  Several challenges in my favorite style:  Clean and Simple (CAS) and I thought I would combine them all together for this card.  Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#482); Colors – Sunday Stamps (#289); Theme – Addicted to CAS (#226); Materials – CAS on Friday (#237) and Technique – INKspirational (#271). Here is theContinue reading “Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Color Block – Hello

One last challenge for today…playing along with retired colors. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Accent Panel: (2¾” x 4⅛”) Taken with Teal cardstock. Focal Panel: (2⅝” x 3¾”) Shimmery White cardstock die-cut with one of the rectangle dies from the Stitched Rectangles Dies set.Continue reading “Color Block – Hello”

Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You

Wishing you a happy day!  How do you spend your Sundays?  Me? I like to create a storm in the Studio.  Several challenges combined for this card. Sketch and Technique: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#520); Theme: Just Add Ink (#569); Theme: TGIF (#331) and Colors, Tools and Style: The Paper Players (#556) Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You”

Garden Plants – Hello

Welcome to my blog today!  I have a few weekend plans and am working to complete a few more challenges. Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#282) Plant Life, Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#657) and Sketch: Global Design Project Challenge (#306). Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the large Rectangle shape from the WatercolorContinue reading “Garden Plants – Hello”

Kind People – Slim Line Card

I wanted to create a card for the current Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge (#617) and I thought the layout was a good candidate for a Slim Line card and that is the current Make My Monday Challenge (#154) requirement. Additionally, there were a few other challenges that influenced what I ultimately made.  Color Choice: ColorContinue reading “Kind People – Slim Line Card”

Pansy Petals – You Make the World a Better Place

Trusting you all had a great weekend!  How can it be August already?  One year has gone by since I started this blog.  Happy Birthday to the process.  Thanks for following me! My weekend got away from me and I wanted to create a card for the Freshly Made Sketches (#496) Challenge.  Squeaking under theContinue reading “Pansy Petals – You Make the World a Better Place”

Never Blue When I Think of You.

Welcome back! Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#276) is SHADES OF BLUE. So many possibilities…Blue is such a staple color in so many areas of design. I decided to play with my Blending Brushes and see what I could create with various shades of blue. I hope that you like this card andContinue reading “Never Blue When I Think of You.”