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”

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”

Celebrate!

Welcome back! I have been given the opportunity to be the featured Designer for the Color Throwdown Team this week.  Such fun to play along. The colors that we get to work with (CTD705) this week are Purple, Red and Green and looking at the inspiration photograph, I selected Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sorbet and ParakeetContinue reading “Celebrate!”

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”

A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend

Welcome back to the work week.  I have a bright and bold card for you today! I got to make choices:  Just Add Ink (#607) and Tic, Tac, Toe (#165). And I chose the colors from Cupcake Inspiration (#546) and loosely based the layout on the Inspire Create (#118) Sketch. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “A Nice Cuppa – With a Friend”

Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday

A lot has been happening in the House of “J” and as a result it has been difficult to play in the Studio. So I am trying to hit a few birds with one stone… Sketch: Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#359); Colors: TGIF (#371); Sentiment and Tool: Seize the Birthday (#239) and Theme: Paper Players (#594).Continue reading “Limited Edition – Paper Hug Birthday”

Just Because – Happiness Blooms

Happy Sunday!  I have been invited to be a Guest Designer for the AAA Cards Team. What a nice opportunity to share with such talented designers. This week, the challenge (#215) is to create a No Layer Card with the theme options of Plant, Grow and/or Farm. Perusing my collection of stamps for an imageContinue reading “Just Because – Happiness Blooms”

Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness

Hello and welcome back.  Week Two as guest designer with the CAS Colours & Sketches team for the month of May. The CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge (#469) this week is a Sketch: Additional Inspiration: Just Add Ink (#602) Choose Two – Stenciling, Heat Embossing or Texture Paste. Happy Little Stampers (May) Stencil – AnythingContinue reading “Symbols of Fortune – May all your Paths lead to Happiness”

Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes

Welcome back!  Let’s explore Clean & Simple… Several challenges are related to this style of cardmaking this week. Sketch: CAS Colours & Sketches (#462); for Subject Theme: Paper Players (#583) and Colors or lack thereof, Double Trouble (#106) partnering with Use Your Stuff (#444). Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (7” x 6” scoredContinue reading “Artfully Layered – Birthday Wishes”

Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter

Continuing to play… …the Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge (#463), the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#152) for Theme, Color and Tools, the Flower Challenge (#66) for Subject and the Happy Little Stampers Challenges (March) for Tools – Stencils and Dies. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Highland Heather cardstock.Continue reading “Timeless Flowering Tulips – Happy Easter”