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Old 12-23-2011, 06:05 PM   #1
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Arrow IC316 ~ Urban Loft Art {12-24-11}

Inspiration Challenge 316 ~ Urban Loft Art

This week’s Inspiration Challenge site Urban Art Loft was suggested by Pam (Bailmac) … seriously, I have so many pieces bookmarked, I could probably make inspired cards for days (so don’t blame us if you get lost for hours in the inspiration) … there is certainly something for everyone this week.

And remember … out of respect for the creative originality of these talented artists, please do not print out photos of the items to use directly on your project or copy a piece exactly.

For those of you who say you get overwhelmed with having too many choices, I’ve uploaded five of my favorites … so just stick with one (or all) of those for your inspiration.

The rest of you, remember to let us know which item from Urban Art Loft that inspired you.

Use the keyword: IC316 (no spaces or extra characters) when you upload your card, and make sure you put commas between your key words.

Bailmac ~ Urban Masculine

My sample ~ Country Roads

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How to Play ~ View the attached images. You may be inspired to recreate the pieces ~ but that isn't necessary ... get your inspiration from the colors, layout, style or 'theme'. Just enjoy wherever your inspired creative journey takes you. Remember, if you are inspired by the creation of another artist, please do not use print-outs of the art in your creation or directly copy their work. Make the inspiration piece your own. Don't worry ~ no card is 'wrong' and there is no time limit for uploading your card for the challenge. There are no rules, so let your creative juices run wild ~ be *inspired* and go get stamping!

Don't forget about No Upload Sunday - Let's give the gallery moderators a day off and not upload on Sunday (unless, of course, you are a Fan Club member - yet another reason to spend a little money on your favorite site). Also, remember to link to your SCS gallery on this thread. Thank you for joining me on this inspiration journey.

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Old 12-23-2011, 07:51 PM   #2
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Great site Stef....I made a card for my inlaws.

here is my card:

Silver and Red Christmas
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:59 PM   #3
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Thanks, Pam & Stef, for a REALLY inspiring site. It was hard to pick! : ) Merry Chriistmas to you and all SCSers that celebrate it.

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Oh what a fabulous site...I did get lost for a while! LOL I still am making Christmas cards...so here's my card:

Poinsettia Wishes by LuvLee - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

And here's my inspiration piece:

Poinsettia Art Print by Stephanie Marrott at Urban Loft Art
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What a fabulous site!!!

Here is my inspiration piece: Vibrant Poppies Art Print by Carol Rowan at Urban Loft Art

And my card: IC316 Poppy Birthday by Scraperwannabe - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks, Stef! Wonderful site! Here's my Daisy Vase. Thanks so much for looking and y'all have a very Happy Holiday!
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Thanks Stef and Pam for lovely inspiration! Here´s mine;

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TFL and Merry Christmas!

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Thanks for the IC

Here is my card

and this it the Inspiration image

TFL and have a great holiday
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What a great site! Thanks so much, Pam and Stef! Here is my card --

Country Barn Birthday

And wishing all who celebrate -- Merry Christmas!!!
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Merry Christmas Stef and Pam. Thanks for another wonderful site. Here's mine : RED and Gold Chrysanthemum
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Love the website - great choice!

Here's my Girls Just Wanna Have Fun tag - TFL!

Now off to finalize the prep for tonight's dinner. The traditional Italian food has been prepared compliments of hubby and daughter, and it's early enough in the day that once I set the table, I may whip up a batch of cupcakes and then have a chance to put my feet up before the festivities begin!

Merry Christmas and may you be surrounded by those you love whatever you celebrate during this season!!!
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Thanks Stef and Pam! wow, you're right... SO MUCH!!!
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Happy Christmas Eve....
A whole page of sunflower prints to peruse was wonderful!!!

HERE is my card....

A great website, I nearly ordered a few things....
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Fun and very inspirational site Steph & Pam! Thanks for the inspiration.

Here's my card
Buffalo Masculine Birthday
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Lots of fun things to be inspired by today! Here's my fairy card: IC316 Fairy Princess QFTD92 WT354 by artystamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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For today's Inspiration Challenge, Urban Loft, I chose Jingle Bells- I liked the rustic feel of this image, so I put an old fashioned Santa, and moved the mittens to the top of the card. I included the tree, but as a standalone image beside Santa. I used some ripped corrugated cardboard, and daubed the card with distressing ink, as well as roughing up the edges.
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Thanks to Stef and Pam for a totally wonderful site. I could just gaze forever and maybe even BUY. Here's my card for today.
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I was inspired by Ooh La La l- I stamped this high heel image, and curled the paper to show the gilded underside. I had this cool polka dot stamp from Great Impressions which I used for my left vertical border. The latticed border is from my stamping friends I used a swirly stamped image, outlined in bronze and silver for the center so as to not distract too much from this cool high heel. Here is my French Shoe For You
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This is the very first time I ever played along, and I absolutely loved this site and loved doing this challenge. Got my mojo going :0 Thanks, Stef and Pam for this fantastic site. Here is my card:

Urban Loft Inspiration by BarbieP - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Wow...what a fun site...thx Steph...here is my coffee themed card

IC316, Perk up by Ksnurse - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Loved the site for today. I not only found things to inspire me but found lots I wanted to buy! LOL
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What a great site Urban Loft is! So many wonderful things to be inspired by.

Here's my card:
Inspired by a Pink Poppy by Smoatsmom - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Great site!! Here's my card: Bearing Flowers by DJRants - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers. TFL!!
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Finally tonight a little time to stamp the IC! And back to work in the a.m., bummer, my craft desk finally saw the light of day as the holiday stamps and scraps are now cleared away.

IC Punchy Floral by ckbythesea - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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I loved this challenge so much, here is a second:

Abstract Rock 'n Roll Art by BarbieP - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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What a fun inspiration. I found these Geraniums that I had to emulate with my new stuff that Santa dropped down my chimney:

Kathleen's Geraniums Art Print by Carol Rowan at Urban Loft Art


Here is my take:
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A bit late, but here's my Fleur de Lis
Got my inspiration from this.
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I loved looking at all the art my inspiration is Oriental Blossoms II Art Print by Don Li-Leger at Urban Loft Art and here is my card
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