Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You

Having a play with the current Paper Craft Crew Theme (#469) and Sketch (#470) Challenges for a quick Scrap Card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Gold Vellum Scrap Strips: approximately (3½” to 4”) by (½” to ⅝”) LeftContinue reading “Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You”

Bottled Happiness – Thank You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#388) is an Inspiration Board and I was drawn towards the lower left image.  I loved the graphic and spare nature the image.  I chose the current sketch at Paper Craft Crew (#468) for my layout. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Bottled Happiness – Thank You”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

I have a very different card for you today.  Just stamps, ink and paper but it carries a bright fun punch of color. I am a fan of black and white.  I also like the art of Zentangling.  I must confess I look more at the awesomeness out there than really doing it myself.  However,Continue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

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”

Art in Bloom – Stay Strong

Many are making cards in support of Ukraine and I chose to contribute. Over at Color Hues (#36), the colors are yellow and blue… … and I chose the sketch over at Paper Craft Crew (#461) and the Tic Toc Toe (#151) for the focal image and embellishment. A quick card. Here is the result:Continue reading “Art in Bloom – Stay Strong”

A Sunny Thank You

A quick card to meet a Sketch deadline… Playing with Sketch Saturday Challenge (#694).  The Alphabet Challenge Letter was released today: “X” is for Xanthic (relating to the color Yellow) and the Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#460) is a Tic Tac Toe board.  How about we combine all three? Here is the result: Steps: CardContinue reading “A Sunny Thank You”

Floral Color & Contour – You’re Absolutely Amazing

Chasing a few more challenges…welcome back! Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#458); Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#455); Style: AAA Cards (#207) and Ellibelle’s Crafty Wednesday (February). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Top Square: Starting with a (5½” x 4¼”) piece of Copy Paper, IContinue reading “Floral Color & Contour – You’re Absolutely Amazing”

Driving By in a Groovy VW Bus – Just to Say Hi!

So, let’s get back to The Inque Spot Studio Weekly Challenges.  I am resuming where I left off with the Sunday Sketch SS015. For my second card of 2022, I selected to use the FREE Sale-a-bration offerings: Driving By stamp set and the fun and colorful Sunshine and Rainbows Designer Series Paper. This card wasContinue reading “Driving By in a Groovy VW Bus – Just to Say Hi!”

Tidings of Christmas – Cheer

Having a little play before I get ready for tonight’s class.  A quick little card showcasing the pretty Designer Series Paper – Tidings of Christmas for the Alphabet Challenge Letter “P”. I am working with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge (#449) and taking several liberties by changing the orientation from horizontal to vertical, changingContinue reading “Tidings of Christmas – Cheer”