Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day

Happy Tuesday.  Time again for the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge! This week, we are encouraged to use a Stencil.  Will you use one that comes in a package or will you create your own?  Cannot wait to see what you will create. I chose the current sketch over at Inspire Create (#123) and the colorsContinue reading “Garden Birdhouses – Your Special Day”

Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!

Welcome back!  Another quick clean and simple card for you this morning with a bit of framing detail.  Blue and Green is such a fresh color combination and one of my favorites.  I have combined the Color Throwdown (#706) challenge with the Less Is More (#471) Theme challenge.  Hope you like it! Here is theContinue reading “Perfect Pomegranate – Fab!”

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”

Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate

The challenge theme for the FUSION sketch is Wine & Cheese.  How appropriate as we visited a winery yesterday.  I selected the retired stamp set, Tuscan Vineyard, to play with. I chose to create another one-layer clean and simple card for the INKspirational (#271) challenge and did a bit of Blender Pen water coloring soContinue reading “Splendid Thoughts – Let’s Celebrate”

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!”

Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments

Hi!  Several challenges in my favorite style:  Clean and Simple (CAS) and I thought I would combine them all together for this card.  Sketch – CAS Colours & Sketches (#482); Colors – Sunday Stamps (#289); Theme – Addicted to CAS (#226); Materials – CAS on Friday (#237) and Technique – INKspirational (#271). Here is theContinue reading “Off to the Tropics – Charming Sentiments”

North Pole Mischief – Birthday Gift

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Facebook Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#368). I am having some fun with this sketch, and I have taken inspiration from a few other challenges: Sentiment Theme – Paper Players (#603); Subject Theme – Global Design Projects (#355); and Color – TGIF (#380). Here is my bright and fun result: Continue reading “North Pole Mischief – Birthday Gift”

Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug

Chasing one more deadline…Welcome back!  Playing with the Theme from CAS on Friday (#236), the Technique suggested by Make My Monday (#180) and the CAS Colours &Sketches (#480) Sketch which I flipped. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Shimmery White cardstock. Focal Panel: (4⅛” x 5⅜”) Shimmery WhiteContinue reading “Fly Away, Fly Away – Little Lady Bug”

Flowers of Friendship – Thanks

Hi!  Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio. Playing with a few more challenges this morning… Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches (#665); Color: Color Throwdown (#701) and Tic Tac Toe (#170) for some of the elements. Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Panel: (5½” xContinue reading “Flowers of Friendship – Thanks”