Inspired Thoughts – Celebrate You!

It is time to show you what I created for my 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. HereContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Celebrate You!”

In Good Taste – You’re So Cool

Having a play with a #SimpleStamping card (Stamps, Ink and Paper) using a little embellishment and bit of embossing to step it up a notch. This week, over at Sketch Saturday (#671), the challenge was to choose a layout from the archive collection and I selected Sketch #295.  I ultimately created a masculine card forContinue reading “In Good Taste – You’re So Cool”

Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty

Let’s go for it! Sketch:  Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#512) adding in a little Double Trouble (#87) with Thing 1, 2 and 3; Theme: Make My Monday (#151); and Color: Colour INKspiration (#102) Here is the result: Steps: Square Frame: (2⅜”) In Good Taste Designer Series Paper – Gray Stone Slate pattern die-cut using twoContinue reading “Just Peeking In – Pretty Kitty”

Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel

It is the Holiday Weekend!  HAPPY July 4th.  We have a few plans so I decided to combine my two weekend challenges to make room to have some fun…and I am giving myself permission to play with retired stamp sets. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Double Embossing, SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS006 and I chose CARDZContinue reading “Daring Adventure – Pack Your Bags and Travel”

A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend

Farm House / Shabby Chic is something I love to look at but rarely use for inspiration in my card making. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#322) is just that.  A favorite of Andrea Tracy-Tucker – Designer of the Month.  I chose to use the color palette suggested by the Fab Friday team (#216).Continue reading “A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend”

Natural Textures – Hello Friend

A really quick and easy card when you just have to get it out in the post.  Truly a #SimpleStamping card! I combined the challenges I set out for you to keep you stamping and engaged.  What did you make? Here is the result: The image I selected to illustrate the Masculine theme was aContinue reading “Natural Textures – Hello Friend”

Rooted in Nature – Father’s Day

I wanted to create a card for the current Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #313 and the deadline is today.  The theme:  Masculine.  Always a challenge to create cards for men.  For most, pinks and purples just doesn’t cut it! I chose the layout from the current Paper Craft Crew Challenge – PCC422 and since I usedContinue reading “Rooted in Nature – Father’s Day”

Rooted in Nature – It’s You Day

Tuesday is the day I teach classes here in the Studio.  Had a full-house so I am just catching up today with the Case-ing Tuesday #294 Challenge and I used the As You See It Challenge – AYSI#245 for my theme and materials. This is what I created… Elements: Card Base: (4¼” x 5½”) EarlyContinue reading “Rooted in Nature – It’s You Day”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Hi Everyone!  It is Tuesday and I am on the ball.  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday #286 Challenge. I flipped the Sketch 90 degrees and altered a few of the measurements:  Basic White rectangle (1¾” x 3”) Mat (DSP) rectangle (2¼” x 3½”) Panel (Embossed) rectangle (3¾” x 5”) Standard Card Base (4¼”Continue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”

ENJOY THE MOMENT – Friendship Card

Sunday Sketch – SS032 Never too late to get a project completed.  The important thing is that I got it done and I am pretty happy with how it turned out! Here is what I came up with…using a new stamp set: Enjoy the Moment that will be available in January.  An organic nature setContinue reading “ENJOY THE MOMENT – Friendship Card”