So Happy

Welcome back!  I think today is meant for clean and simple…as I continue to play in the Studio. CAS Colour & Sketches (#486) color challenge, such pretty and bright colors…what to do?  CASology (#407), the word HAPPY.  These are very happy colors…how about the Time Out (#222) Quote: Try to be a rainbow in someone’sContinue reading “So Happy”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief

Happy Tuesday and a happy day!  I have some more time to play. Several really fun challenge ideas have been combined for this card.  Most nights, I have challenges on the “brain” and often have a plan when I wake up… Paper Players (#604) – Black and White with a Pop of Color; Can YouContinue reading “You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief”

Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells

Welcome back!  Have any great plans for the weekend?  How about another trip to the beach? Inspiration: Time Out (#219), Key Word Themes: Use Your Stuff (#453) and Can You Handle the Pressure (#12), Colors: Color Dare (#507) and bringing it all together the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#565) Sketch which I flipped toContinue reading “Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells”

Anything is Possible…

A very minimalist hand drawn line image for you today.  Sometimes you cannot find what you are looking for and you have to improvise. Working with the Time Out Words Challenge (#218) and the Sunday Stamps Color Challenge (#287). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crumb Cake cardstock.Continue reading “Anything is Possible…”

See The Good – Floral Spray

A right mash-up today… Theme: Time Out Challenge (#217) – Be Kind, Heart 2 Heart Challenge (June) – How Sweet it Is! and Use Your Stuff Challenge (#451) – Plants / Flowers; Sketch, Style and Theme: AAA Cards Challenge (#218) – Clean and Simple with Flowers; and Materials: Colour Crazy Challenge (#24) – Any ColoringContinue reading “See The Good – Floral Spray”

Tropical Best Wishes

A paper crafter by nature is a paper lover and more than not a paper hoarder.  Every so often you come across items you just have to have…in my case Lark Crafts paper books from Sterling Publishing: For the Love of Paper.  Today, I used a sheet from the Botanicals collection. A quick and simpleContinue reading “Tropical Best Wishes”

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”

He’s All That – Thank You

Working on a number of pending deadlines… Somewhere been day and night, we have a sunset:  Time Out Challenge (#214) and along with the sun we have a beach and birds: Just Add Ink Challenge (#605) and Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#163). Bringing it all together, the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choiceContinue reading “He’s All That – Thank You”

Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile

Over at Time Out, Challenge (#213) they are looking for a vacation related theme. What is your ideal vacation?  Sun, Sand, Surf? Or like me, the cobbled streets of Europe.  My ideal is cycling through the tulip fields in the Netherlands… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) SoContinue reading “Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile”