Driving By in a Groovy VW Bus – Just to Say Hi!

So, let’s get back to The Inque Spot Studio Weekly Challenges.  I am resuming where I left off with the Sunday Sketch SS015. For my second card of 2022, I selected to use the FREE Sale-a-bration offerings: Driving By stamp set and the fun and colorful Sunshine and Rainbows Designer Series Paper. This card wasContinue reading “Driving By in a Groovy VW Bus – Just to Say Hi!”

Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness

Chasing another deadline…and I mixed it up with a few others… The current Global Design Project Challenge (#320) is to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) a lovely card created by Kayla McCreadie.  I selected a Winter Themed Holiday card and my inspiration take-aways were: a) Layered Die-Cuts, b) Blended Background, c) Soft Background Wording, andContinue reading “Stitched Stars – Winter Peace and Happiness”

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”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Delivering Cheer – Wrapped in Love

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#330). I did change the orientation to vertical from horizontal and flipped the two panels putting the taller one on top of wider one.  My choice of materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Wrapped in Love”

Welcome Home, Friend

Hi!  Today I am having fun with the Inspired By Sketch and Theme Challenge (#194).  This time of year we are experiencing the Fall/Autumn colors (They are peaking in my area at the moment) and getting our homes ready to welcome friends and family over for Thanksgiving. A few other challenges fit this theme too. Continue reading “Welcome Home, Friend”

Delivering Cheer – Sending Love

Over at TGIF (#340), the team has created a Mash-Up of the October Challenges.  I chose the Colors (#336) and the Sketch (#337).  What a fun way to play again with some great ideas! Over at the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenges (#287), the request was to use favorite products from the Holiday Mini Catalog.  IContinue reading “Delivering Cheer – Sending Love”

Merriest Moments – Joy

On to the next Holidays…Thanksgiving followed by Christmas! This afternoon, I decided to tackle Stampin’ Up! October Simple Stamping Challenge (Stamps, Ink, and Paper) Theme: Christmas or New Year’s and (yeah!) we were allowed to add embellishments. I selected the current layout from Tuesday Morning Sketches (#629) because it was perfect for showcasing a stampContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joy”