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Inspired By #1

Hello, and welcome back! I'm getting back to a feature that I've done a few times here on my blog, and I'll be making it a regular feature. I call it "inspired by". I find inspiration everywhere, and I love having Pinterest to organize it all. I really think it's great to push my creativity by using objects that aren't cards or scrapbook layouts to inspire me.

Here is my inspiration piece for today's creations.

Capri Seaside Citrus Fine Fragrance Mist, love the variegated chevron pattern!

I was inspired by the ombre blue to yellow colors, and the chevron pattern. Here is my first card for the day. For the patterned piece, I used the chevron embossing folder, and colored it with 4 different Stampin' Up! markers in Island Indigo, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight and Crushed Curry. Then, I went back in with an Aqua Painter and blended the color in each debossed chevron area. I mounted this whole piece to a Crushed Curry mat. The card base is Island Indigo Cardstock.



Here is a close-up of the first card. I added some Island Indigo Baker's Twine, and tied it into a blow. The greeting is from the Hello Lovely stamp set, and I stamped it in Island Indigo onto Crushed Curry Cardstock. I trimmed out the thank you sentiment, and then added more banners under it in Daffodil Delight Cardstock and Pool Party Co'ordination Cardstock. The greeting is adhered with Stampin' Dimensionals.



Here is my second creation based on the image above. This time I started with the Positively Chevron background stamp, and colored the stripes again with Stampin' Up! markers in Island Indigo, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight and Crushed Curry. I stamped it onto Whisper White Cardstock cut to 4 1/8" x 5 3/8". I layered it onto a Whisper White card base.



To finish off the card, I stamped the greeting in Island Indigo onto Daffodil Delight Cardstock, and the frame in Island Indigo onto Pool Party which is punched with the Decorative Label Punch. The two are adhered together. Then, I adhered the Pool Party Seam Binding Ribbon around the card front, and adhered the greeting with Stampin' Dimensionals. I added to So Saffron buttons as the final touch.



Well, that's all for today. What does this piece inspire you to make? Link it up in the comments below; I'd love to see your creation! Thanks for stopping by.