Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween

Welcome back!  Shall we embrace October 31st and create a little Halloween magic? Sketch: CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#439) with the Just Us Girls Challenge (#604) and The Paper Players Challenge (#561) for the theme. Here is the result: Steps: On a piece of Shimmery White cardstock, I blended the ink colors So Saffron,Continue reading “Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Can you stand another one?  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#624), Color/Tools/Technique: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#132) and Theme/Technique: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#223). Here is the result: Steps: For the Faux Stitching and Die Cut, I die-cut a piece of the Petal Pink Mottled paper pattern from the retired Peony Garden Designer Series PaperContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”

Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#280) is to add some Metal to your card.  How about a whole lot of metal? I have been away for a bit of a holiday and had a lovely time and the deadline for this challenge is just around the corner.  I wanted to create a greatContinue reading “Daisy Lane – It’s Your Time to Shine!”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

I need a card for a bright and boisterous young boy. I was inspired by the Paper Players Challenge (#557) Theme: By the Numbers and the Color Throw Down Challenge (#659) Colors: Red, Purple and Orange.  I put them together with the current sketch from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#676). Let’s see what I cameContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

You Are My Kind of Hero!

Hi, welcome back.  Working on a few more challenges trying to meet the deadline date. Sketch: CAS Colors and Sketches Challenge (#434) and the CASology Cue Word Challenge (#394). Here is the result: Steps: Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the sentiment, You Are One of a Kind, from the retired Lovely Wishes stamp set wasContinue reading “You Are My Kind of Hero!”

Mountain Air – Happy Birthday

Time to celebrate the 500th Sketch Challenge from Freshly Made Sketches!  Incredible.  I love to use a sketch as a starting point and the library of options at Freshly Made Sketches is an great resource.  The Design Team strives for a clean and simple esthetic and that was what I was working towards.  However, asContinue reading “Mountain Air – Happy Birthday”

Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend

This week’s Case-ing Tuesday Sketch Challenge (#309) was mixed with the Global Design Project Color Challenge (#297) and the TGIF Technique Challenge (#321). A fun and friendly Peek-a-Boo Birthday card… Here is what I created: Steps: Daisy Cut-Outs: (1⅜” x 2¾”) and (1” x 2⅜”) Basic White cardstock.  Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the largeContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Biggest Wishes for your Birthday, my Friend”

Dragonfly Wishes – Hello

Playing around in the Studio with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge – PPC416 and The Stampin’ Up! Only Theme Challenge – SUO270. Here is what I created: Loving the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper and decided to use it for the three panels in the sketch.  The focal element is the Vellum Dragonfly representingContinue reading “Dragonfly Wishes – Hello”

Itty Bitty Birthday Wishes

Can you stand one more post today? I created a card using the sketch by the Freshly Made Sketches Team – FMS475 and a theme-type challenge over at Just Add Ink – JAI544 to “Just Use “L”.  A play on Vanilla neutrals with a touch of gold including Lace and Laser-Cuts. Here is what IContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthday Wishes”

Sunday Sketch – SS021

 September 20th, 2020 “Just” A nice sketch with a little dimension.  I love doing Sketches.  Half of the guess work is already completed…deciding what to make.  Now all you have to do is choose the colors and the stamp set and get to work! Instead of a 2½” x ”2¾” square, I chose one ofContinue reading “Sunday Sketch – SS021”