Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  Just like Sunday is a day with lots of challenge deadlines, Tuesday is a day with lots of Design Team challenges. So, without further ado, I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#328). My choice of materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  TicContinue reading “Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings”

Merriest Moments – Season’s Greetings

Welcome back.  Deadlines are looming and I want to get this quick and easy cozy Holiday card posted. Sketch: Saturday Challenge (#683) with the colors from the Color Hues Challenge (#28) along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#136) for Tools, Material and Theme. Here is the result: Steps: Tic – Glitter = Be DazzlingContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Season’s Greetings”

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”

Etched in Nature – Thanks

Hey, it’s Tuesday!  Time for the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#325).  The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 28.  I chose to use the color palette from the Paper Players Challenge (#562) and a suggested row from the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#134). HereContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Thanks”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Can you stand another one?  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#624), Color/Tools/Technique: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#132) and Theme/Technique: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#223). Here is the result: Steps: For the Faux Stitching and Die Cut, I die-cut a piece of the Petal Pink Mottled paper pattern from the retired Peony Garden Designer Series PaperContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”

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”

Frightening Feline – Happy Hallowe’en

Over at Tic Tac Toe, the current challenge (#129) has a decidedly Fall and/or Hallowe’en theme.  Thought I would play with the diagonal line…Purple, Orange and an Interactive Element.  I decided to throw in a Cat because I like them better than Pumpkins or Footballs… Here is the result: Steps: For the interactive element, IContinue reading “Frightening Feline – Happy Hallowe’en”

Count On Me – Happy Anniversary

Another quick post.  Another deadline approaching… Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#441) mixed up with Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#128). Here is the result: Steps: The Sweet Ol’ Bear from the Count On Me stamp set was stamped on to a Crumb Cake piece of cardstock with Soft Suede ink.  The image was layered withContinue reading “Count On Me – Happy Anniversary”

Mountain Air – Happy Birthday

Time to celebrate the 500th Sketch Challenge from Freshly Made Sketches!  Incredible.  I love to use a sketch as a starting point and the library of options at Freshly Made Sketches is an great resource.  The Design Team strives for a clean and simple esthetic and that was what I was working towards.  However, asContinue reading “Mountain Air – Happy Birthday”

Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?

Time to case the catalog…this week it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 14.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#318); Color, Subject and Tool: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#127); Products: TGIF Challenge (#330); Theme and Colors: The Cookie Challenge (#159). Here is the result: Steps: InfluencedContinue reading “Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?”