Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet

Design Team Time…must be a Tuesday.  Welcome back to the first 2023 challenge for Hand Stamped Sentiments (#405). Color anyone? Inspiration came from two places.  As You See It (#289b) for the floral bouquet and Paper Players (#622) for the tag and I chose the sketch from Sunday Stamps (#300). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Amazing Year – Enjoy Your Day Bouquet”

Winter Fun

Another New Year card celebrating the fun ways to get about in the snow and ice. Today’s challenges: The Card Concept (#185), The Male Room (#169) and Freshly Made Sketches (#566). Here is the result: Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch layout.  The top Skate was popped upContinue reading “Winter Fun”

Welcome to 2023 – Cheers

Happy New Year. Starting with a little bit of Cheer to celebrate the New Year.  Welcome back! A few challenges to get into the spirit…Inspiration Station (#44) for the grown-up version, Just Add Ink (#635) and Atlantic Hearts (#505). Here is the result: Steps: Completing the card, the Champagne Glasses were adhered in place onContinue reading “Welcome to 2023 – Cheers”

Winter Pine – Snow Joy

I am taking a little dip into my previous posts for today’s card. I am out and about enjoying the Holiday’s and didn’t want to let you down. The theme over at Cardz 4 Guyz (#312) this fortnight is Winter and I though this card worked well. Please enjoy! I took a few liberties withContinue reading “Winter Pine – Snow Joy”

Warmest Wishes – Fresh Cut Flowers

Welcome back!  Today, I am working through a number of challenge deadlines.  Not sure I will get them all done before the Thanksgiving Holidays…but I will try. Back to a clean and simple style for Less Is More (#477) to choose two or more colors from the Color Wheel.  I opted for Yellow and BlueContinue reading “Warmest Wishes – Fresh Cut Flowers”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Just a Little Hello – Special Moments

It’s Tuesday!!  Playing with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#351) and I have mixed it up with my personal challenge to you at The Inque Spot Studio’s Weekend Challenge for Color found on my website under Events. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Just a Little Hello – Special Moments”

Blessings of Home – Best Wishes

Working to a deadline and having trouble with my computer. So, this will be a quick post. Working with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#467) Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock. Accent Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3DContinue reading “Blessings of Home – Best Wishes”

Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful

Saturday chores are complete and now it is time to play. Combining a few challenges.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#647) with the suggestion to create a scene; Theme: As You See It (#270) using Spring Flowers; Time Out (#209) to add a Cute Critter; and Color: Color Thrown (#683) for the Gray, Pink and Lime.Continue reading “Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful”

Lucky Me – I Can Count on You

Got off to a late start today.  Errands…they needed to get done.  So, I am now back in my happy place. Several challenges are gearing up for St. Pat’s Day…best to get them done before the 17th! Sketch with Animal option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#545), Colors and Inspiration: Double Trouble (#105), Heart 2 HeartContinue reading “Lucky Me – I Can Count on You”