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Old 01-11-2020, 12:17 PM   #1
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Default IC737 {Tote Bags} January 18, 2020

Hi, & Welcome to this week's Inspiration Challenge. This week we are headed to Google Images with the search word of tote bags.

Where I live in Oregon we now have a law that stores can no longer give you a plastic bag to haul anything home from the store in except (meat and something else that I forgot) so, it doesn't matter which kind of a store you go to, you have to haul your own bags inside. We knew this was coming and have been flirting with collecting tote bags for a long time at my house, the hardest part was the remembering to take them into the store with you.

If you do happen to do the tourist thing and do not have a bag, they will sell you one but, one thing I have found over the last few years is the bags made from recycled plastic bottles with the cool art on them, the handles are also plastic so, they break from weight at grocery stores and I am currently collecting cool canvas type fabric bags.

One thing that I have noticed about Google images is that sometimes I cannot get it to show me the same image twice so, I have started a Pinterest Board seen here to get you started on your Inspiration hunting.


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I am looking forward to see what sparks you all.


Use the keyword: IC737(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 Oprah Magazine


Use the Keyword IC737

Here is a link to the IC737 Gallery

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Did you know, we have an Inspiration Challenge Pinterest Board? Be sure to check it out!

For those of you who say you get overwhelmed with having too many, or too little,
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So just stick with one of those for your inspiration.


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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Lots of fun & colorful tote bags, Stacy! Here's my Marvelous Blooms. Thanks so much for looking.
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Great idea for a challenge and a bountiful site for selections, Stacy. Thanks

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Old 01-17-2020, 09:06 PM   #4
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If only I could get all the totes I liked! Here is my card.

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Old 01-17-2020, 09:42 PM   #5
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What a great collection of your tote bags! I can't wait to get home and play.
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My card: F4A517, IC737, SC784-Roses in Winter by parknslide - at Splitcoaststampers
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Old 01-17-2020, 11:19 PM   #7
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Good choice Stacy. Here’s mine:

IC737 Hope by snowmanqueen - at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's my card inspired by a beautiful hydrangea tote bag:

IC737 blue hydrangeas by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers

and I couldn't resist to make a tote bag

IC737 Tote bag by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers

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Thank you Stacy for this fun inspiration!!
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Great search Stacy. Here is my card:

IC737 USEIT2020 Thinking of You by Shoe Girl - at Splitcoaststampers
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Stacy, thanks so much for the fun challenge! I love totes with fun scenes on them!

Hanging Terrainium

Light and Flowers
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I loved looking at so many bags! Here's mine:

IC737, Heartbeat by jdmommy - at Splitcoaststampers
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I lost my favourite inspiration tote ... still blubbing!

IC737 ~ Paint Cards by sistersandie - at Splitcoaststampers
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IC737 Return Mondays

Stacy this is a great website, I love looking at totes! I chose this tote because it looks like the DP I have.
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Here's my card...It looks nothing like the Trader Joe reuseable bags that are my go to when I shop


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Really fun challenge and yes, we are having a snow storm here today at my house!
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Thanks for the challenge, Stacy! Here's mine.

IC737 Leaves of Sunshine by suen - at Splitcoaststampers
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I made some time to craft this morning . . .and ended up with some yin and yang sarcastic humor!

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Fun bags today Stacy! here's my marquee style b'day card for DH who's b'day is Monday and I needed inspiration for what to do! IC737 Birthday Marquee by artystamper - at Splitcoaststampers
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So many bags ... such fun! Thank you Stacy.



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Made a second card.

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SOOOOOO Fun and a lot of recycling went into this. Down with plastic bags! Thanks, Stacy! IC737 Hot Ham Sound
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Fun source of inspiration! Here's mine:
IC737 Whatcha doing by IndigosMom - at Splitcoaststampers
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Who knew there were so many tote bag designs out there!! I could easily make a few more as I was inspired by many of them! Here's the one I made today:

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Terrific idea Stacy! We frequently go to California and stores are now selling plastic bags or you can bring your own. Thanks for reminding me to pack tote bags for our next trip!

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I used the cute dog on the books as my inspiration for this card for my sister who is having surgery today.

Here is the tote in our regular supermarket that calls to me - something I have enjoyed since my diabetes diagnosis (says Bacon & Eggs if you cannot see photo - not sure what is going on today!)






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Here is a mini album and a separate card made to match my mini-album.  Both projects inspired by the Pinterest pin for Tote Bag. Thanks for the fun challenge.

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