Welcome crafty friends to another beautiful day filled with crafty inspirations! Today we have gorgeous ideas from Calypso and Marzena using our Spring Lilacs Collection! Calypso is sharing a beautiful shabby chic altered frame that has us all swooning! Next, it is Marzena’s first post with Inspired by Stamping and she is wowing us with a beautiful shabby chic Valentine’s Day card! Get ready to be inspired by all the gorgeous projects today!

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We’d like to say a special congratulations to JennyH for winning our January Blog Hop! She used our Big Wishes stamp set for this gorgeous card! We love her beautiful tag and details throughout! A special thank you to everyone for creating with us this month! We love seeing your beautiful designs!

Calypso creates such beautiful altered projects that continually leaves us swooning here at Inspired by Stamping. Here is her gorgeous altered frame filled with breathtaking details throughout using our Spring Lilacs Collection and Vintage Tickets stamp set! This is a perfect idea for whimsical gifts or home decor for Spring! Here’s Calypso sharing this gorgeous frame with us!

“Hi everyone-

Today, I have a really…really fun project to share with you.  As of late,  I have been really enjoying making altered items.   It allows the imagination to just run free with all possibilities.  For me it’s also a good way to use projects/items that I have been hoarding too!   My project today, is using Spring Lilacs Paper Pad , Spring Lilacs and Vintage Ticket stamp sets. Here is a look at today’s project.

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This framed shadow box was created using a frame that I found at Micheal’s and the bottom of a jewelry box.  The frame has been painted several times with a cream color paint.  Once dried, I dabbed gold paint on just the raised part of the flourishes.  I then cut to fit, pieces of the Lilac designer paper and glued using a stylus, to make sure the corners were in securely.

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I stamped the ticket from the Vintage Ticket stamp set and placed  bird cage charm over it.  The bird has been colored with colored with watercolor pencils and then i preformed some fussy cutting around the entire image.  I then place the bird in, mounted on 2 really thick foam tabs.  Assembly from there was easy and fun.

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I love the way the bird sits inside, with  the image of another one by it side!!    Did you see the feathers?  Those are actual feathers from our Lady Gouldian Finches.  She is molting and so gathering a few for my project was rather effortless!! :)”

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Stamp Sets: Vintage Tickets, Spring Lilacs

Paper: Spring Lilacs Paper Pad

Next up is our talented designer Marzena! She creates beautiful shabby chic designs on her blog. If you haven’t visited her lovely blog please do so, you will be filled with such beautiful inspirations after visiting her site! Today, she is featuring our Spring Lilacs Collection. Here is Marzena sharing with us her card.

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“Hi everyone, Marzena here, so glad to can inspire you with my first card for IBS!

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I decided to make a Valentines card without red color. I guess this card can be used for any occasion for your love.

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I used the beautiful lilac and small butterflies from Spring Lilacs stamp set  . All the card is based on the beautiful paper from Spring Lilacs paper pad the sentiment is made with I Love You Because stamp set.

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Hope you enjoy my card and will try to make some great projects with the Lilacs collection as well 🙂

See you soon!

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Stamp Sets: I Love You Because, Spring Lilacs

Paper: Spring Lilacs Paper Pad

We hope that you enjoyed today’s inspirations! Big thanks to Calypso and Marzena for their beautiful designs today! Don’t forget to leave us a blog or Facebook comment for your chance to win this week’s fabulous prize pack! We hope you’ll come back and see us. Have a fantastic day! Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. With Love, Joanna & the IBS team

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9 thoughts on “A Spring Lilacs Frame and Card!

  1. Shirldelites says:

    So love the framed shadow box, it’s so me! I love using birds, cages’ feathers etc. The card is pretty too.

  2. JennyH says:

    Wow that shadow box is amazing, nice touch with the feathers.
    The lilac card is gorgeous, showcasing the collection perfectly.

    Btw thanks for my win, off to go shopping now : )

  3. Janis in ID says:

    Oh, these are just gorgeous!! I love anything with birds and/or flowers……so these are especially appealing.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  4. Phi says:

    Gorgeous projects. Love the little shadow box frame with its little nest and blue eggs. Calypso worked the Spring lilacs collection into this creation perfectly. Thank you so much for sharing.

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