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Unread 01-13-2017, 06:31 PM   #1
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Arrow IC580 - Altered Diaries {01-14-17}

I have truly missed you all, and am glad to be back at Spiltcoaststampers.com this weekend! I've selected one of my favorite Etsy shops for it's creative approach "The Altered Diaries". The creative owner has such diverse taste in handmade books. Each one is an inspiration in itself, so enjoy!

My Box of Journals (Graphic45 Paper)

Challenge Goals:
Please don't be tempted to upload a card that you have made prior to this challenge, just because an image on the board reminds you of it. Rather, take the challenge of allowing your creative juices to flow based on your impressions when you look through the images. Remember, it can just be the color palette or style that ignites your creativity. Whatever draws you to the designs, take the challenge of doing
something uniquely inspired today.

Please remember that all inspiration links should be inspired by images from "The Altered Diaries" Etsy
site, and I'm hoping to post at least 5 inspiration genius awards too!

Use the keyword: IC580 (no spaces or extra characters) when you upload your card, and make sure you put commas between your key words.

IC580 Gallery



Note: For some reason I can't upload photos to the forum for the post. I will try again tomorrow.


For those of you who say you get overwhelmed with having too many images to choose from, I've uploaded 5 of my favorites below. So just stick with one (or all) of those for your inspiration. Click on the images below to see them bigger and to get their links on SCS. Don't forget to let us know which photo served as your inspiration piece please.

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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Unread 01-13-2017, 07:29 PM   #2
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Welcome back! Excited to have a new year exploring with you. Stef guided through a fashion extravaganza last week...I am still dreaming.
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Great site to inspire us. I liked the various styles of art presented. Thanks.

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Interesting site, here's mine:
IC580 Journey by snowmanqueen - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Welcome back,Audrie. Here's my card: IC580-Oh Carp by parknslide - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Welcome back Audrie - so much inspiration today!

IC580 ~ My Friend by sistersandie - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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So great to see you back mf. Another inspiring site...thanks!

here is my card:

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Fantastic site. Here are my cards:

Quilted Note
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Welcome back, Audrie and thanks for the great challenge. Wonderful site today, and my mojo has been gone for awhile. It felt good to have some inspiration from this site to bring it back. Here is my journal....IC580, Monthly Journal by Holstein - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Welcome back!! Thanks for another fun challenge!!! HUGS!!

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udrie another fantastic site - and welcome back!
My inspiration was the pear ATC card in the top left:

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This was wonderful fun. My choice from the Altered Diaries site caused me to go into vintage mode with very old parchment writing paper and matching envelopes from my vintage ephemeral collection. Enjoy, and thanks for the great challenge. TFL

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What an awesome site! Can't wait to get to work . . .
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I have taken a trip today. Come join me we still have Paris.

Way to start the new year!
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Thank you Audrie, this was a fun and inspiring site. Love the downloadable images! It felt so good to get inky again, felt like it was a looooong time since I did last. Here is my card.
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Audrie- great site! I was inspired by the Geisha Card Blank Card and went with an oriental embossed panel from my stash, along with recycled dp, adding texture with my cardboard panel, baker's twine and fabric/brad combo. Used my carved heart stamp for my sentiment "shadow". Here's Oriental Thanks
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I enjoyed today's challenge Audrie ... thanks so much.





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This was fun! A great place to get some inspiration, for sure! Here is my card:


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Sorry for the double post. I tried to delete the above post, but couldn't figure out how. This link goes to the card gallery, not my blog.

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Loved browsing through the etsy store! Beautiful images and product.

Here's my card:


IC580 On the Farm vky by Vickie Y - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Hi Audrie, Thanks for the challenge.

IC A Lighthouse by Stamperrobin - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
Thanks for looking!
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It took all day, but here's my card. Awesome web site.IC580 - Inspired by Swallows in a Cage by MelodyGal - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Great site this week, Audrie! I might have to make another card for the challenge. But meanwhile, here's the one I just did:

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Lots of inspiration on this Etsy board! Thanks, Audrie.Here is my card:
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Thank you for a fun challenge! Here's mine inspired by this image.
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Here is a project I made for this challenge: Cheerful Quote Wall Art by zineth - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


My inspiration link is: https://www.etsy.com/listing/8993896...home_active_23bottom row yellow to green tags, third from the left.


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I nearly did something based on the Paris images as I had some lovely papers from a friend at Christmas but decided to use this inspiration (https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1090...home_active_21) and pulled out my airbrush to use with my Promarkers. I linked back with WT617 too.
WT617 meets IC580 by Jay_Bee - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
I am still chewing over the previous week's inspiration!
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