Time For Tea – Won’t You Join Me?

Let’s have tea together and perhaps we can invite Alice…  Having a bit of fun with a few more challenges, specifically Festive Friday (#112) along with Tic Tac Toe (#168) and As You See It (#278). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crushed Curry cardstock for a horizonalContinue reading “Time For Tea – Won’t You Join Me?”

Let It Ride

Welcome back!  A few challenges have collided suggesting that I dig out a favorite stamp set. CASology (#404), Inspiration Station (#32) and Just Us Girls (#639). I chose the current Freshly Made Sketches (#542) and went for a very clean and simple look using the tools suggested by Less Is More (#468). Here is theContinue reading “Let It Ride”

Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes

It is the summer holiday weekend! Time for some star-spangled color. Color Hues (#44), Cupcake Inspirations (#547) and Four Seasons (July): And I chose the current Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch (#362): Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Starry Sky cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstockContinue reading “Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes”

A Happy Hooray – Thank You

Welcome back!  It is Canada Day and we have a bit of celebrating to do so, I am mixing it up to knock several challenges off at once. Retro Rubber (#185) for the concept… Along with Double Trouble (#114) in partnership with Atlantic Hearts (#479). Additional inspiration, Style and Theme: CAS on Friday (#234); ToolsContinue reading “A Happy Hooray – Thank You”

See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday

Welcome back!  A quick card for you today and I mean quick. Trying my hand at the current As You See It (#277) Speed Challenge.  The key to the challenge is to map out your idea, source your materials (i.e stamps, inks and papers etc.) and have them on hand ready to go when youContinue reading “Approaching Perfection – Love You Lots Belated Birthday”

Oceanfront – Summer Birthday

Welcome back to Tuesday.  Working on a summer masculine birthday card to showcase both the Cardz4Guyz (#299) Theme and the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#392) Sketch. and I mixed these up with a few more summer themed challenges:  Seize the Birthday (#241) and Stampin’ Up! Only (#304). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Oceanfront – Summer Birthday”

Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome

Welcome to the start of a new week! A couple of challenges have been rumbling around in my brain and the deadlines are quickly approaching.  The Cookie Challenge (#169) for the theme and The Male Room (#163) for an element. I selected the current Freshly Made Sketch (#541) to bring my ideas together. Here isContinue reading “Epic Celebrations – You’re Awesome”

Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked

Welcome back!  Today, I am really mixing it up! Theme and Color: The Four Seasons (June) – Pink Flowers; Technique: Double Trouble (#114) – Background and Partnership; Sketch: Atlantic Hearts (#478) and Partnership; Theme and Materials: Tic Tac Toe (#167) – Flowers, Friends and Twine; Theme: Just Add Ink (#609) – Flowers; and Color Technique:Continue reading “Friends Are Like Seashells – Artistically Inked”

Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s play with color…mixing it up with a current challenge from Use Your Stuff (#450). Color:  Just Us Girls (#637) and Paper Craft Crew (#475). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Sweet Sorbet cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Right Angle Triangles: (11”Continue reading “Triangle Tingles – Happiness Abounds Best Wishes”