Lovely Words Thinlits + Foil Frenzy DSP for GDP090

I wish I could buy every new product in the 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. But that is just not my reality, so I had to be selective with what I purchased in June. One of the first papers I jumped on was the Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper. This DSP pack is so much Read More

Global Design Project 082 | Sketch Challenge

Today I am sharing a set of cards I made for the Global Design Project sketch challenge. These cards are very simple to make, but also a lot of fun because there is watercoloring involved! Here are my cards: And here is the sketch that inspired my cards: The first thing I did was stamp Read More

A Tweet Congratulations for GDP077 and FMS278

Today I am playing along with the the color challenge at the Global Design Project and the sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches. Here is what I came up with: And here are the banners that inspired my card: I really love the images in the Best Birds stamp set. I get a nice crisp Read More

Always Bee You for GDP075 and FMS276

I managed to hit three separate challenges with my card today! I am using the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches, the theme from the Global Design Project, and the color combination from Splitcoast Stampers. Here is what I came up with: And here are the banners that inspired my card: The first thing I worked on Read More

A Best Birds Thank You for FMS274

I just love the Best Birds set by Stampin’ Up! I borrowed it last year from a friend and loved playing with it so much I bought it for myself last month. You can create a variety of looks with the images in this set by adding lots of color and embellishments, or you can Read More

You Fill Me With Happiness for FMS273

Well happy Monday! I am looking forward to my kids going off to school every day this week. We have had eight snow days this winter and five 2-hour delays, which is quite out-of-the-ordinary for this area. And for some reason I don’t seem to get anything done when my kids are home. LOL! I Read More

Watercolor Pencils by Stampin’ Up!

I have not been a fan of watercolor pencils in the past and I was not planning on purchasing these when they premiered in the Occasions Catalog. However, I saw several great samples from fellow demonstrators and decided I would give them a try. These two cards were the first time I tried them and Read More

Global Design Project #062 | Sketch Challenge

I love playing along with the Global Design Project challenges, but was a little worried when I saw that there was a slanted element in the sketch this week. I like things straight up and down, perpendicular and parallel! I made a different card I was going to enter but I left off the slanted element and felt Read More

Gold Embossed Trees for GDP#054

Well I just missed the cutoff for linking my project to the color challenge last night, so I thought I would hurry up and work on the challenge right away this week! Since I had just finished the card using Gold, Night of Navy and Watermelon Wonder, I decided to continue with those colors and Read More

Global Design Project #046 | Sketch Challenge

Before I get to the challenge I wanted to announce the winner of the Stamp It Group June Blog Hop. So congratulations to Diane Seidler! If you would like to take a look at this hop again click here. This is a card I designed to demonstrate at a workshop night. I like to show Read More