Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

Oh, Baby

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio this morning… As You See It (#282) has a Baby theme and over at Festive Friday (#117), they are recognizing Memories.  Babies create precious memories.  I have selected the colors suggested over at Color Dare (#512) and the layout was adapted from the current Saturday StampsContinue reading “Oh, Baby”

Soft Seedlings – Hello

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog (#372) challenge. Combining this sketch with a number of Fall themed challenges.  Stampin’ Through the Catalog featured stamp set – Soft Seedlings and the Tic Tac Toe (#171) and Paper Craft Crew (#484) boards. Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card

Hey there, welcome back!  While I had the watercolor paper and the brushes out…why not use them for the Global Design Project (#356) Challenge to Case (Copy and Selectively Edit) of a lovely card created by Emma Goddard. Elements:  Floral Spray, Centered Greeting, Colors, Background Decorative Pattern, Twine and Gems. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  It was a busy day.  A full house for my afternoon class.  So, I am taking a few minutes (LOL) to create a card this evening. More challenges today: As You See It (#281) Recipe; Make the Cards (#61) for the Colors; Freshly Made (#549) for the Sketch; and Colour Crazy Craft (#32)Continue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes”

You Are Always Loved – Christmas Scottie

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#369). The card sample is essentially a color block.  For my colors, I went to a Random Color Generator Site and set the selector to four colors.  The colors that popped up were similar to Sahara Sand, Soft Suede/Early Espresso, Garden Green and MerryContinue reading “You Are Always Loved – Christmas Scottie”

Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

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”

Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies

Welcome back!  Hope you are having a lovely week.  We have some weekend plans, so I am trying to get a few more challenges completed. Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#567) and Colors – Creative Color (#49). Technique – Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (August) and as the card also checks the boxes, The FlowersContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies”