Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!

Welcome back!  Creating for a few other challenges this afternoon… Working with the TGIF Challenge Sketch (#351) keeping it clean and simple using the Theme suggested by the Time Out Challenge (#205) and sharing it with Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#293) and the Crafter’s Café Challenge (#281). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½”Continue reading “Happy & Heartfelt – Yay for Love!”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved

Our current challenge subject at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#283) is Leaves.  At this time of year, we most often think of Autumn Leaves when presented with this theme.  I just wanted to change it up a bit. Reviewing my supplies and my hoard of patterned papers, I came across this luscious Jungle Garden of LeavesContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved”

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!”

Brilliant Butterfly – Love You

Two challenges today.  Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#426) and the June SU! Colour Challenge. Here is what I created: Steps: Focal Image: Butterfly Detail (Basic Black cardstock) and Background (Sahara Sand cardstock) were die-cut with the matching dies from the Brilliant Wings Dies set. Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Bermuda Bay cardstock dry-embossed with theContinue reading “Brilliant Butterfly – Love You”

Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage

I created a subtle masculine card with a pop of green that can be used for any occasion.  The color palette is neutral enough that it is suitably feminine as well. This card was created for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#424) using the color challenge suggested by the Paper Craft Crew (#430).    IContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty – You Are So Loved Collage”

Bamboo Beauty Artistically Expressed – You Are So Loved

Deadlines are looming and I am playing with The Spot Challenge (#163) and using the colors from the Color Throw Down Challenge (#644). And this is the result: Steps: On the Background Panel (4” x 5¼”), I stamped the Watercolor Image from the Artistically Inked stamp set in So Saffron ink above the Cross StripContinue reading “Bamboo Beauty Artistically Expressed – You Are So Loved”

Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses

Had a bit of fun with the Oh, Snap stamp set.  The Crocodile is so cute! I created this card for the Freshly Made Sketch Challenge – FMS478 and the CASology Cue Word Challenge Week 386 – LONG.  Here is what I created: I stamped the Crocodile on to a Basic White Panel (3⅞” xContinue reading “Oh, Snap – Crocodile Kisses”

You’re So Nice

To put up with me and all my posts. I get so energized by working through various challenges. Working in the Studio is my happy place! So this is what I worked on this afternoon. I liked the color combination from the CAS Color and Sketches Challenge #407 this week.  Misty Moonlight, Flirty Flamingo andContinue reading “You’re So Nice”

Golden Floral – Best Wishes

Hopping on to the blog for a quick card that I made last night. It is a lot of fun when an idea that is rumbling around in your head comes together so nicely. The color combination from the Color Throwdown team – CTD630 was so dreamy and the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches –Continue reading “Golden Floral – Best Wishes”

Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely

For inspiration I picked the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches – FMS472 and a color combination from the Color Throw Down team – CTD629 to support the CASology 383 theme: Envelope. The name of the game today is Clean and Simple (CAS) Influenced by the color choices, I stamped the Basic White panel with theContinue reading “Envelope Surprises that are Truly Lovely”