Sunday, May 23, 2021

A Hexagon Hello

 Great challenge from a new to me blog using hexagons:

I punched the hexagons from alcohol inked paper with some gold mixative, and layered them on some pretty gold paper.  I embossed the Mauve Mist paper with a honeycomb folder, and added some metal accents from my stash.  I'm playing along with the Make The Cards sketch challenge:

And of course, I missed the deadline by about an hour...

Friday, May 14, 2021

Enjoy Today

When I saw the Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge, I immediately thought it was perfect for washi tape!

Love the narrow washi with the gold layer.  

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Rainbows and Ice Cream

 I'm trying to get back to entering challenges.  I have been creating, just not playing along with the great inspiration that challenges provide.  Today, I am playing along with Try Stamping on Tuesday's sketch challenge, with the optional theme rainbows.  Perfect for using my new to me Reverse Confetti Love & Ice Cream stamp and die set.  

I don't have a rainbow die, so I nested some circle dies, and trimmed accordingly.  Love this!!!

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Sending Comforting Thoughts

Here is my take on The Paper Players red, grey, and black color challenge:

Darice embossing folder on silver matte paper, Spellbinder cardinal, older CTMH sentiment stamped in Stazon.  Unfortunately, have needed too many of these cards recently.  Damn covid.  

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Send A Smile 4 Kids - To Special Men

The May SAS4Kids challenge is to create a card for a child to give to a special man in their life, nurse, doctor, parent, grandparent, friend, etc.  

I love using the cut-aparts in paper pads.  Expands my repertoire of sentiments and images, and you can't go wrong with how perfectly they coordinate!  I embossed the white background with a random stars folder, to pull out the stars in the background of the sentiment panel.  I like to keep masculine cards a little more clean and simple than feminine ones.  

Come join the challenge and show us your cards for a special man!