PPA #262 – Birthday Bloom

I’m back with another Pals Color Challenge.  These colors offer such a soft and pretty presentation. I wasn’t sure how I was going to use the Tip Top Taupe with the other two colors but since it is more of a neutral it was just worked using it as the card base. The DSP background paper is from the Pretty Petals stack and always seems to provide the right print of so many of my…

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A Beautiful Bunch of Butterflies

Hello…..this weeks Pals Challenge is a fun sketch that really is wide open to interpretation.  Here is the sketch…… Just a warning that this card used a LOT of different products from stamp sets to inks.  That is what made it so much fun.  I was able to pull a lot of different elements from a variety of stamp sets to complete a pretty cohesive project…one of the MANY reasons Stampin’ Up! rocks! This is a…

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PPA Challenge #260 – Butterfly Wishes

I am playing along, once again, with the Pals.  This week’s challenge is a sketch challenge.   I reversed the sketch, probably because I am right handed and it felt “right”!  The card is Basic Black with a Very Vanilla mat topped with a beautiful design from the Timeless Elegance DSP collection.   The butterfly is cut using both butterfly dies that Stampin’ Up has available now.  The bottom layer is from the Bold Butterfly…

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Joy In July

Hello, today I’m participating in the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge once again. This week’s challenge was theme based with Christmas as the theme.  Christmas in July has become such a common catch phrase now that this seems very fitting.  I am never this early with planning my Christmas cards because the Holiday catalog has not come out yet and who knows what wonderful stamps sets will be in it.  However, I really like the simplicity…

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