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Old 09-21-2012, 06:21 PM   #1
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Arrow IC355 ~ Bella Soleil {09-22-12}

Inspiration Challenge 355 ~ Bella Soleil

This week’s Inspiration Challenge site was suggested by Barb ( Amisjag ) who thought Bella Soleil has lots of charm to inspire us all (remember, if you see an inspiring site … please send it my way).

Bella Soleil is a Store Designed to Evoke the Charm of Tuscany and the Comfort of the Mediterranean.

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 Bella Soleil that inspired you.

Use the keyword: IC355 (no spaces or extra characters) when you upload your card, and make sure you put commas between your key words.

Amisjag’s sample ~ Vase Inspired

My sample ~ Ride’m Cowboy

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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 09-21-2012, 06:40 PM   #2
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Wonderful site, Barb and Stef. Brings back memories of my stay in Deruta several years ago. A charming town known for their ceramics. Thanks!

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This one looks challenging but I will give it a try! Thank you!
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:20 PM   #4
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Here is my card!

Especially For You-IC355 by stampingout - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:31 PM   #5
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Gorgeous inspiration pieces! Love the website! Will be up early tomoorow to play!
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #6
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What a wonderful store! Love all the beautiful inspiration!

Here's my Distressed Exotics.
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Old 09-21-2012, 09:57 PM   #7
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Thanks for lovely inspiration! Here´s mine;

Fruit

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What a cool site!!! Thanks for the challenge this week! I'm so happy to be able to play along!!

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Here's mine:

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here is mine....

Bringing Home the Tree

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Here's mine:

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Thanks for a great challenge!
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Wow...lots of inspiration on Bella Soleil....great site! I ended up picking the same piece as you did Steph.
Here's my card: IC355 better with age by donidoodle - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's my Iron Gate Wall inspired card.
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Influenced by Talavera Sea Turtle with its bright colors- this is dedicated to my DH for our anniversary tomorrow. Here's Lovey Dovey
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Great site! Love all those bright colors! Hope to do another card later
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What a fun site, Steph! Thanks so much.
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LOVE that website, Barb and Stef!! Thanks for this fun challenge. Now if only I could place the kind of order I'd like to...

In the meantime, here's my card!! Lemons by marshallgal - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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here's mine. tfl and happy stamping

Tuscan inspired leaves by Dara - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks Steph! wonderful sight!

Tuscany Revisited ...IC355 by Anne Ryan - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Wonderful website Stef and Barb! Here's mine.

IC355 Renaissance Thank You by suen - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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I was inspired by the Fiore Flower Spoon Rest with its pretty flower pattern- and made this quilted card to represent my love of quilting, and using the resulting scraps for my cards. Here's Happy Scrappy!
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Here is my card. Great challenge. Thanks for posting! TFL!

Tuscan Window by genistamps - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Here is my card *Antiqued Sympathy by asweetjewel - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
inspired by these vases: *Molto Carina Vases (Set of 2)

And another card: Antiqued Sympathy by asweetjewel - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
inspired by these containers *Antiquity Songbird Containers (Set of 2)

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Beautiful things to inspire us today Steph! I went with the wine wall rack you had as a sample - IC355 A Rack of Friends by artystamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Stef, this was a wonderful site for inspiration. I did not have a lot of time since our son is in from college, so I recycled Here is my card:

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Thanks fro the challenge! Here is mine......
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This was a great sketch. I enjoyed playing with paper today Here's my card!

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