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”

Greetings of the Season

Our current challenge at HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS (#379) is to create a Christmas card inspired by the images provided. I was perusing Pinterest when I came across a card created by Mary Knabe.  I thought it was a great idea and wanted to use her layout for a Christmas card. To CASE, is to CopyContinue reading “Greetings of the Season”

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”

In the Moment – What a Beautiful Day

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#377) is a Sketch Challenge. Today is a lovely sunny and warm day here in South Carolina.  Even though the Autumn colors are gorgeous at the moment, I just couldn’t bring myself to create for the current season, nor the upcoming holidays, Thanksgiving or Christmas.  So, I chose toContinue reading “In the Moment – What a Beautiful Day”

Festive Post – There is Magic

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#376) is an Inspiration Image. I hope you decide to join us and I look forward to seeing what you will create! I combined the following challenges when I created this card.  Sketch: Inspire Create (#102); Theme: Alphabet – Letter “O”; and Word: Just Us Girls (#608). Here isContinue reading “Festive Post – There is Magic”

Encircled in Warmth – Joyful Season

Welcome back!  How about an unconventional colored Holiday card? Sketch: Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge (#374), Colors: Sunday Stamps (#267), Theme: Happy Little Stampers October (Christmas) and Occasion: Watercooler Wednesday (#326). Here is the result: Steps: Circle Element: (1⅝”) Basic White cardstock scrap.  The sentiment, Joyful Season, from the Encircled in Warmth stamp set was coloredContinue reading “Encircled in Warmth – Joyful Season”

See The Good – I See You!

It is time to show you what I created for my personal INQUE SPOT STUDIO’s WEEKEND CHALLENGE and SUNDAY SKETCH.  I combined the two. I aim to keep you stamping with these challenges.  I hope you had a chance to play along.  The challenges are posted to my Facebook Business Page and my Instagram account.Continue reading “See The Good – I See You!”

Balloon Bash – Hooray!

Hi and welcome back.  Did you have a good weekend?  We had a few things going on…So, I have combined a number of challenges for today’s card. Keeping it simple: Stampin’ Up!’s #SimpleStamping Challenge for September – Birthdays, CAS on Fridays Theme Challenge (#213) – Balloons, Hand Stamped Sentiments Color Challenge (#372) – Petal Pink,Continue reading “Balloon Bash – Hooray!”

Daisy Garden Spotlight – Thank You

Hey, Welcome back! The Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog Team’s Challenge stamp set choice for today is the fabulous Daisy Garden Background stamp.  There is so much you can do with it. I kept it simple matching it up with the Hand Stamped Sentiment Sketch Challenge (#371) that influenced me to use the Spotlight TechniqueContinue reading “Daisy Garden Spotlight – Thank You”

Dragonfly Garden – Hello

There were a few challenges that I really wanted to play with that had summer Wildflower Garden themes and beautiful colors.  I was just waiting for the right sketch to combine them all together. Sketch: Sketch Saturday Challenge (#673); Theme and Color: Sunday Stamps Challenge (#263); and the Inspiration board from the Hand Stamped SentimentsContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Hello”