Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Sending Smiles – Autumn Celebration

Welcome back!  A few more deadlines looming… Playing with the Heart to Heart (October) challenge, the Fusion (Autumn Leaves) challenge and the CAS Colours & Sketches (#490) challenge. Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were arranged on the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Sentiment Circle was set into the cutContinue reading “Sending Smiles – Autumn Celebration”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You

Having a play with the current Paper Craft Crew Theme (#469) and Sketch (#470) Challenges for a quick Scrap Card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Gold Vellum Scrap Strips: approximately (3½” to 4”) by (½” to ⅝”) LeftContinue reading “Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You”

Nature’s Prints – Hello There

It’s Tuesday!!  A simple card for Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#353). Additional inspiration: Color: As You See It (#273), Subject, Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#158), Style: Stampin’ Up! #Simple Stamping (April). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”)Continue reading “Nature’s Prints – Hello There”

Ranunculus Romance – Just for You

Welcome back… The Inspiration Photograph and Colors suggested by The Card Concept Challenge (#173) are so pretty and became the starting point for today’s vintage style card. My creative choices were influenced by: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#157) a Butterfly, a Spring theme, and material – Vellum, Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#299) Ranunculus Romance BundleContinue reading “Ranunculus Romance – Just for You”

Thank You – Happy & Heartfelt

Welcome back! Creating Roses with Alcohol inks is very popular at the moment and I thought I would give it a try. To that end, I opted for the Just Us Girls Challenge (#627) and the colors suggested by Just Add Ink Challenge (#598). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch from my personalContinue reading “Thank You – Happy & Heartfelt”

Part of My Story – Thinking of You

Having a play this morning.  Welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#464); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#337); and Theme, Color Tone and Tools: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#155). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft Sea Foam cardstockContinue reading “Part of My Story – Thinking of You”

Spring Floral – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  A slew of challenges are due, so here we go… Sketch: The Paper Players (#580); Tools: TGIF (#357); Colors / Theme / Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#150) and a Recipe from As You See It (#269) to use all of the elements: Die Cuts / Twine / Textured Embossing / Pastel Colors andContinue reading “Spring Floral – Thinking of You”

Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card

Color Challenge deadline…such pretty colors from the team at the Color Throwdown (#681).  I just had to use them with my Inque Spot Studio Weekly Sketch Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Basic White cardstock dry-embossed with the TimewornContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden Spring Floral Greeting Card”