Weekend Color Challenge – Sailing Home, what a way to relax!

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a color challenge.  The color choices were inspired by the photograph. Choose at least three when making your project. Anything goes…however, I was inspired by the nautical influence for my card today. These colors were combined with two other challenges today.  Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#425) andContinue reading “Weekend Color Challenge – Sailing Home, what a way to relax!”

Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday

I think I mentioned that last week’s long weekend messed with my schedule.  Saturday’s Weekend Challenge is in progress and Sunday’s Sketch – SS002 is finally completed. All week, I pushed ideas around and just didn’t quite know what to do… The January – June 2021 Mini Catalog retirement list is out and I amContinue reading “Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday”

Butterfly – Thank You

I wanted to try my hand at Kylie Bertucci’s International Highlights Blog Challenge for May.  The theme is Thank You. I was influenced/inspired by several other challenges… Sketch – Case-ing Tuesday (#302); Colors – Just Add Ink (JAI552); Styling – TIC TAC TOE (TTTC111).  The Tic Tac Toe line includes Embossing, Layers and Scallops.  TheContinue reading “Butterfly – Thank You”

Happy Spring – Weekend Theme Challenge – Spring Showers

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme based.  The image I chose is evocative of the adage: April Showers bring May Flowers.  Take from it what you will.  Be inspired by the image and/or the colors.  Have fun with it! I chose the sketch layout for the Stampin’ Up! Only ChallengeContinue reading “Happy Spring – Weekend Theme Challenge – Spring Showers”

HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS – IT’S YOUR DAY!

Sunday Sketch – SS030- November 29th, 2020 Taking liberty with this week’s sketch.  Five elements in this layout.  A Card Base, Mat, Matted Panel and a ribbon bow feature.  I have a base, a mat, step matted element and plenty of bows! For today’s sketch, (I am so behind…getting ready for my Holiday Stamping Class),Continue reading “HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS – IT’S YOUR DAY!”

Tea, Anyone?

Saturday’s Keep Stamping Color Challenge –  November 21st, 2020 If you know me, you will know that I love tea!  What is your favorite?  I will probably have it in the pantry.  Come over for a Cuppa! The challenges that I give to myself and like to share with you have really pushed me toContinue reading “Tea, Anyone?”

Wonderful Winterland – Paper Pumpkin Play Date

November 19, 2020 The NOVEMBER 2016 – WONDERFUL WINTERLAND was lovely note card kit of Winter Hills with Tree and House die-cuts.  The coordinating colors were Dapper Denim, Pool Party, Soft Sky and Pear Pizzazz.  So soft and pretty. Today, I am using the original Stamp Set and mixing it up with newer products.  AContinue reading “Wonderful Winterland – Paper Pumpkin Play Date”

Saturday Keep Stamping – Vellum (Stained Glass)

 October 24th, 2020 This week?  Create a card using the Stained Glass technique with Vellum card stock. Today, I give you an autumnal and a festive card. Autumn Birthday I chose the both the Watering Can and Floral images from Country Home.  Silver embossed on to Vellum and then colored from the back with aContinue reading “Saturday Keep Stamping – Vellum (Stained Glass)”