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Nov 14, 2013

Inspired by Pinterest 1

Happy Thursday everyone and thanks for stopping by! 

Since I am doing all this "pinning" on pinterest, I thought it's about time I actually create things inspired by pinterest. So today is my first official "Pinterest Inspired" post, and hopefully I will do this on a regular basis. If there is anyone out there wanting to play along with me being inspired by pinterest, then I'd love to see what you have made, including a link in your post to what inspired you on pinterest.

Above is my creation inspired by a beautiful card I pinned some time ago. I used a beautiful puppy digistamp from Lee Holland. I was lucky enough to catch this one as a freebie off  Lee's Facebook page. It was a 24 hour freebie, and might now be available to purchase in Lee's Etsy store (see Lee Holland's blog sidebar). 

It's been colored using Copic Markers. I fussy cut it out, adhered it to my card using pop up dots. 

This is the card that inspired me. Isn't it beautiful?

I kept the same layout, but instead of a snowman I used the cute puppy. Of course I don't have that die/ frame, so I used my double scallop square doily die from Whimsy Stamps instead. I am going to need a few winter birthday cards, so I kept the birthday theme on my card. The card needed something on the top edge so I added some ribbon.

I would love to play along in a few challenges:

 Crafty Ribbons -  Anything Goes with Ribbon 
Crafty Creations - Dies/punches
Everybody-Art-Challenge  Card For A Boy
 4 Krafty Girlz Anything Goes
I would love to come see your pinterest inspired projects, so I am including inlinkz below.
 Before linking please be sure that your post includes a link to your pinterest inspiration piece. 

Have a fabulous day everyone!!


  1. This is so adorable! Love the color scheme! The fence behind the puppy is just the perfect touch! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations!
    Tracey F., DT Crafty Creations Challenges

  2. What a fabulous idea! I love Pinterest, and probably spend more internet time there than another website now. I've also received so much more activity on my blog as a result of Pinterest, to which I'm exceedingly grateful. Your card is so pretty, and I love the original card too.

  3. This is just darling. Love the blues and sparkly touches on the scarf.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. Love your fabulous, cute card.
    Thank you joining us at Everybody Art Challenge.

  5. Wow just so very adorable and love the way you have used the fence behind him
    Louise xx

  6. Ah this is super, what a cute wee doggy, Love him. Thanks for joining in with us on Crafty Gilrs this fortnight, Love Hazelxox

  7. Lovely idea to let you to be inspired by Pinterest. I don't have a pinterest account, but I love your card and it is a beautiful lift of the original one.
    xxx Marianne

  8. Aaah what a cute pooch and a great layout too, luv Sam x

  9. This is such a cutie,I just love this adorable image and the layout. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Girlz Challenges and we hope that you'll join us again next time.
    Hugz, Lorraine xx

  10. Love the blue and white together and your coloring of this sweet image is just fantastic.


  11. Such a cute image, really well coloured and laid out. I really love the frame you've chosen too! Thanks for joining the Crafty Girls Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

  12. beautiful creation!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    hugs Anke


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