“Present” Surprise Birthday – FMS639 & AAA Birthday#62

  I’ve had the best time creating this card for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge albeit it took me a awhile.  As soon as I saw the sketch, I had the idea of birthday presents.  The idea came fast but the execution…not so much.  But like I said, it was fun!  HERE’s the sketch… I’m also playing along with a new to me challenge, AAA Birthday.  They are asking for cute birthday cards this month.…

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Thinking of You Fun Fold – #TTTC249

Welcome back to a new Tic Tac Toe Challenge.  My good friend, Jeanie has created a really fun challenge board that is sure to get your creative juices flowing.  Here’s the board… …and here’s my card.  I went two ways on the board…the first column down:  Layers, Die Cut, Patterned Paper and the second column down: Thinking of You, Fun Fold, Floral. Once again, I reached into my retired stash and pulled out this pretty…

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Wildflower Birthday – SSC336

Today I playing along with the Sunday Stamps Challenge with this pretty birthday card… Once again, this paper!  This pattern is from the same paper collection I used on THIS card earlier in the week.  It came from an old Simon Says Stamps card kit and has been in my stash for a couple of years.  In an effort to get over a paper hoarding issue that some of us (maybe most of us) have,…

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Dear Friend – #TTTC248 & PP692

Today I have a pretty summertime friendship card inspired by a couple challenges. The “star” of the card is this beautiful paper that I’ve had in my stash for a few years.  It’s from a long ago Simon Says Card Kit.  I really wish it was available as a paper pad collection. The inside is also embellished with the paper… Here are the challenges I’m playing along with… I chose the right diagonal: Car/Truck, Free,…

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