Tuesday, June 23, 2009

TTIC#36 A Special Collaboration with... Artful INKables!!!!!!!

EXCITING TTIC week!!!! The surprise that you have been waiting for since yesterday is......
We have a partner for today’s challenge — Artful INKables! To celebrate the release of their two new stamp sets called Into the Moonlight and Fictionally Inspired, we’re working with the Artful INKables team on today’s challenge! I LOVE LOVE LOVE these sets!!!! They rock!!! (These sets are soooo affordable too, and they are red rubbah!!!!)

Artful INKables was founded by Kristin Soboloski to express her love of rubber stamps, art, and all things crafty. After crafting for many years, Kristin began to design her own rubber stamps and her company was born.
And about these new stamps…you have got to see them for yourself! They’re the buzz of the online crafty community! The TwilightTuesday Design Team loves them and we’re sure you will too. And you will definitely recognize the inspiration behind them.
Visit Artful INKables‘ store to check them out and get your own sets! You’ll also want to check out their new Vampire Romance-Themed Pewter Charms Set; they’re beautiful and would be a great addition to any vampy project! Who doesnt need Bella's truck in Pewter, I NEED it!! :)

Now…brace yourself for more good news…AMAZING BLOG CANDY!!
Kristin from Artful INKables has generously provided us with three sets of her new stamps, along with a set of the Vampire Romance charms, to use as giveaways!
Find Out about how YOU can enter to win this AMAZING Candy HERE

And for the Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge theme this week from Julie—
"The theme for this week’s challenge (TTIC36) is What Says Twilight To You?
So many things say “Twilight” to the multitudes of Twilight fans. What images do you think of when you think about the Twilight books and movies?
For some, Twilight means an apple, for some, the chess piece on the cover of Breaking Dawn, and for others, Bella’s truck conjures up the Twilight mood. Many fans love to express their Twilight love by choosing a “team” to root for, and others have favorite quotes from the book that are near and dear to them.

For the craft portion of the challenge: create a piece that expresses what comes to mind when YOU think of the Twilight saga.
For the comment portion of the challenge: Many people often say that reading the Twilight saga has been life-changing. Please share how the saga has changed your own life or made you view life in a different way."
Here is my Project using the amazing Artful INKables sets Into the Moonlight and Fictionally Inspired sentiments!! I stamped this image onto PTI white with versafine black onyx ink and colored with markers and covered the main images with crystal effects. They are shiny. The swirl is stamped in the background with versamark. I added satin ribbon from SU. The sentiment is from Fictionally Inspired and stamped in the same ink.

Stamps Used: Into the Moonlight, Fictionally Inspired-Artful INKables
Paper Used: white, true black, pure poppy cs PTI
Ink Used: Versafine black onyx, versamark
Accessories Used: Whisper white satin ribbon SU, markers, crystal effects SU, sticky tape

The Twilight saga changed my life completely, silly to say sometimes but Stephenie Meyers characters came to life for me, These books made me feel young, and feel that true undying love is out there in this universe and we can overcome anything to achieve that love that WE need. I was completely and irrovicably hooked into these books, reading them at a lightning pace and since reading them 8 times each. Impossible to put down I tell you. During reading these books I was going through some hard times and I must admit this story helped me reevaluate my feelings as a woman, as someone capable of unconditional love who knew what direction I wanted to go in my life, I wanted to be IN love I wanted to feel love and I had a right to ask for it...and I did. besides loving these books I felt bonded with these books and we all remember what being 17 feels like, the good and the bad. Things are much better in my life and I wish I could give Stephenie a HUGE hug because the books she wrote are a part of me now...

And of course, this week the Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge Design Team has used Artful INKables’ new stamp sets for their projects. Check out today’s projects:
Beth ~ Dani ~ Eve ~ Jen ~ Julie ~ Margie ~ Rebecca ~ Tonya
And Our Guest Designers:
Alison ~ Donna

And we’ve all been SO inspired by these new stamp sets that myself and the rest of the Twilight Tuesday Design team has made additional projects that will be featured on the TwilightTuesday.com blog as well as our individual blogs ALL WEEK!!!

Please join in and play along with us! Go Visit TwilightTuesday.com for ALL the details!!!
Enjoy, have fun and I cant wait to see what YOU create!!!
Twilight Hugs!
Till Later!!


Elena said...

Your card is very beautiful! I really love what you said about the book! So true!

Erica said...

I love the card. The red around the outside is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing your story. I completely agree and understand completely. Twilight was the same for me!

Whoopsie Daisy! said...

*thud* Now THAT, my dear friend, is one beautiful Twilight inspired card. I feel the same way you do about the Twilight series. xx

Dani said...

I LOVE your card!! You colored it so beautiful!!
Thank you for sharing your story with us.

Eve said...

I LOVE that image! And how you pared it with that quote! Perfect!!!!

Stampvamp said...

This is FANTASTIC! Just love that image!! You did a beautiful job!!

Sara said...

It's beautiful, a perfect twilight card!

Alison said...

I love what you created Jac! It's perfect! And, I also love what you said about the books. But, we may not be 17... but we're still young girl! Super job as usual!!!

Julie said...

Oh, oh, Jacquie! Girl, you knocked it right outta the park with this card! GORGEOUS! I appreciate you sharing your Twilight story with us - the books have touched so many of us. Amazing job!

Jen said...

This is beautiful Jacquie! Don't you just love Versamark. That stuff might be my favorite stamping ink. I love the layout of this and I especially love how you incorporated your trademark scrunched ribbon. Lovely work!!

Donna Maria said...

YOU my very talented and gorgeous friend ROCK! Wow Jac....Every time I see your work you floor me!!! This card is just beautiful....Like you! Well done sweetie, great job! Xx

Beth said...

AWE. Some! Beautiful job, Jacquie - rock on!

Joanne Travis said...

A very beautiful card and story. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Steph said...

This is awesome!
I love your colouring, great job!

Ella Press said...

LOL, I used the same quote!
Love your card!
Take a look at mine?


rebecca said...

This is GORGEOUS! love the coloring on the tulip!