Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts

Welcome back!  I am playing with some of my new goodies.  The new Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure goes live tomorrow, and I am giving you a wee sneak peek! I chose the sketch and some of the inspiration photo colors from Inspired By (#218) to make my card.  I felt that theContinue reading “Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts”

Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You

Hi!  Easing back in.  Creative time in the Studio doesn’t happen when you take a bit of R&R over the holidays…However, I had a bit of time this morning and made this clean and simple card for the AAA Cards challenge (#228). I pulled out a few older stamp sets and gave them some love:Continue reading “Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Ju Jubes

Hey Good Morning!  Do you have a favorite candy?  The one you hoped for in your Halloween sack? For me that would be Ju Jubes, Gum Drops, “Dots”, and any other colorful jelly type chewy morsels.  Do you have a favorite flavor?  Me? Cherry or Fruit Punch, if fruity.  Wintergreen or Cinnamon, if spicy. WhenContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Ju Jubes”

In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts

Welcome back!  It is a glorious day today…just a bit of a nip to the air but the colors are turning… Playing with the Sunday Stamps (#293) Color challenge and decided to create a fairly simple Fun Fold Double “Z” card for the Creative Creases (#42) challenge.  Here is the result:  Steps: The Front andContinue reading “In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  Slow start to my day.  I had a number of errands to take care of this morning.  Just happy that I had some time to play this afternoon. Working with the current FUSION challenge (Pinwheels) and the Just Add Ink (#620) Inspiration photograph. Here is the result: Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Thinking of You”

Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#397) launching today! This week, we have a Mood Board to serve as Inspiration for your Fall themed project.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will inspire you. Several current challenges also have this theme, and I will play with them too!  Color: Sunday Stamps ChallengeContinue reading “Rustic Harvest – Season of Chic Thinking of You”

Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#371) a day late.  A couple of busy days post-Convention and getting ready for the Holiday Card Classes this afternoon and evening. The card sample sports a (3¾”) square cut in four.  What will you choose? A stamped image, a piece of prettyContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Thinking of You”

Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You

Further to my earlier post regarding favorite things, a very close second would be CAS (clean and simple) cards and the color that makes me happiest: Green. I love to participate in the various challenges because it forces me out of my “box” and makes me think how to use all of the materials andContinue reading “Nature’s Prints – Thinking of You”

Botanical Prints – Splendid Day

Welcome back!  Back at work in the Studio… Playing with the Festive Friday (#111) and CAS Colours & Sketches (#474) Challenges this morning for a sneak peek of some of the products from the Splendid Day Suite featured in the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Splendid Day”

Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs

Afternoon playdate in the Studio. Taking inspiration from the current Time Out Challenge (#215), I selected to give you a sneak peek of a new stamp set, Splendid Thoughts that will debut in the new Holiday Mini Catalog available in July. I also decided to keep this card clean and simple.  You know that isContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Sending Hugs”