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Stamptember Blog Hop- Use a Stamp

I wanted to thank everyone that stopped by my blog for the Simon Says Stamps Stamptember Blog Hop and left me all your AMAZING COMMENTS!  

But there is one winner on my blog with all those lovely comments.

Congratulations...

AMY

Congratulations on winning and thank you everyone for all that love!



Welcome to my blog and the Simon Says Stamps Stamptember Blog Hop!  I'm so thrilled you've made it this far!  I know along the way you've seen some great projects ready to inspire your creative projects! The theme this week is USE A STAMP...

You should be arriving from Michelle's Blog!  If you are you're right on track.  
 If not then you will need to go to the Simon Says Stamp Store Blog to start from the beginning.

I was recently lucky enough to be apart of the Tim Holtz Exclusive Stamptember 2015 Stamp Set Release.  I wasn't done creating and I had an idea involving the clock and Bird Crazy Stamp set and Thinlits.


Put up your hand if you love the Ground Espresso...  I decided to add a drop of reinker to the paste and mix.


Using the new Argyle Stencil I layered on this yummy ground espresso tinted texture paste.


I sprayed some mermaid lagoon and cracked pistachio distress spray stain the inked with some ground espresso distress ink. 


The finished canvas.


I layered and inked some ephemera.


EEK...I just got my Bird Crazy Thinlits and WOW FUN!  Look how "Beaker Featherflutter"clutches the clock.


He's even holding a bouquet from the Crazy Things set.


 I inked these cute metal bunny charms with distress paint then distressed them.  They go so well with all the clock elements.


I attached and arched the special delivery ephemera.


I cut up the sentiment that's attached to the clock, distressed, glued and accented with some ground espresso shadowing.


I layered a stamp from documented and added some elements of the the number rubs.


Let's see what you've got!  

You must create a project using a rubber or clear stamp, no digi images allowed, add your creation to the linky AND hop around the designers blogs leaving comments along the way.

We are showcasing the new STAMPtember® products that have just been released. CLICK HERE to see them all. It is a HUGE release with loads of fabulous stamps, dies, stencils and much more!
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store
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So now it's YOUR turn to get out your inks, paints and all things arty and start creating! We are looking forward to seeing what you make!

Each DT member also has a Simon's Goody Bag to give away too! All you need to do is leave me a comment on this post AND enter the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge 



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There are fabulous Giveaway's and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog , if you haven't subscribed by email you may want to so you don't miss out


Well, that's it for myself and Beaker Featherflutter.  I hope you liked our journey to the canvas.  I love playing with the Bird Crazy stamps and now the Thinlits.  Layering with sprays, texture paste, stamps and the ephmerea really create a full interesting project.

Andrea  
Barbara   
Cheiron  
Emma   
Maura  
Meihsia  
Nicole   {you are here}
Sandra  
Suzz 

Thanks for stopping by.  I always love when you take the time to leave your thoughts.  Time to head off and see what Sandra has created for you.




Challenge Blogs

Inspiration Journal- Happy {Bird Crazy makes me Happy}
A Vintage Journal- Home Sweet Home {Alice is always trying to get Home}

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Comments

  1. WOW! I love all the details on your gorgeous project! It's wonderful!

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  2. OMG! what a fantastic piece! like all the images you used ....you can't go wrong with crazy birds.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  3. Fantastic panel! I like the bird holding the clock, and the details you put in this.

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  4. Oh my my.... What a super fantastic canvas!!!! I just love Tim's Crazy Birds and your canvas is absolutely marvelous!!!!!

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  5. great mixed-media colour play, the Bird Crazy image is real cute!

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  6. What a beautifully layered and fun project!

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  7. A wonderful piece of art. Love everything about it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  8. wow your canvas is amazing, with so much texture!!! I lvoe the colors and design!

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  9. Love this - the crazy bird hidden behind the clock is so cute. LOL Love the textures and dimensional you have included:)

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  10. Oh my goodness this is amazing!!!!! Love those rabbits ;-)

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  11. A very fun and nice canvas you have made.

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  12. hey there... gorgeous project:) thanks for sharing....i hope your comments are posting for you.. i dont think they are.. i will comment to the next person on the hop and hopefully she can notify you.. i hope this rights itself very soon so you can enjoy your hard-worked for comments...

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  13. Oh wow, that's really stunning work. And I just love those crazy birds!

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  14. Awesome project with great textures!

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  15. This is a knockout!! Love, love all the details and how you packed all the pieces together in a way that makes each of them shine apart and together!!

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  16. super! love the new ground espresso and all that layering and embellishment

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  17. Well, I so love Tim's Crazy Birds, so you have a winner there, and I love what you have done with this bird ... so very good! Lots of interesting detail here, and rabbits from Alice through the Looking Glass, so apt with the time image! XX

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  18. Such a fab canvas ! Nicole All the yummy texture , detail , ephemera and of course , what was it now you called him , 'Beaker Featherflutter' -Love it xx

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  19. Your canvas is so beautiful and then adding the crazy bird is too fun!

    Hugs,
    Snoopy :D

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  20. This canvas is fantastic! The inked rabbit charms are just the right touch. You made every element go together so well. The crazy bird looks as if he's been up round the clock, or he's been down the rabbit hole! Ha!

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  21. Beautiful canvas! Love that crazy bird :)

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  22. Beaker Featherflutter! I love it!

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  23. I saw many pieces of art with those crazy birds already, but yours is especially remarkable! It has an even crazier look! So cooooool! Creative regards from stempelfrida
    http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

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  24. I love, love your canvas!! The texture, the rabbits, wording ,the bird stamp and the clock all go together to make a creative canvas♥

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  25. I would love to receive something like this!

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  26. How lucky you are to have so many new Tim Holtz products and you've put them all together to make a super fun creation. Nicely done!

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  27. Very cool. Never though about using distress ink to color my modeling cream. Fun project. TFS

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  28. Fabulous canvas! Love the argyle pattern in ground espresso.

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  29. Gorgeousness. Love everything. Hugz

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  30. Wooooohoooooooooo I love that birds and your canvas is such a great combination of all --- looks such funny and timing to me
    There’s nothing like a good blog hop to start your creative week!

    Creative regards from hellerlittle

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  31. What a fun project - love all the fab layers!

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  32. Love youre project but most off all i totally loe youre bunny on the side!

    Greetz,
    Marieke

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  33. What a great project! A clever way of using the new stamp and the pop of color with the crazy bird is awesome! So many wonderful layers and those bunnies are just adorable!

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  34. This is fab! So interesring...I could look at it for hours.

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  35. Beautiful canvas! Oh the lovely layering you have blended together seamlessly into a gorgeous design!

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  36. Awesome! Your picture is like a puzzle to find all the fun elements you added - thanks for the inspiration!

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  37. Beautiful mixed media project!! Love the stamps.. The clock is very nice..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  38. This is crazy good! Love the bird and the rabbits and, oh heck, I love it all. TFS

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  39. Great card! Love the background and that adorable bird!

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  40. Love the combination of elements and the addition of the quirky bird.

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  41. This canvas piece is full of wonderful textures, and lots of 'time' related elements for the eyes to explore!! Thanks for the inspirations!

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  42. Loving those crazy Crazy Birds...such fun!!!

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  43. love all the different layers :)

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  44. Love the espresso texture paste and how you used the bird with these other elements!

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  45. Love the look of those first few steps for the background.

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  46. Love your canvas with that cute crazy bird and the different types of mediums. Thanks for sharing

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  47. Gorgeous art! Love the White Rabbits ( now blue ) and the whimsy of the Crazy Bird! Love your layering. I too love embossing paste and t!m's distress products. So versatile! Fabulous work!

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  48. A great use of the products. You have to love Tim Holtz! Good job!

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  49. Wow, your canvas is fun and colourful. I love the added textures throughout your creation. Hugs Jo

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  50. Such a fun piece to see. Love those little rabbits!

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  51. The clock face and bunnies go so well together!

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  52. Super awesome canvas! loving the bird crazy set.. really great art work! Love how you use the colors, texture and the ephemera!

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  53. WOW - your piece is A WORLD OF WONDERFUL Nicole!!!
    LOVE the colours, textures, combinations of stamps, LOVE IT ALL, from the AWESOME argyle background to your FABULOUS feathered friend grasping the clock and flowers :)
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  54. Holy Moly! Awesome piece that you have created!
    TFS

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  55. Wonderful card, the crazy birds can make any card shine. Love it!

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  56. your canvas is absolutely amazing... love all the wonderful details and texture!

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  57. Love your use of inks, from distressing to coloring the paste! Very cool ephemera card, Featherflutter cinches it! Glad I found you again, your blog is very inspirational.

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  58. what a fun project.
    Love the crazy bird. You kept him busy holding flowers and the clock.
    the layering of the embellishments is fantastic.
    thanks for sharing.

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  59. I love Ground Espresso! and real espresso! and this card! =) awesomeness Nicole.

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  60. Beautiful! I love the ground espresso paste for the stencil, the use the color, and one of my all time favorite stamps, Bird Crazy!

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  61. What an awesome card! I love the crazy birds and the clock stamps and the textures you used to make that gorgeous background! Plus those bunny charms are just so darn sweet!!

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  62. Great layering and I love the dimension of the this wonderful piece of art!

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  63. Gorgeous canvas Nicole, love the colors, they layers and how you embellished it. Those crazy birds get everywhere don't they ... :)

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  64. I really love the color combo of your canvas.

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  65. Absolutely beautiful mixed media canvas! Just love the detail of the background :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  66. Nicole, this is awesome! I love all the different elements you've added!!

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  67. A vintage that looks modern, I loved it!

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  68. The details are simply amazing! Absolutely love the project!

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  69. Gorgeous project, love the coloured texture paste, must remember to try that! Cathy x

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  70. Cute background technique! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  71. Awesome looking canvas...I adore the texture and the funny bird.

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  72. Nicole, this is one amazing piece! Each time I look at it, I see more. My hand is up for the ground expresso - love that new color! From your background textures, to the design, the darling rabbits, the crazy bird, to the blues and browns, this is one amazing mixed media piece!!

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  73. This blog hop and you are such enablers. I've never worked with texture paste but I think I'm going to have to get some of that. Love the texture of your mixed media piece. Awesome!

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  74. Pure fabulousness as always, sweetie. You are such a wiz with all those yummy goodies. Love the layers, and the palette.
    Always inspiring to stop by your blog. Always.

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  75. Love all the technique. And those birds-----wonderful. Gotta try some of these.

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  76. Love all the layering. It's beautiful

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  77. OMG this canvas ROCKS, love how you incorporated the crazy bird into it, so darn FUN!!

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  78. Wow! This is incredible! Mixed Media terrifies me, but you knocked this one out of the park!! Love the texture and all the layers.

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  79. Not sure my last comment posted; sorry if it repeats. This is awesome!! Love all the layers and texture and dimension!

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  80. What a great canvas. So much great dimension.

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  81. What a fun canvas! love all the layering, the stenciling and inking! Your bird is so fun holding the clock and flowers!

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  82. Awesome canvas, girl!! I love these crazy birds, I need to take them out for a play!

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  83. LoVe it. Your sweet bird made me smile. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  84. Wow this is beautiful! I love all the dimension and your close attention to detail. The cut apart and distressed sentiment is fantastic! Thanks for sharing this inspiration! ~Annie

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  85. Stunning, I'm also a fan of the crazy birds, great idea, many thanks!!

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  86. I kept looking at every little detail and then looked again. The white rabbit charms, the color for the crazy bird, all the layers, absolutely wonderful job!

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  87. Great work. It feels like Alice in Wonderland.

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  88. Wow, super fun mixed media canvas, Nicole! So many fun elements and the Tim Holtz bird is Adorable. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  89. I am just taking the time to say hello.... and to tell you that I love your canvas, Beaker Featherflutter is adorable! Thanks so much for joining in our 'Home Sweet Home' challenge at A Vintage Journey. Hugs, Anne xx

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  90. Love your fun project! So much to look at :D

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  91. I love your Canvas
    so many technique and thanks for the step by step too
    the texture I love the bird so cute
    and the sentiment really clever Take the time and that birdie steal the alarm hihi
    cute project and so clever Nicole

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  92. WOW your canvas is so cute! I love the colors and there are so many fabulous textures!

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  93. Such a beautiful canvas! Love this, love the texture you created and all those awesome layers to create a collage effect too. Thanks for the fab blog hop and for sharing your gorgeous work with us Karen x

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  94. I love ground expresso. The way you used it on your cards back ground looks awesome. I too am on the crazy bird band wagon. Love this card.

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  95. Nicole, this is awesome. I like the bird and the clock together. I like your vintage and grunge style of crafting. It's always a pleasure to see your work.

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  96. Gorgeous detail! Love this mixed media!

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  97. Wow...what a crazy fun canvas you have created!!

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  98. Awesome love all the fabulous elements
    Kate x

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  99. LOVE your canvas! Great mix media project using Tim Holtz stamps!

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  100. This canvas is amazing! I love that bird~ ;)

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  101. OMGoodness, this looks amazing! So many details to look at it - wow! And the crazy birds make me smile every time!

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  102. Lovely piece Nicola, love how you incorporated the Crazy Bird and the texture is lovely in the background and I love the embellishments you added . So lovely to see you joining in with our Vintage Journey Tim inspired challenge, Thank you. Tracy x

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  103. This bird is crazy, but you are right... that expresso colour is gorgeous :)

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  104. Love your little masterpiece Nicole, love all the texture and the gorgeous colour of the Bird Crazy bird : )

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  105. wow, your mixed media canvas is awesome, love all the details

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  106. I love all the details you have put in to your project!

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  107. Fabulous, fun canvas and I love how you've used the birds ~ great work, as always Nicole! :)

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  108. An amazing project with lots of wonderful details, most of all the painted bunnies *gg* love it! Thanks for the inspiration!
    kind regards, Irmgard

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  109. Really love this fun, funky canvas - great combining of stamps and ephemera and fabulous how you created dimension with them. And yes, definitely a Ground Espresso lover here!
    Alison x

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  110. What a beautiful canvas! Thank you for the inspiration.

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  111. So many fun elements to see and to love on your canvas!!! I can spend a long time looking at fabulous projects like this.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  112. so many wonderful things on this canvas. just beautiful. love how u colored that texture paste. TY for inspiring me.

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  113. Love the beautiful texture and colors on your creation, Nicole. :)

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  114. Beautiful project Nicole! And how fun that the bird is holding the clock.

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  115. What fun! I'm never disappointed when I visit your blog--such a breath of fresh air to visit! this canvas is fabulous, and what great use of that crazy bird...I have resisted buying them so far, but I don't think I can hold out much longer!

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  116. Love the white rabbit charms. Your canvas is so creative.

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  117. Love this! I like the way you have the bird "holding" the clock & bouquet. Great textures & layering, too. ~ Andrea

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  118. Your canvas is so beautiful !! Love the texture and layers.
    Ann :)

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  119. Such a fun design with the bird holding the clock. Great job, Nicole!

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  120. Fab project, I especially like your use of colors!

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  121. I love the idea to color your paste with reinkers. Brilliant. Fabulous canvas.

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  122. Such a fabulous and fun canvas - it really makes me smile! Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey for our Home Sweet Home challenge. And my apologies for such a late comment - so many broadband problems here in Shetland! Jennie x

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