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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Notepads w/Inspired Stamps


These fun little notepads, using Inspired Stamps 2x2 scripture stamps, are a result of my Spring purging frenzy.  My son and I have been cleaning out closets and scaring away dust bunnies all month! My scrap studio is definitely the most challenging because I hate to waste pretty scraps and bits and bobs of cute stuff ! I was about to toss some index cards from my old school supply stash since my youngest graduated a year ago. Then it hit me that I could save the cards AND some of my scrap stash by combining the two.  


I used my Cuttlebug to die cut the index cards, a piece of patterned paper and a solid piece of cardstock. Stacked them together, hole punched the corners, attached a ring and added a scripture and bits of ribbon and simple embellishments.  The stamps I used were Isaiah 40:31 and Psalm 28:7


Now I have a stash of cute gifts for any occasion!


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Inspired Stamps Mother's Day Card


The design team at Inspired Stamps is sharing Mother's Day cards today. When I think of Mother's Day, I always think of purple because it is my dear 88 year old mom's favorite color. Any shade delights her as long as it is in the purple family.  She looks beautiful wearing any of her MANY purple outfits!

My card is elegant but simple and I used the lovely Uppercase Sketchy Alphabet Stamps set to add the word "Mom".

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Spring with Inspired Stamps

Spring has finally sprung in N. TX. Although our Easter was a bit chilly! My irises and roses are blooming and the bees and birds are everywhere.  It is my favorite time of year. This card celebrates this wonderful Season.  I used February Hymn Girl Stampavailable at Inspired Stamps.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Inspired Stamps Flower Card


We are finally feeling the warmth of the Spring sun and it feels fabulous! It amazes me every year how a few days of sunshine in the Spring wakes up the flora and fauna! In celebration of the return of Spring I am using a floral stamp today from Inspired Stamps Butterflies and Blooms.

The inside scripture is from His Word stamp set.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Inspired Stamps "Belinda's Bokeh"


I have been wanting to try the "Bokeh" technique for some time. When Inspired Stamps' design team was asked to share a "green" card today, I thought it was a perfect time to experiment! To create circles, I used the BACK of one of the Inspired Stamps 1.5" Circle Sentiments Stamps and the solid circle stamp from the Card Ministry Stamp set. For the smaller white circles, I used a sponge dauber. I'm not sure my design does the technique justice so I will call it "Belinda's Bokeh"!

The word stamp is from the amazingly versatile Colorable Words set. For the inside scripture, I chose to use one from my new fave, Signature Scriptures.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Inspired Stamps Easter Card


Today is hopefully the last icy blast here in Texas.  I am so ready for warmth, Spring and the Easter season! We are sharing Easter cards at Inspired Stamps today.  I used the His Cross stamp set for my card. It is perfect for Easter projects.  Be sure to take a look in the Etsy store for other great Easter stamps from Inspired Stamps.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Inspired Stamps Scripture Card


Welcome to Inspired Stamps Thursday! The design team is sharing the versatile 2x2 scripture stamps today and I am sharing one of my favorites that works so well for many types of cards, Psalm 27:1.

Remember, you can help design the next Inspired Stamp by entering the contest HERE. Today is the last day to enter, winners will be announced tomorrow.