Sunday, November 18, 2012

Fun & Fresh Inspirational Cards!

Hi bloggers, Happy Sunday to you! I'm super excited to bring you some cheery cards to brighten up your Sunday.

First up is a card by a good pal of Simon Says Stamp, Britta Swiderski. I really love the tone on tone stamping and the pretty combination of yellow & pink.

To make your own version of this card, try the following ingredients:




The cards above & below are both made by a very talented and clever designer with a fantastic name! ;) I am talking about Steph! Be sure to check out her blog HERE for more inspiration. I think the card above would be so fantastic for a special guy in your life!

See the ingredients below to make your own version of this card:




Lastly, I love this CAS card by Steph.  It cleverly combines washi tape with layered pretty paper. I like how she just rounded off one corner to give it a unique look! Make something similar by using the ingredients below;




Thanks for reading today!



 





 
Steph  








 

 

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129 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards. Thanks for sharing & thanks for the chance to win some candy :)

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  2. Delightful cards. Time to pull out my PomPom Flower stamp again I think :)

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  3. WOW! pink and yellow do look great together. TFS
    Elizabeth

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  4. Very pretty cards...Love the colors...

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  5. I love the tone on tone stamping. Classy. I also love the moustache card with the interesting paper from basic gray! So lucky to have talented people willing to share their designs with us. Thank you!

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  6. Brilliant cards with lovely fresh colours!!

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  7. Beautiful cards!! Love the use of washi. Thank you for a chance to win a great Hero arts stamp set.

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  8. Love the CAS look to them all!! Thanks for the chance to win the fab stamp set!

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  9. All the three cards are awesome...I love the first one the best! :)

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  10. Beautiful, inspirational cards!
    xxx Margreet

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  11. Love the yellow and pink flower card. I almost feel the sunshine!

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  12. Love those stamp set and the cards are amazing. I am already following.

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  13. Beautiful cards and I love those stamps.

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  14. I love these cards! They are absolutely fabulous! Love the fresh colors of the first card! :-) xx

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  15. Great cards! So fun and inspirational.

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  16. Don't you just love washi tape.

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  17. Great cards and super stampset!

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  18. Ladies, great cards to showcase the stamps. From the fresh bright colored card, which is my morning start since i am reading early morning, to the warm texture cards that make me feel comfy.
    thanks for sharing.
    ava g

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  19. Beautiful cards and love the stamp set! TFS!

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  20. Loving the mustache trend! Perfect for masculine cards!

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  21. Beautiful cards, thank you for sharing them with us.

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  22. Oh my goodness! These cards are fantastic and that stamp set has sooooo many things I'd love to stamp!

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  23. Awesome cards. I really need to use more washi tape, I love the way it looks on cards.

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  24. What fun cards! I know anyone would be thrilled to receive those.

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  25. Love this clean&Simple style!!! Very beautiful

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  26. What beautiful cards this morning.

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  27. Really gorgeous cards all of them. Thanks sooo much for sharing all these great ideas here, so we can get some more inspiration.
    Awesome stampset, you have up for candy here today, I would sure love to win that one LOL. Thanks sooo much for the chance.

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  28. Embossing on vellum! I'd forgotten how crisp & clean a look that is!

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  29. Thanks for inspiring with these lovely cards. Britta and Steph have unique styles and are so talented!!!

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  30. Love that mustache card! Thanks for the chance to win those great stamps!

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  31. Nice cards. Love the yellow and pink combo. Iris

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  32. Love these cards. Especially the card with the washi tape.

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  33. Fun cards and I love the look of that Basic Grey Paper Pack. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  34. Very nice cards. Love a chance to win.

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  35. Love the cards and thank you for the chance to win!!

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  36. I just love these CAS style cards. These ladies are SO clever! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  37. Great cards ! Love the inspiration......nice ladies, very nice!

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  38. Thanks for the CHEER! Great CAS cards Ladies!

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  39. Fabulous cards...just love them all!! Lee-Ann :)

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  40. A nice eye-opener this morning. Britta is so good at fussy cutting. Steph is a relatively new talent to me. I was happy to see both of them and their projects featured. Thanks for letting us play along to win this fantastic stamp set.

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  41. Love these cards, especially since they all feature Hero Arts stamps!!

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  42. Great cards. Britta's cards are always so happy and cheery!

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  43. Britta card is so vibrant! I think my next card will have to be done on a colored card base.

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  44. Love the cards, the flowercard make me think of summer.
    Christina P.

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  45. I just love Britta's work she always has such cherry designs with such bright colors. I love how she uses stamps I probably would go past for unique background stamping. Tks for sharing them with us!

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  46. Beautiful cards...lots of inspiration!

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  47. All three cards are wonderful. In Steph's second card I like the minimalism there. Anni

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  48. great colour combos for these cards! thanks for sharing!

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  49. Love these CAS cards - especially the last one

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  50. Hi Steph! I'm an advid flollower. Thanks for a chance to win this great stamp set. Happy TG!

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  51. Great inspiration for those quick and easy gotta make a card NOW moments! Love the use of the repeating arrows for the background

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  52. Love the mustache card!! super cute!! tHe stamps are to die for!!! i love the cupcake and eiffel tower ones! :) thanks for the chance to enter :)

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  53. Three fabulous cards! Love the tone on tone look of first one.

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  54. OMGosh excellent cards. I want to make them all.

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  55. Love the cards today Ladies...thanks for sharing with us today.

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  56. Great cards. I really like the ones for men, and the thinking of you---simple yet cute.

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  57. Fab cards,so nice to have bright cheery inspiration on a dreary Sunday!!

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  58. These cards are great, I love the third !!
    Thanks for the chance to win

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  59. I loved This Cards and I had never seen This stamp! So grateful!!

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  60. these cards are great, I love the third !!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  61. Beautiful cards...lots of inspiration!

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  62. Thanks so much for featuring my cards!! :) :) :)

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  63. Gorgeous cards!!!! Please tell me the flower is a die cut? I don't see a die cut in the supply list but how in the world does she get such clean lines if she cut it out by hand? All the cards are fabulous. I have been wanting to make one similar to the bottom one! Beautiful designs!

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  64. Oh my gosh that not for sale stamp set is adorable! Why can't it be for sale I wonder?! I noticed each of the designer's stamped a background stamp just behind the sentiment.. very effective, I'm excited to try it out for myself ;) Thanks!

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  65. What a fantastic set of Hero Arts stamps! Love the CAS design of each card.

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  66. Awesome cards!! I love the thinking of you card!!

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  67. Great Card Ideas! Awesome stamp set too

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  69. Such fun cards! I like them all. Love the use of wash tape and stamps together for a background piece.

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  70. It's refreshing to see some non-holiday cards once in a while. Thanks for the uplift Steph!

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  71. Love the card, "Thinking of You." I have been stumped for a card and this hits the nail on the head.

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  72. Love that moustache card, gave me some great ideas for cards for the men in my life!

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  73. Fabulous. I esp love the coloring of that pink-a-licious flower!

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  74. hehe love that moustache!! great cards :)

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  75. Love these cards, especially that bright pink floral one! On a dreary day like today, that just brought a smile to my face!

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  76. Cute cards! Love that flower stamp and what a great manly card!

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  77. Fabulous cards! I like the colors on the first, the mustache on the second and the use of washi tape on the third.

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  78. Hi Steph!
    Thank you for sharing the FABULOUS cards! Have a wonderful day :)

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  79. Great inspiration today. TFS and for the chance to win.

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  80. WTG Steph - you're on a serious creative roll! I love the mustache card - that image always challenges me, but I love how you made it work! Great cards!

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  81. I love all three cards... Brittany and Steph have totally inspired me! Love those Hero Arts stamps, too!

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  82. These cards are great. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  83. Great cards! I can't even say which would be my favorite, they are all lovely!

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  84. The cards are all so nice. Like Stephs card especially as i love the washi tape.
    Linda T

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  85. LOVE all of the cards shared today!! THANKS for the chance to win and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  86. Gorgeous cards, love that CAS look to them! hugs, Kimberly

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  87. Thank you for sharing the awesome cards!

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  88. Such fantastic cards! Thank you all for sharing--I absolutely love the talent! Thanks for the chance to win lovely HERO ARTS stamps!

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  89. Just awesome cards today. They are so bright and cheerful.

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  90. Wonderful simply made cards! The colors are just nice and cozy!

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  91. Steph's card was a great source of inspiration as I am always looking for new ways to use my washi tape.

    breson@sbcglobal.net

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  92. I would create a world of images with those stamps!

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  93. I would create a world of images with those stamps!

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  95. Beautiful inspirations! Thank you so much.
    Blessings-
    tabithagrace

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  96. Gorgeous cards and great stamp set. Thank you for a chance to win!

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  97. Great cards! I am a follower of your blog. I love all the great inspirations I find here.

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  98. cute cards & what a fun stamp set! thanks for the chance - I am a blog follower. :)

    lauren

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  99. Fabulous cards. Thanks for sharing & thanks for the chance to win some candy :)

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  100. hahaha I am just loving all the mustache crafty stuff going around.. Who would have known that a hairy ol lip would be so fun..

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  101. Thanks for the chance to win
    this cute stamp set!

    Carla from Utah

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  102. Fun cards! Thanks for the ideas & inspiration. ;-)

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  103. Cute cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  104. Great ideas for cards, thank you for the inspirations!

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  105. thanks for the inspiration... love the vellum on the mustache card. . .always looking for ways to use some of my vellum

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  106. I like tone on tone stamping. It is pretty and can also be very forgiving. All of the cards are great and I like the stamp set too.

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  108. Love these cards - especially the pattern paper on Steph's mustache card. thanks for all the inspiration you bring, your fantastic customer service and for the chance to win this adorable Hero Arts set!

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  109. Thank you for sharing these fabulous cards! Britta's creations always make me smile and I am going to have to go follow Steph too. Great use of washi and patterned papers! Thanks for the chance to win as well! :)

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  110. Terrific cards - thanks so much! Love the inspiration and it is so much fun to see what everyone is making!!!

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  111. wonderful cards, love the well placed bling on the 1st card. the second with the twine holding the sentiment is a great technique. and the last with washi, the tape is nice to let some of the backdrop to show through and blends in alittle, nice detail. thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

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  112. Beautiful card ! Thanks for inspiration

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