Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday

Welcome back to the work week.  Off to a good start this Monday morning. Playing with the Seize the Birthday (#252) Case challenge and mixing it up with the Color Hues (#54) suggestion and sharing it with Happy Little Stampers (December) group and CAS on Friday (#245). I chose to case the card created byContinue reading “Cottage Rose – Best Wishes Birthday”

Peace to You at Christmas

One last card for today… Playing with the CAS Colours & Sketches (#498) combined sketch and color challenge. My card is a loose interpretation.  A square shape with overlapping images.  My image, from the Peace to You stamp set (which had not yet seen ink) is essentially a square.  The image has four almost overlappingContinue reading “Peace to You at Christmas”

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”

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”

In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts

Welcome back!  It is a glorious day today…just a bit of a nip to the air but the colors are turning… Playing with the Sunday Stamps (#293) Color challenge and decided to create a fairly simple Fun Fold Double “Z” card for the Creative Creases (#42) challenge.  Here is the result:  Steps: The Front andContinue reading “In The Moment – Autumn Thoughts”

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”

Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card

Hey there, welcome back!  While I had the watercolor paper and the brushes out…why not use them for the Global Design Project (#356) Challenge to Case (Copy and Selectively Edit) of a lovely card created by Emma Goddard. Elements:  Floral Spray, Centered Greeting, Colors, Background Decorative Pattern, Twine and Gems. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Jar of Flowers – Friendship Card”

Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  It was a busy day.  A full house for my afternoon class.  So, I am taking a few minutes (LOL) to create a card this evening. More challenges today: As You See It (#281) Recipe; Make the Cards (#61) for the Colors; Freshly Made (#549) for the Sketch; and Colour Crazy Craft (#32)Continue reading “Fresh Cut Flowers – Season of Chic Birthday Wishes”

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”