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Unity {Inspiration}

Welcome! It's a great day at Unity Stamp as we share new inspiration
and of course, a great deal from Unity this week:

**I'm following along behind the lovely Renee Aslette today**
And as with every Thursday's Hop, be sure to comment as you may be one of the three
lucky commentors to receive a $20 Unity Gift Certificate

 I have used the NEW Layers of Life Stamp Kit for my first card

I'm the proud owner of some new Faber-Castell Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils, so I 
chose to use them to color in the rulers.  I then spritzed on some Terra Cotta Walnut Ink
by Tsukineko (Imagine-Crafts).  The embossing folder is by Sizzix and I love using it 
on masculine cards!

I have a dear, 37 year-old co-worker/friend who was diagnosed with
 Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer this past Fall.  I made this card to send to her :)

I love that this ribbon is all decked out in butterflies!  I stamped the image onto pink
cardstock and then colored in the butterflies with Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils.  I also
shaded the outer areas with a darker pink, although it's a little hard to tell in the photo.
(releasing NEXT WEEK on my project)
This kit will be available to you NEXT WEEK, but in the meantime remember to get the
 CURRENT SENTIMENT KIT for only $10. -
**Next stop is the sweet and talented, Shilo Miles' Blog**

I have lots more to share today, so I'll be seeing you again soon!


  1. the first card is cute! love the rulers and the title :)
    the second is just lovely.. i'm sure your co-worker will like it. hope she gets better soon

  2. Nice masculine those rulers. Hope your friend recovers soon!

  3. many prayers for your friend....and I sincerely love your cards!

  4. Beautiful cards. Love the sentiments.

  5. Wonderfully done! I just love your work.. I wish my stitching came out as straight as yours!

  6. That first card is just so cool! I love the watercoloring and the textured paper and those metal findings, and the sentiment on the second I adore!

  7. Wonderful cards. Like the embossing & stitching.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  8. Awesome cards! I love the butterflies!

  9. Both of these are just beautiful.

  10. I love the rulers. I need to sign up now.

  11. I am in love with the first card! That ruler stamp is so fabulous!!!

  12. your bow is very cute on you card. I love the pattern.

  13. Your cards are gorgeous! I love the little doily border peeking out!

  14. Awesome cards! i can't wait to see the new kit!

  15. These are amazing designs. You showcase these stamps perfectly. Cannot wait to pick up the new sentiments next week. :)

  16. love the sentiment on the last card!

  17. So sorry to hear about your co-worker, will keep her in my prayers. Your cards are wonderful! Love the gear accents on the first! TFS God bless!

  18. Love, love, love the first card! I am sorry to hear about your co-worker.

  19. Your friend is going to love your hope card. You did a beautiful job!

    Have a blessed evening!

  20. LOVE these cards. I, too, love the butterflies on that ribbon. Love how you colored them.

  21. Two awesome cards! Great layers!

  22. Pretty cards! Love the colors on each one!

  23. Awesome use of the new club stamps! Great cards!

  24. Very nice take on the pink ribbon thanks!

  25. Lovely, lovely cards! I am sure your coworker will appreciate this bright note to her day and I just love the first card - great masculine congrats card I'm thinking!

  26. I can't wait to get LOL stamps!!!great card!! those sentiments make a difficult subject a little bit easier to deal with!!which is a good thing!

  27. Awesome coloring of those rulers! Love both cards...such completely different styles!

  28. Such a pretty cards. Love the stamping of the ruler and that last one is so cute. I can't wait to get my stamp in the mail. TFS AJ-


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