Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#397) launching today! This week, we have a Mood Board to serve as Inspiration for your Fall themed project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will inspire you. Several current challenges also have this theme, and I will play with them too!  Color: Sunday Stamps ChallengeContinue reading “Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You”

Sending Smiles – Thank You

A very clean and simple card for you today…I completely ran out of time yesterday and a deadline is nearing on one of my favorite challenges. CAS Colour & Sketches (#483) for the cool colors and marrying them up with the Sending Smiles stamp set and the current Sunday Stamps (#290) Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Sending Smiles – Thank You”

Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments

Hi!  Several challenges in my favorite style:  Clean and Simple (CAS) and I thought I would combine them all together for this card.  Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#482); Colors – Sunday Stamps (#289); Theme – Addicted to CAS (#226); Materials – CAS on Friday (#237) and Technique – INKspirational (#271). Here is theContinue reading “Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments”

Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes

Another hot day today.  I am thinking cool thoughts and took another dive into my stash bins. Come play with me as I work on a few more challenges: Sketch – Sunday Stamps (#288), Theme – As You See It (#280), Theme and Color – Jingle Belles (Blue Christmas) and least but not last Materials,Continue reading “Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes”

Anything is Possible…

A very minimalist hand drawn line image for you today.  Sometimes you cannot find what you are looking for and you have to improvise. Working with the Time Out Words Challenge (#218) and the Sunday Stamps Color Challenge (#287). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crumb Cake cardstock.Continue reading “Anything is Possible…”

Better Places – Best Wishes

Hi!  Welcome back.  So glad to get back in the Studio.  I had a couple of busy days… Playing with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#286), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#169) and The Male Room Challenge (#164). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) retired Misty Moonlight cardstock.Continue reading “Better Places – Best Wishes”

Happiness Abounds – Just Because

Hi and welcome back to the Studio!  A number of current challenges involve color and specifically the new Stampin’ Up! 2022 / 2024 In-Colors. CAS Colours & Sketches (#475); Sunday Stamps (#285); and Inspire Create (#119): So, I have combined them with the current Global Design Challenge (#348) to case the layout of a cardContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Just Because”

Bamboo Beauty – Through it Together

Hi! Welcome back.  I am having a play in the Studio this morning. Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#284), Colors: Facebook Colour INKspiration (#123), Theme: CAS on Friday (#233) and sharing with Ellibelle’s Corner. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft SucculentContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Through it Together”

Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#295) is to theme based: “D” is for…and I chose Deer. Bringing it all together: Make My Monday Challenge (#173) – Theme; Sunday Stamps Challenge (#282) – Sketch; and Happy Little Stampers (May) – CAS Style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (11” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Grassy Grove – Happy Birthday”

All Squared Away – Good Things Grow

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#293) is to add texture to your card. What does texture mean to you?  Dry or Heat Embossing, Visual Patterns, Layers, Twine or Ribbon…there are a lot of textures to choose from. Bringing it all together: Just Add Ink Challenge (#597) – Choose Two [Paper and Pattern]; ColourContinue reading “All Squared Away – Good Things Grow”