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”

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”

Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden

Welcome back!  I have a busy weekend coming up and I am trying to get ahead… So indulge me on a few more challenges: Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#482) and Color – Facebook Colour INKspiration (#125). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel –Continue reading “Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden”

Botanical Prints – Splendid Day

Welcome back!  Back at work in the Studio… Playing with the Festive Friday (#111) and CAS Colours & Sketches (#474) Challenges this morning for a sneak peek of some of the products from the Splendid Day Suite featured in the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Splendid Day”

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”

Botanical Prints – Here For You

Can you stand another one?  I am catching up… Over at CAS on Friday (#232), the theme is Fruit.  I selected the retired stamp set Botanical Prints for the Rosehip image. I chose to use the 1970’s inspired colors suggested by Retro Rubber (#184) and to bring these ideas together, I selected the current sketchContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Here For You”

Part of My Story – Thinking of You

Having a play this morning.  Welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#464); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#337); and Theme, Color Tone and Tools: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#155). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft Sea Foam cardstockContinue reading “Part of My Story – Thinking of You”

All Together – Here For You

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#290) is to create a Fancy Fold card. There are so many different Fancy Folds one can do with a card base.  I chose to go with a fan favorite of my clients.  A little different than a standard card but ever so simple to create.  This isContinue reading “All Together – Here For You”

Floral – Here For You

Here we go!  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#342).  I chose the current color palette from the As You See It (#267) Challenge and for the Tools and Style, I selected the Tic Tac Toe (#147) Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)  Basic White cardstock. Patterned Strips: (4½”Continue reading “Floral – Here For You”

Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You

Never seems that I actually get the Tuesday Case the Catalog Challenge completed on Tuesday…so it is time to catch up! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#315); Color: As You See It Challenge (#255) and Theme, Material and Style: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#124). Here is the result: Tic = Flower…Hand-Penned Petal stamp set, Tac =Continue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Here for You”