Saturday, May 12, 2012

Being Inspired by Jill... Who was Inspired by Stephanie!

Hi readers! I hope your weekend is going well! I have lots of plans this weekend, and although they're all fun things- I feel like it's not a break at all! Does that ever happen to you?

I hope this post turns into a little moment of calm for you though, because I think these cards are just so stunning! Jill Foster created her series of cards after being inspired from Stephanie's Stamping and Sharing Blog! I encourage you to check out both of these women's blogs to see more awesome works!

First up, we have Stephanie's beautiful Mother's Day card! It's easy to see how Jill was pumped to use the creativity on this card for some of her own!

So then this is the series of cards Jill created on her own! Luckily, on her blog, she gave a complete run down on how to make these beauties!
Here's some simple steps:
-Begin by stamping Penny Black 40-102 Dreamy using Faber-Castell Stamper's Big Brush Markers  -Add darker shading to the flowers with very sharp Faber-Castell Art Grip Colored Pencils 
-The background was inked with Old Paper and Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink
-Then she stamped Penny Black 2025M Music Note Background, removing some ink with a baby wipe before stamping
-The brown butterflies were stamped with VersaMagic chalk ink
-Adhere patterned paper to the back side of this stamped piece before folding down the corners
-Add on your favorite sentiment
-Punch some Classic Butterflies by Martha Stewart

Ingredients:



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-Michelle


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51 comments:

  1. Oh wow stephanie's card is gorgeous i can see why Jill was so inspired by her card...love jill's cards too so beautiful!!!
    My Weekend will be spent crafting i hope :)

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  2. These cards are gorgeous. Love the ones Jill created. Thanks for sharing.
    Mags
    x

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  3. Beautiful cards! I love Stephanie's blog, she's a great source of inspiration.

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  4. Gorgeous cards...today I've been crafting and tonight dinner in a restaurant with my mother...tomorrow another crafting day and again dinner with my mother (at her home)!
    xxx Margreet

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  5. Such gorgeous cards, truly inspiring...this weekend I will be packing my bags for my vacation to Europe, yay!!!! A beautiful Mother's day to all the wonderful mums out there!!!

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  6. Absolutely Beautiful cards!!

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  7. Love both ladies cards! Gorgeous...we are hanging out this weekend and enjoying sushi for Mothers Day.

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  8. Beautiful cards! All i'm doing for the weekend is babysitting my parents dogs so they can go visit my Grandma.. And of course giving my mother her mothers day gifts :)

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  9. Gorgeous cards! My weekend is for moving my daughter to her University Co-op job in a city about and hour and a half away.

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  10. Stephanie's card is absolutely adorable! Love the colors!

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  11. Stephanies card are absolutely gorgeous. Such wonderful and bright colors and all is soooo beautiful.

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  12. Wow! These are si beautiful!!

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  13. These are lovely! I love the turned corner and the layering! That Dreamy stamp set catches my eye every time I see it! I need it! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. These cards are absolutely gorgeous - thanks for sharing

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  15. Love these cards.
    I did. . .
    . . . lots of driving kids around today
    . . . making a new recipe for dinner
    . . . a 50th Birthday lunch tomorrow
    . . . hopefully making a card or two and a big tidy up of my craft space.

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  16. Stunning cards....real classy.....this weekend I am spending much of the time doing yard work..getting the beds ready and some touch up painting....hope you all have a wonderful one.

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  17. Gorgeous cards! I'll be checking out both of those blogs shortly... I have been to Jill's before but Stephanie's will be new to me. Fun!
    That Prickley Pear stamp set is PERFECT for a project I have coming up: ATCs with a theme of "Things with wings". Perfect! Fingers crossed that I win it. Thanks for the opportunity!
    For this weekend I hope to head to Chico tomorrow to spend the day with my daughter!
    DeniseB
    I'm a follower!

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  18. Lovely cards! I love the combination of the flower, music notes and butterflies.

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  19. Lovely cards today...I am going to make some cards this weekend, and just relax.

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  20. Relax today and spend the day with my mum tomorrow

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  21. Relax today and spend the day with my mum tomorrow

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  22. I always love Jill's projects.
    Today I have been hauling & stacking wood. Tomorrow i will kick back & relax & give my mom & mother-inlaw a call.

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  23. Stunning cards! This weekend my daughter turns 18! I am doing house cleaning and preparations for a little family celebration.

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  24. Wow, these are beautiful cards. We had a baptism and birthday party today and tomorrow we're just going to take it easy.

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  25. Beautiful cards! I already visited my mom and took her a flower basket. One of my sons and his daughters spent the night and spent the morning. The girls and I made cards for their mother. Spent the rest of the day gardening. Tomorrow is church and hopefully will see another son and his kids.

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  26. hii, my weekend plans consist of working and relaxing!

    Serena

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  27. Stephanie and Jill's cards are absolutely beautiful! Love the colors. Recovering from surgery so no plans for the weekend. Received a beautiful card of my own from my daughter today. :)

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  28. Just love these cards, hope you all have a happy Mother's Day today, as our children live in different states, we look forward to the phone calls they will make today, they are special and it's lovely to speak to the grandsons too!!!

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  29. I'm working, even on Mother's Day...boo hoo.

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  30. This weekend I'll be painting the fence. I'm not going to be able to do any crafting.

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  31. These cards are stunning, very inspiring! This weekend I an crafting, attending my son's footy game, calling my Mum who lives interstate and then do some more crafting! :)

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  32. Spent all day today helping with a school project about Ancient Egypt, and tomorrow is going to my MIL's house for Mother's Day.

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  33. beautiful array of colours...awesome card!

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  34. They're all beautiful-so light and delicate.Youngest son visiting for Mother's Day-going to the movies.

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  35. plan on hanging out by the pool this weekend!

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  36. Tammy Hall WhitleyMay 13, 2012 at 12:57 AM

    1st I love the cards, so very pretty!!! I especially love the turned corners, I do that alot with scrapbook pages, funny, I never did it with a card and I don't know why, because I love it!!!!!!!!!!!
    2nd I have joined your blog following
    3rd Im commenting!!! LOL
    The Prickley Pear stamp set is so cute, and thank you for the opportunity to win it!!!!

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  37. Gorgeous card Stephanie! Loving your creative style.

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  38. Beautiful cards! I'll be meeting friends over the weekend, spending some time to catch up from week's very busy work.

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  39. THANKS for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND!! =)

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  40. Thanks for sharing, I love the cards and plan on making cards today; will want to make some of these designs. Have a blessed Mother's Day.

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  41. Thanks for sharing this beautiful cards
    Love them very much.

    Greetings Janny

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  42. Beautiful cards!! I plan to spend Mother's day with my mother and my daughter crafting!! Happy mother's day to all!!

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  43. I Love Stephanie's card! No wonder Jill was so inspired. I'm spending the day with my mom.

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  44. Love cards! This weekend was mother's day in The Netherlands so I went to my mother and my boufriends mother with some handmade gifts :). Hugs, Hanneke

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  45. These cards are so soft and pretty, great work!

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  46. My plans for this weekend is to have some quality time with my mother and family in conjunction with Mother's Day!

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  47. Thank you so very much for featuring my card, I am honoured & thrilled! Jill is so amazingly inspirational :) xxx

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  48. Out to dinner with visiting MIL and rest of family :)

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