A Study in Red – Something Fancy Valentine

Welcome to the weekend!  Time to play in the Studio… Several challenges are going Red…and at this time of the year red often goes with a Valentine.  So here is my clean and simple take. Today’s Line-Up: Festive Friday (#126), Give a Crafter a Cookie (#176), Inkspirational (#282) , Paper Craft Crew (#503) and bringingContinue reading “A Study in Red – Something Fancy Valentine”

Santa’s Workshop

Creating quick and simple cards with the Memories and More Card Pack – retired Santa’s Workshop.  A super product line for when you don’t have a lot of time…pick a card and just play!  This is a no stamp and no ink card. I wanted to play with a few more challenges: Paper Players (#620)Continue reading “Santa’s Workshop”

Embellished Ornaments

Card number two for today.  Giving myself a speed challenge courtesy of As You See It (#289).  Can I do it ten minutes or less?  Let’s see… I chose the sketch from Freshly Made (#564) and the colors from Color Throwdown (#721). The trick for speed stamping is to be prepared and then set theContinue reading “Embellished Ornaments”

Garden Birdhouses – Hello

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Technically on holidays but snuck into the studio to create this quick clean and simple card. Playing with the following challenges.  Theme: Make My Monday (#188); Theme: Less Is More (#478); Color: CAS Colours & Sketches (#496); and Sketch: Freshly Made (#562) flipped. Here is the result:  Steps:Continue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Hello”

Trimming the Tree – Happy Everything Blueprints

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  Since I had the Tim Holtz: Happy Everything Blueprints stamp set out, I thought I would use the Tree image for this clean and simple Holiday card. Sketch: Freshly Made (#560), Theme: Inspire Create (#129), Colors: CAS Colours & Sketches (#494) and sharing it with Cupcake Inspirations (#556).Continue reading “Trimming the Tree – Happy Everything Blueprints”

Autumn Thank You

Love Sundays…more time to play.  Welcome back!  Working with a couple of Tic Tac Toe Board challenges:  Paper Players (#615) and Tic Tac Toe (#185) along with the colors from Sunday Stamps (#295) for the Freshly Made Sketch (#559). Here is the result:  Steps: All the elements were adhered to the card base to resembleContinue reading “Autumn Thank You”

Special Day, Special Person – Framed Florets

Happy Sunday! I had an opportunity to squeeze in a clean and simple card for the Freshly Made Sketches (#558) and Color Throwdown (#715) challenges. Did you have a chance to be creative this weekend? Here is the result:  Steps: The Squares were arranged and the Floral Accent was added.  A retired Gold Iridescent EnamelContinue reading “Special Day, Special Person – Framed Florets”

Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings

Welcome back!  Lots happening around town this weekend and the weather is supposed to be fantastic, so I am trying to get ahead… Current challenges: The Card Concept (#181); Freshly Made Sketches (#577); Addicted to CAS (#230) and the Alphabet Challenge (#Letter N). Using the Red/Blue/Purple tones from the Forest Lake inspiration photograph, here isContinue reading “Perched in a Tree – Nature Sings”

Friendly Expressions – Thanks

Welcome back!  Another deadline… Playing with Retro Rubber (#192) and Freshly Made Sketches (#556). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  Three small White Classic Mat Dots were added for interest. A very quick Thank You card.  Thanks for spending some more ofContinue reading “Friendly Expressions – Thanks”

Amazing Bear – Count on Me

Welcome back!  Hope you are enjoying your Weekend. Over at The Male Room (#166), the challenge is to choose a song title and create a card.  I chose “Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear” by Harry Nilsson.  For my Bear, I opted for the cutie in the Count on Me stamp set. To completeContinue reading “Amazing Bear – Count on Me”