Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday

Hi! Welcome back.  Two challenges today… Sketch, Theme and Color – Fusion (Blue Butterflies) and Sentiment – Seize the Birthday (#237). Adding the gorgeous new Sun Prints Designer Series Paper available in the current Annual 2022/2023 Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel:Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Blue Butterfly Birthday”

Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Pastel Spring Flowers.  A popular theme at the moment so, I have combined a few other challenges with this card. Theme: Seize the Birthday (#236); Colors: Sunday Stamps (#281); Tools and more: Can You Handle theContinue reading “Wrapped Bouquet – Best Birthday”

You’re the Nicest – Honeybee Home Sweet Bunny

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Playing with the Sketch and the Theme over at FUSION – Cloth Bunnies.  I was inspired by the various textile patterns use to create the cloth bunnies and opted for the spring-like colors of Pale Papaya and Calypso Coral instead of Cream and Navy. Here is theContinue reading “You’re the Nicest – Honeybee Home Sweet Bunny”

Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference

Hi, welcome back!  I have been mulling over my design for the FUSION Challenge for days and now the deadline is here.  Time to get cracking… So many elements on this Bookshelf inspired me and I had a deep dive into my collection of stamp sets (retired) to keep the scale of the images similar.Continue reading “Inspired Thoughts – You Make a Difference”

Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Hi!  Glad you came back for a visit. Working through my challenge list and a deadline is quickly approaching. Over at FUSION, I chose to use only the sketch and decided to flip it 90 degrees. The Stampin’ Up! Concept Team has created a weekly color challenge that will last for four weeks. So, youContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Tropical Thank You

Two interesting challenges:  My Inque Spot Studio Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a Technique – Tissue Watercolor Background(s) and the current Fusion Challenge which includes three (3) suggestions – Colorful Tropical Birds, the Colors and a Sketch. From the Fusion Challenge, I chose five (5) of the Colors: Soft Suede, Merry Merlot, MangoContinue reading “Tropical Thank You”

Expressions of Love

One last Valentine themed card…using products in my stash, both current and retired. Playing with the Fusion Challenge.  Using both Sketch and Inspiration Photograph Colors. Additional elements were inspired by the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#148).  Tic – White; Tac – Stitching; and Toe – Die Cut.  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base:Continue reading “Expressions of Love”

Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!

Playing in the Studio with a variety of challenges today. I started with the FUSION – It’s a New Year Sketch, the main focal point Sentiment suggestion from CAS Colours & Sketches (#452), the Seize the Birthday (#229) suggested Colors and the Make My Monday (#165) Snowflake Theme. I then blended in a bunch ofContinue reading “Add a Little Glitz – Hope Your Day is Fantastic!”

Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy

Another challenge that is due today.  I so loved the color scheme and photo inspiration for the current FUSION – Gray White Christmas Challenge.  I had to give it a try… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Gray cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Continue reading “Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”