Amazing You – Full of Love

Just one more card…one last challenge deadline!  Black and White, anyone? The Challenges: Just Us Girls (#663), Colorful Options (January), Stampin’ Up! Only (#318) and bringing it all together, Tuesday Morning Sketches (692). Here is the result: Steps: Always a fan of Black and White.  This is a very simple stamped card.  Just Stamp, InkContinue reading “Amazing You – Full of Love”

On The Pond – Being Green

It isn’t easy being green, but it is a whole lot easier with friends like you! Having a bit of fun with a bunch of challenges today.  Principally, the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#391).  Showcase-ing new products from both the January – April Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Brochure. Additionally, I selected the theme from the JustContinue reading “On The Pond – Being Green”

Rustic Winter Deer – Merry Patterns

Welcome back!  Slow start to the day.  Can you believe it is December?  My, how the year has flown by… Well, I got my act in gear and created this clean a simple card for a few outstanding challenges that revolve around a winter theme. TGIF (#396) for the subject and colors, Just Us GirlsContinue reading “Rustic Winter Deer – Merry Patterns”

Christmas Jingle – Seasonal Smiles

Hi! Welcome back.  I snagged a few more minutes for a very cute yet simple no stamping, no ink clean and simple card. Playing with the following challenges.  Theme and Style: Paper Players (#618); Colors: Just Us Girls (#659); and Sketch: Inspire Create (#130) i.e. a Blank Slate. Here is the result:  Steps: The Pre-PrintedContinue reading “Christmas Jingle – Seasonal Smiles”

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”

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”

Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  It has been a busy couple of days…so glad I had a chance to play today. Over at Just Us Girls (#656), the challenge is to create Holiday Tags, so this is what I decided to do. I incorporated several other challenges to inform my choices.  Stamp setContinue reading “Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief”

Happy Birthday to a Stand-Up Friend

Welcome back!  All set for class tonight, so I thought I would play with a few challenges… Inspiration and Neutral Color Palette: Just Us Girls (#655), Color Choices and Stamp Set: Retro Rubber (#194) and Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#579). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card baseContinue reading “Happy Birthday to a Stand-Up Friend”

Catching Butterflies – Celebrate

A quick and simple card.  Playing with a color challenge from Just Us Girls (#653). I had a particular idea and patterned paper in mind for my original idea…but could not find it amongst my extensive hoard.  I did, however, come across another and that changed everything! The layout is loosely based on the SketchContinue reading “Catching Butterflies – Celebrate”

Harvest Birthday

Welcome back!  It is the start of a new week and I have chosen to keep it simple.  That is Clean and Simple for a quick Birthday card. I was inspired by the list of elements found in the Festive Friday (#119) challenge, the theme from the Seize the Birthday (#248) challenge and the inspirationContinue reading “Harvest Birthday”