Embellished Ornaments

Card number two for today.  Giving myself a speed challenge courtesy of As You See It (#289).  Can I do it ten minutes or less?  Let’s see… I chose the sketch from Freshly Made (#564) and the colors from Color Throwdown (#721). The trick for speed stamping is to be prepared and then set theContinue reading “Embellished Ornaments”

Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Moon Baby – Star of Light

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio! Today, I decided to play with the Alphabet Challenge – Letter ‘O” for Outer Space.  I really do not have much that fits this category…and opted for the retired Moon Baby and Star of Light stamp sets.  The current color choices suggested by the Facebook Color INKspiration ChallengeContinue reading “Moon Baby – Star of Light”

Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Ju Jubes

Hey Good Morning!  Do you have a favorite candy?  The one you hoped for in your Halloween sack? For me that would be Ju Jubes, Gum Drops, “Dots”, and any other colorful jelly type chewy morsels.  Do you have a favorite flavor?  Me? Cherry or Fruit Punch, if fruity.  Wintergreen or Cinnamon, if spicy. WhenContinue reading “Sharing Sweet Thoughts – Ju Jubes”

Magical Spirit – Stars of Light

Welcome back to a new week! Playing around with the CAS Colours & Sketches (#489) sketch today.  I have incorporated the themes from Alphabet (Letter M) and CAS on Friday (#241) using the colors suggested by Just Add Ink (#623). Here is the result:  Steps: The completed clean and simple panel was added to theContinue reading “Magical Spirit – Stars of Light”

Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes

Another hot day today.  I am thinking cool thoughts and took another dive into my stash bins. Come play with me as I work on a few more challenges: Sketch – Sunday Stamps (#288), Theme – As You See It (#280), Theme and Color – Jingle Belles (Blue Christmas) and least but not last Materials,Continue reading “Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes”

Botanical Prints – Splendid Day

Welcome back!  Back at work in the Studio… Playing with the Festive Friday (#111) and CAS Colours & Sketches (#474) Challenges this morning for a sneak peek of some of the products from the Splendid Day Suite featured in the upcoming Holiday Mini Catalog. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scoredContinue reading “Botanical Prints – Splendid Day”

Dragonfly Garden – Follow Your Dreams

I am back with another quick clean and simple card. I chose to use the colors suggested by AAA Cards (#216) and the theme suggested by Cupcake Inspiration (#545).  Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. The sentiment, Follow your dreams, from the Through it TogetherContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Follow Your Dreams”

Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You

Having a play with the current Paper Craft Crew Theme (#469) and Sketch (#470) Challenges for a quick Scrap Card. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3” x 4¼”) Gold Vellum Scrap Strips: approximately (3½” to 4”) by (½” to ⅝”) LeftContinue reading “Shiny Celebration – Let’s Celebrate You”

Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#389) is a Sketch. Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#603) for the chosen colors and CAS on Friday (#231) for the theme and card style. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock. Background Accent Panel: (3¼” x 3¼”) Silver FoilContinue reading “Brilliant Wings – Follow Your Dreams”