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Unity Inspiration Hop

Hello, Unity Friends!  
Welcome to this Thursday's Inspiration Hop

**You should be arriving here from Lisa Arana's Blog**
And don't forget to comment as you visit each blog...
THREE lucky people will receive a $20 Unity Gift Certificate!

I know that a lot of the ladies on the hop today are using the 
NEW! Stephanie Ackerman Sentiment Stamps...aren't they fabulous!?!
With so many CHA projects due I had to work ahead on my card for 
today, so I haven't had a chance to play with the newest red rubber goodies.
I did incorporate the July Inspiration Sketch & Color Challenges though:

 First I stamped the June KOTM image onto a light blue cardstock
and then colored in with Faber Castell Aquarelles.  

I also stamped back over the image and used a clear embossing powder.  
Keeping with the 'woodgrain' theme, I used a couple of veneer pieces from 
Studio Calico and printed clothespin by Little Yellow Bicycle!


Hope you enjoy all of the beautiful projects today...I can't wait to see them all myself :)
 Have fun!

Comments

  1. This is lovely, Shellye! Great take on this month's sketch challenge.

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  2. Shellye, this is stunning! I love the bird , the colors, the texture.. gorgeous!

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  3. Beautiful card, I love the wood accents!!

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  4. Beautiful! Great coloring, love the embossing and all the wood elements!

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  5. The card is lovely! I really like your coloring

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  6. Beautiful card! I like the look of the sewing on the card.

    An'Jenic

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  7. This card is gorgeous, I love the style!!! It is a great inspiration for me, thank you!!

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  8. Simply FABULOUS! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Such a pretty card.......even though I think that bird is a robin, not a bluebird. :D Really love the twine and clothespin......like offering a little gift for building its nest. Sweet!!
    <3 J

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  10. Fun fun, love the design of your card! Love that little clothespin too!

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  11. Gorgeous stamping! Such a peaceful look. :)

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  12. Love your card. Very pretty coloring.

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  13. Fantastic card! I love the coloring of the bird and the woodgrain background!

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  14. Beautiful card and love the background!

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  15. Beautiful! Love how you colored the bird! And the wooden embellishments are a sweet touch! TFS

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  16. Wonderful card, very classy!

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  17. Love this card! Thank you for giving us more inspiration with the kit!!!

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  18. So lovely ... the clear embossing is a great touch!

    Jo xx

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  19. Oh, I love this beautiful card! The soft colors are so sweet and calming

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  20. Love how you stamped and colored the bird. Awesome card.

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  21. Beeeeautiful Shellye adore all the little elements you added!
    Hugs
    Tracy xxx

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  22. Reminds me of spring...my fav. Season!!!

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