1/10 Inspiration Challenge




One of my favorite jumping off points to making a card is to seek inspiration in a magazine photo, a beautiful piece of fabric and even from my own work that I may have not looked at in a while. Today I went to SCS because I knew that Saturday is their Inspiration Challenge day. I was directed to This Site and to a couple of others like it featuring Tenugui. Tenugui are cotton printed towels evolving out of the Japanese culture. My grandmother always had a cotton printed calender hanging in her kitchen and when the year was over, it became a dish towel. I have no idea where she picked them up as I've never seen them except in my grandma's kitchen.

I just got a new stamp set in that I ordered during the free shipping special in December. It is called Bella's Bloom and when I noticed on of the cotton calenders looking much like the flower in Bella's Bloom, I was inspired!


I decided not to use pink and green but rather orange and green. I wanted to do something to match the soon to be retiring designer series paper called Haiku. I made a set of four matching 3x3 note cards and put them into a small holder.

Here are the supplies I used:

Stamps: Bella's Bloom Paper: Tangerine Tango, Whisper White, Haiku DSP Ink: Tangerine Tango, StazOn Black Accessories: Old Olive Marker, Dimensionals, Clips Assortment, 5/8" Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon

Comments

SmilynStef said…
What a gorgeous color combination ... beautiful inspired card set.
This is so beautiful! I LOVE the colors!
Norine said…
gorgeous the colors design everything
Hugs
Norine
Lydia said…
Absolutely stunning. I love it when people share the inspiration.

TFS.

Lydia
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