Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the Holiday Monday!  Never seems to be a day of rest over here in the Studio.  But is it really labor when it is just what you want to do?  Playing with Paper, Ink and Stamps.  How are you spending your day off? Today’s Challenges: Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#501), Subject andContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday”

Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday

I think I mentioned that last week’s long weekend messed with my schedule.  Saturday’s Weekend Challenge is in progress and Sunday’s Sketch – SS002 is finally completed. All week, I pushed ideas around and just didn’t quite know what to do… The January – June 2021 Mini Catalog retirement list is out and I amContinue reading “Hydrangea Hill – Happy Birthday”

Happy Spring – Weekend Theme Challenge – Spring Showers

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme based.  The image I chose is evocative of the adage: April Showers bring May Flowers.  Take from it what you will.  Be inspired by the image and/or the colors.  Have fun with it! I chose the sketch layout for the Stampin’ Up! Only ChallengeContinue reading “Happy Spring – Weekend Theme Challenge – Spring Showers”

One Single Life – Timeless Floral

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS045.  I chose to use the colors suggested by the Color Throw Down Team – CTD633.  A very soft and subtle palette. Here is what I created: These are the steps I followed: For the light blue, I selected to use Seaside Spray.  The card base and theContinue reading “One Single Life – Timeless Floral”