Saturday, January 10, 2009

Inspired by a Snail Trail

For today's Inspiration Challenge 162, Stef chose Japanese Tenugui towels for us to browse. There were so many neat designs I was having a hard time choosing --- until I came upon this fun towel made into an apron:
I have several snail stamps - they just seem to appeal to me! The one I used is from a set by SUInk called At A Snail's Pace. I stamped the little snail in Brocade Blue ink, and filled in the shell with Diamond Stickles. The background is made with the Cuttlebug Swirl Embossing Folder. I brayered it with Night of Navy ink to give the swirls color.

My sentiment is from Rubber Stamp Tapestry, which you can find HERE.
The Nestabilities I used are also available and in stock at RST HERE.

My card also fits another fun blog that you must check out (I am sure a lot of you have been there!) called Our Creative Corner. Today's challenge was to use two shades of blue and one neutral color.

I hope you have a wonderful Saturday! Enjoy what you are doing!

15 comments:

  1. Oh cute and I like the colors. Your towel you picked is great inspiration Judy.

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  2. This is fabo, My Judy!!

    Hope you're having a relaxing kinda day!!

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  3. Great card Judy! You picked a great inspiration although when I saw the giraffe on the site, I thought of you immediately. The choice you made is perfect as is your card!

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  4. Love the sparkles on the snail shell ... and the embossed swirls are the perfect background ... fabulous inspired card.

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  5. Judy, this is fantastic!!!! Love the textures and the glitz!!!! Great new blog banner, too!!!!

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  6. I like the new banner a lot!

    Could a better card be made to show the inspiration piece? I think not! Your card is perfect!

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  7. Wow! That looks fantastic! So close to the apron!! Very pretty! Love the CB background!

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  8. What a great take on the inspiration piece! Love it!
    LeAnne

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  9. CUTE!!! You know I am a sucker for a good snail card!!
    I love the mono-chromatic look--very calming!

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  10. Well done!!!!! I love the apron and I LOVE your card!!! I think that is so cool how people can be inspired to make a card by everyday items they see in a day! I should try that one day! LOL! Any tips?

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  11. What a perfectly inspired piece! Love the sparkle!!
    hugs, Jami

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  12. How cute is this fun snail! love the shimmer on his shell!

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  13. This is perfect for that challenge! And I love the extra sparkle on the shell :)

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  14. Beautiful card and congrats on becoming the Jazz Cat of the Week!

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