Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#288) is to create a card using Something that begins with “P”.  I chose Patterned Paper. With the new 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of new options…I selected to use the new Tropical Layers Dies and mix it upContinue reading “Tasteful Touches – You Are The Best”

Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#381) is a color challenge. I selected the Sketch from the Paper Players (#575) Challenge.  My personal challenge was to use this sketch to create a single layer card highlighting the new Layering Decorative Masks – Butterflies and Flowers. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly”

Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time

Our current challenge at CARDZ 4 GUYZ (#287) is to have fun with Spots and/or Stripes. With the 2022 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure launching this month, there are a lot of great new options… I selected to use the new FREE Sale-a-bration Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper pack for the delightfully funContinue reading “Awesome Otters – It’s Birthday Time”

Flowing Flowers – I Like You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#380) is a sketch. Each week at The Inque Spot Studio, I issue a personal challenge to my clients to play along with me.  It is a way to engage all to keep stamping when we cannot get together.  This week the challenge was to try a technique usingContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – I Like You”

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”

Tidings of Christmas – Cheer

Having a little play before I get ready for tonight’s class.  A quick little card showcasing the pretty Designer Series Paper – Tidings of Christmas for the Alphabet Challenge Letter “P”. I am working with the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge (#449) and taking several liberties by changing the orientation from horizontal to vertical, changingContinue reading “Tidings of Christmas – Cheer”

Forever Ferns – Thank You

It’s Tuesday! I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#329). I have been influenced by the following challenges: Stampin’ Up!’s November #SimpleStamping Sentiment Challenge, Paper Players (#566) Theme, Color Hues (#29) for color and Alphabet “P” is for Patterned Paper.  Let the fun begin… Here is the result: Steps: This month the #SimpleContinue reading “Forever Ferns – Thank You”

Blossoms in Bloom – Hello

Having a play in the Studio and creating for a few challenges… Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#506) with the colors from the Just Add Ink Challenge (#575). Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image – Blossom:  Using the flower die from the Penned Florals Dies set, the Blossom was die-cut three times from aContinue reading “Blossoms in Bloom – Hello”

Oktoberfest – Sip, Sip, Hooray and Bubble Over!

Hi!  Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio.  Domestic practicalities have interfered with my creative time.  I am catching up and have combined three current challenges to bring you this super Okoberfest inspired card! Sketch: Try Stampin’ On Tuesdays Challenge (#526), Theme: Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge (#285) and Colors: Color Throw Down Challenge (#663). HereContinue reading “Oktoberfest – Sip, Sip, Hooray and Bubble Over!”

Joyful Life – Good Friends

Having a play with some delightful colors and a great new stamp set, Joyful Life.  Those two, Buster Bear and Cotton Tail are having so much fun! Sketch: Freshly Made Sketch Challenge (#497) Inverted; Color: Paper Players Challenge (#553) and as I water colored the image, Happy Little Stampers August Water Color Challenge. Here isContinue reading “Joyful Life – Good Friends”