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”

Winter Fun

Another New Year card celebrating the fun ways to get about in the snow and ice. Today’s challenges: The Card Concept (#185), The Male Room (#169) and Freshly Made Sketches (#566). Here is the result: Steps: All elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch layout.  The top Skate was popped upContinue reading “Winter Fun”

Santa’s Workshop

Creating quick and simple cards with the Memories and More Card Pack – retired Santa’s Workshop.  A super product line for when you don’t have a lot of time…pick a card and just play!  This is a no stamp and no ink card. I wanted to play with a few more challenges: Paper Players (#620)Continue reading “Santa’s Workshop”

Embellished Ornaments

Card number two for today.  Giving myself a speed challenge courtesy of As You See It (#289).  Can I do it ten minutes or less?  Let’s see… I chose the sketch from Freshly Made (#564) and the colors from Color Throwdown (#721). The trick for speed stamping is to be prepared and then set theContinue reading “Embellished Ornaments”

Garden Birdhouses – Hello

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Technically on holidays but snuck into the studio to create this quick clean and simple card. Playing with the following challenges.  Theme: Make My Monday (#188); Theme: Less Is More (#478); Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#496); and Sketch: Freshly Made (#562) flipped. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Hello”

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”

Autumn Thank You

Love Sundays…more time to play.  Welcome back!  Working with a couple of Tic Tac Toe Board challenges:  Paper Players (#615) and Tic Tac Toe (#185) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#295) for the Freshly Made Sketch (#559). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base to resembleContinue reading “Autumn Thank You”

Special Day, Special Person – Framed Florets

Happy Sunday! I had an opportunity to squeeze in a clean and simple card for the Freshly Made Sketches (#558) and Color Throwdown (#715) challenges. Did you have a chance to be creative this weekend? Here is the result:  Steps: The Squares were arranged and the Floral Accent was added.  A retired Gold Iridescent EnamelContinue reading “Special Day, Special Person – Framed Florets”

Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings

Welcome back!  Lots happening around town this weekend and the weather is supposed to be fantastic, so I am trying to get ahead… Current challenges: The Card Concept (#181); Freshly Made Sketches (#577); Addicted to CAS (#230) and the Alphabet Challenge (#Letter N). Using the Red/Blue/Purple tones from the Forest Lake inspiration photograph, here isContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings”

Friendly Expressions – Thanks

Welcome back!  Another deadline… Playing with Retro Rubber (#192) and Freshly Made Sketches (#556). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  Three small White Classic Mat Dots were added for interest. A very quick Thank You card.  Thanks for spending some more ofContinue reading “Friendly Expressions – Thanks”