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”

Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings

Welcome back!  A quick little card for you today. The color challenge presented by the Global Design Project (#317) ties in really well with the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Suite – Whimsy and Wonder (Holiday Catalog – page 24). It is very pretty and the colors are lovely… …Can’t have everything, so I decided to seeContinue reading “Joyful Life – Seasonal Greetings”

Type-Written Thanks

One more challenge due today and I have finished prepping for class.  So, I decided to have another play! I am working with the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  My take-away?  Type-Written Thank You Theme and the Sketch.  Over at CASology (#397), the cue word is “Type”, therefore I have incorporated that themeContinue reading “Type-Written Thanks”

Tidings of Christmas – Cheer

Having a little play before I get ready for tonight’s class.  A quick little card showcasing the pretty Designer Series Paper – Tidings of Christmas for the Alphabet Challenge Letter “P”. I am working with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge (#449) and taking several liberties by changing the orientation from horizontal to vertical, changingContinue reading “Tidings of Christmas – Cheer”

Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday

It is the weekend!  Having a bit of a play this morning… Working with the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#630) and mixing it with the theme option challenge from Seize the Birthday (#226) and the colors suggested by the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#269). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored atContinue reading “Evergreen Forest – Happy Birthday”

Endless Wishes – Joy

The current Global Design Project (#316) is to CASE (Copy And Selectively Edit) a card created by Stesha Bloodhart.  Have a look.  It is a beauty! There is a lot going on… Theme – Christmas Colors – Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler, a couple of Greens and some light Browns. Embossing – Both Dry and HeatContinue reading “Endless Wishes – Joy”

Better Places – Hello

Clean and Simple – a style that is often hard to do because it is hard to resist just adding one more element.  I took on two challenges that included a similar theme.  Over at CASology (#396) the CUE CARD WORD is VIEW and over at Make My Monday (#160) the challenge was to createContinue reading “Better Places – Hello”

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”

Never Blue When I Think of You.

Welcome back! Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#276) is SHADES OF BLUE. So many possibilities…Blue is such a staple color in so many areas of design. I decided to play with my Blending Brushes and see what I could create with various shades of blue. I hope that you like this card andContinue reading “Never Blue When I Think of You.”