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”

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”

Forever Ferns – Thank You

It’s Tuesday! I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#329). I have been influenced by the following challenges: Stampin’ Up!’s November #SimpleStamping Sentiment Challenge, Paper Players (#566) Theme, Color Hues (#29) for color and Alphabet “P” is for Patterned Paper.  Let the fun begin… Here is the result: Steps: This month the #SimpleContinue reading “Forever Ferns – Thank You”

Merriest Moments – Joy

On to the next Holidays…Thanksgiving followed by Christmas! This afternoon, I decided to tackle Stampin’ Up! October Simple Stamping Challenge (Stamps, Ink, and Paper) Theme: Christmas or New Year’s and (yeah!) we were allowed to add embellishments. I selected the current layout from Tuesday Morning Sketches (#629) because it was perfect for showcasing a stampContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joy”

Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes

How is it possible that it is the last day of the September?  A few challenges end today.  Somehow I never got around to doing them until now. Color: SU! September Colour Challenge and SU #SimpleStamping September Challenge using the current Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#525). Here is the result: Steps: Using theContinue reading “Flirty Flowers – Best Wishes”

Balloon Bash – Hooray!

Hi and welcome back.  Did you have a good weekend?  We had a few things going on…So, I have combined a number of challenges for today’s card. Keeping it simple: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for September – Birthdays, CAS on Fridays Theme Challenge (#213) – Balloons, Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge (#372) – Petal Pink,Continue reading “Balloon Bash – Hooray!”

You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#279) is COLOR: Yellow, Blue and Gray. Hope you give it a try. looking forward to seeing what you will create! Do you know Guy that is a straight shooter but has a sense of humor and likes to have a bit of fun?  Well, that is myContinue reading “You’re Awesome – a No Nonsense Card for a No Nonsense Guy!”

Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday

Welcome to the Holiday Monday!  Never seems to be a day of rest over here in the Studio.  But is it really labor when it is just what you want to do?  Playing with Paper, Ink and Stamps.  How are you spending your day off? Today’s Challenges: Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#501), Subject andContinue reading “Beautifully Penned – Happy Birthday”

Hand-Penned Petals – Anything is Possible

It is time to show you what I created for my INQUE SPOT STUDIO’s WEEKEND CHALLENGE and SUNDAY SKETCH.  I combined the two. I aim to keep you stamping with these challenges.  I hope you had a chance to play along.  The challenges are always posted to my Facebook Business Page and my Instagram account.Continue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Anything is Possible”

Happy Hello – Textures & Frames

How can a Studio called, the INQUE SPOT, not get excited about the “Ink Spot” stamp in the new Textures & Frames FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set?  It will a ‘keeper’ for sure! In my recent – Celebration of Color Class, one of the cards created used many of the Bright’s Family of Colors and thisContinue reading “Happy Hello – Textures & Frames”