Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday

I thought I would to try to create a no layer card as there are a few challenges that asked for this treatment: Alphabet Challenge (N for No Layers) and Happy Little Stampers CAS (October). I think one of the hardest things to do is create a card that has no layers.  Keeping a cardContinue reading “Painted Poppies – Happy Birthday”

The Power of One – Friend

The CASology Challenge – Cue Word (#395) is ONE. I created my card using the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#322) Sketch. ONE Image, ONE Word and ONE Color… Here is the result: Steps: I chose to use Very Vanilla cardstock as a neutral and Cajun Craze as my color. Background panel (4” x 5¼”) VeryContinue reading “The Power of One – Friend”

Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday

A few challenges…It makes this this girl happy to create for challenges.  My husband jokes about the “Covid-Pile” of stacked cards.  Creating keeps me busy and engaged in my favorite hobby. This week over at the Global Design Project (#308), the challenge is to CASE the Designer – Wilma De Korte.  I chose the ThemeContinue reading “Shaded Summer – Happy Birthday”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Running a bit behind with the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#320), but here it is! The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 65.  I chose to use the color palette from the Sunday Stamps Challenge (#265) and the stamp set from today’s Facebook Stampin’ ThroughContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”

Frightening Feline – Happy Hallowe’en

Over at Tic Tac Toe, the current challenge (#129) has a decidedly Fall and/or Hallowe’en theme.  Thought I would play with the diagonal line…Purple, Orange and an Interactive Element.  I decided to throw in a Cat because I like them better than Pumpkins or Footballs… Here is the result: Steps: For the interactive element, IContinue reading “Frightening Feline – Happy Hallowe’en”

Mountain Air – Happy Birthday

Time to celebrate the 500th Sketch Challenge from Freshly Made Sketches!  Incredible.  I love to use a sketch as a starting point and the library of options at Freshly Made Sketches is an great resource.  The Design Team strives for a clean and simple esthetic and that was what I was working towards.  However, asContinue reading “Mountain Air – Happy Birthday”

Create with Friends – Friends Forever

Time to create for my WEEKLY SKETCH CHALLENGE – SS009 SUNDAY SKETCH. What will you make?  Don’t forget to share your project(s) with me on my Facebook page: The INQUE SPOT Studio | Facebook I combined a few other challenges with the Sketch.  This week one of the lines in the TIC TAC TOE ChallengeContinue reading “Create with Friends – Friends Forever”

Biggest Wish – Thanks

This week, the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#314) is a sample from page 95 of the 2021/2022 Annual Catalog. I was inspired by a few other challenges.  Color: The Color Throw Down Challenge (#653); Materials: The Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#123) – Center Line; and Tool: The Happy Little Stampers July Stencil Challenge. Here is theContinue reading “Biggest Wish – Thanks”

All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains

Having a play with a number of challenges:  Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#509), Colors – Color Throw Down (#646), Technique / Tools – The Spot Creative Challenge (#165) and the June Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge and Theme – Cardz 4 Guys (#272). Here is the result: Who says you have to goContinue reading “All Squared Away in the Majestic Mountains”

Hello – Welcome Home

Time for this week’s Sunday Sketch – SS048.  I chose to use the colors suggested by this week’s Weekend Color Challenge. This is a mixed media creation.  Found materials, Ink blending and Embossing to create my own background paper.  Taking inspiration from the photo image and choosing to use a stamp from the March 2020Continue reading “Hello – Welcome Home”