Anything is Possible – Hand-Penned Petals

Before the weekend begins again, I am just getting around to the Inque Spot Studio Client Sketch Challenge from last weekend (SS023).  Somehow, time gets the better of me…or perhaps…I try to do too much…but playing in the Studio makes me very happy!  I chose to work with the current colors suggested by the FacebookContinue reading “Anything is Possible – Hand-Penned Petals”

Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest

A couple of challenges just seemed destined to work together… A favorite color challenge of mine is the Facebook group – Colour INKspiration.  The current colors (#115) are So Saffron, Bumble Bee, Cajun Craze and Gray Granite. Over at the Cookie Challenge (#165), the inspiration photo includes Bumble Bees, Daisies and similar colors. Here isContinue reading “Honeybee Home – You’re the Nicest”

Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge

Hi!  Welcome back!  I had a bit of a play in the Studio this morning.  I created a card for the Try Stampin’ on Tuesday Challenge (#530) and the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#137). Then I re-created it with the colors from the current Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#110).  It is interesting how changing colorsContinue reading “Majestic Tree Tag – Sketch Challenge”

Nature’s Harvest – Thank You

…and I am back…had a very lovely visit with family…but time to get back to creating… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#508) with the colors from the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#109). Keeping it Simple – Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image – Echinacea:  Very Vanilla cardstock (2⅝” x 3⅞”).  The Blossoms image andContinue reading “Nature’s Harvest – Thank You”

In Your Words – Smile!

The last card for today to complete the outstanding September challenges. Stamp Set: Stamping Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for today and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.  (I missed this one …time zone / time out – oh well). I mixed these two challenges with the current Color: Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#108) andContinue reading “In Your Words – Smile!”

Intricate Leaves – Happy Anniversary

A few more challenges…Wedding White with gold and/or silver just won’t cut it with my husband…something a little more down to earth is more his style. The optional element for the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s Sketch challenge (#522) was Anniversary.  Down to earth is clean and simple so I selected one of the linesContinue reading “Intricate Leaves – Happy Anniversary”

Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome to my blog today!  I needed a birthday card for a little fellow and thought I could combine a bunch of challenges… Theme #1: Retro Rubber Challenge (#165) Transportation, Theme #2: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#221) By The Sea, Theme #3: Just Add Ink Challenge (#569) Just Add “N” – Nautical, Color:Continue reading “Moving Forward – Happy, Happy Birthday”

Soft Spring – Thank You

Had a great group of Girls over for class today.  We had a lot of fun! But it is time to get back to business…challenge deadlines are looming… A sweet little sketch over at Tuesday Morning Sketches (#619) led me to a favorite retired stamp set, Soft Spring.  I picked the colors from the FacebookContinue reading “Soft Spring – Thank You”

Festive Foliage – Merry Christmas

It is a hot one today!  Although, here in the South, the temperatures never seem to be “cold”, I am thinking about Christmas. Holiday card making classes start at the end of this month, so I am trying out a few options. I am a traditional Red and Green Girl but it is interesting sometimesContinue reading “Festive Foliage – Merry Christmas”

Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts

Can you tell that I was away from the Studio for several weeks?  Lots of challenges to catch up on before the month is through and deadlines are looming. Over at TGIF, the challenge is to decorate an envelope.  I do not do this too often unless the card is for someone very special.  I,Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Sending Caring Thoughts”