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Unread 12-26-2008, 11:00 PM   #1
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Default HCE08 -- Inspired By A Bit of Spring -- 12-27-08

I hope that everyone is enjoying the holidays and the Holiday Challenge Extravaganza 2008!

I live in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and we are getting pounded by snow. It is so unusual for our area that many, like me, are housebound and waiting for it all to melt away.
I found this amazing photo on Flickr taken by Christine Lebrasseur, I wish...
I just love how those bright butterflies are amongst the white glittery scene. It is like spring is trying to come through!


Your challenge is to use this same photo as an inspiration. You can use the colors, layout, anything about it to inspire a creation. Thank you so much for playing!!

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Unread 12-27-2008, 01:03 AM   #2
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BEAUTIFUL photo Maren! I'll definately be playing
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What a lovely photo - I shall start thinking about what I can do.
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thanks for the great challenge!
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very pretty. My wheels are turning, hope to be back later to share.
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YEAH! I finished! LOL! I am pretty tired, it's 11:15 pm here, but I just HAD to give it a shot Here's my card!
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What a gorgeous photo! Will definitely be playing later today. I hate to almost say this but it's 70 here and the perfect day to take down outside Christmas decor before it plunges into the 45 range next week.
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Beautiful photo. I must make time to play.
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Maren what a beautiful photo for our inspiration! Thanks! Here is mine!

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Sorry to hear about your weather..........here in Cleveland we're at 65 right now! Very unusual for us here by the lake! I hope to play later after company leaves.
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OH!! I love this photo! I've got an idea already floating in my head....off to clear some space on my desk!
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well I did get a little carried away.... http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=42694 hope you like it!
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Here is my card for this challenge.
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Butterfly on Basic Grey
Somehow I lost most of the white and sparkle, but it's certainly a touch of spring. Thank you for a fun challenge .
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Here's mine - it was FUN!!!!!! Thanks!!

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Thanks for this challenge Maren. Here is my inspired card.
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Well, I finally got around to doing this! It was one of those take all day long cards with a lot of other stuff to do in between. I hope you like it! Inspirations are in my photo description. Have a great evening and God bless you.

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Thanks for the inspiration! The sun's finally out here after rain for the last week. So I'm off to be inspired by some flowers in the neighborhood. It may actually be clear enough for me to see Mauna Kea, which is supposed to have snow on it!

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thanks here is another http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=42694
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great inspiration maren!

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Here's mine: pink butterflies.
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Maren, what a fantastic inspiration photo! I think I could make a dozen cards using this piece an inspiration. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to play.

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What a gorgeous inspiration, I'll have to try this one tomorrow.
All of this snow has been too much! Today was the first day we have been out and about. I never thought I would actually enjoy running errands as much as I did, it felt great to be out in the world again
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I FINALLY got time to do one of the challenges. My first posting of a challenge on SCS! I loved this inspiration, might have to make another one!!

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I LOVED this inspiration piece. Here is mine...
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Wonderful inspiration piece!! Here's my card:

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Here's mine called Triple Butterfly Challenge.
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Thanks Maren for a beautiful inspiration piece! Here is my card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=84051
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What a beautiful inspiration, Maren! I'm going to try this tonight.
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Here is my card...not sure where I went with this one. I meant for there to be quite a bit of white space but the Olod Olive took over

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Here is mine for the challenge:

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Thanks for the challenge. Here is my version...

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Here's my Purple card!
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There isn't a time limit, right? Here is my card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=156271
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