Nov 15 2014

Weekly Inspiration

Wow, where has this week gone???  Before we know it we will be writing January so we need to slow things down and enjoy this upcoming holiday season.  Our design team has been busy at work creating some incredible artwork that we would love to share.  Many of them are perfect pieces for our monthly challenge of Happy Holidays!  It is a great time to get started on the card or gift making so be sure to share your creations with us for your chance to win a $50 shopping spree with us at Inspiration Emporium.

Tim Holtz is always providing us with everlasting inspiration and the November Tag challenge is no different.  Yvonne Blair shares with us her version and what a stunning one it is!


Yvonne Blair Nov Tag



Alice Wertz is playing along with our monthly challenge and has created this beautiful unconventional holiday card using A Holy Holiday from Paper Smooches.


Make sure you check out Alice’s blog post to see how see created this beautiful water coloured card.  Stunning work Alice!


Wow, the dimension Anne Redfern created with this piece is fantastic! The new snowflake dies can be found HERE and HERE from Tim Holtz and are a must have and perfect for the holidays. Make you you pick yours up before they are gone to create your very own.


Karin Akesdotter has created this elegant holiday card.  Be sure to check out all of the detail included in this card as it draws you in.  Beautiful card Karin!


Are you looking to make a beautiful home decor piece for the holiday season? Lisa Hoel shows you exactly what you need to recreate this stunning piece.


Many of our pieces this week have included the Coloured Crackle technique as part of the Compendium of Curiosities III Challenge hosted by our very own sweet Linda Ledbetter.  Bobbi Smith has created this stunning ornament which would be perfect as part of a Christmas gift this season.  On her blog she has provided a tutorial on just how she made this so you are able to make your very own.


  We always love seeing what Sue Kment has created and these are adorable using  Lawn Fawn stamps! Perfect for any package!IMG_0053

Be sure to check out Shelly Hickox’s blog for her take on Tim’s November Tag.  Shelly used the supplies she had to create this beautiful version so I hope it will inspire you to do the same! Never miss out on an opportunity to put what you have to use because the possibilities are endless and equally as gorgeous.

shelly hickox november tag

Lastly for today, we have this stunning card also from Shelly Hickox.  I simply love this colour combination and this card Shelly!


I am certain we have inspired you with these amazing pieces to create your very own and we can’t wait to see them!  Enjoy your weekend with a little ink (or alot)! h

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