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Unity {Inspiration}

Welcome to this Thursday's 
UNITY {INSPIRATION}
and the release of several new Phyllis Harris stamps!
You will see a lot of sweet examples today with the new images...I had to work ahead
early so I went with the April Kit-of-the-Month for my two cards :)
First order of business though:
**You should be arriving here from Renee Aslette's Blog**
A $20 Unity Gift Certificate will be awarded to THREE lucky commentors, so be sure
to say "hello" before you leave each blog!


I was so excited to try out my brand new polka dot embossing folder from Lifestyle Crafts!
And I just happened to have the exact size circle punch for the touch of black.
For those gorgeous red lips, I stamped the image with Martha Stewart's Glue Pad 
and then glittered with red.  I hand-cut the lips from the red cardstock and then attached it
to the white paper with foam dots.


 I love these wedding bells...they're so nostalgic and remind me of a 1950's wedding.
I stamped the bells onto a white and light blue textured cardstock by American Crafts.  
After cutting the bells from the blue paper, I glittered the one side by using a fine-point glue pen
(Martha Stewart) and then sprinkled with silver glitter.  By using the fine-point pen I was able
to dot a couple of the areas with glitter on the other bell.
Embossing folder by EK Success and Scalloped Dies by Lifestyle Crafts

**Let's take a trip over to Shilo Mile's Blog now**

Enjoy all of the Unity goodness and great deals today!
Thanks for stopping in!

Comments

  1. I love your cards they turned out so beautiful. I really love the red lip one

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  2. Both cards are fabulous, Shellye. The first design is very striking!

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  3. Beautiful cards. Love the pink one.

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  4. Love both cards...all the detail, just fabulous!

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  5. Wonderful cards! Love the red glittered lips! so fun! and love what you did with the bells on the second one.

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  6. Both cards are awesome but I really like the lips!

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  7. WOAH! the lips is juicylicious! stunning with the glitter

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  8. I especially like the wedding card, so pretty!

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  9. CUTE!! I love the shimmery lips:)

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  10. Wonderful cards! I especially like the first one, love how CAS it is, but I really love the detail at the bottom with the twine and pearls.

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  11. Great cards! I love the glittery lips and fun embellishments on the first, and the layering and pretty wedding bells on the second!

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  12. Cute cards - great inspiration.

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  13. Great cards... I so love the lips. TFS

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  14. I love that black and red card-very striking!

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  15. I love your cards and the glitter you've added to them! So fun :)

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  16. Both cards are awesome! I really like the wedding card.

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  17. Do you ever do anything that is not cute?!? Seriously love your cards - every one always has a little something to make it pop!! Thanks for all you share here on your awesome blog!

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  18. I love how you glittered these up! Awesome!

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  19. Wonderful cards! Love the red, black & pearls! The wedding card is so pretty!

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  20. There something about a black and white card and I'm a sucker for Polka dots

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  21. LOVE them both - but that first one is so striking! LOVE the red lips!!!

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  22. Two very different cards. Love the red/white & black on one side.
    The other card is so soft. Love them both!

    Have a blessed week!

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  23. Pink and blue for a wedding card great colors. Love them both.

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  24. Both truly great cards but those red lips are divine!

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  25. These are both beautiful!!! Wow!

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  26. Everything about your first card is WOW! The dotted background, the bow, and then those glittery red lips!!

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  27. Both cards are wonderful! I really love the wedding card, those bells are so sweet! TFS God bless!!

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