Let It Snow – Happy Scenes

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#693).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “W” is for Winter and over at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge for February, the option was Snowflakes.  These three suggestions came together nicely! Here is the result: A super shiny Winter cardContinue reading “Let It Snow – Happy Scenes”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes

Hi, welcome back!  Deadlines, deadlines and a few more deadlines. This card is for the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#513) and I selected a Winter Theme to play along with CAS on Friday (#219). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” xContinue reading “Winter Blue Jay – Best Wishes”

Star of Light – Guiding Light

Welcome back!  I had a play in the Studio after yesterday’s ON-STAGE @ HOME, Stampin’ Up!’s Convention Day 2 event came to a close.  All jazzed up with creative energy! Combining a few challenges…are you ready? Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#446); Theme: Inspired By Challenge (#195); Color: Stampin’ Up! Colour FB Challenge for NovemberContinue reading “Star of Light – Guiding Light”

Endless Wishes – Joy

The current Global Design Project (#316) is to CASE (Copy And Selectively Edit) a card created by Stesha Bloodhart.  Have a look.  It is a beauty! There is a lot going on… Theme – Christmas Colors – Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler, a couple of Greens and some light Browns. Embossing – Both Dry and HeatContinue reading “Endless Wishes – Joy”

Festive Post – There is Magic

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#376) is an Inspiration Image. I hope you decide to join us and I look forward to seeing what you will create! I combined the following challenges when I created this card.  Sketch: Inspire Create (#102); Theme: Alphabet – Letter “O”; and Word: Just Us Girls (#608). Here isContinue reading “Festive Post – There is Magic”