Circle of Spring Birthday

This card was so much fun to create.  I know that the wreath lends itself to colorful flowers but I wanted to try something a little different.  I am entering this card in three challenges.    The sketch at Can You Case It is probably one of my favorite card layouts, so I was happy to create a card for it.  The inspiration photo at The Challenge and the cue card “Distress”at CASology were also elements…

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Baby Buggy Balloons

Baby cards are one of my favorite kind of cards to make.  They are just so sweet! I am entering this card into the Paper Players theme challenge. Balloons are so on trend in papercrafting these days and who doesn’t love balloons.  They are always associated with something happy and fun.  I wanted to create a non-birthday card using balloons.  So a new baby came to mind because what is happier than that?! The buggy…

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Hello (honey) Hexagons

Hello…I hope your week is starting out on a happy note and I hope my card will make it a little happier. I was determined to use the Six-Sided Sampler stamp set as I have had it for so long and it has never touched an ink pad.  The sketch needed a focal point so I clustered the hexagons into a wheel shape. Here is a close up of the hexagon layering. After I stamped each hexagon…

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It’s All About You

Happy Sunday to you.  We are finally getting a touch of spring weather in PA and it feels so nice. Today I am playing along with the Freshly Made Sketches challenge. It is such a simple and straightforward sketch that it was actually a little difficult for me.  What threw me was the large open space.  This sketch spoke clean and simple to me and that really is not my strong suit.  Here is what…

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