Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer this week with the folks responsible for the great Tic Tac Toe Challenges.  A particular favorite of mine.  Eight terrific opportunities to inspire your creativity.  I selected the Center Column: Red, Sparkle and Holly for TTTC186. Additional choices forContinue reading “Love & Warmth & Hot Cocoa”

Botanical Layers – Aspen Tree

Happy Saturday!  A quick card before I head out for the day. Playing with the Tic Tac Toe color grid over at Color Dare (#517) and the sketch over at Tuesday Morning (#679). Here is the result:  Steps: All of the elements were arranged and adhered to the card base to resemble the sketch.  TheContinue reading “Botanical Layers – Aspen Tree”

Count On Me – Love

Welcome back!  I just got back from the New Orleans Stampin’ Up! BackStage conference.  What an interesting city.  What a great conference! Anyhow, happy to be back in the Studio and I am catching up with a few challenge deadlines. Sketch: CAS Colour & Sketches (#484), Festive Friday (#116) for the Materials and the AlphabetContinue reading “Count On Me – Love”

You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief

Happy Tuesday and a happy day!  I have some more time to play. Several really fun challenge ideas have been combined for this card.  Most nights, I have challenges on the “brain” and often have a plan when I wake up… Paper Players (#604) – Black and White with a Pop of Color; Can YouContinue reading “You’ve Been Good – North Pole Mischief”

You Are Always Loved – Christmas Scottie

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#369). The card sample is essentially a color block.  For my colors, I went to a Random Color Generator Site and set the selector to four colors.  The colors that popped up were similar to Sahara Sand, Soft Suede/Early Espresso, Garden Green and MerryContinue reading “You Are Always Loved – Christmas Scottie”

Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!

Friday!  The weekend is almost here.  Hoping you have some awesome plans… An Anniversary card for you today.  Celebrating a special day with some friends. Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#485); Color/Theme/Tools/Materials – Tic Tac Toe (#174); Additional Color – Color Dare (#509). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)Continue reading “Amazing Phrasing – Lookin’ Good, You Two!”

Summer Solstice

Happy Saturday!  Hope you have some time to play and be creative… Today, I am keeping it simple and playing with the Theme from Less Is More (#470), the Colors suggested by the Global Design Project (#353) Team and the Tuesday Morning (#668) Sketch. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Summer Solstice”

Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells

Welcome back!  Have any great plans for the weekend?  How about another trip to the beach? Inspiration: Time Out (#219), Key Word Themes: Use Your Stuff (#453) and Can You Handle the Pressure (#12), Colors: Color Dare (#507) and bringing it all together the current Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#565) Sketch which I flipped toContinue reading “Beach Sunset – Friends Are Like Seashells”

Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden

Welcome back!  I have a busy weekend coming up and I am trying to get ahead… So indulge me on a few more challenges: Sketch – Atlantic Hearts (#482) and Color – Facebook Colour INKspiration (#125). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel –Continue reading “Sending Hugs – Eden’s Garden”

Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!

Have you had a chance to get your hands on those ever so cute Hippos from the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Brochure?  Not yet?  Well, the stamp set, Hippest Hippos and coordinating Hippo Dies, can be yours free with a qualifying purchase. I couldn’t resist using them for the current Alphabet Challenge – Letter G: “G”Continue reading “Hippest Hippos – Let’s Flirt!”