GDP #006 – A Butterfly Birthday

I am sorry to say that I was a little late to the party this week for the Global Design Project sketch challenge. I really did have the card done in time, however never got around to posting it.  So here is my take on this fun sketch. As you can see, I stayed very true to the sketch.  The star of this card is the Butterfly which I stamped with the Butterfly Basics stamp set…

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PPA #271 – A Happy Heart

Time for another Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge.  The colors this week are a great combination and include one of my favorite Stampin’ Up! colors…Hello Honey.  This is an In-Color that is due to retire at the end of the annual catalog.  In my opinion, it really needs to stick around.  But I will definitely be using it as much as possible before then and probably after too! This card came together very fast once…

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Cheery Cherries

Along with participating in a few challenges each week, I have issued myself a challenge….to use an under-used stamp set.  So for this card, I dusted off the Giggle Greetings stamp set.  I remember that this was one of the first sets I ordered when it came out in an annual catalog.  I had a lot of really great cards in mind for this set.  Sadly, that is where most of those cards stayed…in my…

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PPA #270 – Cozy Hello

The challenge at Pals Paper Arts this week is a color challenge.  I must admit that one of the colors, Sahara Sand albeit a pretty plain neutral color is one of my favorites and Blackberry Bliss is definitely high on my list of favorite colors, too.   This being said I still did not have any great ideas for this challenge. Usually when presented with a challenge that has me stumped, I try to choose…

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