[11.13.2014] CAS(E) this Sketch hits #100

Congrats CAS(E) this Sketch I can’t believe CAS(E) this Sketch has hit challenge #100.  I was thrilled when Chrissy invited me back to help celebrate this milestone.  I was lucky to be apart of CTS’s beginning and I’m beyond excited to see that it still is going strong.  So, tet’s take a look at the sketch and get started. When I saw the sketch, I immediately reached for patterned paper.  I knew I wanted that to be the major focal point for this card to mimic the bottom feature of the sketch.  Surprisingly, the first paper pad I grabbed was …

[7.31.14] tag you’re it!

Tag You’re It! Let’s get ready, it is time for our next challenge with Tag You’re It!.  To play along, just create a TAG or TAG containing project inspired by this sketch provided by CAS(E) this Sketch.  I’m so excited we are joining up with CAS(E) this Sketch for this round.  I started as part of the first design team for them and now for the inaugural Tag You’re It design team too!  Kinda like a family reunion. Inspiration:  I immediately noticed the two different backgrounds in the sketch.  I knew that had to happen somehow on my tag and …

[7.4.2014] tag you’re it

Tag You’re It! Happy Fourth to all my US friends.  We are going to be finding some fireworks to watch tonight with some visiting friends.  It has been years since we did this, hopefully we’ll survive.  heehee Let’s get ready, it is time for our next challenge with Tag You’re It!.  To play along, just create a TAG or TAG containing project inspired by this tag project.  We have an amazing, extra special guest designer.  Please give a warm welcome to the fabulous Virginia Lu. *clap, clap, clap* Inspiration: Virginia’s tags contain simple stamping, bold colors and minimal decoration.  I …

[6.15.2014] wanna sketch no. 17

Wanna Sketch no. 17 Happy Father’s Day!  Hope you’ll be celebrating with your family and with your father today.  We are lucky to be spending the day with my dad and will be honoring my husband’s in our hearts. I hope you have tons of fun with the newest Wanna Sketch.  Lots of possibilities with this one, so let’s get creative. I decided to go with a landscape card with this sketch.  You are more than welcome to adjust the sketch to your ideas.  It is just a starting point, flip it, turn it, widen it, it is all good.  …

[6.1.2014] Unity Stamp Co and the Curtain Call Challenge

Unity Stamp Co and the Curtain Call Challenge Unity Stamp Co is sponsoring the Curtain Call Challenge this week and asked if our design team would like to play along.  Well, yeah, of course!!!  Super fun. The Curtain Call inspiration photo includes lots of white rocks, with a clean and simple look.  It made me think of something with lots of white space and a simple design.  So, I decided to “rock” out a clean and simple card.  Haha, corny, I know.  So sorry. I went with a really clean color palette and I haven’t used the Dreams Set Sail …