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!”

Approaching Perfection – Birthday Card

Let’s play with some Fall colors and create a fun Birthday card. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#505), Colors: Color Throw Down Challenge (#662) and Theme: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#224). Here is the result: Steps: The “Topping” for the Seize the Birthday challenge is to add a “Cake”.  I selected the Cake image fromContinue reading “Approaching Perfection – Birthday Card”

Feels Like Home – Missing You

The clocks are ticking…and I am catching up! Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge (#524), Theme: Paper Craft Crew Challenge (#455), Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#661) and Gender: Watercooler Wednesday Challenge (#325). Here is the result: Steps: Using the retired stamp sets, By the Dock, Water Front and Snow Front, I created the sceneContinue reading “Feels Like Home – Missing You”

Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday

I need a card for a bright and boisterous young boy. I was inspired by the Paper Players Challenge (#557) Theme: By the Numbers and the Color Throw Down Challenge (#659) Colors: Red, Purple and Orange.  I put them together with the current sketch from the Sketch Saturday Challenge (#676). Let’s see what I cameContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Happy Birthday”

Queen Anne’s Lace – Happy Birthday

I just don’t know what happens…you turn around and another challenge deadline looms! So, I am playing with the Sketch from Sunday Stamps Challenge (#264), the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#658) and keeping it simple for the September #SimpleStamping Birthday Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the Floral image fromContinue reading “Queen Anne’s Lace – Happy Birthday”

Garden Plants – Hello

Welcome to my blog today!  I have a few weekend plans and am working to complete a few more challenges. Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#282) Plant Life, Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#657) and Sketch: Global Design Project Challenge (#306). Here is the result: Steps: I stamped the large Rectangle shape from the WatercolorContinue reading “Garden Plants – Hello”

Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…

Another play date in the Studio.  Trying a few different things and creating a mash-up with a few challenges. Today’s Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice is Watercolor Shapes and opted to use the current color suggestion from the Color Throw Down team (#657) and the Saturday Sketch (#674). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…”

Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams

One of the cards I designed for a recent class was made with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#656) in mind.  Primary colors and a back-to-school theme.  Well, my card is for the student heading off to College or University.  Their adventure is just beginning…and that is an Occasion to celebrate! Here is what IContinue reading “Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams”

Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more… To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are outContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card”

Feels Like Home – Happy Moments

Time to case the catalog…this week it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 12.  Let’s have some fun! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#316) and I opted to use the current colors over at the Color Throw Down Challenge (#655). Additionally, this card meets the requirements for the August Stampin’ Up! #SimpleStampingContinue reading “Feels Like Home – Happy Moments”