Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!

Welcome back!  Creating for a few other challenges this afternoon… Working with the TGIF Challenge Sketch (#351) keeping it clean and simple using the Theme suggested by the Time Out Challenge (#205) and sharing it with Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#293) and the Crafter’s Café Challenge (#281). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!”

A Friendly Hello – Welcome to 2022

When you live in a different country from your immediate family, the Christmas break, for me, is definitely longer.  Getting back on track takes a little longer. It is a new year and Stampin’ Up! just issued the new Occasions Mini catalog and the new Sale-a-bration brochure.  Lots of lovely new products to play with. Continue reading “A Friendly Hello – Welcome to 2022”

Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy

Another challenge that is due today.  I so loved the color scheme and photo inspiration for the current FUSION – Gray White Christmas Challenge.  I had to give it a try… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Gray cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Basic White cardstock. Continue reading “Timeless Tidings – Comfort & Joy”

Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright

I have created a clean and simple card – for CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#447) and the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#289). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very Vanilla cardstock.  The sentiment, May your Christmas be…, from the retired Peaceful Noel stamp set was stamped inContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Holly, Jolly and Bright”

Harvest – Thanks

It is an exciting day.  ON-STAGE @ HOME, Stampin’ Up!’s Convention starts tonight and runs on through to Saturday.  Not sure how much time I will have to create and blog, so I am trying to get ahead. Working on combining a few challenges…are you ready? Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#631) and the ColorsContinue reading “Harvest – Thanks”

Welcome Home, Friend

Hi!  Today I am having fun with the Inspired By Sketch and Theme Challenge (#194).  This time of year we are experiencing the Fall/Autumn colors (They are peaking in my area at the moment) and getting our homes ready to welcome friends and family over for Thanksgiving. A few other challenges fit this theme too. Continue reading “Welcome Home, Friend”

Delivering Cheer – Sending Love

Over at TGIF (#340), the team has created a Mash-Up of the October Challenges.  I chose the Colors (#336) and the Sketch (#337).  What a fun way to play again with some great ideas! Over at the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenges (#287), the request was to use favorite products from the Holiday Mini Catalog.  IContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Sending Love”

Oktoberfest – Sip, Sip, Hooray and Bubble Over!

Hi!  Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio.  Domestic practicalities have interfered with my creative time.  I am catching up and have combined three current challenges to bring you this super Okoberfest inspired card! Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays Challenge (#526), Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#285) and Colors: Color Throw Down Challenge (#663). HereContinue reading “Oktoberfest – Sip, Sip, Hooray and Bubble Over!”

Power of Hope – Happy Birthday

The past little holiday we took has had a serious impact on my stamping rhythm.  A few challenges… This week over at the Global Design Project (#310), the challenge is a Sketch and for my theme, I selected the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#284) – People.  Here is the result: Steps: Designer Series Paper: AllContinue reading “Power of Hope – Happy Birthday”

Up & Away – Happy Birthday

There are a couple of challenges out there that are asking for a “FUN FOLD”.  So, I decided to play along… They are the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#283) and the Double Trouble Twist Challenge (#92).  For my layout, I chose the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#622). Here is the result: I chose to makeContinue reading “Up & Away – Happy Birthday”