Botanical Layers – Thinking of You

Hello and welcome back.  Week three as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May and I am showcasing the new Botanical Layers stamp set. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#470) this week is Color: And I chose the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#368) for my layout. Here isContinue reading “Botanical Layers – Thinking of You”

Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine

Still trying to catch up on challenges deadlines…another quick clean and simple card based on the CAS Colours & Sketches – Sketch (#467). Additional Inspiration: Theme: Inspiration Station (#28), Alphabet Letter (B), Time Out (#212), and Color: Color Hues (#39). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine”

Inspirational Dandelion – Sending Thoughts Your Way

Who hasn’t, in their youth, picked a bunch of pretty bright yellow Spring Dandelions for their mother? Such innocence. And just as quickly you are taught to send fluffy Dandelion heads along their way, carrying a myriad of your wishes…on the wind. Keeping it very simple and clean, these are the challenges I worked withContinue reading “Inspirational Dandelion – Sending Thoughts Your Way”

Spring Floral – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  A slew of challenges are due, so here we go… Sketch: The Paper Players (#580); Tools: TGIF (#357); Colors / Theme / Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#150) and a Recipe from As You See It (#269) to use all of the elements: Die Cuts / Twine / Textured Embossing / Pastel Colors andContinue reading “Spring Floral – Thinking of You”

Shaded Summer – You’re In My Thoughts Today

Ready for number three? I played with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#460) for a quick little card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Soft Succulent cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Soft Succulent Cross Hatch patterned piece of paper from the 2021/2023 In-Color Designer Series Paper pack.Continue reading “Shaded Summer – You’re In My Thoughts Today”

Brilliant Wings Butterfly – Thinking of You

Playing around with the current Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#514) and mixing it up by Water Coloring for the Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge (December) with the colors suggested by the TGIF Challenges (#345). I opted to create an A2 card instead of a Square card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Brilliant Wings Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Nature’s Beauty – Thinking of You (at Christmas)

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#285) is to use Shades of Brown. I chose Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Cinnamon Cider, Soft Suede and Early Espresso. I selected the current card layout from the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#534) and the Happy Little Stampers November Christmas Theme to bring my design ideas together.Continue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Thinking of You (at Christmas)”

Potted Mugs – Thinking of You

I am ready for tonight’s class and had a little time to play… Working with the Fusion Challenge (Pumpkin Mugs). I was inspired by the colors and the mugs…however, I decided that the mugs would be used as little plant pots for Succulents. Here is the result: Steps: I chose to color the Planted CupsContinue reading “Potted Mugs – Thinking of You”

Inspiring Thoughts – Thinking of You

I have the honor of being a Guest Designer for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge Blog. The board this week has so many wonderful choices. I was torn…I had lots of ideas. I finally settled on the middle line: Die Cuts, Coloring and Wood. Here is the result: Steps: For the Die Cuts, I selectedContinue reading “Inspiring Thoughts – Thinking of You”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Running a bit behind with the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#320), but here it is! The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 65.  I chose to use the color palette from the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#265) and the stamp set from today’s Facebook Stampin’ ThroughContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”