Eden’s Garden Wreath – Hello

I am delighted to be invited to be a Guest with the Tic Tac Toe Team this week.  I was given Challenge (#179) and I selected the Center Vertical Column: Wreath, Wood and Patterned Paper. Let the fun begin…I selected a number of concurrent challenges to inform my selections. Starting with the Alphabet (Letter L)Continue reading “Eden’s Garden Wreath – Hello”

Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor

Welcome back! Fall may actually be here.  The temperature has dropped, and I have a few red leaves on my Maple tree. Several challenges are pursuing a Fall theme and I created this card influenced by them.  Inspiration Station (#39), Make the Cards (#63), Tic Tac Toe (#178) and Global Design Project (#359). Here isContinue reading “Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor”

Soft Seedlings – Hello

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog (#372) challenge. Combining this sketch with a number of Fall themed challenges.  Stampin’ Through the Catalog featured stamp set – Soft Seedlings and the Tic Tac Toe (#171) and Paper Craft Crew (#484) boards. Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements wereContinue reading “Soft Seedlings – Hello”

Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas

Welcome back!  In anticipation of my upcoming Holiday cards class that begins this month and runs through to November…Let’s get in the spirit. Four challenges today: Make My Monday (#181) Christmas in August, Jingle Belles for a Slim-Line card, Tic Tac Toe (#175) for the elements and the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#671) that I adaptedContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Yuletide Christmas”

Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!

Friday!  The weekend is almost here.  Hoping you have some awesome plans… An Anniversary card for you today.  Celebrating a special day with some friends. Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#485); Color/Theme/Tools/Materials – Tic Tac Toe (#174); Additional Color – Color Dare (#509). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!”

Celebrate!

Welcome back! I have been given the opportunity to be the featured Designer for the Color Throwdown Team this week.  Such fun to play along. The colors that we get to work with (CTD705) this week are Purple, Red and Green and looking at the inspiration photograph, I selected Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sorbet and ParakeetContinue reading “Celebrate!”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Cottage Rose – Fancy Fold

I have been adopted!  As a Crazy Cousin for the month of August with the Double Trouble Team. The current challenge (#117) is S’more.  S’more of everything! LOL! Totally not my usual style…Lots of everything and a fancy fold to boot…let’s have some fun!  How do you like my avatar?  I thought it was aContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Fancy Fold”

Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday

A color challenge deadline is approaching, Just Add Ink (#613)…such a pretty combination, Fresh Freesia (soft purple), Starry Sky (vibrant blue) and Mint Macaron (lovely shade of green).  But what to do with them? I pulled out the super pretty Black and White Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper and opted to watercolor one of theContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – Just Because its your Birthday”

A Sea of Thanks – A Fish & A Wish

One last deadline for today and another CAS card mixing in a few other challenges using A Fish & A Wish stamp set.  Color: Color Throwdown (#702), Theme: AAA Cards (#220), Addicted to CAS (#225) and a line from the current Tic Tac Toe (#171) Board. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “A Sea of Thanks – A Fish & A Wish”