Delicate Dahlias – Oh, So Happy

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 posted to my Facebook Business Page and my Instagram account. IContinue reading “Delicate Dahlias – Oh, So Happy”

Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You

Wishing you a happy day!  How do you spend your Sundays?  Me? I like to create a storm in the Studio.  Several challenges combined for this card. Sketch and Technique: Try Stampin’ On Tuesday’s (#520); Theme: Just Add Ink (#569); Theme: TGIF (#331) and Colors, Tools and Style: The Paper Players (#556) Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Forever Fern – Inspired Thank You”

Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?

Time to case the catalog…this week it is a card found in the Sale-a-bration Brochure on page 14.  Let’s have some fun combining challenges! Sketch: Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#318); Color, Subject and Tool: Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#127); Products: TGIF Challenge (#330); Theme and Colors: The Cookie Challenge (#159). Here is the result: Steps: InfluencedContinue reading “Joyful Life – Pie Anyone?”

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”

Beautifully Penned – Thank You

Playing in the Studio.  What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon…I am totally in love with the Designer Series Paper – Beautifully Penned. So many possibilities… Creating for a few challenges.  Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#432); Color: TGIF (#328); Style and Materials: Stampin’ Up! August #SimpleStamping Challenge. Here is the result: Steps:Continue reading “Beautifully Penned – Thank You”

Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much

Time is ticking…a few more combined challenges. Theme (1): CAS on Fridays Challenge (#210); Theme (2): TGIF Challenges (#327) and because I used Vintage stamp sets: Retro Rubber Challenges (#164) Here is the result: I dug out a few older stamp sets to source “Tiny Images” for this challenge:  Collage Curios (V-2013) and Tiny TagsContinue reading “Collage Curios Banner Love – Thanks So Much”

Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You

Not quite done with these beautiful Floral images in the Meadow Dies set.  They just beg for a watercolor treatment. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#323) includes the perfect complement of colors for Meadow Flowers.  I felt that the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#428) would work very nicely to showcase these flowers. Here isContinue reading “Quiet Meadow – Thinking of You”

A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend

Farm House / Shabby Chic is something I love to look at but rarely use for inspiration in my card making. Over at TGIF, the current challenge (#322) is just that.  A favorite of Andrea Tracy-Tucker – Designer of the Month.  I chose to use the color palette suggested by the Fab Friday team (#216).Continue reading “A Jar of Meadow Flowers – Hello Friend”

Better Places

This week’s TGIF Challenge (#316) is a sketch and I chose the current Color Throw Down (#643) palette to create this card with the new Hostess stamp set, Better Places. Keeping it simple…#SimpleStamping…stamps, papers and inks! And this is the result: Steps: Focal Panel: (3¼” x 2⅛”) Basic White cardstock.  The Scenery image was stampedContinue reading “Better Places”