Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Blue Skies & Balmy Palm Trees


3 challenges inspired today's card...

TicTacToe Challenge // #tttc210 ...A game board challenge!!  My winning three in a row on this game board: trees, CAS, ombre.  My palm trees are from Stampin Up's Timeless Tropical bundle.

Just Us Girls // #JUG681 ...A CAS challenge that includes a silhouette.  I think this palm tree die makes a great silhouette and looks great against stenciled sun rays!!

Colorful Options // May 2023 ...A color challenge!!  BLUE!!  I used Stampin Up's Night of Navy for my BLUE!!  Night of Navy ribbon, card stock, and ink!!  

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

New Challenge @ Cardz 4 Guyz #C4G323


Today begins a new challenge at...

Cardz 4 Guyz // #C4G323 ...A masculine challenge with lots of layers!!  That is right, for today's new challenge we want you to create a masculine card with more that three layers!!  Masculine card with lots of layers...only 2 guidelines so the possibilities are endless!!  We are looking forward to seeing your take on this challenge.  Come join the fun over at Cardz 4 Guyz and let us see your layers!!

Lots of layers // #C4G323

3 other challenges also inspired today's card...

Cupcake Inspirations // #CI570 ...An "anything goes" challenge!!  Seeing the texture of those cupcakes without icing...made me think of the texture I created on this turtle with enamel glaze embossing powder.

Festive Friday Challenges // #FF0135 ...An inspo list challenge!!  We have been given an inspo list in celebration of Father's Day.  Our job is to create a card using 3 of the 10 items on the inspo list.  For my Father's Day card I used an eyelet, die cuts, and a masculine theme with a Happy Father's Day sentiment. 

Just Add Ink // #JAI654 ...A color challenge!!  Parakeet Party, Tahitian Tide, and Daffodil Delight are the colors called for in this challenge.  Perfect color combination for a bright cheery Father's Day card.

Card #2 inspired by one challenge...

Sketch~N~Scrap Challenges // #S&SC242 ...A sketch challenge!!  This sketch was perfect for showcasing Stampin Up's Ringed with Nature stamp set and matching designer papers.  I love the banner tabs to the side of this sketch...perfect for using ribbons!!

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVerison)

Monday, May 29, 2023

Rainbow of Flowers


3 challenges inspired today's card...

As You See It // #AYSI299 ...A recipe challenge!!  The ingredients for this recipe challenge: blue, frame, flowers, bow, die cut.  With all 5 ingredients accounted for my recipe card is complete!!  Thanks for this fun challenge...your recipe challenges are a favorite of mine!!

Paper Craft Crew Challenges // #PCC519 ...A theme challenge!!  FLOWERS!!  I used the itsy, bitsy flowers from Stampin Up's Monogram Messages set.

{PIN}spirational Challenges // #301 ...A Pinterest inspired challenge!!  The Pinterest photo for this challenge is all about rainbows and birthdays!!  I may not have used a rainbow stamp but I did use rainbow colors for this birthday card.  Since the title actually says...rainbow colors...I think I am a-okay!!

Verse of the Day:  (courtesy of YouVersion)

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Snuggle Bunny


2 challenges inspired today's card...

Inspire.Create.Challenge // #ICC143 ...A sketch challenge!!  Every card needs a sketch.  Thanks for giving me a starting point for my card.

Color Throwdown Challenge // #ctd744 ...A color challenge!!  The color combo for this challenge is pink, kraft, and gray.  A great color combo for this snuggle bunny card.

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

New Challenge @ Sunday Stamps #SSC310

 Today begins a new challenge at...

Sunday Stamps // #SSC310 ...A sketch challenge!!  Heather's "Panel Love" sketch has so many possibilities!!  I decided since this is Memorial Day weekend that I would make my patriotic and "celebrate freedom" and those who made it possible.  I am "so very grateful"!!  Now it is your turn...grab your supplies and follow our new sketch!!  We can't wait to see what you come up with.  For additional information, hop on over to our blog and check out the great sketch exampled from the rest of the design team.

Additional challenge entry...

Retro Rubber // #rrcb207 ...An "anything goes" challenge!!  Since this is a retro challenge the stamp also needs to be over a year old.  This Tim Holtz stamp is from back in 2017 and sets inked up every year around this time...Memorial Day & 4th of July!!

TGIF Challenges // #tgif422 ...A "what would you do" challenge!!  What would you do with a Navy blue background??  Make a patriotic card!!  Real Red, White, and Night of Navy!!  YES!!  Let's celebrate freedom!!

I used this same stamp to make a CAS card for...

Addicted to CAS // #238 ...A code word challenge!!  FREEDOM is the code word for this challenge!  Great word choice with this being Memorial Day weekend.  Shouting out FREEDOM with this Lady Liberty stamp, my red/white & blue color combo, and the "celebrate freedom" sentiment!!


Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Fishy Father's Day


3 challenges inspired today's 1st card...

Festive Friday // #FF0135 ...An inspo challenge!!  We have been given an inspo list in celebration of Father's Day.  Our job is to create a card using 3 of the 10 items on the inspo list.  For my Father's Day card I used eyelets, fish, and plaid. Oh and they teamed up with Double Trouble!!  For the Double Trouble challenge we are to make it masculine, use plaid, and also use the Festive Friday challenge.

Freshly Made Sketches // #FMS587 ...A sketch challenge!!  Every card has a sketch...I'm just thankful for the great inspiration FMS gives so that we have a great starting point for our cards.

Colorful Options // May 23 ...A color challenge!!  BLUE!!  Blue ink, blue plaid designer papers...I got the blue theme covered!!

3 challenges inspired my 2nd card...

Inspired By // #IB239 ...An inspiration challenge with an optional sketch.  I decided to use both for my card.  I don't use purples very often but love the combination of purple and black together...very striking!!

{PIN}spirational Challenges // #301 ...A Pintrest challenge!!  This month the Pintrest photo is all about rainbows and birthdays.  I didn't use rainbow colors but I did use my new rainbow stamp.

Global Design Project // #GDP395 ...A theme challenge!!  BIRTHDAY!!  I have several birthday cards need in the next few weeks for this challenge comes at a great time.

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

Friday, May 26, 2023

Fri-Yay!! 4.26.23


4 challenges inspired today's card...

INKspirational Challenges // #290 ...A mood board challenge!!  My inspirations from this board: gray & orange photo in lower left, chevrons, and the butterfly.  I love a mood board challenge...the possibilities are endless!!

Color Hues // #TCH64 ...A color challenge!!  The color duo for this challenge is slate gray & orange.  I used Stampin Up's Pumpkin Pie and Basic Gray.

Papercraft Challenges // #PC94 ...A theme challenge!!  The theme for this challenge: "things with wings".  I picked a butterfly!!

Never Before Used Schtuff // #NBUS50 ...A newbie challenge!!  The verse on this card has never been used!!  Today was the first that I inked this stamp up.  I hope it will be an encouragement to someone!!

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Springtime Birthday & Wintertime Greetings

 2 cards...

5 challenges inspired today's 1st card...

Less Is More // #LIM483 ...A theme challenge!! SPRING!  Blooming flowers is what spring time looks like here.  I love seeing beautiful blooms pop out and smelling the sweet fragrance they give.

Global Design Project // #GDP395 ...A theme challenge!!  BIRTHDAY!  When both your mother and your mother-in-law have spring birthdays and they both love make floral birthday cards!!

Addicted to Stamps & More // #446 ...A "make your mark" challenge!! I made my mark with water color pencils and an aqua-painter...oh and of course a standard ink pad too!!

Retro Rubber Challenge // #rrcb207 ...An "anything goes" challenge!! have to use a stamp that is over a year old.  This floral stamp is from Stampin Up's Butterfly Basics that came out in oldie but a goodie!!

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge // #AHSC526 ...A sketch challenge!!  Another fun sketch...and this one works great for creating a CAS card.  

Card #2 inspired by 1 challenge...

Jingle Belles // #JB2311 ...A Christmas challenge!!  For this current Christmas card challenge we are to create a card with "no stamping"!!  Instead of stamps I used die cuts, sponging, and a sticker sentiment.  My die cut Christmas tree is layered and I used the negative space from the top layer as a stencil for sponging my additional background trees.  Way to go up-cycling my scraps!!
No Stamping #JB2311

Verse of the Day: (courtesy of YouVersion)

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