Bamboo Beauty – Thank You

This week’s Weekly Challenges at The Inque Spot Studio are here.  I am playing with the Sunday Sketch SS017 and my personal Color Challenge and Inspiration Photo. Be inspired…use the sketch and/or the Colors to create a project or two and share it with me. Here is what I created: Steps: Card Base: (8½” xContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – Thank You”

Amazing Silhouettes – Wonderful Butterfly

Playing in the Studio today. I have a very quick and easy card for you. I started with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge (#518). I added the colors from the Color Hues Challenge (#32) and was inspired by the Cue Word: Renew from the CASology Challenge (#399).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes – Wonderful Butterfly”

Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#287) is to have fun with Spots and/or Stripes. With the 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of great new options… I selected to use the new FREE Sale-a-bration Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper pack for the delightfully funContinue reading “Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time”

Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry

A very simple little card for you today. I chose to work with the Inspired By Challenge (#198) for the sketch and the suggested photo inspiration and was influenced by the Less Is More Challenge (#457) for the clean and simple syle, theme and additional color. So many of the current challenges are using aContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas Package – Very Merry”

Winter Rose – Hello

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#378) is a Color Challenge. Playing around with the Iconic Dies.  I chose the floral inspiration photograph and the sketch from the Inspired By Challenge (#197) to create my card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛”Continue reading “Winter Rose – Hello”

Share What You Love – Thanks

A very quick and simple card this afternoon.  The Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Papers are often all you need to make a pretty card.  Mixing new with old is also a fun way to use up items in your stash. The current sketch offered by the Global Design Team (#318) is perfect for simple stamping. Continue reading “Share What You Love – Thanks”

Coffee Café – Coffee with Friends

Over at the Double Trouble Challenge (#97A) Site, the current theme is Coffee.  How could I resist? Their Twist this time is to partner up with Try Stampin’ On Tuesday using their Challenge Sketch (#532) and as a Double Dare – enter the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. I’m game… I inverted the sketch as itContinue reading “Coffee Café – Coffee with Friends”

Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes

Welcome back!  Today I created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#445) and the Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge (November 2021) using the lovely Snowflake Stencil from the Adorning Designs Decorative Masks. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. BackgroundContinue reading “Snow is Glistening – Tumbling Snowflakes”

Type-Written Thanks

One more challenge due today and I have finished prepping for class.  So, I decided to have another play! I am working with the Fusion Challenge (It’s All in the Elements).  My take-away?  Type-Written Thank You Theme and the Sketch.  Over at CASology (#397), the cue word is “Type”, therefore I have incorporated that themeContinue reading “Type-Written Thanks”

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”