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”

Eden’s Garden Wreath – Hello

I am delighted to be invited to be a Guest with the Tic Tac Toe Team this week.  I was given Challenge (#179) and I selected the Center Vertical Column: Wreath, Wood and Patterned Paper. Let the fun begin…I selected a number of concurrent challenges to inform my selections. Starting with the Alphabet (Letter L)Continue reading “Eden’s Garden Wreath – Hello”

Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#373). I took inspiration from a number of challenges.  Double Trouble (#120) partnering with Cupcake Inspiration (#552), Can You Handle the Pressure (#15), Stampin’ Up! Only (#310) and Make My Monday (#183). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adheredContinue reading “Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  Slow start to my day.  I had a number of errands to take care of this morning.  Just happy that I had some time to play this afternoon. Working with the current FUSION challenge (Pinwheels) and the Just Add Ink (#620) Inspiration photograph. Here is the result: Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You”

Oh, Baby

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio this morning… As You See It (#282) has a Baby theme and over at Festive Friday (#117), they are recognizing Memories.  Babies create precious memories.  I have selected the colors suggested over at Color Dare (#512) and the layout was adapted from the current Saturday StampsContinue reading “Oh, Baby”

Greeting Card Kids – Off to School

The Tuesday after Labor Day was always the first day back at school when I was growing up.  So, I am celebrating… Several challenges also have this theme: Make The Card (#62), Make My Monday (#182), If You Give a Crafter a Cookie (#172) along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch (#489).  I have also incorporatedContinue reading “Greeting Card Kids – Off to School”

Artisan Additions – Get Well Card

The Long Weekend is upon us…do you have plans?  Trying to get a little bit ahead so I can enjoy a bit of R&R. Playing with: Use Your Stuff (#455), AAA Cards (#222) and Global Design Project (#358). Here is the result:  Steps: The Rainbow-Colored Pieced Paper Panel was adhered to the card base andContinue reading “Artisan Additions – Get Well Card”

Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#371) a day late.  A couple of busy days post-Convention and getting ready for the Holiday Card Classes this afternoon and evening. The card sample sports a (3¾”) square cut in four.  What will you choose? A stamped image, a piece of prettyContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You”

Hello – Garden Birdhouses

It’s Sunday!  And another challenge deadline has snuck up on me…so, indulge me. Working with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Sketch (#568), the Colors suggested by Creative Colour Challenges (#50) and picking up two elements from the Just Add Ink (#617) Choose Two Challenge. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Hello – Garden Birdhouses”

Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card

Hey there, welcome back!  While I had the watercolor paper and the brushes out…why not use them for the Global Design Project (#356) Challenge to Case (Copy and Selectively Edit) of a lovely card created by Emma Goddard. Elements:  Floral Spray, Centered Greeting, Colors, Background Decorative Pattern, Twine and Gems. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card”