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Old 01-17-2019, 06:24 AM   #1
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Hi, & Welcome to this week's Inspiration Challenge. Where we are headed to the ETSY site where you are looking for inspiration under the search field of "birdhouses". When I click on this it gives me 250 pages of thumbnails to flip through.
I did my card as a combination of both the doorknob birdhouse seen below as number 1 and the rustic church birdhouses colors seen as number 9. I just love looking at all of these creative things even though the birdhouses in my yard are plain no paint cedar wood.

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I am looking forward to see what sparks you all.

Use the keyword: IC685(no spaces or extra characters) when you upload your card, and make sure you put commas between your key words. Include your inspiration image in the description of your project being sure to only include links from The shutterstock site.


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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 post in this thread. Thanks for Joining along with us!


If you would like the chance to guest design with us, simply PM one of the IC hostesses with a site that has not been used before. If your site is selected we will send you a PM with all the details for your week as Guest Designer!



NEED HELP GETTING A LINK TO YOUR INSPIRATION PICTURE? Since so many are having trouble grabbing the link to just one picture, please try this:

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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doorknob-birdhouse.png   primitive-birdhouse.jpg   frenchcottagebirdhouse.png   birdhouseartonnewsprint.png   phoenix-lodge-birdhouse.jpg  

birdhousewreath.jpg   rusticchristmasbirdhouse.png   rusticbarnbirdhouse.png   rusticchurchbirdhouse.png   birchbark-birdhouse.png  

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Old 01-18-2019, 06:48 PM   #2
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Wonderful inspiration, Stacy! Here's my Bird House. Thanks so much for looking.
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Old 01-18-2019, 06:59 PM   #3
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Super site, Stacy. I love the birdhouses on the site.


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So many cool birdhouses to choose from!

Here is my inspiration .

Here is my card:


Mosaic Original
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WOW...a great site with MANY options. Thanks, Stacy.

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Old 01-19-2019, 01:53 AM   #6
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Great site Stacy. Here is my card:

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I had great fun with the challenge Stacy - thanks!

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Old 01-19-2019, 05:05 AM   #8
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last summer i saw some birdhouses at a flea market and i have regretted not buying one. And i haven't really found anything quite like it. hmmmmmmmmm. i have looked at this very search on Etsy. this is fun.
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Oh my gosh, this looks so FUN! What a fantastic site for inspiration. I'll be playing after breakfast with hubby. It's snowing today, so I am planning on a full day of crafting!
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I stole some time I don't really have, but now I can put the die away off my desk!! It's been there since before the holidays , so I couldn't pass the challenge up.

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Stacy, This is an amazing site! I found two I combined. Here's my card.
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Thanks, Stacy! I LOVE birdhouses! I ended up using a floral set and the birdhouses as my inspiration for the color but I do love birdhouses and if I can squeak out a little more time, I will create a second card.

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WOW...that's a lot of birdhouses!! I narrowed my search a bit and came up with something I could use for a Valentine.

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So much fun inspiration! I chose some Steampunk birdhouses
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Lots of inspiration at Etsy Stacy, thank you


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That's a whole lot of birdhouses to choose from - so fun! Here's my card for today
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Wow, awesome challenge today, Stacy! I had a blast looking at all of the birdhouses and had even more fun creating this treat bag:

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Very fun challenge!

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I'm late getting my inspired card done - but here it is! https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/g...0&ppuser=93535
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Perfect timing to help commemorate a major tree cutting a few days ago. Thanks Stacy. I LOVED looking at all the birdhouses!

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Stacy, I love the website you selected for the Inspiration Challenge! Here is my card.
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Great idea with the birdhouse sort on Etsy, Stacy.

Here is my card:

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I also did a BAJ page I will be posting in a minute!


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What a lovely collection of bird houses on this site! Here is my card:
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No houses just the birds

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I'm a little late to the bird party, we were flocking together as a family this weekend! But I'm finally able to post a fun winter card (and sweater!) for my Fox card!


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I am finally getting my photo uploaded; it has been a busy week. I looked and looked at this birdhouse collection. So much fun! Love the inspiration. Here is my card:

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