Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile

Over at Time Out, Challenge (#213) they are looking for a vacation related theme. What is your ideal vacation?  Sun, Sand, Surf? Or like me, the cobbled streets of Europe.  My ideal is cycling through the tulip fields in the Netherlands… Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) SoContinue reading “Winds of Change – You Make Me Smile”

Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine

Still trying to catch up on challenges deadlines…another quick clean and simple card based on the CAS Colours & Sketches – Sketch (#467). Additional Inspiration: Theme: Inspiration Station (#28), Alphabet Letter (B), Time Out (#212), and Color: Color Hues (#39). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic WhiteContinue reading “Celebrate With Flowers – Rain or Shine”

Better Places – Happy Father’s Day

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#294) is to create a Tag or add a Tag to your card.  Bringing it all together, I was inspired by: Time Out Challenge (#211) Outdoor Theme; Just Add Ink Challenge (#599) – Favorite Animal; and Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#352) for the Slim-Line Sketch. Here is theContinue reading “Better Places – Happy Father’s Day”

Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair

Hi!  Welcome back. Sundays are always great days to play in the Studio.  The only drawback is that if I get busy during the week, all of the challenges (mostly sketches) that have Sunday deadlines are set up in the cue.  Noon means Noon and Three means Three.  Decided not to do the Noon challengeContinue reading “Animal Outing – Together We Make a Great Pair”

Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful

Saturday chores are complete and now it is time to play. Combining a few challenges.  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#647) with the suggestion to create a scene; Theme: As You See It (#270) using Spring Flowers; Time Out (#209) to add a Cute Critter; and Color: Color Thrown (#683) for the Gray, Pink and Lime.Continue reading “Spring has Sprung – You are Wonderful”

Daisy Lane – Wildflower Happy Birthday

Again, I am a little late to the game…my Inque Spot Studio Weekly Challenges to inspire you and keep you stamping from last weekend was incorporated with another challenge, Time Out (#208). I love that colorful daisy in the photograph and used it as inspiration for my card: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Daisy Lane – Wildflower Happy Birthday”

Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday

Welcome back!  Had a great class last night, but now I am chasing deadlines again.  Extra rainy dark day this morning but the Studio is always a good place to play…  A few challenges that I thought complimented each other.  At Time Out (#207), the challenge is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a cardContinue reading “Wildflower Path – Happy Birthday”

Special Moments – In the Moment

Playing with a number of challenges today.  So very inspiring! Sketch: Inspire Create (#109), Theme: Time Out (#206) and Colors: Double Trouble (#103) and Inspiration Station (#23). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Blushing Bride cardstock. Background Panel: (4” x 5¼”) Abstract Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper.  TheContinue reading “Special Moments – In the Moment”

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”