Party! I heart sketches#143, alwaysplayingwithpaper#64

I heart card sketches #143  Always playing with paper #64: Navy, Lime, Blue & Grey  Here is a birthday card for my 19 yr. old Nephew. I love when I find a sketch and a color challenge at the same time!The “twist” I chose are the four brads I added from my stash.  

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Winter Birthday Wishes LIM#258, CAS#74

  Another shot at CAS and can you see my indecision?I made this card two ways, to the right first and then centered in the middle.  While I like how both of them turned out, stamping in the middle seems the safer (more balanced) less creatively risky way – Using the words safe and risky […]

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Happy cake and candle day

I find clean and simple (CAS) some of the hardest cards to make! I tend to not stay clean and I complicate instead of simplify 😛 I found four challenges at Paper Playful to combine and work on this morning: Addicted to CAS #79: Cake Sketch Saturday #394: See sketch photo below: Just Us Girls […]

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Soccer happy birthday, AHS#120

I like the simplicity and versatility of the sketch this week at Atlantic Hearts:  I first found the scraps of blue and green and then the background green paper and trim.  I decided a boy’s card would work and found the soccer ball in my stash.  I like the Happy Birthday sentiment being in brackets because […]

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Birthday with Bling Challenges

I made this happy orange birthday greeting for two challenges today: Bearly Mine Challenge 17 “Bring on the Bling” Anything Goes Challenge #47 “HAPPY BIRTHDAY/CELEBRATION” I was wondering what I was going to use those big flat rhinestones on that I found while out treasure hunting!   I’ve been wanting to make a card with this pretty birthday sentiment too, […]

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365 Cards: #85 Steam

Etsy: Today’s word prompt on 365 cards is “Steam” so I thought of coffee and a hot bath ~ ahhhh -then I thought of this hot air balloon….steam – hot air…?!  I thought this “Happy Birthday” sentiment stamp went with the hot air balloon very nicely.   I stamped on glossy photo paper with a black palette ink pad.  I […]

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365 Cards: #70 Monday Sketch & Birthday Sundae’s #8

This week 365 cards is going to use sketches for their challenges.  Here is Monday’s sketch:I also used the the challenge from Birthday Sundaes to help me decide what to create today.  You needed to use two patterned papers and at least three embellishments.  I chose to stamp and cut out these flowers from JRL […]

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365 Cards: #69 Sketchy Sunday

Today is sketchy sunday on 365 cards: This bulldog is just too cute! full of personality and ready to wish someone a happy birthday!  I made the card using papertrey ink card stock, and patterned paper from The Angel Company called Winchester and Amberly Grace.  Thanks for looking!

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The Angel Company: # 1 card sketch

 I used The Angel Company (TAC) paper pack called Whimsy Blossoms to make this surprise birthday card.  Both rubber stamps and this card are available to purchse from my Etsy shop.

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365 cards, Craft your Passion, and Critter Sketch

Today on 365 cards the challenge is to “Say it subtlety” I chose to make a “Happy Birthday” card that could be for any age and that would be suitable for a man or a women.  On craft your passion the challenge was to “show us your layers” which this card has several to meet that criteria […]

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