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Old 05-22-2019, 06:32 AM   #1  
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Default IC703 {5/25/19} Ballard Designs

Good Morning! I am thinking a lot of us are having a long weekend since it is Memorial Day weekend in the U.S.A., a time to remember and honor our fallen heroes. Wherever you are, I hope we all will have plenty of crafting time.

This week we are heading to a site called Ballard Designs. I think you will find a lot of inspiration there. I notice when I try to click on the photo of my inspiration, it will sometimes roll over. Try to click on the link below the photo if you have a problem and then get the image address or below your inspiration are some photos pertaining to what you are inspired by and you can click there and then get your image address.

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For those of you who say you get overwhelmed with having too many, or too little, images to choose from, & since some sites have limited viewing areas, I've uploaded MANY images to help inspire you. 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.

**Please note: If you are unable to view the Inspiration Site in your country, please use one of the pictures provided for you (thumbnails below). We are sorry, we have no control over the sites' viewing areas. **

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 ~ 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 us on this inspiration journey.

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If you are unable to grab the link of your chosen picture, (on some sites, you can't, it only gives a link to the whole collection), hover over the picture in the collection that you want to link to. On a windows machine, right click the picture (on a Mac, 2 finger click). When the options come up, select COPY IMAGE ADDRESS. This link will be for that picture.

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IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-delicate-heron-art.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-whale.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-charlotte-ornaments.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-fern.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-poised-flamingo-art.jpg  

IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-buffalo-check-bedding.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-cherry-blossom-stems.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-classic-garden-stool.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-horse-picture.jpg  

IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-1-lemons-limes.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-2-.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-2-remember-coast-art.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-2-sea-poppies-giclee-print.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-2-water-sea-turtle.jpg  

IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-3-classic-beach-folding-chair.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-3-dot-boxes.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-3-patriotic-rooster-art.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom-3-fancy-dogs-wallpaper.jpg   IC703  {5/25/19}  Ballard Designs-t_withoutzoom.jpg  

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Old 05-24-2019, 06:23 PM   #2  
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Wonderful site, Brenda! Here's my Sympathy in Blue. Thanks so much for looking.
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I spent so much imaginary money in that store... the good news is, no real funds transferred hands... here is one from me

IC703 Poppy Hugs by JBgreendawn - at Splitcoaststampers
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Brenda, what a fun site!

Quite Extraordinary
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I love Ballard Designs, Brenda! Beautiful things...

Here's my if money were no object.


The gallery should be fill of eye candy this week. Thanks
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This site is wonderful!! I loved to visit it, here's my card

IC703 Hydrangea by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers
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Fantastic site today. Here is my card:

IC703 Swan Love by Shoe Girl - at Splitcoaststampers
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I didn’t even go to the site, but just looked at your sample photos at bottom of your post, and they are so inspiring! There is something for everyone! I promise, I will play today! LOL. “If I say it I will do it!”
Thank you Brenda.
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Long ago, I received catalogs for this company. Beautiful stuff!

A New Day by jkanack - at Splitcoaststampers

I Can't Resist Shibori by jkanack - at Splitcoaststampers
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I Spent WAY too much time wandering through this website and then even more trying a vibrant black ink resist that just wouldn't quite work today. Finally opted for the softer look of the Black Magic technique instead.

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I was inspired by the Vintage Truck Decor- switching out the Christmas tree for baskets of apple crop in the pickup bed. Added a cloud shaped sentiment, and a fabric bow attached with hand stitching. Here's Pickup with apple crop
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Marvelous site, Brenda! Here's my card, Celebrate with Champagne!
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Here is mine:

IC703 Dreams of the Future by nwilliams6 - at Splitcoaststampers


I saw several things I wanted on this site. Thanks, Brenda!
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This is a fantastic site. Here is my card

IC Foliage Plaque by BarbieP - at Splitcoaststampers
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Lots of wonderful stuff on that site! Thank you for choosing it. Here's my card:

Inspired Agapanthus by susanbri - at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks, Brenda, for an awesome challenge!! I fell in love with the rooster painting and had to give it a try!!

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Such a fun sight, Brenda!

I chose this purple-y watercolor frames ......

here is my card! Spring Daffodil! by MiamiKel4 - at Splitcoaststampers
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I have two cards inspired by wild flower prints
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A Christmas card inspired by picture 3
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Hi everyone, this is my first time trying this! Hope I'm doing it right. I was inspired by this cabinet, and here's my card:


Aged to Perfection by Visa Visa - at Splitcoaststampers

Thanks for the inspiration!
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Yes, you did it just right and so glad you joined us this week. Hope you'll join in a lot of the challenges on SCS. I took a peek at your card but now going over to look again and comment. For the inspiration challenge, we do leave a photo of what inspired us when we load our card. You may want to do that the next time. Glad you left it here this time, though. It does take a bit of time to learn all we do here, but so much fun.


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Hi everyone, this is my first time trying this! Hope I'm doing it right. I was inspired by this cabinet, and here's my card:


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So many pretty things!

Here’s my inspiration piece: Delicate Heron Art | Ballard Designs

My card: IC703 Weird by Scraperwannabe - at Splitcoaststampers
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Playing my "Challenge Catch-up" cardmaking, I found inspiration in this Thumbnail picture #5 of these silvery trees: Lit Mercury Glass Trees...thumbnail #5..

Here is my card: A Wondrous Gift is Given!
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