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”

Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello

Catching up on a few challenges… Subject: The Flower Challenge (#61) Fifth Anniversary Celebration; Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#442); Materials and Tools: The Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#448) Tic Tac Toe Board. All mixed up with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#327) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps: Tic: Die Cut – HexagonContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Floral Hello”

Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the Holiday Monday!  Never seems to be a day of rest over here in the Studio.  But is it really labor when it is just what you want to do?  Playing with Paper, Ink and Stamps.  How are you spending your day off? Today’s Challenges: Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#501), Subject andContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday”

Color & Contour – Friends

Thanks for joining me today.  I wanted to have another play with a few challenges that I have already participated in along with the next Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice: Color & Contour found on page 98 of the Annual Catalog. I chose to play with another line from the current Tic TacContinue reading “Color & Contour – Friends”

Pierced Blossoms – I Like You

Having a little fun combining a number of challenges.  I sometimes think we are all on a collective wave as often as not different groups think similarly… SKETCH: Freshly Made Sketch Challenges (#493); COLOR: Color Hues Challenges (#21); SUBJECT, THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Flower Challenge (#58); and THEME and/or MATERIAL TYPE: The Paper PlayersContinue reading “Pierced Blossoms – I Like You”