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”

Just Because

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.  A few CAS (clean and simple) challenges are combined with some of my favorite retired stamp sets for today’s card.  Sketch: Freshly Made (#545), Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#479) and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70).  Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Just Because”

Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful

Can you stand another card?  Playing in the Studio with a few more challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#476), Style and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70), Style and Element: Addicted to CAS (#223) and Color: TGIF (#375). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mossy Meadow cardstock used asContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful”

Hand-Penned Petals – Perfectly Penciled Friendship Card

One more… Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#661), Theme and Colors: The Flower Challenge (#69) and Sentiment: The Alphabet Challenge (Letter “F”). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Background Panel: (5” x 3¾”) Black Dotted patterned piece of paper from the now retired Pattern PartyContinue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Perfectly Penciled Friendship Card”

Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday

Lots of plans this weekend…not sure if we will be able to do all that we want.  Spring Festivals and events all start. So, I am trying to beat a few deadlines. Style and Theme – CAS on Friday Challenge (#230), AAA Cards Challenge (#212) and The Flower Challenge (#68); Color – Color Throw DownContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday”

Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Cool and cloudy today – perfect weather to play in the Studio. The challenges: Sketch: Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#549) Option: Scraps Color: Color Hues (#38) Pink & Green Subject: The Flower Challenge (#67) add a Heart and Theme: Seize the Birthday (#235) add Stripes Here is the result: Steps: In order of how IContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter

Continuing to play… …the Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#463), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#152) for Theme, Color and Tools, the Flower Challenge (#66) for Subject and the Happy Little Stampers Challenges (March) for Tools – Stencils and Dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock.Continue reading “Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter”

Wildflower Path – Leave a Trail

Playing in the Studio today. I started with the very subtle colors, Soft Seafoam, Smoky Slate and Calypso Coral from the color challenge over at TGIF (#354) but I had some other things to do this morning and missed the deadline…oh, well…I carried on with my idea. On Facebook, the Stampin’ Through the Catalog groupContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Leave a Trail”

Flowing Flowers – Thank You

Deadlines… Playing in the Studio with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#638) Challenge. I chose the colors from the Color Throw Down (#674) Challenge and the Theme from The Flower Challenge (#64). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Black cardstock. Background Panel (4” x 5¼”) Brushed Silver FoilContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – Thank You”

Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral

Rainy dark day…perfect for hanging out in the Studio. Working with the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#684).  The challenge is to pick a sketch layout from the Archives and I chose (#313) from June 7, 2014.  I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. You know I like to mix things up. Continue reading “Blessings of Home – Watercolor Floral”