Winter Wonderland for GDP#010

The sketch for this week’s Global Design Projects weekly challenge was really fun to interpret. My first inclination with this sketch was to use the Hearth & Home Thinlit Dies and create a window scene.  But I wanted to challenge myself by not doing that and trying to come up with a more unique design. I also wanted to use the Wonderland stamp set, primarily because I love the sentiments and the fonts in this…

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Clean & Simple Christmas

I’m playing along with two challenges today.  The Global Design Project has a color challenge and Stamp Ink Paper has a theme challenge.      I haven’t really mastered the art of making a card that fits multiple challenges mostly because I don’t check more than one challenge site at a time.  This time however, I simply got lucky.  I originally designed this card using the color challenge and noticed that it fit the bill…

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PPA #273 – Peaceful Wreath

Hello and welcome.  I am back today with a Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge. This was a fun sketch to work with and I had a few ideas for it as I have a few new holiday sets to break in. I particularly love the vellum embossed Peace banner across the wreath.  It is hard to see in the photo so here is a close up. It is really very pretty and was hard to…

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PPA 269 – OH DEER!

What a unique sketch the Pals Paper Arts challenge posed to us this week.  It really took some thinking on this one to get something creative going. I haven’t made a Christmas card yet and wanted to break into some of the adorable paper in the Home For Christmas Designer Series Pack.  You can see the entire collection if you click on the holiday catalog icon.  This paper has a vintage vibe to it but can…

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