cards, Challenges


I was stumped this week for the Colour Inkspirations challenge.  I love green and I use a lot of green but to use all these colours together was hard.

I tried a couple of different things and it just wasn’t working.  This card was maybe the 4th stamped attempt.  I went back to my 3rd attempt and ended up finishing up with this.  Still not sure.  It’s simple which is what I do but it’s just not enough I think.  Anyway, I thought I would show you.

The lady from Beautiful You is stamped in each of the greens and then the centre filled with the pattern in the Sahara Sand.  I used the Sahara Sand marker to fill in the hat.

The “dots” are from Timeless Textures.  They were stamped in the Sahara Sand and then I stamped some with Versamark and embossed them in Gold.  The sentiment and Banner is from Happy Birthday Gorgeous.  I wrapped around some Gold Thread before adhering the card to a piece of the Bubbles and Fizz DSP.  That worked well. The little flower is from the Sprinkles of Life set and punched with the Tree Builder Bunch.  That was an afterthought this morning when I looked at the card again in the light.

So nothing fancy and I didn’t have a lot of time this weekend.  But I am  putting it out there to have a go right. 🙂

Thanks for looking today,




On our stamping weekend a couple of weeks ago I used the ‘Sprinkles of Life’ stamp set.  I wanted to get some samples made for my Ronald McDonald House Charities Fundraiser next week. (Have you registered for it yet??? You can find all the details on this post HERE).

This card is one I made that weekend.  It came together very quickly.  I did CASE it from Pinterest.


The base card is Blushing Bride.  The white mat is run through the Big Shot with the Chevron Embossing Folder.  The next layer is Melon Mambo and then Whisper White for the image.  For the cupcake, I stamped the smaller cone/basket in Crumb Cake and coloured it slightly with the aquapainter and inkpad.  The icing on top was stamped on scrap card in Blushing Bride and then lightly coloured with the aquapainter and inkpads.  I stamped a few “sprinkles” in different colours on top.  This was punched out with the Tree Builder Punch and raised up with dimensionals. The “cherry” was stamped, coloured and then punched out and raised up off the icing.  The sentiment was stamped in Melon Mambo. Yum! Is it good enough to eat do you reckon??

I have a few more ‘Sprinkles of Life’ cards to share so stay tuned.