Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! Be sure to check out all the great projects made by the Design Team. This week, the theme is “Get a Little Dirty”, and we mean for you to add some Grunge and/or Distressing to your project.  Cannot wait to see what you will create.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Beauty of Friendship

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.    A really quick clean and simple (CAS) card for you this morning for the following challenges. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#478), Style: CAS on Friday (#235) and Color: Crafter’s Café (#287). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mango Melody cardstock. Bottom Panel:Continue reading “Beauty of Friendship”

Inspiring Canopies – What a Beautiful Day

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#292) is to create a card celebrating the Equinox. Seasonal Changes are officially here…we have just past March 21st.  If you live in the Northern Hemisphere like I do, Spring has arrived.  If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, Autumn is just beginning.  Both of these seasons areContinue reading “Inspiring Canopies – What a Beautiful Day”

Through It Together – Stay Strong

Hello and welcome back… A little late for the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#338). I had an opportunity to visit with friends yesterday and get in a few rounds of Mah-Jong. It was great fun! I created this card using the colors from the Global Design Project (#325) and the theme from the Alphabet ChallengeContinue reading “Through It Together – Stay Strong”

Biggest Wish – Hello

Welcome back and welcome to October! Knocking off a few challenges today…Sketch: Paper Players (#560), Color/Theme/Tools: Retro Rubber (#168) and Theme: Global Design Project (#311). Here is the result: Steps: For the Retro Rubber Challenge, I selected the retired stamp set Totally Trees (circa 2016).  Several of the Trees look like Foliage Leaves.  Three differentContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Hello”

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”

Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!

Is it only me that cannot believe how fast the world turns?  You blink and another year has gone by… Inspiration from the following: SKETCH: Fab Friday Challenges (#217) and COLOR: CAS Colours & Sketches Challenges (#427). Here is the result: Steps: Background Panel: (5⅜” x 4⅛”) Crushed Curry cardstock double dry-embossed.  Bottom inch withContinue reading “Itty Bitty Birthdays – Another Year Older!”