In The Moment – Time to Relax

Welcome back!  Again, it is Sunday, and a number of challenge deadlines are due. This morning, Colors – Creative Colour Challenge (#65), Double Trouble (#126) Mixed Patterns partnering with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#584) Sketch and Technique along with Inkspirational (#279). Here is the result:  Steps: The card was completed to resemble the sketch. Continue reading “In The Moment – Time to Relax”

Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy

Welcome back!  It may be Friday, but it is not yet next Tuesday, so I am catching up with this week’s Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#384) Challenge. I chose two elements, Trees and Sparkle from the Just Add Ink (#632) suggestions and the colors suggested by the Facebook Colour INKspirations (#134) team and took inspiration fromContinue reading “Trees & Ornaments – Sparkling Joy”

Special Delivery – Merry Christmas

Welcome back!  There are a ton of things I should be doing but…the Studio beckons and a few more ideas are rumbling around in my head. Each month, Stampin’ Up! presents us with a few opportunities to play with our products: #SimpleStamping (Just Stamps, Inks, Paper and perhaps a twist) and #CreativeChallenge (Could be Anything). Continue reading “Special Delivery – Merry Christmas”

Winter Noel

Welcome back!  Sunday rolls around and so do the deadlines. First up: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#583), Color: Color Dare (#523) and Retro Rubber (#196) for Style, Tools, Technique and Embellishment. Additionally, Creative Creases (#46) as I made an Easel Card. Here is the result:  Steps: The decorated, stamped Easel Stop was adheredContinue reading “Winter Noel”

Pretty Pink Presents – Happy Birthday

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Next Up is another clean and simple card with a bit of Birthday sparkle. Playing with the following challenges.  Theme and Materials: Festive Friday (#122); Theme: Addicted to CAS (#233); Theme: Seize the Birthday (#251); Materials: CAS on Friday (#244); and Sketch: Sunday Stamps (#296). Here is theContinue reading “Pretty Pink Presents – Happy Birthday”

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”

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”

Nature’s Beauty – Inspired Thoughts

Catching up with the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#380). Several Challenges influenced my design:  As You See It (#287) Recipe; Double Trouble (#124) and their partner Make The Cards (#67). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to resemble the sketch.  The Sentiment Banner was popped up with Dimensionals. BothContinue reading “Nature’s Beauty – Inspired Thoughts”

Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer this week with the folks responsible for the great Tic Tac Toe Challenges.  A particular favorite of mine.  Eight terrific opportunities to inspire your creativity.  I selected the Center Column: Red, Sparkle and Holly for TTTC186. Additional choices forContinue reading “Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa”

Autumn Thank You

Love Sundays…more time to play.  Welcome back!  Working with a couple of Tic Tac Toe Board challenges:  Paper Players (#615) and Tic Tac Toe (#185) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#295) for the Freshly Made Sketch (#559). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base to resembleContinue reading “Autumn Thank You”