Happiness Abounds – Just Because

Hi and welcome back to the Studio!  A number of current challenges involve color and specifically the new Stampin’ Up! 2022 / 2024 In-Colors. CAS Colours & Sketches (#475); Sunday Stamps (#285); and Inspire Create (#119): So, I have combined them with the current Global Design Challenge (#348) to case the layout of a cardContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Just Because”

Tropical Best Wishes

A paper crafter by nature is a paper lover and more than not a paper hoarder.  Every so often you come across items you just have to have…in my case Lark Crafts paper books from Sterling Publishing: For the Love of Paper.  Today, I used a sheet from the Botanicals collection. A quick and simpleContinue reading “Tropical Best Wishes”

Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity

Welcome back!  Catching a deadline or two before I get ready for tonight’s class. At Just Us Girls (#635), the word of the day is Paintbrush and that took me to the retired Crafting Forever stamp set.  The color choice was inspired by CAS Colours & Sketches (#473).  Additional choices for tools used came fromContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Everyday Creativity”

Part of My Story – Thinking of You

Having a play this morning.  Welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#464); Colors: Global Design Project Challenge (#337); and Theme, Color Tone and Tools: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#155). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Soft Sea Foam cardstockContinue reading “Part of My Story – Thinking of You”

Rainbows and Sunshine – Happiest of Birthdays

Several Rainbow themed challenges this week.  Let’s be a little unconventional and play! For the theme: Inspiration Station (#26) and Global Design Project (#335) and the color ideology from the Paper Craft Crew (#463) to use non-traditional rainbow colors.  So, let’s use the colors suggested by the Stampin’ Up! Concept Artists and the Tuesday MorningContinue reading “Rainbows and Sunshine – Happiest of Birthdays”

Beautiful Moments – Celebration

How can it already be Thursday?  I am still catching up, but I wanted to share the card I created for my Inque Spot Studio Challenges to keep you stamping from last weekend. I chose to participate in today’s Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog suggested stamp set, Hello Beautiful and picked the colors from theContinue reading “Beautiful Moments – Celebration”

Flowing Flowers Remake – Thank You

I was asked to re-make a card I created as a Thank you card. As such, I thought I would enter it into Kylie’s International Challenge for March. All of the details were the same except I substituted Thank You from the Happy & Heartfelt stamp set for I Like You from the Flowing FlowersContinue reading “Flowing Flowers Remake – Thank You”

Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday

Welcome back! Some interesting challenges available at the moment.  The Global Design Project (#331) team want you to play with Circles and Dots and the Just Add Ink (#592) team wants you to pick two of three elements.  I chose Patterned Paper and Layers.  I brought these suggestions together using the current sketch from theContinue reading “Playful Dots – Biggest Wish for a Happy Birthday”

Iconic Dies – Happy Birthday

A little fun before I prep for tomorrow’s class. Sketch: Global Design Project (#330), Colors: Color Throwdown Challenge (#680); and Tools: Happy Little Stamper Challenge (Dies – February 2022. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Crumb Cake cardstock. Background Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock dry-embossed withContinue reading “Iconic Dies – Happy Birthday”

Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday

Let’s Play!! Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#643); Color: Global Design Project (#329); Theme: Less is More (#458) and Seize the Birthday (#231); bringing it all together Tic Tac Toe (#148) for the sentiment, the embellishment and the use of dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Beautiful Wings Birthday”