Tasteful Touches Sketch Card


One of the things that I’m missing during this Pandemic is being able to meet with my team each month. I have not seen them since March and it’s makes me sad..I miss them. I had to figure out a way to connect of all us and last month we started Virtual team meetings. It’s not the same, but we are loving that we can connect, chat, network, stamp, share idea’s with each other and most of share our love for stamping together!!! 

At each team meeting we also stamp together, and I want to get them a way that we could stamp and share our projects with each other while we were in the Virtual world. So on Saturday, I provided them with this sketch and ask them to have their pieces ready to go so all we have to do was assemble during the meeting. 

I LOVE this new Incolour called Magenta Madness. I’m not usually a pink person but this colour is gorgeous. I used paired this colour with Coastal Cabana and Whisper White. This colour combination shouts “Summer Fun” to me and it’s one that I will use again in the future. 

The new 2020 Incolour 6 by 6 Designer Series Paper is perfect match for project. The patterns in this new collection are amazing and I’m loving the new dots pattern..swoosh! I have a feel this will be the patterns that I will run out of most in the collection. With this paper collection, you get 40 sheets, 4 each of 2 double sided designs in each of the 5 incolours! Those colours are: Magneta Madness, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider. 

Love this colours so much that you WANT all the collection, then I have the special club for you!! You can find all the details for this club here. I can’t wait share these amazing colours with you!!! 

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Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your day!

Global Désign Project 178 – Sketch Challenge


Yesterday, I spent some time in my studio creating which is good for the soul. I was working with the Piece of Cake bundle and need a sketch to get the creative mojo flowing. I decided to head over to the Global Designs Project blog to see what they had and lucky me this week was a sketch challenge. 

I love sketch challenges as it’s like a puzzle just waiting to be solved. The only thing is that our puzzle pieces are ink, paper and stamps.

When I saw the elements in the bottom right hand corner of the sketch, I knew it would be perfect fit for my cake stand and cake. My cake stand was stamped in Memento Ink onto a piece of Melon Mambo card stock and punch out with the cake builder punch. The cake was stamped in Memento ink onto a piece of scrap white. I coloured my image with Bermuda Bay, Lovely Lipstick and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends and punch it out with the Cake Builder Punch and pop it up onto my cake stand. 

I chose Bright colours for my project as it’s been so cloudy and snowy here. But using these colours in my studio sure helped to brighten my day!! My colour combination is Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo and Whisper White. Just looking at these colours make me happy! 

Would you like to play along with this week’s sketch?  Head over to the Global Design Project Blog to see others used this sketch to create their projects. 

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I have listed all the supplies that I used on this project below for you so you can recreate this project. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!!

Global Design Project #GDP030


Happy Monday!! I hope you had a fabulous weekend!! We sure did, it was filled with going out for dinner as a family, some exciting shopping..I finally ordered my new desk from Ikea for my craft room ( it is Tuesday already?), watching movies and lots of stamping! Yes, I`m so excited that I finally stamped and can't wait to show you what I created!!

As you know that I LOVE playing along with sketch challenges and finally had time to play with this week's Global Design Project #GDP030. This week's sketch was designed my friend Teneale Williams from Australia! I love her sketches they are always stunning!!

I decided to play with the new A Nice Cuppa Bundle. This set is perfect for creating projects for any occasions! You could use it for birthdays, thank you, retirements, congratulations and so much more.

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I stamped my tea cup in Melon Mambo and die cut it out with the matching framelit and big shot machine. I love when you can stamp an image and then cut it out with the coordinating framelits and big shot machine!! Easy Peasy and you get a clean cut!!

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Wondering where the scallops came from? They are from the Cutie Pie thinlits. I love when you find other uses for your framelits other then what they were meant for!!

Now it's your turn to play along with this week's challenge. You can head over the the Global Design Project website to check out all their challenges and while you are there check out the gallery for this sketch. There are lots of amazing projects up there!!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

Sketch Challenge


Who doesn't love a fun sketch challenge? The best thing about sketch challenges is they give you the framework, and you just need to figure out the pieces!!

As I was searching for a sketch, I came across this one on Pinterest. This sketch was inspired by Josha over at the WMSC. Did you know you can find tons of sketch, and colour challenges on Pinterest? If you ever find yourself in a MOJO loss..check them out as they will help you get that creative juices flowing again.

Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge: WMSC Card Sketch #107

I'm trying to use up my Designer Series paper and retiring Incolour products. I had to go with my favourite colour combo on Crisp Cantaloupe and Basic Grey. I paired it with the gorgeous Sweet Dreams Designer Series Paper.

BlogPhotos3-040Now it's your turn to play along with this fun sketch. Can't wait to see what you create!!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

Stampin' Hugs,


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Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #118

Happy Monday!

On the weekend, I had time to play along with this week's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches. This weeks clean and simple sketch was created by Jen M.

For this weeks sketch, I pulled out the yummy new Fresh Print Designer Series Pack. This pack is perfect for card making as you can choose a print from one of the 48 patterns ( 4 each of 12 double sided patterns). Plus I love the colour combo: Coastal Cabana, Real Red, Crumb Cake and Whisper White.


Here is my card I made using this sketch!

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Stampin' Up! Supplies:

Stamp: Perfect Pennant

Ink: Real Red

Card Stock: Coastal Cabana, Real Red and Whisper White

Accessories: Fresh Prints Designer Pack

Tools: Big Shot Machine and Stripes Impression Folder

Punch: 1/2" Circle

Do you want to play along with this week's sketch? If you do, leave me a comment as I would love to check it out. Also you can check out all the cards made using this sketch on the gallery by clicking the link above.

Have a great Stampin day!


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PPA 186: Paper Artist Picks!


I was so excited to find out yesterday that I was chosen as one of last weeks Paper Artist Picks for the colour challenge over at Pals Paper Art! Thank you for all the sweet comments on my card. I had so much fun and can't wait to play along with this week's colour challenge.


Here is my card that I submitted for the colour challenge of Whisper White, Island Indigo and Gold.

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I really liked this colour combo and will be using it again in the future. Thanks for the inspiration Pals Paper Art!!

There is a new Colour Challenge over at Pals Paper Art and I can't wait to give it a try this week. Are you going to play along with us. I can't wait to see what you create!!

Happy Stampin'