Thursday, February 26, 2015

Inspired Stamps DT Thursday

Hello Everyone, Happy Thursday.  We are experiencing some snow flurries today in the Midwest.  Hope you are keeping warm where you are.  Today we are sharing more projects made with the 2 X 2 individual scripture stamps.
I used Isaiah 30:15, I find this a very reassuring scripture and added on the back a sentiment from Card Ministry Basics and the leaf stamp is from the Thank you set.
This card is an interactive swing card and I used Majestic squares from Spellbinders and BoBunny Primrose 6 X 6 paper pad.
Please be sure to check out the Inspired Stamps blog for more inspiration and the caring card series.  A new series is starting for the 31 Days of March:  Beginning Bible Art Journaling at GodblessyourART.  This is completely free, nothing to sign up for, just pop on over to see the posts and be inspired.  As always these stamps and so many more are available in the Etsy store and free shipping on all orders over 25.00 shipped in the US.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Inspired Stamps- DT Thursday

Hello, I hope you are keeping warm.  We have had a week of snow.  School has been out everyday this week.  Due to the altered schedule I had some time to "play" in my craft room today. I wanted to used two different embossing folders on a single layer card.  After I did I decided to go a bit further and play with some tintable pearl paint.  I added a drop of ink refill and mixed and painted in the flower petals.  I then used liquid pearls to paint in dots.  I kept the rest of card clean and simple.  I like the crisp, clean look of this card.
I used the Hymn Girl Sitting to the Left and Romans 8:31 2 X 2 individual stamp.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are keeping warm.
Remember to visit the Inspired Stamps Blog for more inspiration and visit their Etsy store for these stamps and many others.  Every Friday new stamps are added so be sure to check it out.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Inspired Stamps DT Thursday

Hello, today we are making cards to tell the recipient that we are praying for them.  I used some hexagon punches and dies with the BoBunny Enchanted Garden paper again.  This is a very pretty paper pack and I felt it worked with my design.  I cut the butterfly out of vellum and added some rhinestones.  I think this would encourage any recipient.  This set also has a sentiment that says, "sending you knee mail".  I stamped that on the inside.  I love the play on words in our tech driven generation that I would send an actual card and actually get on my knees to pray for my friend.

Thank you for stopping by and be sure to check out the other projects by our talented DT.  Head over to the Inspired Stamps blog for more inspiration and remember the stamps can be purchased in the Etsy Store.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Inspired Stamps DT Thursday

 Hello, We are "thinking of you" here at Inspired Stamps.  Today the DT was asked to create projects with the theme of "thinking of you".  Inspired Stamps has several sets that could be used so be sure to check out all the DT projects for a lots of inspiration.
I love interactive cards and I love these swing cards, you have seen several versions in my previous postings.  Sometimes the mechanism limits the size of the shape that can be used (here circles) to ensure the card properly opens and closes.  This can pose a problem with using sentiments because many are quite large. Inspired Stamps, however has several stamp sets with sentiments the perfect size.  I used three sets on today's card: Thinking of You, Card Ministry Basics, Thank You Garden Builder sets.

I used three different papers from the BoBunny 6X6 Enchanted Garden paper collection.
I am sorry that it is very difficult for me to take good pictures of these swing cards.  The camera only wants to focus on certain parts at a time.  I took several photos so that you may see the various details of the card.
I stamped the flower image on vellum cardstock and colored the back with Copic markers and cut the image into three separate images and used them throughout the card.
The magic number for today's card seems to be three.  Three interactive circles, three stamps sets , three pieces of floral image , three designer series papers.  Huh, I guess I had a thing for three, they say in design that odd numbers are more pleasing to the eye.  Subconsciously I thought so too.  What do you think?

The small rose bud from main image used with sentiment.

The Card Ministry Basic set even has images that can be used on the back of the card for an added special message to the recipient and allow the designer a place to sign and date.  I have a card ministry within my church and this is a great set to show a bit of encouragement for any occasion.
Thanks for stopping by today and I love to hear from you so please leave a comment.  It is like a "cyber hug".  Remember that Inspired Stamps online store has moved to Etsy and you can click the link to find all the sets I have used and many more.  Every Friday new sets are added to the store.  Check out the Inspired Stamps blog for wonderful ideas on making "caring cards" such as these today and many others.