Love Cats – Three Hearts

Welcome back!  Time again for the Hand Stamped Sentiments (#406) challenge.  This time it is an inspirational mood board reminiscent of Valentine’s Day.  How will you be inspired? Me? I chose the Colors, Cat and Hearts. My design was also influenced by the following challenges: Make My Monday (#192) – Three Hearts, Color Hues (#45)Continue reading “Love Cats – Three Hearts”

Welcome to 2023 – Cheers

Happy New Year. Starting with a little bit of Cheer to celebrate the New Year.  Welcome back! A few challenges to get into the spirit…Inspiration Station (#44) for the grown-up version, Just Add Ink (#635) and Atlantic Hearts (#505). Here is the result: Steps: Completing the card, the Champagne Glasses were adhered in place onContinue reading “Welcome to 2023 – Cheers”

Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas

Having some fun with a few more ideas presented by Inspired By (#214) and Inspiration Station (#43) and sharing with Critter Crazy (#69). Here is the result:  Steps: Enjoying the Red, Black and White color scheme with the Plaids, Checks and Trees for this fun magical Holiday Reindeer card.  Love inspiration challenges. Thanks for spendingContinue reading “Reindeer – Ringed with Nature Christmas”

Friends Forever – Celebrate Sunflowers

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio. Trying my hand at case-ing a card created by Stesha Bloodhart, this week’s Global Design Project (#368) challenge.  I chose the layout, texture, edging, popped image, twine bow and dots. I opted for the colors and theme suggested by Double Trouble (#125) who is also partnering with InspirationContinue reading “Friends Forever – Celebrate Sunflowers”

Fall Harvest – Thank You

Welcome back!  A Sunday to play in the Studio… Playing with The Card Concept (#182a) Inspiration / Color challenge along with the Double Trouble (#123) Theme challenge which is partnering with the team from Atlantic Hearts (#495) for the Sketch.  I added Pumpkins so I could enter both the Can You Handle The Pressure (#18)Continue reading “Fall Harvest – Thank You”

Halloween – Spooky Ghost

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Catching up on a missed Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#374) that I didn’t have a chance to do while I was away visiting family. There are several challenges that incorporate a Halloween theme as well as the attendant colors and I am combining them all with this card.Continue reading “Halloween – Spooky Ghost”

Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor

Welcome back! Fall may actually be here.  The temperature has dropped, and I have a few red leaves on my Maple tree. Several challenges are pursuing a Fall theme and I created this card influenced by them.  Inspiration Station (#39), Make the Cards (#63), Tic Tac Toe (#178) and Global Design Project (#359). Here isContinue reading “Beautiful Day – Autumn Splendor”

Ocean Front – Thinking of You

Welcome back!  I have a sweet clean and simple #simplestamping card for you today. Playing with: Facebook Colour INKspiration (#128), CASology (#406), Inspiration Station (#36) and Stampin’ Up!’s Simple Stamping Challenge (September). Here is the result:  Steps: Are you tempted to just “Jump In” into this beautiful blue ocean after running down the “Sandy” beach?Continue reading “Ocean Front – Thinking of You”

Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility

How about we pull out the one stamp set that made me swoon when I flipped through the very first catalog I ever saw. Oriental Brushstrokes. It had retired by the time I started buying Stampin’ Up! products and it took me a few years to find it. I think it will be part ofContinue reading “Oriental Brushstrokes – Tranquility”

Bike Ride – Happy Paths

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge (#394) and the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday Sketch challenge (#366).   It is fun when you are on a design team, and you are able to combine challenges creating synergy. For Hand Stamped Sentiments, I opted for the upper left inspiration photograph and selected the Bicycle.  TheContinue reading “Bike Ride – Happy Paths”