Enjoy The Adventure – Happy Birthday

Design Team Time…must be a Tuesday.  Welcome to the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge (#314) where the theme this round is Pets and I am featuring the new Memories & More Card Pack – Enjoy The Adventure. The color scheme of the card pack includes colors that match with the current Color Dare (#531) Tic TacContinue reading “Enjoy The Adventure – Happy Birthday”

Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts

Welcome back!  I am playing with some of my new goodies.  The new Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure goes live tomorrow, and I am giving you a wee sneak peek! I chose the sketch and some of the inspiration photo colors from Inspired By (#218) to make my card.  I felt that theContinue reading “Beautifully Happy – Happy Thoughts”

Star of Light – Guiding the Magi

Welcome back!  Christmas traditions continue up and through to January 6th. Today’s challenges: CAS on Friday (#247), TGIF (#401), Double Trouble (#128) and Color Dare (#528). Here is the result: Steps: A Mask/Stencil was created using the retired Starlight Thinlits Dies set. The Focal Panel was added to the card base creating a very cleanContinue reading “Star of Light – Guiding the Magi”

Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek

I could not resist playing with something new.  The ever so delicate Dainty Delight stamp set coming in January. A clean and simple card for CAS on Friday (#246) and Color Dare (#525) challenges… along with Double Trouble (#127) partnering with Colorful Options (December), Happy Little Stampers (December) and Colour Crazy (#48). Here is theContinue reading “Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek”

Diner Cake Slice – Let’s Celebrate

More treats!  Cake, anyone?  Let’s take a break from our Holiday shopping and have something sweet to eat… Keeping it clean and simple for AAA Cards (#229) with colors from Color Dare (#524) and sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner for December. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were arranged and adhered with the CakeContinue reading “Diner Cake Slice – Let’s Celebrate”

Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright

Happy Tuesday!  Time again, for the Design Challenges: Cardz 4 Guyz (#310) and Hand Stamped Sentiments (#403). I decided to combine them with the sketch from Paper Players (#619) and another combination of the colors from the Color Dare (#523) Tic Tac Toe board. Here is the result:  Steps: All elements were adhered to theContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Merry & Bright”

Winter Noel

Welcome back!  Sunday rolls around and so do the deadlines. First up: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#583), Color: Color Dare (#523) and Retro Rubber (#196) for Style, Tools, Technique and Embellishment. Additionally, Creative Creases (#46) as I made an Easel Card. Here is the result:  Steps: The decorated, stamped Easel Stop was adheredContinue reading “Winter Noel”

Warmest Wishes – Fresh Cut Flowers

Welcome back!  Today, I am working through a number of challenge deadlines.  Not sure I will get them all done before the Thanksgiving Holidays…but I will try. Back to a clean and simple style for Less Is More (#477) to choose two or more colors from the Color Wheel.  I opted for Yellow and BlueContinue reading “Warmest Wishes – Fresh Cut Flowers”

Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer this week with the folks responsible for the great Tic Tac Toe Challenges.  A particular favorite of mine.  Eight terrific opportunities to inspire your creativity.  I selected the Center Column: Red, Sparkle and Holly for TTTC186. Additional choices forContinue reading “Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa”