Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween

Welcome back!  Shall we embrace October 31st and create a little Halloween magic? Sketch: CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge (#439) with the Just Us Girls Challenge (#604) and The Paper Players Challenge (#561) for the theme. Here is the result: Steps: On a piece of Shimmery White cardstock, I blended the ink colors So Saffron,Continue reading “Toxic Treats – Spooky Halloween”

Jar of Flowers – Forever Fern – You Can Do This!

Playing with a few more challenges: Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#440), Theme/Colors: The Card Concept (#160) and Sentiment: The Alphabet Challenge (M). Here is the result: Steps: For the Sunflower element, I stamped the Sunflower image from the Jar of Flowers stamp set with Early Espresso ink on to a scrap of Basic WhiteContinue reading “Jar of Flowers – Forever Fern – You Can Do This!”

Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday

Can you stand another one?  Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge (#624), Color/Tools/Technique: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#132) and Theme/Technique: Seize The Birthday Challenge (#223). Here is the result: Steps: For the Faux Stitching and Die Cut, I die-cut a piece of the Petal Pink Mottled paper pattern from the retired Peony Garden Designer Series PaperContinue reading “Four Season Floral – Happy Birthday”

On the Grow – Thinking of You

Over at Retro Rubber, the current challenge (#166) is a Fall-like table setting that looks so very appealing.  I chose the colors from the current CAS Colours & Sketches challenge (#436) and had a play with Water Coloring…a Happy Little Stampers September challenge. Here is the result: Steps: From the Very Vanilla cardstock background panelContinue reading “On the Grow – Thinking of You”

Daisy Garden Spotlight – Thank You

Hey, Welcome back! The Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog Team’s Challenge stamp set choice for today is the fabulous Daisy Garden Background stamp.  There is so much you can do with it. I kept it simple matching it up with the Hand Stamped Sentiment Sketch Challenge (#371) that influenced me to use the Spotlight TechniqueContinue reading “Daisy Garden Spotlight – Thank You”

Count on Me – Hello

Had a play with the Less Is More Challenge (#450).  This a newer one for me.  Hope you like it! Here is the result: Steps: For the “Spots”, I chose to add them via the Dots Embossing Folder.  However, the challenge is to create a one-layer card, so I made a void embossing mask withContinue reading “Count on Me – Hello”

You Are My Kind of Hero!

Hi, welcome back.  Working on a few more challenges trying to meet the deadline date. Sketch: CAS Colors and Sketches Challenge (#434) and the CASology Cue Word Challenge (#394). Here is the result: Steps: Using the Stamparatus Positioning Tool, the sentiment, You Are One of a Kind, from the retired Lovely Wishes stamp set wasContinue reading “You Are My Kind of Hero!”

Kindness Matters – Simple Butterfly

Two challenges today.  Via a new friend, I became aware of an Alphabet Challenge and I immediately thought about one of the favorite stamp sets in my stash.  Kindness Matters.  The images in this set include Butterflies and that fit the theme over at CAS on Fridays perfectly. Here is the result: Steps: I choseContinue reading “Kindness Matters – Simple Butterfly”

Joyful Life – Join this Piggy for Coffee?

Time to create for the two Weekend challenges. The WEEKEND COLOR CHALLENGE and the SS010 SUNDAY SKETCH.  Running out of time, I chose to combine the two challenges. What will you make?  Don’t forget to share your project(s) with me on my Facebook page: The INQUE SPOT Studio | Facebook Here is the result: ColorsContinue reading “Joyful Life – Join this Piggy for Coffee?”

Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams

One of the cards I designed for a recent class was made with the Color Throw Down Challenge (#656) in mind.  Primary colors and a back-to-school theme.  Well, my card is for the student heading off to College or University.  Their adventure is just beginning…and that is an Occasion to celebrate! Here is what IContinue reading “Setting Sail – Follow Your Dreams”