A Study in Red – Something Fancy Valentine

Welcome to the weekend!  Time to play in the Studio… Several challenges are going Red…and at this time of the year red often goes with a Valentine.  So here is my clean and simple take. Today’s Line-Up: Festive Friday (#126), Give a Crafter a Cookie (#176), Inkspirational (#282) , Paper Craft Crew (#503) and bringingContinue reading “A Study in Red – Something Fancy Valentine”

Christmas Bells – Celebrate the Season

Need an idea for a Christmas card?  Have some sparkly paper on hand?  Have some fun! Playing with the Festive Friday (#124) challenge… along with Happy Little Stampers (December) Christmas and Dies challenges. Here is the result:  Steps: Two of my favorite stamp sets in my Christmas collection came together for a pretty little card. Continue reading “Christmas Bells – Celebrate the Season”

Post Script – Mixed Media Hello

Hi!  Next challenge deadline… Sketch: Tuesday Morning (#685), Inspiration: Festive Friday (#123) and Colors: Color Throwdown (#720). Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch layout. An interesting mix of elements for a subtle Hello card. Thanks for spending some of your time with me today. Continue reading “Post Script – Mixed Media Hello”

Pretty Pink Presents – Happy Birthday

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Next Up is another clean and simple card with a bit of Birthday sparkle. Playing with the following challenges.  Theme and Materials: Festive Friday (#122); Theme: Addicted to CAS (#233); Theme: Seize the Birthday (#251); Materials: CAS on Friday (#244); and Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#296). Here is theContinue reading “Pretty Pink Presents – Happy Birthday”

Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer this week with the folks responsible for the great Tic Tac Toe Challenges.  A particular favorite of mine.  Eight terrific opportunities to inspire your creativity.  I selected the Center Column: Red, Sparkle and Holly for TTTC186. Additional choices forContinue reading “Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa”

Toxic Treats – Halloween Card

I have another Halloween card for you…keeping it very clean and simple. Playing with the Festive Friday (#120) challenge and combining it with the CAS on Friday (#242) colors and the Use Your Stuff (#469) tools challenges Here is the result:  Steps: The die-cuts were layered and added to the card base completing the card.Continue reading “Toxic Treats – Halloween Card”

Harvest Birthday

Welcome back!  It is the start of a new week and I have chosen to keep it simple.  That is Clean and Simple for a quick Birthday card. I was inspired by the list of elements found in the Festive Friday (#119) challenge, the theme from the Seize the Birthday (#248) challenge and the inspirationContinue reading “Harvest Birthday”

Oh, Baby

Welcome back!  Having a nice play in the Studio this morning… As You See It (#282) has a Baby theme and over at Festive Friday (#117), they are recognizing Memories.  Babies create precious memories.  I have selected the colors suggested over at Color Dare (#512) and the layout was adapted from the current Saturday StampsContinue reading “Oh, Baby”

Count On Me – Love

Welcome back!  I just got back from the New Orleans Stampin’ Up! BackStage conference.  What an interesting city.  What a great conference! Anyhow, happy to be back in the Studio and I am catching up with a few challenge deadlines. Sketch: CAS Colour & Sketches (#484), Festive Friday (#116) for the Materials and the AlphabetContinue reading “Count On Me – Love”

Woof!

Happy Saturday!  Will you have a chance to be creative today? I have been playing with a few more challenges this morning.  Sketch – Tuesday Morning (#669), Theme and Materials – Festive Friday (#115) and for Color and Style – CAS Colours & Sketches (#481). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Woof!”