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.”

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!”

All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains

Having a play with a number of challenges:  Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#509), Colors – Color Throw Down (#646), Technique / Tools – The Spot Creative Challenge (#165) and the June Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge and Theme – Cardz 4 Guys (#272). Here is the result: Who says you have to goContinue reading “All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains”