Inspired Thoughts – Celebrate You!

It is time to show you what I created for my 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. HereContinue reading “Inspired Thoughts – Celebrate You!”

Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies

Playing with a few other challenges this afternoon. Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#434), Theme: CAS on Friday Challenges (#212) and Tools: Happy Little Stamper Challenges for August. Here is the result: Steps: I die-cut two Butterflies from the free Sale-a-bration Be Dazzling Specialty Designer Series Paper with one of the Butterfly dies from theContinue reading “Extraordinary Bedazzled Butterflies”

Kind People – Slim Line Card

I wanted to create a card for the current Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge (#617) and I thought the layout was a good candidate for a Slim Line card and that is the current Make My Monday Challenge (#154) requirement. Additionally, there were a few other challenges that influenced what I ultimately made.  Color Choice: ColorContinue reading “Kind People – Slim Line Card”

Simply Succulents – Good things Grow

It was a busy weekend, so I decided to combine my two weekend challenges to create a single card. WEEKEND TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE – Color and/or Theme (I chose to concentrate on the Colors) and SUNDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS007 Here is the result: Steps: Focal Image: (2¾” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  The large SucculentsContinue reading “Simply Succulents – Good things Grow”

Art Gallery – Floral Thanks

The CAS Color & Sketch Challenge (#492) this week is a double.  The color choice had me diving into my paper storage bins and hunting out retired ink pads.  What fun to play with the old and mixing it with the new! Here is the result: Steps: Square Card Base: (8½” x 4¼” scored atContinue reading “Art Gallery – Floral Thanks”

Jar of Flowers – You’ve Been on My Mind

Playing with the sketch from the TGIF Challenge (#320) today and another row from the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#117). A bouquet of pretty yellow flowers in a glass jar.  I love how friendly yellow flowers are… Here is what I created: Steps: Jars: Vellum cardstock.  The two sized Jars, from the Jar of FlowersContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – You’ve Been on My Mind”

Decorative Mandala – On my mind…

This week’s Fab Friday Challenge (#213) is a sketch and I chose the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#257) for the color palette using the new Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks as a stencil for the Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge for May to create this #SimpleStamping card. And this is the result: Steps: Focal Panel: (2¾”)Continue reading “Decorative Mandala – On my mind…”

All Stitched Up! – Weekend Challenge – Spring Flowers Theme

This week’s Weekend Challenge to keep you stamping is a theme based.  The image I chose is the other half of the adage: Spring Showers bring May Flowers.  Take from it what you will.  Be inspired by the image and/or the colors.  Have fun with it! I chose the sketch layout from Try Stampin’ OnContinue reading “All Stitched Up! – Weekend Challenge – Spring Flowers Theme”

Simply Succulents – Thanks

The Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#112) deadline is approaching and I decided to use my chosen line with the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge (#256). And this is the result: Steps: The Sketch suggests a Circle / Semi Circle shape behind the focal image.  I chose to die-cut a piece of Vellum with the Lacy SucculentContinue reading “Simply Succulents – Thanks”

Suite Sampler – Thanks

The sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches – FMS484 is “clean”.  Clean usually means lots of “white space” but today I flipped white space to “black space”.  Hope you like it! And this is the result: Steps: I wanted to use the Gilded Leafing and selected the silhouette Flower image from the Suite SamplerContinue reading “Suite Sampler – Thanks”