Up & Away – Happy Birthday

There are a couple of challenges out there that are asking for a “FUN FOLD”.  So, I decided to play along… They are the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#283) and the Double Trouble Twist Challenge (#92).  For my layout, I chose the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#622). Here is the result: I chose to makeContinue reading “Up & Away – Happy Birthday”

Dragonfly Garden – Hello

There were a few challenges that I really wanted to play with that had summer Wildflower Garden themes and beautiful colors.  I was just waiting for the right sketch to combine them all together. Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#673); Theme and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263); and the Inspiration board from the Hand Stamped SentimentsContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Hello”

Happiest of Birthdays

A rainy day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio… Had a play with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#498) and the Just Add Ink Challenge (#567). Here is the result: Steps: The sentiment, Wishing you the Happiest of Birthdays, from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set was stamped with Early Espresso ink on to aContinue reading “Happiest of Birthdays”

Joyful Life – Good Friends

Having a play with some delightful colors and a great new stamp set, Joyful Life.  Those two, Buster Bear and Cotton Tail are having so much fun! Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#497) Inverted; Color: Paper Players Challenge (#553) and as I water colored the image, Happy Little Stampers August Water Color Challenge. Here isContinue reading “Joyful Life – Good Friends”

Kind People – Slim Line Card

I wanted to create a card for the current Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge (#617) and I thought the layout was a good candidate for a Slim Line card and that is the current Make My Monday Challenge (#154) requirement. Additionally, there were a few other challenges that influenced what I ultimately made.  Color Choice: ColorContinue reading “Kind People – Slim Line Card”

Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello

Hi, thought I would share another card I made for a few more challenges that are coming due… Sketch: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#262); Color and Materials: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124) which tied in nicely with the Stampin’ Up! August Colour Challenge on Facebook. Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) JustContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Penned Flowers Hello”

Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together

A couple of deadline are looming and I wanted to play with them… Sketch Only: FUSION Card Challenge (Lemon Hydrangea); Theme: Paper Players Challenge (#552) and Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#431). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (2¾” x 2¾”) Basic White cardstock.  The Little Girls on the Beach and the SeagullContinue reading “Beautiful Moments by the Sea – Doing it Together”

Simply Succulents – Good things Grow

It was a busy weekend, so I decided to combine my two weekend challenges to create a single card. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Color and/or Theme (I chose to concentrate on the Colors) and SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS007 Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (2¾” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  The large SucculentsContinue reading “Simply Succulents – Good things Grow”

A Lovely Day for a Walk in the Park – Moon Lake

A number of challenges have an outdoor masculine theme and I wanted to see what I could create… Sketch and Theme: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#516); Color and Materials: Retro Rubber Challenges (#163) and Theme: CASology Cue Card (#393). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “A Lovely Day for a Walk in the Park – Moon Lake”

Just Want to Say – Happy Birthday

Who is a star in your life?  Celebrate them in a big way… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Sunday Sketch Challenges (#260); COLOR: Color Throw Down (#650); and THEME: Seize The Birthday Challenges (#218) Here is the result: Steps: DSP Panel: (3¾” x 5½”) Neutrals Family Designer Series Paper Stack (retired Smoky Slate Dotted pattern).Continue reading “Just Want to Say – Happy Birthday”