Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Inspired by... Crib mattress spring!?!?

Happy Inspiration Wednesday!
Actually, it's Friday today (I know!), but I thought that I'd link this up to FWF...
'cause I so was happy with the way this turned out, 
and wanted to to share it as I'm sure many of you missed it :)

So, happy FWF friends!
So glad to have you here!

 I am up on the Unity blog today, and I'm totally excited to share my project today!
(It's been awhile since I've posted -
feels SO strange!)

When I craft, I usually am inspired by looking at the beautiful Unity stamps,
or the pretty papers that are surrounding me.

Often, something that I see in my house
or at the store sparks an idea for a project.

For this one, I went online and browsed and browsed...
 until I had an A-HA moment.

Took me awhile...
so many ideas have been done,
and I wanted to do something different.

So... this is what I found.

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Loving this kinda look these days...
Vintage office.

What inspired my project?
It's the CRIB MATTRESS SPRING! :)

This crafter is brilliant - I loved what she did with it.
See her post here.

I decided to make my own 'spring' card by weaving wires.
I'm pretty excited by the way it turned out.
I think that it's got that similar look!
Yay!

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I used Echo Park This and That Christmas papers, 
along with stamps from November 2012 {so into you} KOM

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You can see that the wires are uneven... 
but I think that it adds to the 'handmade' look :)

I had A LOT of fun with this challenge - 
... and I had NO idea what project I was going to end up doing!

If you're ever in need of inspiration,
look online - there's SO MUCH out there!

Well, I hope that I inspired YOU today! :)
Have a beautiful day!

(Oh, and join me tomorrow for a Unity hop! :) )
 

22 comments:

  1. I love your card so unique looking. I think the uneven wires give the card added charm. I'm going to have to steal ummm I mean borrow this idea. Thanks for sharing and inspiring me today.

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  2. Love it, Thienly! It's a wonderful creation from your inspiration! :) Awesome!

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  3. That is awesome! So very cool - it's amazing in card-sized form, and now I kinda want to make something like this to hang by my desk....love it!

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  4. What a fun way to use a crib mattress and your card is just amazing! I love how all of the random little things look so perfectly at home on your background!

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  5. So creative. You come up with the most unique projects.

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  6. wish I would have kept the crib! great interpretation

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  7. This is really neat! What a great idea!

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  8. Fun card, good showcasing of Unity stamps.

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  9. Super card! It's so different....I love it!

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  10. such a fun card! great inspiration idea!

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  11. Wow, adorable project. I love your inspiration photo with the cribsprings.

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  12. This is all kinds of awesome!!

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  13. Oh my god girl!!!! This is soooooo creative.

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  14. Fabulous! I love the kinda "jenky" look of the wire too! All of the texture is excellent. LOOOVE it!

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  15. Love the mattress spring you created for your card! so unique and fabulous!

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