Ringed with Nature – Friends

Welcome to both the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#398) and the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#305) launching today! This week, I am combing both of my team challenges.  We have a great Sketch over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and a great Technique, Distressing, just perfect for Guy cards at Cardz 4 Guyz. Let the funContinue reading “Ringed with Nature – Friends”

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”

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”

Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright

It’s Sunday and I get to play! Coming up this week, the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set featured is Trees For Sale.  I am using this stamp set and the free Sale-a-bration companion Tree Lot Dies for the current Just Add Ink (#616) sketch and the Use Your Stuff (#454) theme. Here isContinue reading “Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright”

Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!

A brand-new week…what will you do with it?  I am chasing a few deadlines as I ran out of time yesterday. Sketch: Freshly Made (#547), Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#615) and Colors: Color Throwdown (#704). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Top Panel: (3” xContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Good Luck!”

Celebrate Sunflowers

Don’t you just love days where you get a chance to play? Another couple of challenges: Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#667) and Color – Creative Color (#46). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock. Background Panel: (3¼” x 4½”) Pear Pizzazz cardstock dry-embossed with the TimberContinue reading “Celebrate Sunflowers”

Anything is Possible – Hand-Penned Petals

Before the weekend begins again, I am just getting around to the Inque Spot Studio Client Sketch Challenge from last weekend (SS023).  Somehow, time gets the better of me…or perhaps…I try to do too much…but playing in the Studio makes me very happy!  I chose to work with the current colors suggested by the FacebookContinue reading “Anything is Possible – Hand-Penned Petals”

Lovely Letters – Love

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#289) is to create a *LOVE* card. I took a lot of inspiration from many challenges. I started with the Double Trouble (#102) Challenge…while I missed the deadline, I still had fun with the guidelines.  Thing One: Anything, Thing Two: Partner with other challenges, and Thing Three Twist:Continue reading “Lovely Letters – Love”

Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge

Hi!  Welcome back!  I had a bit of a play in the Studio this morning.  I created a card for the Try Stampin’ on Tuesday Challenge (#530) and the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#137). Then I re-created it with the colors from the current Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#110).  It is interesting how changing colorsContinue reading “Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge”