Celebrate!

Welcome back! I have been given the opportunity to be the featured Designer for the Color Throwdown Team this week.  Such fun to play along. The colors that we get to work with (CTD705) this week are Purple, Red and Green and looking at the inspiration photograph, I selected Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sorbet and ParakeetContinue reading “Celebrate!”

Jar of Flowers – Forever Fern – You Can Do This!

Playing with a few more challenges: Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#440), Theme/Colors: The Card Concept (#160) and Sentiment: The Alphabet Challenge (M). Here is the result: Steps: For the Sunflower element, I stamped the Sunflower image from the Jar of Flowers stamp set with Early Espresso ink on to a scrap of Basic WhiteContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – Forever Fern – You Can Do This!”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back! Card Two for the day.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#620); Color: Stampin’ Up! Colour Facebook Challenge (August); Materials: Double Trouble Challenge (#91). Here is the result: Steps: For the background panel (4” x 5¼”), I chose one of the Plaid sheets from the retired Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper pack.  The colorsContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Thinking of You”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Happiness

I have combined the two weekend challenges to create a single card. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Use Soft Pastels. SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS008 and the Paper Players Challenge (#553) for the colors. Here is the result: There are several ways to use the new Soft Pastels and I tried three different techniques: (1) DirectContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Happiness”

Celebrate Sunflowers – Thanks a Bunch

My take on this week’s Sunday Sketch Challenge – SS005. The choice of stamp set – Celebrate Sunflowers was influenced by the Color Challenge presented by Hand Stamped Sentiments (#366). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: Sunflowers.  The smaller Sunflower image was stamped twice on to a scrap of Basic White cardstock using MementoContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers – Thanks a Bunch”