Category: Challenges

December holiday card with a patterned piece of paper in the upper right, showing green and red foliage. The card has a piece of green paper and a red diagonal strip of paper on the lower left. The sentiment is May this season be filled with peace and joy.
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Seasonal Peace & Joy Card

  This December holiday card features a diagonal design, with a patterned piece of paper in the upper right, showing…

Christmas card with pine branches on a dark green background. The focal image is a white circle with the sentiment Have yourself a merry little Christmas. The circle is surrounded by Christmas ornaments.
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Christmas Baubles for FMS564

  Here’s my take on the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #564 (the design is shown in the image above on…

Card front showing panels of criss-crossing lines in red, pink, and green with an overlapping central image of red poinsettias, with the sentiment Have yourself a merry little Christmas.
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Poinsettia Christmas Fun Fold

This fun fold card uses the retired Sale-a-bration Rings of Love DSP. The stamp is from the limited edition Framed…

Fall card with large sprays of fall foliage, acorns, orange flowers and red berries across the top and bottom of the greeting card, with the sentiment Happy Thoughts of You across the middle.
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Happy Thoughts of You Fall Card

Front of the card Detail showing the card propped up in Easel form This Fall Card features a large sprays…

Maroon and orange Thanksgiving card with two rectangles of orange gingham in the background. A maroon and orange HokieBird (okay, a Turkey) stands as the focal point with two pumpkins at his feet. The sentiment reads Happy Thanksgiving.
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Turkey Day Card for FMS560

  Here’s a HokieBird for Thanksgiving! Today’s card was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #560 (the design is…

Thanksgiving card with a brown pheasant stamped on white and mounted over a plaid piece in shades of orange and maroon
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Plaid Pheasant Thanksgiving Card

This Thanksgiving Card features a plaid background, which I made for Day 2of the  #OCCHolidayCardWorkshop2022. I didn’t have a plaid-builder stamp…

Christmas card with the sentiment “Jingle all the way,” surrounded by stamped jingle bells
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Jingle All the Way Sparkle Card

Christmas card with the sentiment “Jingle all the way,” surrounded by stamped jingle bells. Created for the Simon Says Stamp…

Coral colored card with leaves on copper foil and a single bumblebee with the sentiment, Let's Celebrate
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Splendid Thoughts Card for FMS540

  Today’s card was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #540 (the design is shown in the image above…

Pastel green card with floral patterned paper and the sentiment, Thank you
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Thank You Card for FMS537

  Today’s card was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #537 (the design is shown in the image above…

Clean and simple card with a pink heart, a strip of aqua patterned paper, and a pink floral piece of paper, with the sentiment I [heart] you
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I Love You Card for FMS535

  Today’s card was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #535 (the design is shown in the image above…

Green card with two shades of pink flowers, and the sentiment, Thank you for all the little things you do and for your big heart
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Hand-Penned Petals Thank You Card

The Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge focuses on feminine cards this week, so I came up with flowers and bling…

A sunburst-style card with automotive-themed paper showing tires, street signs, wheels, gears, keys, engines, dials, and the sentiment, Happy Birthday
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Tires, Gears, and Engines Birthday Card

The Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge focuses on masculine cards this week. This afternoon I came across a small pile…