FABULOUS Fall colors – PPA #174

The Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge this week is featuring some of my FAVORITE colors.   These colors are throughout my home and give it a sense of warmth.   I wanted to create something different and special.  Sure the colors say Fall and Thanksgiving,  yet I  wanted to get outside that conventional wisdom.   The Postage Due stamp set is a vintage look and Baked Brown Sugar is a perfect color to use for a…

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Gorgeous Grunge Birthday Wishes

Several weeks ago the Pals Paper Arts had a color challenge with the colors Midnight Muse, Crushed Curry, and Early Espresso. The first card I created was not what I wanted to post for the challenge sooo I went back to work and produced another card which you saw a few weeks ago, you can see it again here. The original card I created sat on the corner of my craft table and it has grown on…

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You’re Amazing!

We never understand the impact our words are on another person.  One day I went through my local Starbucks drive through on the way to work.  When I was handed my venti nonfat latte, hand written on the cup was "You're Amazing!".  I had been working a lot, was worn down and felt unappreciated. (You've been there right?)  Those words from a complete stranger written on my cup absolutely touched me, shifted my mood and…

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Freshly Made Sketch #105 Entry

I loved this week's Freshly Made Sketch  and couldn't wait to get time to give it a try.  Here is the sketch: Today I finally had time to get my Stampin Mojo going and here is what I came up with for this design sketch challenge.  I am very pleased with the clean and simple look of this card.  I think it looks like a winter wonderland.    The Whisper White card stock base is 5…

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