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I Scream...for Idea-Ology

Monday + Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge= FUNDAY!  
This weeks challenge is the letter "I" and what inspires you.  Now, I'm sure a lot of you are thinking HELLO...that's easy.  Ummm...not me, nope, not at all. 
I'm thinking, I'm thinking... ice cream, icicles, icy blues, iceberg.  Hey, I'm Canadian and apparently I think cold things.  Needless to say I felt challenged and I do like a challenge.
After days of contemplating (no, really days and days)  it hit me, Idea-Ology.  Join me and check out what the letter "I" sparks my imagination using Idea-Ology.

I've been collecting ALL the Idea-Ology Correspondence goodies of late.

 I made sure to only use the Correspondence stamp set for the whole project.  I wanted show just how far this stamp set can stretch.

I love the Airmail Paper String wrapping the box.  

I did the sides too.

I topped with a pen nib and tucked in a Index Label with the small chit chat sentiment.

Who doesn't love the Correspondence Designer Tape!  It perfectly frames the box.

Once of my favorite dies released this year is the envelope die.  There's so much you can do with this die.  I stamped then added a photobooth image.  I wrote on it too so it looks extra vintage-y.  That's a word right...vintage-y.

I made my box to the same size as the Eileen Hull XL 3D Block Cube Bank die since I don't have it...yet.  

Are you ready to share what the letter "I" inspires in you?  I know I could use some idea's.  Share with us at Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge.

There will be a one random draw for a chance to win $50 with Simon Says Stamps

Thank you for taking  the time to pop in.  If you leave a comment I'll share some smoke salmon with you? 

Can I sneak this into some of my favorite challenges!!!

A Vintage Journey- Destinations
Anything But Cute- Summer Romance

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  1. What a super idea to use Idea-oligy things, Nicole! Love the gorgeous mail package along with the lovely envelop! Hugs, Sandra

  2. Though I love every single inch of your creations, you had me totally guessing what your 'I' word was to be - incredible, I think...
    =] Michele

  3. I hear you! Sometimes, I have no idea, and then it hits. This turned out so fun, like a little treasure box coming in the mail!

  4. Such a fabulous creation, Nicole. Love your great inspiration. :)

  5. What a wonderful little box and I love how you've incorporated all the stamps from the Correspondence set, everything works so well together! :)

  6. Who wouldn't love to open up this beautiful box full of surprises! Love the mail theme as that is one of my favorite things!

  7. Oh I scream for Idea-ology too,fabulous Nicole! And yes, vintage-y is most definitely a word ;O)

  8. This is a great project, Nicole. I love, love postal themed anything, so this really tugged at heart.

  9. You have such imagination Nicole....I love to view your projects and its always great to see how excited you get with Tim's new releases. Love the way you have used the stamp set and created your wonderfully decorated parcel and letter.
    Thank you for hopping on board with us at AVJ this month, its always nice to have you travel with us on our journey.

    Sending you my best wishes

  10. This is such a fun project Nicole! I love your idea on how to incorporate the letter "I"! A belated congratulations on your new DT position at Simon Says, they are lucky to have you!! Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Summer Romance' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

  11. Special deliveries indeed Nicole! Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Jenny x

  12. Simply charming - a wonderful vintage look, great use of the stamps and papers - I love it all. Thanks so much for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
    Alison xx


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