Saturday, July 20, 2019

Thank You Card for Two Challenges

Here's a thank you card for two challenges.

First, it's for the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches#397 here.

And then the colors are for Sunday Stamps#209 here.
I focused on the black, purple, aqua and deep blue, using Gorgeous Grape, Coastal Cabana and Pretty Peacock.

A Big Thank you is the stamp set.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: A Big Thank You
Papers: WW, Coastal Cabana, Gorgeous Grape and Pretty Peacock
Inks: Black, Coastal Cabana, Gorgeous Grape and Pretty Peacock
Accessories: 1 inch Circle punch and Stampin dimensionals






Friday, July 19, 2019

Bright Birthday Card for Two Challenges

This bright birthday card is for two challenges.

First, the sketch at the Global Design Project#198 here.

And then the colors for The Paper Players#450 here.
The colors to use are Blueberry Bushel, Balmy Blue and Granny Apple Green.

Broadway Birthday is the stamp set with it's coordinating Broadway Lights dies.

This is a perfect masculine card, if I do say so myself!!

Here's my recipe:
Stamps:  Broadway Birthday
Papers: WW, Watercolor, Blueberry Bushel
Inks: Blueberry Bushel, Balmy Blue, Granny Apple Green
Accessories: Aqua painter, Broadway Lights dies, stampin dimensionals







Thursday, July 18, 2019

Two for Thursday Rustic Card

This card is for two challenges.

First, it's for the sketch at SUO Challenge#227 here.

And then for the Hand Stamped Sentiments#319 Inspiration Challenge, here.

I was inspired by the shiplap and the wreath. Plus I had a few of these colors out from yesterday's card.

I used the Birch Background stamp with Crumb Cake ink on some WW card stock.
Sweetly Swirled seemed like a good stamp set to create a wreath.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Sweetly Swirled and Birch background
Papers: WW, Crumb Cake
Inks: Pear Pizzazz, Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake
Accessories: Stampin dimensionals



Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wedding Card for a TGIF Challenge

This wedding card is for the sketch at TGIF Challenge#220 here.

Piece of Cake is the stamp set with the Well Written dies, Magnolia Memory dies and the sprig punch.
I also ran the WW thru the Swirls & Curls embossing folder.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Piece of Cake
Papers: WW, Silver Glimmer, Seaside Spray, Soft Sea Foam, Pear Pizzazz
Inks: Blushing Bride, Seaside Spray, Soft Seafoam, Pear Pizzazz and Basic Gray
Accessories: Stitched Shapes dies, Layering Circles dies, Well Written Dies, Magnolia Memory dies, Cake Builder punch, Swirls & Curls embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Birthday Card for a Fab Friday Sketch

Today is our daughter Abby's birthday. So I had to make a bright card in her favorite color. She's such a bright young woman so this is just perfect for her! We have been blessed to have her in our family and looking forward to celebrating her today.

I used the sketch at Fab Friday#167 here for the card.

Itty Bitty Birthdays is the stamp set with some 2019-2021 In Color 6 by 6 DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Itty Bitty Birthdays
Papers: WW, Basic Black, Pineapple Punch, 2019-2021 In Color DSP
Inks: Basic Black and Pineapple Punch
Accessories: Seasonal Layers Dies, Tailored Tag punch, Layering Ovals dies, Stampin dimensionals




Monday, July 15, 2019

Graduation Card for Two Challenges


My last graduation card of this season is for two challenges.
Of course I used the graduate's new school colors too!

First, it's for the sketch at Case this Sketch#320 here.

And second, for the Paper Craft Crew#343-Designer's Choice, here.

Birthday Backgrounds and Broadway Birthday are the stamp sets.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Birthday Backgrounds and Broadway Birthday
Papers: WW, Smoky Slate, Real Red
Inks: Real Red, Smoky Slate and Basic Black
Accessories: Stitched Shapes dies, Basic Rhinestone Jewels, Whisper White Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals




Friday, July 12, 2019

Chrismtas in July Card for Three Challenges

I managed to fit in three challenges for this card!!!

First, the sketch is for the Freshly Made Sketch#396 here.

Second, the colors are for the Splitcoast Color Combination#747 here.
The colors to use are Rococo Rose, Soft Seafoam and Very Vanilla. It's also a Christmas in July Theme.

And finally, Just Add Ink#465-Add the Season, here.
I chose to add winter and the Christmas season.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set. The snowflakes are from the Seasonal Layers dies and there's a bit of the 2019-2021 In Color 6 by 6 DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: VV, Rococo Rose, Soft Sea Foam, 2019-2021 In Color 6 by 6 DSP
Inks: Rococo Rose and Soft Sea Foam
Accessories: Merry Christmas dies, Seasonal Layers dies, Stampin dimensionals






Thursday, July 11, 2019

Graduation Card for an Inspire Create Challenge


I need a couple more graduation cards so I used the sketch at Inspire Create Challenge#047 here.

As I've said before, I like to use the graduates' future school colors!

Buffalo Check background, Sweetly Swirled and Well Said are the stamp sets.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Buffalo Check background, Sweetly Swirled, Well Said
Papers: WW, Real Red, Basic Gray
Inks: Real Red and Basic Gray
Accessories: Layering Circles Dies, Well Written Dies, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Anniversary Card for the Global Design Project

This is my take on the Global Design Project#197 here.

It's a color challenge to use Terracotta Tile, Seaside Spray and Pear Pizzazz.

I cased a card on page 116 of the catalog.

Abstract Impressions and Well Said are the stamp sets. I also used one of the flowers from the Magnolia Memory dies to cut out the panel in the middle.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Abstract Impressions and Well Said
Papers: WW, Terracotta Tile, Seaside Spray
Inks: Terracotta Tile, Seaside Spray and Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Magnolia Memory dies, Stampin dimensionals




Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Triple Challenge Thank You Card

I need a thank you because our friends had us to their lake house and found three challenges that exactly fit my need!

First, the sketch is for Sunday Stamps#208 here.

Second, The Paper Players#449 Theme: Water Sports, here, is too perfect!

And finally, the Paper Craft Crew#342 Tic Tac Toe, here.
I went down the left hand side with Water, Masculine and #simplestamping.

Waterfront is the stamp set and I paired that with some Come Sail Away DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Waterfront
Papers: WW, Night of Navy and Come Sail Away DSP
Inks: Night of Navy, Sahara Sand, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals







Monday, July 8, 2019

Woven Threads DSP Thank You for Two Challenges

Here's a thank you for two challenges.

First, the sketch at Case this Sketch#329 here.

And then the colors are for the TGIF Challenge#219 here.
The colors to use are Purple Posy, Rococo Rose and Seaside Spray.

The greeting is from the Sweetly Swirled stamp set with some Woven Threads DSP.

It's a bit hard to see, but I ran the WW base thru the Subtle embossing folder for a bit of texture.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Sweetly Swirled
Papers: WW, Purple Posy, Woven Threads DSP
Inks: Seaside Spray
Accessories: Subtle embossing folder and Stampin dimensionals





Friday, July 5, 2019

Anniversary Card for Two Challenges

This anniversary card is for two challenges.

First, the sketch is for the Freshly Made Sketch#395 here.

And then the colors are for the Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge#318 here.
The colors to use are Calypso Coral, Petal Pink and Mint Macaron.

Well Said and Daisy Lane are the stamp set with it's coordinating Well Written Dies with some Magnolia Lane DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Well Said and Daisy Lane
Papers: WW, Calypso Coral, Petal Pink, Magnolia Lane DSP
Inks: Calypso Coral and Mint Macaron.
Accessories: Stitched Shapes dies, Layering Circles Dies, Nature's Twine, Well Written dies, Stampin dimensionals





Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Christmas in July for a Splitcoast Color Combo

It's never to early to start making the over 100 cards I send out for Christmas!
And this week's Splitcoast Color Combination#746 here, helped me get started!
The colors to use are Granny Apple Green, Blushing Bride and Melon Mambo.
The challenge is also a Christmas in July theme and this week's dessert was stripes-I fit it all in!

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with it's coordinating Merry Christmas dies.

I was inspired by this card by Joanne Stubbings here.
I really liked the water colored stripes!

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: Watercolor, WW, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo
Inks: Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Blushing Bride
Accessories: Aqua painter, Glitter Enamel dots, Stitched Shapes dies, Merry Christmas Dies, Stampin dimensionals, Washi tape






Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Two for Tuesday Birthday Card

Here's a birthday card for two challenges.

First, the SUO Challenge#226-Birthdays, here.

And second, The Paper Players#448-Tic, tac, toe, here.
I went straight down the middle line with patterned paper, yellow and birthday.

Piece of Cake is the stamp set with some 2018-2020 In Color DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Piece of Cake
Papers: WW, Pineapple Punch, 2018-2020 In Color 6 by 6 DSP
Inks: Pineapple Punch
Accessories: Rectangle Stitched dies, Cake Builder punch, Stampin dimensionals








Monday, July 1, 2019

Sympathy Card for Three Challenges

Here's a quick sympathy card for three challenges.
First, the sketch at Case this Sketch#328 here.

Second, TGIF Challenge#218-Theme: With Sympathy, here.

And finally, Just Add Ink#463-Just Choose Two: Foil, Ribbon, Sequins, here.
I chose ribbon and sequins.

Well Said is the stamp set with it's coordinating Well Written Dies and some 2018-2020 In Color DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps:  Well Said
Papers: WW, Grapefruit Grove, 2018-2020 In Color DSp
Inks: Grapefruit Grove
Accessories:  Gingham Gala Adhesive backed sequins, 1/8 inch Grapefruit Grove Grosgrain ribbon, Well Written dies, 1 1/2 inch Circle punch




Friday, June 28, 2019

In Color Card for Two Challenges



This card featuring the new 2019-2021 In Colors is for two challenges.

First, it's for the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches#394 here.

And then it's for Inspire Create Challenge#046 here.
It's a color challenge to use the new In Colors: Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, Terracotta Tile, Rococo Rose and Purple Posy.

Itty Bitty Greetings is the stamp set.
And I've cut out some cute shapes with the Well Written dies.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Itty Bitty Greetings
Papers: WW, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, Terracotta Tile, Rococo Rose and Purple Posy
Inks: Basic Black
Accessories: Rectangle Stitched dies, Well Written dies, Subtle embossing folder




Thursday, June 27, 2019

Grad Card for a Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch

Today's card uses the sketch at the Hand Stamped Sentiments#317 here.

I chose these colors because the graduates' college colors are maroon and gold.

Well Said and Sweetly Swirled are the stamp sets with some Regals 6 by 6 DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Well Said and Sweetly Swirled
Papers: WW, Merry Merlot, Regals 6 by 6 DSP
Inks: Merry Merlot and Crushed Curry
Accessories: Layering Ovals dies, Well Written dies, Pinewood Planks embossing folder, WW Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals







Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Happy 4th Card for Two Challenges

This 4th of July card is for two challenges.

First, the sketch is for Mojo Monday#518 here.

And then the colors are for the Splitcoast Color Combination#745 here.
The colors to use are Real Red, Blueberry Bushel and Whisper White. What could be more perfect for a patriotic card??

Family Party, Birthday Backgrounds and Buffalo Check background are the stamp sets with a bit of the 2018-2020 In Color DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Family Party, Birthday Backgrounds, Buffalo Check background
Papers: WW, Real Red, Blueberry Bushel, 2018-2020 In Color DSP
Inks: Real Red and Blueberry Bushel
Accessories: Stampin dimensionals