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Betty Keefe
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HAPPY FLOWERS
My cards today were inspired by this card by Lydia Evans.  I don't own the dies or the flowers she used, so I went hunting through my Hero Arts stuff and came up with lots of little flowers and quite a large die that I thought would work. What a good time I...

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SCRAMBLE #148
Today's scramble on the Hero Arts discussion group was to design a card by making your own background.  This has always been a challenge for me as I always seem to mess it up just when I think it's all good!!  And of course that is what happened - started i...

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FEBRUARY CCC
This month's card for the Card Chain Challenge is going to Lucille in Colorado - I used the colors (purple/pink and two shades of green) from the challenge and and the theme of friendship. I die cut the leaves from a piece of Yupo  colored with alcohol inks...

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JUST A PLAY DAY
Today was just a day for creating for no particular reason except to try a couple of techniques.  TaeEun always has such lovely alcohol inked flowers and Jennifer McGuire has a gatefold card technique I wanted to try - so put them together in this card.   F...

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LOVE YOU
This month the challenge at A Blog Named Hero is CAS.  Not too much of a challenge for me as I tend to be a little too much CAS and really have a hard time creating anything else.  As I often do, I had a little wander through the $ bins at Target and found ...

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KandR 300 WEEKS OF INSPIRATION
I have been a follower of Kara's Friday Inspiration File and she has a challenge to choose one of her Friday choices and CASE it.  I picked a card by Shona Chambers in week 282 - loved the soft colors and the simple design. I used an old Technique Tuesday s...

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POPPY LOVE
The Flower Challenge this month is to CASE designer Therese Calvid's card.   Therese designs gorgeous cards and this is no exception.  Much as I wanted to use the same die as she did, I resisted and chose another favorite of mine. Basically made the card th...

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HERO ARTS GROUP SCRAMBLE
I'm hosting a scramble today over in the Hero Arts discussion group and would love it if you could join in.  It's actually a 24 hour time period in which you can make a card following my theme - just set you timer for 90 minutes and get your card done any t...

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HYDRANGEA
The current Ellen Hutson's Pinsights challenge has some pretty blues and grays for inspiration - so I chose to use those colors using the mondo hydrangea stamp (a favorite of mine).   I watercolored the white embossed flower with my Zigs and a damp brush, s...

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JANUARY CARD CHAIN CHALLENGE
This month the Card Chain Challenge uses two shades of purple and yellow (I substituted gold for the yellow).  My card is going to Jo in England. Used my Zigs to color a flower from a HA My Monthly Hero kit and added the sentiment . All for now - thanks for...
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