Naturals Note Card

Getting in a little more play time!  A whole slew of challenges for this card:  Double Trouble (#121) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#467).  Color Scheme suggested by Crafter’s Café (#289) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#311).  Additional Materials influenced by Inkspirational (#274) and Note Card Style as suggested by TGIF (#388). Here is the result: Continue reading “Naturals Note Card”

Truly Artistic

Welcome back!  Nothing like getting back in the saddle after a longish vacation.  Missed the Studio and it was fun to create this card for some close call challenge deadlines. Playing with: Addicted to CAS (#229) and Paper Players (#610). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to the card baseContinue reading “Truly Artistic”

So Happy

Welcome back!  I think today is meant for clean and simple…as I continue to play in the Studio. CAS Colour & Sketches (#486) color challenge, such pretty and bright colors…what to do?  CASology (#407), the word HAPPY.  These are very happy colors…how about the Time Out (#222) Quote: Try to be a rainbow in someone’sContinue reading “So Happy”

Simply Sketched – Sympathy Card

Some Sundays just get off to a slow start… A few clean and simple (CAS) style challenges came together quickly. AAA Cards (#223) for the theme, Addicted to CAS (#228) for the subject and Less is More (#472) for the color. Sympathy cards are my least favorite to make…yet I love a black and whiteContinue reading “Simply Sketched – Sympathy Card”

Pansy Petals Birthday

Sharing another card that I created this afternoon. A very pretty floral birthday card. My materials and color choices were influenced by two challenges: Less Is More (#472) and Color Dare (#511).   Here is the result: Steps: The Leaf Sprigs and the Pansies were arranged and adhered around the Oval Frame.  The Pansies wereContinue reading “Pansy Petals Birthday”

Let’s Set Sail – Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, our theme is Sports and/or Hobbies.  I chose the following challenges to bring my idea to life.  Theme: Seize the Birthday (#246) and Happy Little Stampers (September), Color: Color Hues (#48) partnering with Seize The Birthday, Inkspirational (#273) for the multiple images andContinue reading “Let’s Set Sail – Special Day”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Hand-Penned Petals – Thank You

One more card for today…chasing down a deadline. Playing with: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#673) and mixing it up with Color Throwdown (#707), Stamping Up Only (#309), Double Trouble (#119) and Kylie Bertucci’s September International Highlights theme. Don’t forget to vote for my card: LINK Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adheredContinue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Thank You”

Ocean Front – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  I have a sweet clean and simple #simplestamping card for you today. Playing with: Facebook Colour INKspiration (#128), CASology (#406), Inspiration Station (#36) and Stampin’ Up!’s Simple Stamping Challenge (September). Here is the result:  Steps: Are you tempted to just “Jump In” into this beautiful blue ocean after running down the “Sandy” beach?Continue reading “Ocean Front – Thinking of You”

To A Classic – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying the Holiday Weekend. One of our favorite activities is to go Cruising with our 1966 Classic Impala.  This is a passionate hobby of my husband. Isn’t she a beauty? I am playing with the following challenges: Cupcake Inspiration (#551) which I missed, Just Add Ink (#619), CAS on FridayContinue reading “To A Classic – Happy Birthday”