Butterfly Blues

Today’s card share was inspired by a really different and challenging (I thought) sketch at the Pals Paper Arts weekly challenge. As you can see, there is a lot going on with this sketch, thus the challenge to incorporate all the elements.  Here is what I came up with…. Again, I used the Watercolor Wings stamp set as the focal point.  Since finally pulling this set off the shelf, I just cannot seem to get…

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Happy Hello

I had a lot of fun creating this card.  It has so many of my favorite elements. Two challenges were the inspiration for this card.  First, Can You Case It #111 is a color challenge and the colors were my choice…now that’s fun! Secondly, Stamp, Paper, Ink challenge this week is a terrific sketch.     The first thing I choose was the colors and patterns.  The patterns are from Graphic 45’s Home Sweet Home…

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Bold & Beautiful Bloom

My card share today is inspired by the Paper Players #286 Color Challenge and the Global Design Project’s Theme Challenge…     The color combination is wonderfully bold so I set out to make a card that would do justice to these colors. Right now I am still a little obsessed with the large flower from the Birthday Blooms stamp set in the Occasions Catalog.  I just see so many reasons to stamp this flower!…

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Simply a Bowl of Cherries

Hi there….it’s a cold and rainy day here today but I didn’t let that dampen my spirits when I was making this card. I am playing along with Freshly Made Sketches #227 and the Pals Paper Arts #291 Color Challenge today.     To me, the sketch called for a clean and simple card.  However, the colors proved a bit of a challenge.  I wasn’t sure where to go with the Pool Party but when…

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