In Your Words – Smile!

The last card for today to complete the outstanding September challenges. Stamp Set: Stamping Through the Catalog Facebook Challenge for today and Tools: Happy Little Stampers Stencil Challenge.  (I missed this one …time zone / time out – oh well). I mixed these two challenges with the current Color: Colour INKspiration Facebook Challenge (#108) andContinue reading “In Your Words – Smile!”

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”

Hand-Penned Petals – Anything is Possible

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 always posted to my Facebook Business Page and my Instagram account.Continue reading “Hand-Penned Petals – Anything is Possible”

Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…

Another play date in the Studio.  Trying a few different things and creating a mash-up with a few challenges. Today’s Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice is Watercolor Shapes and opted to use the current color suggestion from the Color Throw Down team (#657) and the Saturday Sketch (#674). Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Blooming Watercolor Shapes – You Mean So Much…”

Color & Contour – Friends

Thanks for joining me today.  I wanted to have another play with a few challenges that I have already participated in along with the next Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice: Color & Contour found on page 98 of the Annual Catalog. I chose to play with another line from the current Tic TacContinue reading “Color & Contour – Friends”

Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday

Another dark and rainy day…should be prepping for a class…but I wanted to play… The weekly Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set choice today is Artistically Inked.  Mixed this up with my interpretation of the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#329) and the current colors in the inspiration photo over at Just Add Ink (#567). Here isContinue reading “Artistically Inked – Happy Birthday”

Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday

Mixing it up!  Having fun combining a few challenges: Sketch: Paper Craft Crew (#432), Color: Just Add Ink (#560), Stamp Set: Stampin’ Through the Catalog (Celebrate with Flowers – June 27, 2021). I decided to flip the Sketch 90 degrees.  Here is the result: Steps: Three Rectangle Blocks: Coastal Cabana cardstock.  Left Block (¾” xContinue reading “Celebrating with Flowers – Happy Birthday”

Dragonfly Garden – Thank You So Much

A quick little card to enter into the Freshly Made Sketch (#488) Challenge using the Reflection Technique. Here we go… Steps: Focal Image: The Black-Eyed Susan Floral image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set was stamped in Soft Suede ink to the right and again on to a hard plastic sheet (much like that whichContinue reading “Dragonfly Garden – Thank You So Much”

Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello

Delivery came today…and I just had to play with some of my new goodies! I chose to use the Paper Craft Crew Sketch (#426) and the Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp choice:  Create with Friends. A lot of fun patterns in the new Hostess offering: Pattern Play Designer Series Paper and could not resist theContinue reading “Create with Friends – Floral Square Hello”

Best Year – Vintage Birthday

This week, I actually have the stamp set suggested for Thursday’s Stampin’ Through the Catalog Challenge.  Best Year is a versatile stamp set with a lot of great sentiments with carryforward statements for the inside of the card. The general layout for the card I created was inspired by the current Global Design Project ChallengeContinue reading “Best Year – Vintage Birthday”