A Smiling Heart – GDP #053 & PPA #318

     It’s a lot of fun combining challenges, especially when you have a fun sketch and a super color combination to work with.  The Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge and the Global Design Project’s color challenge worked so well together on this card.  I hope you agree…. The star of this card is the POP of color from the Watermelon Wonder In Color Doilie (#141674).  The Layering Circles Framelits (#141705) helped create the medallion along…

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Flower Shop Birthday

Today’s card has all the elements for a beautifully feminine birthday card. The card base is Smoky Slate cardstock.  The Whisper White mat is cut with a die from the Lots of Labels framelits.  I stamped it off center so there was room for the flourish image from the Timeless Textures stamp set and the 3-D flowers. The Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper frame was created by cutting the next smaller framelit and then the next smaller one…

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Forever Begins Today – SIP #57

Happy Friday….hope you have a wonderful weekend planned.  It is supposed to be extremely hot here in PA this weekend.  But I’m certainly not complaining…because I LOVE summer! Today’s card is my entry for the Stamp, Ink, Paper challenge…this was fun! Black and White cards really lend themselves to more formal cards like wedding cards, in my opinion…so that’s just what I made. This is a 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ square card.  The card…

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Bye, Bye Bordering Blooms

My card share today features a retiring stamp set, Bordering Blooms.  I’ve used this set a few times in the past weeks when I learned it was on the retirement list.  It’s funny how you want something when you know you won’t be able to have it….that’s what happened with this set.  It has sat on my shelf unused for such a long time and now that it’s leaving the catalog, I want to keep…

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