Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

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”

Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts

Time again for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#381).  Have you realized what a fabulous resource our Stampin’ Up! Catalogs are?  So many great ideas…    Several Challenges influenced my design:  Just Us Girls (#657) lead to the choice of the retired Grace’s Garden stamp set; Just Add Ink (#628) for the Colors;Continue reading “Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts”

Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings

Welcome back!  Lots happening around town this weekend and the weather is supposed to be fantastic, so I am trying to get ahead… Current challenges: The Card Concept (#181); Freshly Made Sketches (#577); Addicted to CAS (#230) and the Alphabet Challenge (#Letter N). Using the Red/Blue/Purple tones from the Forest Lake inspiration photograph, here isContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings”

True Friend Floral Card

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#377). My card was influenced by the following challenges: Theme: Time Out (#224), Color: Color Dare (#516), Tools Technique: Inkspirational (#275), and Medium: Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (October). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to resemble the sketch.Continue reading “True Friend Floral Card”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Bouquet of Thanks

Two more deadlines…please indulge me.  Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#550) and Color Throwdown (#707). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Front Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Using the Wide-Tipped Water Painter Brush, the two Tahitian Tide Squares and the Mango Melody Rectangle wereContinue reading “Bouquet of Thanks”

A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#396) launching today! This week, we have a Color Challenge for you.  I am looking forward to seeing what you will create with them. I chose the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#370) Sketch Challenge for this week and the A Fish & A Wish stamp set to showcase theseContinue reading “A Fish & A Wish – Hey, There!”

Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies

Welcome back!  Hope you are having a lovely week.  We have some weekend plans, so I am trying to get a few more challenges completed. Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#567) and Colors – Creative Color (#49). Technique – Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (August) and as the card also checks the boxes, The FlowersContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies”