Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting

Welcome back!  Ever have a project that just seems to be a comedy of errors?  Well, this was one of those. Working with the Less Is More (#469) Traditional Christmas challenge. This was originally going to be a single layer CAS card.  Somehow, I was a real fumble fingers and smeared ink left and right.Continue reading “Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting”

Go Fly a Kite

How about CAS (Clean and Simple) today?  One of my favorite styles of card to make using stuff in my stash. Several current challenges that fall within a similar theme: Kids – Paper Players (#600) and Addicted to CAS (#224), Words (Themes) – CASology (#405) and Alphabet (Letter H), and bringing it all together RetroContinue reading “Go Fly a Kite”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…

Welcome back to the Studio.  Love that I have time to play on Sunday. Have you been creative today?  A masculine card for the current Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#481) based on the Color Dare (#504) over at Color My Heart using the Choose Two of Three options from Just Add Ink (#612). Here is theContinue reading “Be Awesome! – Count on Me, Nothing’s Better Than…”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

A Happy Hooray – Thank You

Welcome back!  It is Canada Day and we have a bit of celebrating to do so, I am mixing it up to knock several challenges off at once. Retro Rubber (#185) for the concept… Along with Double Trouble (#114) in partnership with Atlantic Hearts (#479). Additional inspiration, Style and Theme: CAS on Friday (#234); ToolsContinue reading “A Happy Hooray – Thank You”

Shaded Summer – Hello

What did I do this afternoon?  More cardmaking, of course! First off, I was considering the FUSION – It’s All in the Elements – Wheel Wreath Sketch and Inspiration Challenge. My take-away? Earthy colors with metallic accents and circle shapes. Additional inspiration?  Elements as suggested by Can You Handle the Pressure (#9) and TGIF (#373).Continue reading “Shaded Summer – Hello”

Botanical Prints – Splendid Day

Welcome back!  Back at work in the Studio… Playing with the Festive Friday (#111) and CAS Colours & Sketches (#474) Challenges this morning for a sneak peek of some of the products from the Splendid Day Suite featured in the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Splendid Day”

Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio…working on a few more challenges with quickly approaching deadlines and a little sneak peek from the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#477), Theme and Technique: Seize the Birthday (#240) and Color: Color Hues (#43). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Charming Sentiments – Splendid Stems”