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”

Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts

Can you tell that I was away from the Studio for several weeks?  Lots of challenges to catch up on before the month is through and deadlines are looming. Over at TGIF, the challenge is to decorate an envelope.  I do not do this too often unless the card is for someone very special.  I,Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts”

Bamboo Beauty – Caring Thoughts

I decided to play with the Blended Alcohol Technique for this card. Over at Sunday Stamps (#259), the current challenge is Color and you must pick at least three colors.  As a “Green” girl, I opted for what I determined to be White, Soft Sea Foam, Just Jade and Pool Party. To create the backgroundContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Caring Thoughts”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage

I created a subtle masculine card with a pop of green that can be used for any occasion.  The color palette is neutral enough that it is suitably feminine as well. This card was created for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#424) using the color challenge suggested by the Paper Craft Crew (#430).    IContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage”

Inspired Thoughts – Sympathy

It just so happens that I need such a card.  Sympathy cards are my least favorite occasion to create for.  That being said, this card will be on its way in Monday’s post. I chose the layout from Atlantic Hearts (AHSC420), the colors from Hand Stamped Sentiments (HSS363) and there is a current theme challengeContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Sympathy”

One Single Life – Timeless Floral

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS045.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the Color Throw Down Team – CTD633.  A very soft and subtle palette. Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: For the light blue, I selected to use Seaside Spray.  The card base and theContinue reading “One Single Life – Timeless Floral”

Here’s A Card – I’m Here

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme challenge.  I chose Butterfly -Things that Flutter and found this beautiful image of an iridescent butterfly to inspire you. To help me focus, I chose to use the current sketch from The Spot Team – Challenge #153 and to play along with the PaperContinue reading “Here’s A Card – I’m Here”

Floral Sympathy

Needed one of these today… I chose the Mojo Monday #552 sketch created by Julee Tilman from Poetic Artistry and a color combination from The Spot for Inspiration Challenge #148. Here is the result: I started with the Patterned Paper.  I chose the Night of Navy and White floral pattern from the Sale-a-bration selection: PaperContinue reading “Floral Sympathy”

Heal Your Heart – So Sorry

Today I created a card for the Thursday Stamping Through the Catalog Challenge – Sale-a-bration stamp set:  Heal Your Heart. Expressing sympathy is always difficult and having a few of these cards in your stash is always welcome when you have the occasion to need one.  The sentiments in Heal Your Heart say just theContinue reading “Heal Your Heart – So Sorry”

Great Layout #2

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 11, 2020 Continuing to encourage you to be creative and to craft, I have selected another easy layout that helps you to make lovely cards.  Your choice of paper, stamp and ink will yield very different looks.  Using this layout, I created three cards.  Using different techniques and/orContinue reading “Great Layout #2”