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Thursday, 8 January 2015

Unity Thursday - Inspiration All Around

Hi everyone!!
It's a great day for inspiration!

Actually I have had a week of inspiration.
Yesterday I posted a card I created for Inspiration Wednesday on the Unity blog.
I used a tattoo for inspiration.

Today, my card came from multiple sources of inspiration....

Inspiration #1:

Today is the first day of the January Unity {be inspired} challenge.
I used both the card sketch and the color inspiration from this month on my card.





Inspiration #2:

This amazing layout by Jill Sprout for Jenni Bowlin.


A crafty friend of mine posted a layout on her blog referring to this same creation by Jill.
So if it wasn't for my friend, I would not have come across this particular layout even though, I DO follow Jill Sprout pretty faithfully.
SO...yes!! The inspiration for my card came from this layout BUT it also came from friend.

Phew...that's a lot of places to get inspired for one little card...
BUT I am thrilled with the result!
This card is a little different for me, but I think it fits right in with my usual style:


Do you see all the inspiration in this card??
The sketch has the hearts centered but I off set them so they would show off all the detail in my paper patchwork and to reflect the layout design a bit more....all in all I think the two worked together perfectly.

The Unity Stamps I used to create this card:
I embossed this background stamp onto two vellum hearts using white embossing powder.

And the sentiment came from this Kit of the Month:


I hope you all check out the January Unity {be inspired} challenge this month!
I would love to see what you all create! Plus there are prizes!!
For more information, click here.

Speaking of prizes.....
We have another great prize for you this week:



All you have to do is leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win. The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.

Here's a list of all the pretty faces in today's blog hop:




And for a little shopping inspiration (hehe) be sure to stop by Unity this weekend
and check out the fabulous sale!!


Thanks so much for letting me share with you - 
I hope you find some inspiration today!

~Shilo





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38 comments:

  1. So many yummy layers and great texture. Slammin job with the sketch!

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  2. This card is fabulous! Your creations are always so inspiring to me! You have an incredible talent! Love your style!

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  3. So much amazing detail! I love it! Thank you for sharing and for the hop inspiration!

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  4. Wonderful eye candy projects with do much color

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  5. Great projects. Love the projects.

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  6. Very creative layers and details💙

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  7. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Love your creations! I see the inspiration in them...love the colors! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  9. This turned out wonderful. The scraps and stitching look great. And I LOVE the pallette!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  10. Oooooo, a nice collage-type card. LOVE! Thanks for the great inspiration. I might dare to enter this challenge!

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  11. I like the sewing on the card!

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  12. This is stunning beautiful... I love the the creative way how you combine both inspiration into one card, this is so so so beautiful! Love to the max...

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  13. Fantastic. Love the paper patchwork. Hugz

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  14. Great take on the inspiration.

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  15. Great card! Love the stitching details and the papers! Love the white embossed vellum hearts too!

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  16. Great card - love all the different elements.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  17. This card is sensational! Fabulous layers.

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  18. Thanks Shilo... beautiful card. Am looking forward to the new challenge!! How FUN!!

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  19. Oh my! I love this card... the colors, layers and fabulous texture. So fun!

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  20. Your card is sooo PRETTY. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    Designs By Dragonfly {blogspot}

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  21. I'm loving the color combination for this month and you did a spectacular job on your unique card!

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  22. Absolutely seeing all the sources of inspiration in your card. Way to make them your own!

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  23. ooooo the layers! Love it!!! Beautiful card ♥

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  24. Lovely card. Love the layering and the vellum hearts. They really work well together.

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  25. Very pretty card. Love the shabby torn paper. the stripes are a good way to use up scraps as well as make a fun design.
    Having good inspiration and twisting it to your own design is so much fun.
    thanks for sharing

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  26. Fantastic card! I love the stitching! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  27. Shilo this is a fun design. Happy New Year. :)

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  28. Love all the layering, stamping & stitching! A great card!!

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  29. Beautiful card! I love the layering and stitching.

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  30. What a wonderful take on your new challenge - LOVE it!!!

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  31. wow! awesome! love the layering and the colors.

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  32. Oh my gosh, I love your work! What a beautiful layout, wow, love the paper strips and photo and design. And your card is very pretty, I love the vellum hearts, I have that heart stamp too. Great job. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  33. Beautiful layout! Pretty card!

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