Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink

Playing around with a few more challenges.  The coordinating theme is Gold. Sketch with Metallics option: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#547); Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#154) Gold and Dies along with the Free space. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾”Continue reading “Have a Beautiful Day – Expressions in Ink”

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”

Hand Penned Petals – Have a Beautiful Day

One of the first challenges I started doing were color challenges and specifically the ones over at Colour INKspiration.  CI-101 is a set of truly gorgeous colors and yet had me stumped.  In my mind’s eye I have played around with ideas, thought about particular layouts and possible themes.  The deadline is looming and withContinue reading “Hand Penned Petals – Have a Beautiful Day”

Very Versailles – Thinking of You

Visiting with an old friend that hasn’t seen a lot of love lately.  When a new catalog comes out, we tend to create with all things new and several of the staples in our stash get a little neglected.  For these two challenges, I pulled out the Very Versailles stamp set and complimented it withContinue reading “Very Versailles – Thinking of You”

Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You

Today I created a card for the Spot Creative Challenge – #149. I also chose to include a few other Challenges: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge – SUOC268. 3D: TAGS, BOXES & BAGS CASology – #383. CUE WORD: ENVELOPE Let’s see what I made: The Sketch has a back panel, a central shape and a bannerContinue reading “Very Versailles Butterfly – Thinking of You”