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”

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”

Alphabest Graphic – Thank You

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Today, I decided to continue playing with the Alphabest Bundle and create a #simplestamping card based on this month’s Stampin’ Up! Simple Stamping suggestion.  Working with a Sketch Challenge, and a couple of Color Challenges, I took inspiration from a sample card found in the 2022/2023 Annual CatalogContinue reading “Alphabest Graphic – Thank You”

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”

Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday

Welcome to the Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#395) launching today! Be sure to visit and see what the Design Team created. This fortnight, we have a Sketch for you.  Looking forward to seeing what you will create. My theme, color and style were influenced by the following challenges: Theme: Just Us Girls (#644), Color: ColorContinue reading “Butterfly Brilliance – Chic Birthday”

Pretty Medallion – Just Because

Happy Tuesday and a few more challenges: Hand Stamped Sentiments (#393) and Facebook Case-ing Tuesday challenge (#364).  Over at Use Your Stuff (#452), the Mood Board had lots of elements.  I gravitated to the Watercolor and the Flower images and those influenced my choice to use a few watercolor techniques and select the Pretty MedallionContinue reading “Pretty Medallion – Just Because”

Happiness Abounds – Just Because

Hi and welcome back to the Studio!  A number of current challenges involve color and specifically the new Stampin’ Up! 2022 / 2024 In-Colors. CAS Colours & Sketches (#475); Sunday Stamps (#285); and Inspire Create (#119): So, I have combined them with the current Global Design Challenge (#348) to case the layout of a cardContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Just Because”

Daisy Garden – Thank You

It is Tuesday!! Time for the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#356) Challenge. Additional Inspiration: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for May and Crafter’s Café (#285) Challenge for Theme Materials. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (4⅝” x 3¼”) Spotted Orchid Oasis piece of paperContinue reading “Daisy Garden – Thank You”

Nature’s Prints – Hello There

It’s Tuesday!!  A simple card for Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Sketch Challenge (#353). Additional inspiration: Color: As You See It (#273), Subject, Materials and Tools: Tic Tac Toe (#158), Style: Stampin’ Up! #Simple Stamping (April). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”)Continue reading “Nature’s Prints – Hello There”

Celebrate with Friends and Flowers

Hi!  Welcome back. As mentioned in yesterday’s post a new Stampin’ Up! Catalog is about to debut.  Unfortunately, that means some favorite stamp sets and other products are retiring.  For today’s card, and the challenges I decided to combine, I selected to use Create with Friends, Celebrate with Flowers and the Pierced Blooms Dies. TheContinue reading “Celebrate with Friends and Flowers”