Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Growing In Unity - Day 2

Hello.  Welcome.  This week I am privileged to be Growing in Unity.   I would like to thank Unity for this wonderful opportunity, and I'd like to thank you for hopping by and checking out my creations featuring Unity stamps.  At the end of this week I will draw two names of people who leave comments on my Growing in Unity posts and they will each get a 25 stamp grab bag from Unity Stamp Company.  Is that awesome or is that awesome??!!!!  

Here's my card for today using stamps from Better With Age and a sentiment from Time to Enjoy Life


I had some free papers arrive the other day with a magazine and instead of saying 'Oooh, pretty' and putting them in my miscellaneous papers file I decided to take a bold step and use them!!  I used a sketch from Scrappelyst and paper pieced the thistle in a vase from the Better With Age stamp kit.  The image actually shows the stem, so it's a glass vase, but I wanted a more ceramic look so masked off the stem and the extra water line.   Don't ask!!!!  I stamped the flower, leaves and two parts of the vase on different patterned papers and fussy cut.  I stamped the heart and the arrow with flower images from the same set, fussy cut and coloured with Promarkers.  The stitched oval is a Sizzix die.

Thanks for dropping by.  Don't forget to leave a comment and I'll be back tomorrow with more Unity inspiration.  Also the Unity Stamp Company is celebrating it's 10th birthday and there is a massive sale!  Massive!!  Everything is on sale!!!  Hop over and check it out.  Hugz


44 comments:

  1. I love this card. Such pretty colors. Love the background paper.

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  2. Very pretty card. all the bright colors are perfect for spring.
    stamping sue

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  3. This card is beautiful. I noticed your blog title is Crafty Nomad--I'm a full-time RVer and wondered if you travel full-time also. If so, do you have trouble finding storage for all the sweet gadgets we need? LOL Thanks for sharing your lovely card.

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  4. I love how you created the decorative ceramic vase. Great idea!!

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  5. Love that vase, very pretty. Lovely card.

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  6. So pretty!I love the way you did the vase.
    --Phaline Mays

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  7. How sweet! Love the pretty paper and the gorgeous image.

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  8. So pretty! Love your design and the ceramic vase!

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  9. Another lovely Unity card! I love all of your fussy cutting and paper piecing....I need to do that more. Makes for a great piece.

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  10. Paper piecing, that arrow with flowers and covering up that stem. My list of 'want to trys' is growing from your creativity. Thank you!

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  11. Love that vase! Another fab card, Jo x

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  12. WOW, i like how you colored your card. The background papers look great with the stamped image!

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  13. A pretty floral cdeation, thanks so much for joining in our May challenge at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

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  14. This is really nice Gail, and well done for using the papers :-D xx

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  15. Very pretty. I love your design. Very creative.

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  16. Super card - well done with the paper piecing, a great result!

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  17. Very pretty! Love the colors.

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  18. Pretty card! Love what you did with the vase!

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  19. Wow, this is so beautiful!! Love the papers too!!

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  20. Oh so cute Gail! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘May Flowers’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  21. Fun card! I really like how you adapted the vase part of the stamp to get a different look! Stamps can be so versatile!

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  22. Its so beautiful card.

    I sent you mail. Hope you get it. Hugs

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  23. Wow wee... what a beautiful card. Love the pretty background paper and the vase looks amazing.

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  24. Herlig kort. Takk for at du deltar hos Scrappelyst.

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  25. Love this card and how you mixed up so many things into one card and made it beautiful

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  26. Oooooh pretty indeed! Love the background Designer Paper and your pretty vase with posie! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, May Flowers, Donna, DT Member.

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  27. I haven't used that stamp yet, but like the look of a ceramic looking vase instead of glass. Masking is sometimes a pain, but cool when it works.

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  28. Lovely Spring birthday card. Nice job!

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  29. What a beautiful creation, loving the pretty paper and wonderful stamps. Thanks so much for joining us at Penny Black and More!

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  30. So pretty. I like the free papers you used.

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  31. Wow, I love this! Great way to turn that glass vase into a ceramic one..and lovely paper piecing. I also have some free papers from a magazine that are languishing in my stash and I really need to pull them out and use them!

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  32. Such sweet and lovely birthday card.

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  33. Pretty card, love the background paper, reminds me of Spring/Summer FINALLY! 😊, it was a long Winter in Minnesnowda!

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  34. Such a pretty card! Love the floral theme!

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  35. You made me laugh with your glass transformation... but it's good to use our stamps in unusual and creative ways... Also kudos for using papers, I'm the same I tend to stroke them and put them away!

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  36. Such a bright and cheery birthday card! Love the ceramic look to your vase!

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  37. Cute papers and very pretty flower card! Thank you for joining in our challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations.
    -Sandy, DT

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  38. I love what you did with this vase. It is awesome. It reminds me of my vase at home. The printed paper goes so well with the stamp. Thanks for sharing!

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  39. What a lovely floral card, beautiful colours..I am so glad to be joining in for the draw too. :) Thank you very much for joining us at Cupcake Inspiration. Hugs, Ishani.

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  40. I love floral cards and this blue colour is so beautiful!

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  41. Wow !! What a beautiful piece !! Very original!
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  42. I love the main Flower and Vase on your card sweety
    lovely card and happy colors
    happy weekend
    Many thanks for joining with us at Papercraft Challenges this time
    hugs
    Monika

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