Through It Together – Stay Strong

Hello and welcome back… A little late for the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#338). I had an opportunity to visit with friends yesterday and get in a few rounds of Mah-Jong. It was great fun! I created this card using the colors from the Global Design Project (#325) and the theme from the Alphabet ChallengeContinue reading “Through It Together – Stay Strong”

Flowing Flowers – I Like You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#380) is a sketch. Each week at The Inque Spot Studio, I issue a personal challenge to my clients to play along with me.  It is a way to engage all to keep stamping when we cannot get together.  This week the challenge was to try a technique usingContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – I Like You”

In Symmetry – You Are Unique (Celebrating You)

I wanted to play with the colors over at CAS Colours & Sketches (#451) and the deadline is quickly approaching.  I chose to add them to the current Sketch over at Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays (#537). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock. Background Panel: (3¾”Continue reading “In Symmetry – You Are Unique (Celebrating You)”

Flowing Flowers – Thank You

Deadlines… Playing in the Studio with the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#638) Challenge. I chose the colors from the Color Throw Down (#674) Challenge and the Theme from The Flower Challenge (#64). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic Black cardstock. Background Panel (4” x 5¼”) Brushed Silver FoilContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – Thank You”

Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card

Playing in the Studio today with the Global Design Project (#324) Challenge.  Casing a card from Connie Collins and mixing it up with the TGIF (#350) Color Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Night of Navy cardstock. Background Panel (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Night of Navy cardstock. FourContinue reading “Color & Contour – Elegant Greeting Card”

Friendly Hello – Best Birthday

Playing in the Studio today. I started with the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#113).  The colors Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, White, Black and Gold were rumbling around in my head… I took a look at the new Sale-a-bration FREE Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack colors which included: Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo, Very Vanilla, BasicContinue reading “Friendly Hello – Best Birthday”

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”

Winter Rose – Hello

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#378) is a Color Challenge. Playing around with the Iconic Dies.  I chose the floral inspiration photograph and the sketch from the Inspired By Challenge (#197) to create my card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (4⅛”Continue reading “Winter Rose – Hello”

Blessings Of Home – Thank You

Welcome back!  A change of pace from Holiday cards…using one of the new stamp sets that will be available in January 2022. Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#633); Theme: Inspire Create (#104); and Color: Color Throwdown (#670). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5⅜”Continue reading “Blessings Of Home – Thank You”

Share What You Love – Thanks

A very quick and simple card this afternoon.  The Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Papers are often all you need to make a pretty card.  Mixing new with old is also a fun way to use up items in your stash. The current sketch offered by the Global Design Team (#318) is perfect for simple stamping. Continue reading “Share What You Love – Thanks”