Small Pleasures

“Petits Bonheurs” (Small Pleasures) a amical card for a dear friend fresh out of surgery. Playing with the flower sketch over at Fusion Card Flower Challenge and the TIME OUT Challenge #180.

Stay SAFE and take CARE, thanks for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Technique Tuesday Postage Stamp Stacklet; Spellbinders Make a Wish dies; Simple à Souhait sentiment stamp; MFT grid stamp; WOW EP

Thank you softly

It’s a fun day in my crafty corner and I’m playing with Freshly Made Sketches #470 & Color Throwdown Challenge #627. I wanted to make a OLC but I just had to add the Thanks word die to give it a little UMF …is that a word? AND I wanted the inside to be just as cool 😉

Take card everyone, thanks for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Little B Bouquet flower dies, IO word die, SSS Spring Flowers stamp, Nuvo drops, Wink of Stella brush, white Gel pen

Row of Hearts

Does half a row count? 😀 Playing with the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #404 and the Less is More theme “In a Row” Challenge #435. Yup, Valentine’s Day is around the corner and though hubby and I have been eating quite well during this Covid Confinement, well we will be celebrating this very special DAY together. LIFE is GOOD, he is my soul mate. Lucky me!

Hope you are well through these very special times, DO take CARE, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Elizabeth Craft Chain die, SSS Heart Parade die, WOW EP

Merci d’être là…

Merci d’être là” …Thanks for being there through the years CAS(E) this Sketch #405. My NBUS Crazy Cats were pencil coloured making me realize that our pets, these card challenges and you, dear card lovers, compliment & fulfill our lives right now. Goodbye dear CTS yet hello to new beginnings for dear Chrissy, we will certainly see you again.

Thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Sentiment Simple à Souhait, Tim Holtz Crazy Cats & Dogs, MS score board, Faber-Castell polychromos, Nuvo drops

Blown away

A one layer panel for two challenges; Freshley Made Sketches Challenge #469 by Kim & plum and black on cream card stock for the Color Throwdown Challenge #626. Stamping with my Misti using Tombow brushes and a little scoring.

Thoughts of health and safety until vaccination dear friends, do take care, thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Martha Stewart embossing board, Simple à Souhait stamp, WOW EP, Tombow Brushes

Burst of Blue

Playing with the “Just Us Girls” Color Week #567 and the SSC248 In the Center. A glittering dark blue Snowflake for a Happy New Year card. Sending you wishes of good health and plenty of Blessing for this next chapter. Thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Lawn Fawn Circle die, MFT flake die, Altenew water-colour frames stamps

A Bouquet

Playing with the Inspired by Challenge #IB157…everything is a-bouquet. I loved the string of flowers to this photo and, of course, the colour tones. Stay SAFE & take care, thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Memory Box Florilage die, Alexandra Renke blossoms die, Spellbinders deckled frame die, Ranger embossing glazed over pattern paper, DOX ink blending

Summer in January

We’re absolutely in a time where eating can easily sooth our emotions, so the AAA Cards Challenge #181 Summer in January defined the sentiment “ice cream chases the blues away“! Well it especially works for me! 😛

Hope you are safe & well, thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Daniel Smith watercolours; Picket fence stamps; Altenew Sentiment Die

Natural thoughtfullness

Keeping strong colours to a minimum to focus on the white embossed sentiment “Je pense à toi” (thinking of you)! Playing to the CASology MEMORIES Cue Card and to the Color Throwdown Challenge #625 palette.

Staying home and SAFE, hope you are mentally and physically well, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Spellbinders Deckled Rectangle + Flower Wreath Dies, McCollection Tropical Leaf Die, Creative Expressions Olive Branch Die, Zig markers.

Merci Chrissy

CAS(E) this Sketch #403 is a farewell to Chrissy who will be taking a well deserved break. Thank you “Merci” for the continuing challenges keeping my creative juices stimulated and on my toes. Playing with Donna’s sketch and the Color Throwdown Challenge #624 palette of rust, cream and brown along with some stamping using my Misti, heat embossing, scoring and die cutting.

Stay SAFE all and do take care, thank you so much for stopping by, HUGz, Joanna

Supplies: Tim Holtz Runway & Penny Black stamps, Wow EP, Frantic Stamper die