Case-ing the Catalog for Card Sketches It’s My Cup of Tea

Lacking inspiration or motivation? Here’s what I do when I need a boost of inspiration. I turn to the Stampin’ Up! catalogs for card sketches and layout ideas. Today’s card is a case from the annual catalog found on page 27.   Let’s just say today’s card is my cup of tea kind of card.  I Read More

Bird Ballad Designer Paper and Sketch Challenge

This week I issued another sketch challenge to my team.  This time I got the sketch from Poetic Artistry which used to be called Mojo Monday. I love to use sketches; for me it takes a lot of guess work out of my cards.  When I issue my team a sketch challenge; I love to Read More

Sailing Home Bundle with Come Sail Away DSP

Last week I issued another sketch challenge to my team “Team Stamp Camp”.  This time I did not specify a particular color family; just the sketch. I’m a little late in doing my sketch as I was gone on a little vacation with the kids before our next granddaughter is born.  Coming soon! You probably Read More

Stampin’ Up! Antique Tags

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Yesterday we went to Lansing MI to watch our middle son Neil take his oath into the United States Marine Corp. He will be leaving for boot camp in March. It was nice that we were all able to attend this special day. Today’s card was done for the sketch challenge Read More

Pretty Petals & Bold Butterflies

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 I did this card for the sketch challenge at the Paper Craft Crew. I took my color combination and idea from the butterfly Designer Series Paper from the Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack. This is actually one piece of Designer Series Paper cut down and one half flipped. The Circle Read More

Stampin’ Up! Six-Sided Sampler

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Today is the sketch challenge at the Paper Craft Crew. Here is the sketch for this week: There was an additional challenge this week and that was to make it Patriotic. Hmmm, Patriotic? Boy I don’t have many stamp sets to work with; better add some to my next order. 🙂 Read More