Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Life Is Beautiful {Growing In Unity}

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Welcome to my third day as the Growing In Unity gal!

Stay tuned each day this week as I show you something I've created using stamps from Unity Stamp Company...and we'll have a big celebration at the end of the week as we have a blog hop with Unity Stamp Company and Authentique Paper coming up on Saturday, October 8th.
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For this project I wanted to challenge myself to use my stamps with only white cardstock and two colors of ink (Pixie Dust and Perfect Plumeria).
No manufactured patterned paper or other color allowed.

I love how it came out!

I randomly stamped the post card stamp from the "Be Mine (With Love)" set in Pixie Dust to create my own patterned paper. Then I took the frame (from the same set) and stamped it in Perfect Plumeria.

I topped it off by stamping the "Beautiful" stamp (a Melody Ross Itty Bitty) using both colors of ink, cutting out the frame and the bird, and adding a few embellishments.


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Supplies:
Cardstock: Georgia Pacific (White);
Stamps: Unity (Beautiful - Melody Ross Itty Bitty); Unity (Be Mine - With Love: Echo Park);
Ink: Tsukineko (Pixie Dust, Perfect Plumeria);
Ribbon: American Crafts (Rose Ribbon - White);
Other: Maya Road (Trinket Pins - Clear Star, White Star);
Tools: Fiskars (Trimmer, Scissors);

22 comments:

  1. Oh, how very pretty! I just love how you cute out that ornate frame. The bird looks fantastic!

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  2. WOW this is simply STUNNING! Great job!

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  3. Another beautiful card!!! Simply LOVE the colors!!!

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  4. Great effect and idea to create your own patterned paper with pixie dust! LOVE this card design.

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  5. So soft and beautiful! Love the ribbon behind the bird. Have a great GIU week.

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  6. Beautiful is right! Lovely creation. I love the soft color and the light-as-air feeling to this.
    DeniseB

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  7. Lovely project!

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  8. Beautiful and such a great challenge to yourself- wonderful results too!

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  9. Love that you kept the color scheme simple! Beautiful!

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  10. Stunning Card!! Love the soft color!
    Nice job....

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  11. OH, this is just so beautiful. Love the soft colors and that fabulous frame!!!

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  12. Your card is amazing!! Just beautiful! Maybe I need to go back and see if you listed, but I am wondering what you have put between the paper that is just eyecatching!

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  13. Cute card! Love the bird! Thanks for sharing!

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  14. You definitely succeed in your challenge! Love the design you created and the unique shape. Great elements.

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  15. wow, you did an awesome job with this! I always have a hard time with no PP challenges! It's beautiful!

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  16. Gorgeous, gorgeous! Did I say this was gorgeous? *smile* I am loving the inspiration that you provide...your b/g is stunning and love that frame!

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  17. This is SOOO pretty! I just love the way this card is put together. I love it!
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  18. Such a beautiful card with the feminine colors and patterns. I really love that frame!

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  19. Wow, this is really pretty! That frame is great.

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