Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

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”

Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You

Hi!  Easing back in.  Creative time in the Studio doesn’t happen when you take a bit of R&R over the holidays…However, I had a bit of time this morning and made this clean and simple card for the AAA Cards challenge (#228). I pulled out a few older stamp sets and gave them some love:Continue reading “Garden Butterfly – Thinking of You”

Star Wreath – Very Merry

Good Morning!  Yesterday, at the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog site, the team showcased a card created by Guest Designer, Mikaela Titheridge.  Such a pretty card.  Today, the team will be Case-ing Mikaela’s card. This is my Case using the colors suggested by the Paper Players (#617) team. Here is the result:  Steps: A numberContinue reading “Star Wreath – Very Merry”

Pretty Kitty – Tis the Season

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! It’s Wednesday and I designed this card for class today…special request for a Christmas Cat. Lots of inspiration for this one. Sketch: Tuesday Morning (#684) flipped to the horizontal, Themes: Make the Cards (#68) Winter and Alphabet (Letter P) Precious, Colors: Color Hues (#53) Scarlet & Green, Tools:Continue reading “Pretty Kitty – Tis the Season”

Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Holiday Happy – Mingle All the Way

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#402) Color challenge beginning today! I selected the sketch and took some inspiration from the Inspired By (#211) challenge. My take-away was the concept of three, the triangular shapes and the holiday colors. Here is the result:  Steps: I like “Chalk Board” Art and the designs in the MingleContinue reading “Holiday Happy – Mingle All the Way”

Holiday Wreath – Christmas Cheer

Welcome back!  I designed this card for one of my classes and I thought I would share it with you. Playing with the current Tic Tac Toe (#187) challenge: Center Line – Holiday Floral, Free, and Red. Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base.  Red Rhinestone Basic JewelsContinue reading “Holiday Wreath – Christmas Cheer”

Starlit Sparkle – Season’s Greetings

Hi!  Slipping in a card for the current Tic Tac Toe (#186) challenge. Additional choices influenced by the Inkspirational (#277) Word Prompt and a loosely interpreted Sketch from Tuesday Morning (#683). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch which was flipped to the VericalContinue reading “Starlit Sparkle – Season’s Greetings”

Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts

Time again for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#381).  Have you realized what a fabulous resource our Stampin’ Up! Catalogs are?  So many great ideas…    Several Challenges influenced my design:  Just Us Girls (#657) lead to the choice of the retired Grace’s Garden stamp set; Just Add Ink (#628) for the Colors;Continue reading “Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts”