Copper Vases – Birthday Card

Welcome back!  A brand-new week… Playing with another Creating Connections Simple Stamping Template.  A clean and simple card with both Masking and Embossing Techniques. I created a Birthday card using the both the Waves of Inspiration and Dainty Delight stamp sets with Copper Embossing Powder and the Stylish Shapes Dies for Time Out (#239) pickingContinue reading “Copper Vases – Birthday Card”

Cheerful Daisies – Bright Birthday

Welcome back!  Snagging a little time in the Studio in between a few chores… A little while back, Stampin’ Up! created a series of webinars for new Demonstrators called Creating Connections.  You have your Kit, but now what?  As part of getting started, challenges are given to participating new Demos and it is always recommendedContinue reading “Cheerful Daisies – Bright Birthday”

A Note of Thanks – Pretty Daisies

Tuesday!  A Design Team Challenge for Hand Stamped Sentiments (#414) – Mood Board using the Sending Smiles stamp set… I opted for the Just Add Ink (#652) sketch and the As You Can See It (#298) Recent Stash Addition(s).  I selected some of the new In-Color Products so I could play with the current FacebookContinue reading “A Note of Thanks – Pretty Daisies”

Tropical Leaf – Hello

Welcome back!  Every month, Stampin’ Up! presents a #SimpleStamping challenge.  Simple Stamping = Just Stamps, Ink and Paper.  The challenges sometimes include a few other parameters.  For this month, use a punch and the sentiment, Hello.  I chose to use the new Tropical Leaf Bundle available as an On-Line Exclusive. To meet this objective, IContinue reading “Tropical Leaf – Hello”

Perfectly Penciled – HB A’ La Mode

Happy Day to you all! Having a bit of a play before meeting friends for Easter dinner. Challenges: Freshly Made Sketches (#580), Color Dare (#543), Happy Little Stampers (April) and Stampin’ Up! Creative (April). Here is the result: Steps: All panels were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  The Flower adds aContinue reading “Perfectly Penciled – HB A’ La Mode”

Fat Cat – Best Day Wishing Wishes

Tuesday!  Design Team Challenge for Cardz 4 Guyz (#317) – Make Us Smile and I chose Fat Cat!  Additional Inspiration: Facebook Stampin’ Up! Concept Art Creative Challenge for the “THAT” Colors; The Stampin’ Up! #SimpleStamping Challenge for March; Just Add Ink (#642) for the Sketch; Sharing with Critter Crazy (#72) and Happy Little Stampers BirthdayContinue reading “Fat Cat – Best Day Wishing Wishes”

Scenic Garden – Beautifully Happy

How about a real clean and simple, simple stamping card?  Just Stamp, Ink and Paper!  This month, Stampin’ Up! has challenged us with #Simplestamping using Sale-a-bration products.  This time around I am using the Scenic Garden and Beautifully Happy stamp sets that can be earned for free until the end of February. Inspired by: CASContinue reading “Scenic Garden – Beautifully Happy”

Sweet Treats – Sweet Candy Canes

Welcome back!  The impending Holiday has kept me busy and will likely do so the closer we get to Christmas.  Had a chance to create a quick little card for you this morning. Three challenges running with a very similar theme: Cupcake Inspirations (#558), Cookie Challenge (#175) and Use Your Stuff (#472). Here is theContinue reading “Sweet Treats – Sweet Candy Canes”

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”