Trimming the Tree – Happy Everything Blueprints

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  Since I had the Tim Holtz: Happy Everything Blueprints stamp set out, I thought I would use the Tree image for this clean and simple Holiday card. Sketch: Freshly Made (#560), Theme: Inspire Create (#129), Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches (#494) and sharing it with Cupcake Inspirations (#556).Continue reading “Trimming the Tree – Happy Everything Blueprints”

Halloween – Trick or Treat

Have you been shopping for your Halloween Candy?  Do you shell out or do you escape?  The “Goods” came into our house this past weekend.  The trick, of course, is not to open up the bags with your favorite treats… I am playing with the colors suggested by As You See It (#285), case-ing theContinue reading “Halloween – Trick or Treat”

Christmas Scottie

A quick little non-traditional Christmas card for you. The Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog group is featuring the Christmas Scottie stamp set today.  The stamp set comes with a coordinating Scottie Dog Punch, which is a really great combination. I chose the current sketch over at Jingle Belles and the colors suggested by Cupcake InspirationContinue reading “Christmas Scottie”

Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#373). I took inspiration from a number of challenges.  Double Trouble (#120) partnering with Cupcake Inspiration (#552), Can You Handle the Pressure (#15), Stampin’ Up! Only (#310) and Make My Monday (#183). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adheredContinue reading “Nature’s Harvest – Never Forget”

To A Classic – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying the Holiday Weekend. One of our favorite activities is to go Cruising with our 1966 Classic Impala.  This is a passionate hobby of my husband. Isn’t she a beauty? I am playing with the following challenges: Cupcake Inspiration (#551) which I missed, Just Add Ink (#619), CAS on FridayContinue reading “To A Classic – Happy Birthday”

Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together

This Crazy Cousin has completed her second challenge for the month of August with the Double Trouble Team. The current challenge is celebrating National Relaxation Day.  How do you chill?  Me?  Give me a good friend and a cup of tea and I am good to stay put for a long while!  Doesn’t the Crafter’sContinue reading “Cup of Tea – Relaxing Together”

Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails

Welcome back!  Isn’t it incredible how hot it seems to be everywhere at the moment?  I have a solution…relax with a very cool cocktail… Several challenges today: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#566); Colors – Facebook SU! Color (August) and Themes – Cupcake Inspiration (#549), Give a Girl a Cookie (#171) and Four SeasonsContinue reading “Nothing Better Than – Frozen Cocktails”

Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card

Today, I have accepted the challenge to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a card created by Susan Wong as suggested by the Global Design Project (#352) team. My take-aways: Diagonal Layout Orientation, Ribbon/Twine, Block Sentiment and Gems. I picked the colors suggested by the Cupcake Inspiration (#548) team. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Birthday Card”

Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes

It is the summer holiday weekend! Time for some star-spangled color. Color Hues (#44), Cupcake Inspirations (#547) and Four Seasons (July): And I chose the current Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch (#362): Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Starry Sky cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾” x 5”) Basic White cardstockContinue reading “Perfect Pairings – Stars & Stripes”

A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend

Welcome back to the work week.  I have a bright and bold card for you today! I got to make choices:  Just Add Ink (#607) and Tic, Tac, Toe (#165). And I chose the colors from Cupcake Inspiration (#546) and loosely based the layout on the Inspire Create (#118) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend”