Floral – Here For You

Here we go!  Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#342).  I chose the current color palette from the As You See It (#267) Challenge and for the Tools and Style, I selected the Tic Tac Toe (#147) Challenge. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”)  Basic White cardstock. Patterned Strips: (4½”Continue reading “Floral – Here For You”

Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#381) is a color challenge. I selected the Sketch from the Paper Players (#575) Challenge.  My personal challenge was to use this sketch to create a single layer card highlighting the new Layering Decorative Masks – Butterflies and Flowers. Here is the result: Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½”Continue reading “Positive Thoughts – Pretty Butterfly”

Flowing Flowers – I Like You

Our current challenge at HANDSTAMPED SENTIMENTS (#380) is a sketch. Each week at The Inque Spot Studio, I issue a personal challenge to my clients to play along with me.  It is a way to engage all to keep stamping when we cannot get together.  This week the challenge was to try a technique usingContinue reading “Flowing Flowers – I Like You”

Bearing Gifts – Believe

One last deadline for today… The current Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (#449) was flipped to the horizontal position as it better suited my chosen focal image stamp. Other influences: Colors (Green, Red, Gold and Silver), Plaid Ribbon Trims and the Kraft Colored Tree and Shelf – The Card Concept (#165); Tools (Die-Cuts and both Heat-SetContinue reading “Bearing Gifts – Believe”

Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday

I selected a number of challenges to work with… Sketch: Retro Rubber (#172); Theme: Seize The Birthday (#228) and Color: Color Throw Down (#670).  Funny thing…on the way to the Studio I discovered that over at Double Trouble (#98), the challenge (1) was to create a new project using your stuff.  The challenge (3) wasContinue reading “Crafting Forever – Inspired Happy Birthday”

Merry Little Christmas

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#332).  My choice of colors, materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  Tic Tac Toe (#141) and Inspiration photographs from Just Add Ink (#582) and Just Us Girls (#612).  Let the fun begin… Challenge: TTTC141 * TicContinue reading “Merry Little Christmas”

Holiday Splendor – Merry

I am back!  A few days R&R.  Four missed challenges (can’t get them all sometimes) and a bit of catch up this evening on a few more challenges before I miss their deadlines too! Sketch and Theme:  Inspired By (#196); Tools, Materials and Colors: As You See It (#263) and additional Materials: Tic Tac ToeContinue reading “Holiday Splendor – Merry”

Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings

And Tuesday has rolled around again!  Just like Sunday is a day with lots of challenge deadlines, Tuesday is a day with lots of Design Team challenges. So, without further ado, I am working with the Case-ing Tuesday Facebook Challenge (#328). My choice of materials and tools were influenced by a few other challenges:  TicContinue reading “Peaceful Boughs – Season’s Greetings”

Merriest Moments – Season’s Greetings

Welcome back.  Deadlines are looming and I want to get this quick and easy cozy Holiday card posted. Sketch: Saturday Challenge (#683) with the colors from the Color Hues Challenge (#28) along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#136) for Tools, Material and Theme. Here is the result: Steps: Tic – Glitter = Be DazzlingContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Season’s Greetings”

Etched in Nature – Thanks

Hey, it’s Tuesday!  Time for the Case-ing Tuesday Challenge (#325).  The sample that we are casing this week is a card found in the Holiday Catalog on page 28.  I chose to use the color palette from the Paper Players Challenge (#562) and a suggested row from the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge (#134). HereContinue reading “Etched in Nature – Thanks”