Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much

Welcome back!  There are a lot of theme and color challenges this coming week and very few sketches.  Isn’t that the way it goes…feast or famine.  What I always find very interesting is that with so many choices out there, the collective universe always seems to be on the same wave length…so, I am goingContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – You Mean So Much”

Happy Hello – Textures & Frames

How can a Studio called, the INQUE SPOT, not get excited about the “Ink Spot” stamp in the new Textures & Frames FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set?  It will a ‘keeper’ for sure! In my recent – Celebration of Color Class, one of the cards created used many of the Bright’s Family of Colors and thisContinue reading “Happy Hello – Textures & Frames”

Dragonfly Garden – Hello

There were a few challenges that I really wanted to play with that had summer Wildflower Garden themes and beautiful colors.  I was just waiting for the right sketch to combine them all together. Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#673); Theme and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263); and the Inspiration board from the Hand Stamped SentimentsContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Hello”

Bamboo Beauty – Caring Thoughts

I decided to play with the Blended Alcohol Technique for this card. Over at Sunday Stamps (#259), the current challenge is Color and you must pick at least three colors.  As a “Green” girl, I opted for what I determined to be White, Soft Sea Foam, Just Jade and Pool Party. To create the backgroundContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Caring Thoughts”

Jar of Flowers – You’ve Been on My Mind

Playing with the sketch from the TGIF Challenge (#320) today and another row from the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#117). A bouquet of pretty yellow flowers in a glass jar.  I love how friendly yellow flowers are… Here is what I created: Steps: Jars: Vellum cardstock.  The two sized Jars, from the Jar of FlowersContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – You’ve Been on My Mind”

Simply Succulents – Thanks

The Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#112) deadline is approaching and I decided to use my chosen line with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#256). And this is the result: Steps: The Sketch suggests a Circle / Semi Circle shape behind the focal image.  I chose to die-cut a piece of Vellum with the Lacy SucculentContinue reading “Simply Succulents – Thanks”

Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts

Another fun evening…Christine Bertram’s Mystery Stamp Night for April. Christine provides you with Clue #1.  These are the materials you need to prepare before she goes live.  Following subsequent clues, you create your card in real time.  But never fear, if you miss the live broadcast, you can always watch the replay. Select a pieceContinue reading “Grace’s Garden – Positive Thoughts”

Happy Thoughts – Brilliant Butterflies

I was invited to be a guest designer for the new Colour INKspiration Challenge – CI96.  This is such an honor.  I have such fun participating in this particular challenge.  Isn’t this a wonderful Spring image? Hoping you like what I came up with…I created a colorful backdrop for the fantastic new Butterflies in theContinue reading “Happy Thoughts – Brilliant Butterflies”

Dragonfly Wishes – Hello

Playing around in the Studio with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge – PPC416 and The Stampin’ Up! Only Theme Challenge – SUO270. Here is what I created: Loving the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper and decided to use it for the three panels in the sketch.  The focal element is the Vellum Dragonfly representingContinue reading “Dragonfly Wishes – Hello”

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”