Winter White on White – Waves of Inspiration

Let’s have some fun with a number of challenges that have a clean and simple white winter theme. The Challenges: Tic Tac Toe (#193), CAS on Friday (#249), AAA Cards (#232) and bringing it all together, the sketch from CAS Colours & Sketches (#502). Here is the result: Steps: Turning the sketch to the horizontalContinue reading “Winter White on White – Waves of Inspiration”

Friendly Thank You

Having a bit of fun with a bunch of challenges today.  Principally, the Facebook Case-ing Tuesday (#390). Additionally, I selected the theme from the Alphabet (Letter T) and the January Facebook Joy of Sets challenges.  The color choice was inspired by Creative Color (#71) and the technique from Use Your Stuff (#474). Here is theContinue reading “Friendly Thank You”

Star of Light – Guiding the Magi

Welcome back!  Christmas traditions continue up and through to January 6th. Today’s challenges: CAS on Friday (#247), TGIF (#401), Double Trouble (#128) and Color Dare (#528). Here is the result: Steps: A Mask/Stencil was created using the retired Starlight Thinlits Dies set. The Focal Panel was added to the card base creating a very cleanContinue reading “Star of Light – Guiding the Magi”

Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek

I could not resist playing with something new.  The ever so delicate Dainty Delight stamp set coming in January. A clean and simple card for CAS on Friday (#246) and Color Dare (#525) challenges… along with Double Trouble (#127) partnering with Colorful Options (December), Happy Little Stampers (December) and Colour Crazy (#48). Here is theContinue reading “Dainty Delight – Sneak Peek”

In The Moment – Time to Relax

Welcome back!  Again, it is Sunday, and a number of challenge deadlines are due. This morning, Colors – Creative Colour Challenge (#65), Double Trouble (#126) Mixed Patterns partnering with the Try Stampin’ On Tuesday (#584) Sketch and Technique along with Inkspirational (#279). Here is the result:  Steps: The card was completed to resemble the sketch. Continue reading “In The Moment – Time to Relax”

Winter Noel

Welcome back!  Sunday rolls around and so do the deadlines. First up: Sketch – Try Stampin’ on Tuesdays (#583), Color: Color Dare (#523) and Retro Rubber (#196) for Style, Tools, Technique and Embellishment. Additionally, Creative Creases (#46) as I made an Easel Card. Here is the result:  Steps: The decorated, stamped Easel Stop was adheredContinue reading “Winter Noel”

Fa La La – Caroling Mice

It’s Tuesday!  Time for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#382).  My choices were influenced by many current challenges:  Theme: Use Your Stuff (#47) Winter/Snow, Inkspirational (#278) Carolers in a Snow Globe and Critter Crazy (#68) for the Cute Mice; Colors: Color Dare (#521); Water Coloring Technique: Happy Little Stampers and Colour Crazy CraftContinue reading “Fa La La – Caroling Mice”

Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts

Time again for the Facebook Tuesday Case-ing the Catalog challenge (#381).  Have you realized what a fabulous resource our Stampin’ Up! Catalogs are?  So many great ideas…    Several Challenges influenced my design:  Just Us Girls (#657) lead to the choice of the retired Grace’s Garden stamp set; Just Add Ink (#628) for the Colors;Continue reading “Grace’s Garden – Healing Thoughts”

Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief

Welcome back to the Inque Spot Studio!  It has been a busy couple of days…so glad I had a chance to play today. Over at Just Us Girls (#656), the challenge is to create Holiday Tags, so this is what I decided to do. I incorporated several other challenges to inform my choices.  Stamp setContinue reading “Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief”

Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief

Welcome back!  I have a Holiday card for you today…it is less than two months until Christmas and really one month before those cards have to be in the post to be delivered on time. I have selected the ever so cute North Pole Mischief stamp set so that I can enter the Jingle BellesContinue reading “Merry Merry – North Pole Mischief”