Friends Forever – Celebrate Sunflowers

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio. Trying my hand at case-ing a card created by Stesha Bloodhart, this week’s Global Design Project (#368) challenge.  I chose the layout, texture, edging, popped image, twine bow and dots. I opted for the colors and theme suggested by Double Trouble (#125) who is also partnering with InspirationContinue reading “Friends Forever – Celebrate Sunflowers”

Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts

Time again for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#381).  Have you realized what a fabulous resource our Stampin’ Up! Catalogs are?  So many great ideas…    Several Challenges influenced my design:  Just Us Girls (#657) lead to the choice of the retired Grace’s Garden stamp set; Just Add Ink (#628) for the Colors;Continue reading “Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts”

Framed Florets – Beautiful Friend Birthday Card

A few challenges have been percolating in my head.  Seize the Birthday (#249) Faces and Facebook Stampin’ Up! Colour (October) with the ever so pretty kitty face.  I just received the new Framed Florets Bundle, available in November, and decided to play with it and an idea I had…and so, I tried it, bringing itContinue reading “Framed Florets – Beautiful Friend Birthday Card”

Alphabest Floral – Special Birthday

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Today, I decided to play with the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#130).  What a wonderful set of colors!  So rich and vibrant yet, I must admit it took me a little bit of time to come up with an idea. A complete mishmash of stamp sets and coordinatingContinue reading “Alphabest Floral – Special Birthday”

Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies

Welcome back!  Hope you are having a lovely week.  We have some weekend plans, so I am trying to get a few more challenges completed. Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#567) and Colors – Creative Color (#49). Technique – Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (August) and as the card also checks the boxes, The FlowersContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – Pretty Posies”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Just Because

Happy Sunday! Welcome back.  A few CAS (clean and simple) challenges are combined with some of my favorite retired stamp sets for today’s card.  Sketch: Freshly Made (#545), Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#479) and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70).  Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Just Because”

Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful

Can you stand another card?  Playing in the Studio with a few more challenges. Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#476), Style and Theme: The Flower Challenge (#70), Style and Element: Addicted to CAS (#223) and Color: TGIF (#375). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Mossy Meadow cardstock used asContinue reading “Happiness Abounds – You Are Wonderful”

Hand-Penned Petals – Perfectly Penciled Friendship Card

One more… Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#661), Theme and Colors: The Flower Challenge (#69) and Sentiment: The Alphabet Challenge (Letter “F”). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Balmy Blue cardstock. Background Panel: (5” x 3¾”) Black Dotted patterned piece of paper from the now retired Pattern PartyContinue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Perfectly Penciled Friendship Card”

Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday

Lots of plans this weekend…not sure if we will be able to do all that we want.  Spring Festivals and events all start. So, I am trying to beat a few deadlines. Style and Theme – CAS on Friday Challenge (#230), AAA Cards Challenge (#212) and The Flower Challenge (#68); Color – Color Throw DownContinue reading “Celebrate with Flowers – Happy 8th Birthday”