eclectic Paperie: Friend of Craft Critique

Welcome to a brand new Craft Critique feature! “Friend of Craft Critique”

Not only do we want to bring you the best in craft product and tool reviews, but we want to start introducing you to some of our crafty friends: designers, crafters, shops and crafty businesses that we can’t really review per se, (because we are completely biased!) but we still want you to get to know them!

This week we not only have a wonderful crafty business owner we want you to meet, but a giveaway and a discount code for all our readers!

Introducing… eclectic Paperie!

Your Name: Daisy Sparks

Business Name: eclectic Paperie (small “e”)

Visit their blog HERE

iTunes Tutorials (new podcast tutorial series!)

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA. Online retail only(no physical location/store front)

When and why did you start your business… what was your inspiration?

I always wanted a paper crafting store that specialized in unique products. Not the stuff you can get at Michaels or Target. Something where the owners spent time seeking out… well… “eclectic” products so I wouldn’t have to.

I was speaking to my friend Joy Kennedy (joyofstamping on Splitcoaststampers) and discovered she was looking for the same thing. To make a long story short, we decided to do it ourselves. We created the store we always wanted. launched in January 2007 and we’ve never looked back. It has been an absolute blast. Joy and I work really hard to find all the things that paper crafters love so our customers don’t have to.

Which crafty mediums do you participate in?

Scrapbooking and stamping.

What are your top selling products?

Believe it or not, chipboard coasters and stamps from a variety of companies that eP offers.

Which crafty tools could YOU personally not live without?

My Crop-a-dile, a bone folder, a piercing tool, a good pair of scissors, a variety of adhesives because all adhesives are not created equal. You need different adhesives for different materials.

What are your favorite crafty brands?

Stampers Anonymous(Tim Holtz & Wendy Vecchi), Ranger Products, and Basic Grey. Have you seen Tim’s latest stamps? They are fantastic!

What trends are you noticing in the Craft Industry?

Stamps and Scrapbooks have really made their way into home decor and textiles. Paper crafters are taking their creations and turning it into their home decor and/or textiles like clothes, bags, towels. Nothing says “you’re special” like someone taking the time to create something handmade from stamp and/or scrapbook materials.

Where do you go to find creative inspiration?

Magazines like Paper Crafts and Creating Keepsakes. I also love walking through the Target and Macy’s bedding and home sections. You can see color and pattern combinations that will inspire you. Even clothes can give you a good starting place with all the patterns and colors that are found in the fashion trends. Inspiration is everywhere. Look at the flowers tomorrow as you walk to your car.

Just for YOU!

eclectic Paperie is offering a special promotional coupon to Craft Critique readers!

Please use coupon code SARAHSENTME. Receive 10% off your total purchase from Friday, March 20th to Sunday, March 22nd (minimum $20 purchase).

Now accepting orders from Canada.

A Reader Giveaway!

Here is your chance to win the amazing prize package pictured below! Just leave a comment and tell us where you find crafty inspiration! This giveaway will close Sunday, March 22nd at midnight CST.

This prize includes:
* eclectic Paperie logo apron
* 2 Distressed Stickles
* Adirondack Alcohol Ink Applicator
* Adirondack Alcohol Ink Pack
* Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution
* Stamp set from the Tim Holtz Collection from Stampers Anonymous
* Distress Ink
* Jet Black Archival Ink by Ranger
(colors shown and or/stamp set may vary from photo shown)

Sorry! This Giveaway is Closed!

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382 Responses to eclectic Paperie: Friend of Craft Critique

  1. Jarie March 20, 2009 at 8:14 am #

    Great Giveaway. I find lots of my inspiration by visiting the blogs, my papercraft mag and magazine ads.


  2. Courtney Baker March 20, 2009 at 8:18 am #

    I love looking at West Elm catalogs, always great colors and lines.

  3. Kelly March 20, 2009 at 8:31 am #

    I find lots of inspiration online. Mostly from blogs. Sometimes the pictures, the ideas or the words.

  4. Sue Symens March 20, 2009 at 8:42 am #

    Great stuff! Thanks!

  5. Sue Symens March 20, 2009 at 8:43 am #

    Opps, I am isprired by sunsets or sunrises. Check out the great colors!

  6. laury55 March 20, 2009 at 9:04 am #

    thanks for the opportunity to win this fab give away…I find inspiration in ads, love cutting out words or pictures from magazines

  7. Bellanca43 March 20, 2009 at 9:25 am #

    Lately my inspiration has come from some of the things I find myself “needing”. I need to write down what is in the fridge for leftovers and I need to find a place to put the necklaces I wear everyday. My next two projects will be converting an unused box into a little necklace box and a layout that slips into an acrylic frame on my fridge so I can write down what’s in the fridge with a wipe off marker.

  8. Irene Lenihan March 20, 2009 at 9:37 am #

    I love to read blogs for inspiration and the forum is also a great place for ideas. Thanks for the info about eclectic Paperie. It looks like another good place for me to bookmark.

  9. Michelle March 20, 2009 at 9:38 am #

    Most of my inspiration comes from getting photos printed (they get delivered and I’m ready to scrapbook!) or lately I’ve been very inspired to create from looking at (and collecting!) paint chips. =)

  10. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 9:40 am #

    Fabulous giveway! Lots of inspiration here….

  11. sannika March 20, 2009 at 9:41 am #

    My inspiration is the story I want to tell – mine, my kids’, my grandmother etc.

  12. Bonnie March 20, 2009 at 9:41 am #

    Definitely the internet and the many creative blogs that are out there. They make me get my butt in rear and get creating stuff!!

  13. Katherine March 20, 2009 at 9:42 am #

    My inspiration comes from blogs, magazines, my kids, and nature. I love Eclectic Paperie!

  14. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 9:42 am #

    I find my inspiration everywhere! Most recently in the spring clothing ads for various stores- great, bright combos.
    This giveaway looks awesome!!

  15. Camilla March 20, 2009 at 9:43 am #

    Blogs all over the internet! From photos, scraps I collect, an commercial, or candypaper. Everywhere! What a great giveaway!

  16. Kay March 20, 2009 at 9:52 am #

    I’m getting quite a bit of inspiration from catalog mailings lately, especially bedding. There are some fabulous colors and patterns out there just waiting to be made into a card or altered art.


  17. Linda F. March 20, 2009 at 9:56 am #

    I think I find most of my inspiration on blogs. I read magazines and idea books, too. But those wonderful projects freely shared by bloggers are usually the best!

  18. knag March 20, 2009 at 9:57 am #

    I enjoy visiting other blogs for inspiration, as well as individual stamps and papers. Sometimes its the paper that inspires me to create a card.

  19. Lisa Bohler March 20, 2009 at 9:57 am #

    I find lots of inspiration on blogs. Using various sketch challenges has helped me grow as a papercrafter! Sometimes, I’m blessed enough to see something while watching tv! Have you seen the couch on The Adventures of New Christine? Those colors of those pillows are wonderful inspiration!!!

  20. Allison March 20, 2009 at 9:59 am #

    fantastic giveaway!

    I find my inspiration from ….ok, I’m still thinking about it.

    No, nothing yet.

    Hmm…maybe that explains it – I’m looking for some new inspiration. I’ve always checked blogs, and magazines, and Stampin Up’s projects, and those aren’t shaking up the mojo.

    I’m going to have to go on vacation and clear my head to get back to you!

  21. Cassi March 20, 2009 at 10:02 am #

    I find inspiration every where. The blogging world has been my latest source, Dawn McVey and Kristina Werner’s color combos are super inspiring as are watching Tim Holtz videos. I love crafting!

  22. Marie-Hélène à Madrid March 20, 2009 at 10:04 am #

    What a big Giveaway … I find my inspiration online, visiting a lot of blogs … I use blogline to see what american scrap girl do and what kind of supplies they used …
    I hope you accept my participatione ven if I am in the other side of the sea .. in Spain

    Lot of sunny kiss
    marie-Hélène from Spain

  23. Louloupi March 20, 2009 at 10:10 am #

    Wouuuuaaaw That’s a giveaway!!!!

    I’m from Paris / France ….Then I find my inspiration in visiting my city (museum, architecture, all detailswhich compose my love Paris!)…The story of my life, my husband is an inspiration too…My hops (a baby)…..My dreams (a better world that I’m create in my creations!) ….

    Thanks to let’us dream of this beautiful giveaway 😉

    Louloupi 😉

  24. Michelle Adams March 20, 2009 at 10:12 am #

    I love all things eP! My inspiration mostly comes from the person I am making the card/altered object for…their interests, etc. But i also get a lot of inspiration from various stamping blogs & SplitCoastStampers. Thanks so much for the chance to win
    Michelle Adams
    shellapoo at hotmail dot com

  25. ~Q~ March 20, 2009 at 10:16 am #

    What a nice giveaway and how generous of Eclectic Paperie! I get inspiration from things around me – God’s creation, colors in magazines, the awesome blogs I visit daily. Thanks so much for the chance to enter!

  26. Karin March 20, 2009 at 10:25 am #

    I find inspiration in magazines and movies, especially foreign and indie films.

  27. inkedx2 March 20, 2009 at 10:26 am #

    I get my inspiration from other blogs, magazines, and papercrafting communities. Thanks for the chance to win!


  28. Amy March 20, 2009 at 10:32 am #

    I find more inspiration on blogs than anywhere else. Thank goodness for so many great artists who are willing to share their fabulous work!!!

  29. L March 20, 2009 at 10:32 am #

    I get inspiration from the bed and bath aisles at target! So many great prints and color combos!

  30. ChiLLi March 20, 2009 at 10:37 am #

    terrific giveaway!!! I find lots of inspiration online. and from blogs like this one

  31. Stephanie March 20, 2009 at 10:42 am #

    I find crafty inspiration right here on the internet. My productivity has quadrupled and my creativity has blossomed since signing on to scrapbooking sites on the internet!

  32. kellyrae March 20, 2009 at 10:42 am #

    Those are some pretty great goodies you’re giving away. My inspiration comes from daily blog hopping, visiting SCS, flipping thru home catalogs, and sitting down to stamp with friends.

  33. Mary Lib March 20, 2009 at 10:46 am #

    oh those are some great goodies you are showing there. I find inspiration a lot of places -mostly magazines but also in this beautiful spring weather we are having in Florida. My dog is getting a lot of walks as we look for all the new growth on the trees and shrubs. That makes me want to create! Thanks for the chance to win. ~~ Mary Lib

  34. Kim March 20, 2009 at 10:48 am #

    WOW what an amazing give away! I would love to win this fabulous prize bundle! I find my inspiration from my blogging friends! There are so many talented ladies how inspire me!
    Hugs~ Kim

  35. Laura March 20, 2009 at 10:50 am #

    I love looking at home decorating catalogs for inspiration (mostly color combinations), and of course blogs and galleries from other stampers/scrapbookers.

  36. Louchia March 20, 2009 at 10:56 am #

    great giveaway!

    I didn’t know about eclectic paperie, thanks for sharing! I find my inspiration mostly while looking at ads, blogs, packaging containers (!) and did I mentioned ads?

  37. Heidi Y March 20, 2009 at 10:56 am #

    I find my inspiration on blogs, crafty websites, magazines (still love them!!)… Cool giveaway!

  38. Scrapycandy March 20, 2009 at 11:03 am #

    I am an avid reviewer of message boards, galleries, blogs (including Tim’s :)), and sites offered by manufacturers. I love seeing how colors are put together. I also like home furnishing stores (Crate & Barrel) and items with strong graphics and prints always catch my eye.

  39. Cindy March 20, 2009 at 11:09 am #

    Inspiration is everywhere.. unfortunately time isn’t! Blogs, blogs, blogs… galleries, magazines, catalogs. Maybe if I spent less time looking for inspiration I’d have more time to create.

  40. Jenn March 20, 2009 at 11:09 am #

    I just pop open my google reader and look at all the amazing projects in blog land. WOW! It makes me want to go stamp right away.

  41. NancyJones March 20, 2009 at 11:10 am #

    wow Where DON’T you find inspiration? its EVERYWHERE. I get most of mine from my daughter. She is the most creative thing. Nothing like looking through a childs eyes to see things a little differently! Wonderful article and great giveaway!

  42. Jessica March 20, 2009 at 11:11 am #

    I get inspiration from visiting blogs and going to Splitcoaststampers galleries. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  43. Sandy March 20, 2009 at 11:12 am #

    I find inspiration while doing the laundry – my latest page was inspired by a bottle of color-safe bleach! The colors spoke to me. I guess everywhere I look. I would be ecstatic to win this give-away! TY for the opportunity.

  44. kadam March 20, 2009 at 11:12 am #

    Hi there,
    I find I get most of my inspiration off the web – either blogs (I LOVE blogs!) or company websites. I also LOVE Craft Critique!!

  45. Sheri March 20, 2009 at 11:12 am #

    There is a wealth of inspiration availbale..I subscribe to a gazillion blogs….

  46. Claire March 20, 2009 at 11:13 am #

    I am a new blogger to this site (10 min.)! I think the contest idea inspired me to start blogging. I love shopping and checking out store windows since that’s where the pros do their best work with the least amount of items within a color scheme. I remember Oprah once said when she shops she buys the outfit on the mannequin since it’s already PUT TOGETHER!

  47. ScrapMomOf2 March 20, 2009 at 11:14 am #

    Oh, I love, love, love eclectic Paperie! Daisy is awesome! I purchased a ton of chalk ink reinkers from the site, and I was having a hard time with them actually all making it into my shopping card. Daisy IMMEDIATELY did it all for me, billed me, etc., and I have them super quickly! Really awesome customer service! I would recommend the site to anyone! Inspiration? Wow, I look everywhere! Tim Holtz is a contact favorite, and I love searching galleries and message boards to see what people are excited about and what they’re creating! Awesome giveaway! Thanks!

  48. Cassi, San Diego March 20, 2009 at 11:17 am #

    I find inspiration while sneaking peaks at blogs throughout the day. I never have time to seek out challenges or sketches, but I see the ones that other people are working on. Thanks for the great interview and a new place to shop!

  49. CMG March 20, 2009 at 11:18 am #

    Great new feature! I find inspiration everywhere – watching cartoons, reading fashion magazines, looking at thousands of blogas and flickr! I love getting inspiration from other crafters and artists who take the time to share their own work and passions.

  50. parknslide March 20, 2009 at 11:18 am #

    I find inspiration at Splitcoaststampers and from participating in swaps of ATCs and Inchies.

  51. Gwen March 20, 2009 at 11:18 am #

    I find inspiration all over… SB & stamping blogs and magazines but also home decorating, billboards, web ads, signs in stores, dish patterns… anything!

  52. Yaritza March 20, 2009 at 11:19 am #

    The best inspiration for me is visiting blogs. There are so many creative people out there it’s just amazing.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  53. Susan E March 20, 2009 at 11:19 am #

    Great interview. I get inspiration from blogs, nature and even direct mail pieces that show up in my mailbox.

  54. Kathie March 20, 2009 at 11:19 am #

    I have blogs I follow. I also love Magazines and Books. If I am stuck and need an idea, I usually turn to the PC though and look at blogs, manufaturer’s and individual artists and get a huge amount of inspiration there.

  55. Grammykrob March 20, 2009 at 11:19 am #

    Boy would I love to win this giveaway. Can’t wait to look and the website and order some new stuff. Kathy

  56. Susan E March 20, 2009 at 11:20 am #

    Great interview. I get inspiration from blogs, nature and even direct mail pieces that show up in my mailbox.

  57. Lisa S. March 20, 2009 at 11:20 am #

    I find lots of inspiration in magazines, books and blogs. So many talented people out there.

  58. Kim March 20, 2009 at 11:20 am #

    I find inspiration by blog hopping. There are so many talented people with so much inspiration to offer. If I’m lacking mojo, I visit lots of blogs!!

  59. Zelda March 20, 2009 at 11:21 am #

    Cool giveaway! I love the Tim Holz line.

    shawn K.

  60. java diva March 20, 2009 at 11:23 am #

    My latest inspiration is clothes. I try to avoid clothes shopping, well, I don’t have to try even, but now I am noticing clothes and fashion catching my eye and the colors and prints are very inspiring! So I take pics of the clothes in the dressing room if they end up not looking good on me…which is usually the case. 😛

  61. Jan Castle March 20, 2009 at 11:23 am #

    WOW…what a wonderful give-a-way! I get inspiration from a variety of areas in my wanderings: Stampin’ Cat Studio, Ink’ll Do Club, the beautiful flowers and areas that I photograph in and around Salem, OR, music, and the list goes on – nothing is overlooked!
    Jan Castle

  62. Kim Dellow March 20, 2009 at 11:24 am #

    Oh wow, thanks for the go at the fab candy. I find inspiration everwhere, I once got a colour scheme idea from a person I saw whilst travelling on the Underground (I’m in London). Kim

  63. Tolegranny March 20, 2009 at 11:24 am #

    This is wonderful. Never tried this before. I love receiving your newsletter, it keeps me informed. I usually buy my Tim Holtz products on line or a shop in my town called Simply Scraps. My inspiration comes from magazines, and other blogs.

  64. Paula March 20, 2009 at 11:25 am #

    my favorite place to find inspiration has got to be blogs! I love to look at everyone’s creations; I can spend hours blurfing!

  65. Anna March 20, 2009 at 11:26 am #

    Awesome giveaway. I get inspiration by blogs and online sites.

  66. Crafty Cat Chicka March 20, 2009 at 11:26 am #

    Wahoo what candy! I find inspiration everywhere – clothes patterns, magazines, but mostly all the great crafty blogs online. My Google Reader list grows daily and once I read through the updates I always head toward my craft supplies.

    Cat Spicer

  67. Ang & Ryan March 20, 2009 at 11:26 am #

    I’m an avid blog hopper, magazine flipper and I often find I have to listen to music to inspire me to create something. More often than not, what I create tends to coordinate with the outfit I’m wearing. In reality, the real question is ‘Where don’t I find inspiration?’

  68. Scrapy33 March 20, 2009 at 11:27 am #

    Thanks or this great giveaway, I found it visiting my friend’s Blogs on his inspirations

  69. Tolegranny March 20, 2009 at 11:27 am #

    Wonderful giveaways. I love Tim Holtz products. I get my inspiration from magazines, and other blogs. I love your newsletter, it keeps me updated with new products.

  70. Trisha March 20, 2009 at 11:27 am #

    I have been an eclectic Paperie customer since shortly after they “opened” their store. Daisy and Joy provide the BEST customer service I have ever received anywhere in ANY industry!!! Their store is a lot of one stop shopping. They have an amazining collection of products and are very affordable. I highly recommend that you at least take a look at their store…it will be well worth there time!
    🙂 Trisha H. in Cyppress

  71. Diana March 20, 2009 at 11:28 am #

    Awesome giveaway. I find inspiration everywhere. Clothes, blogs, often the picture I’m scrapping gives me ideas – or the stamp I’m using for a card lends some thoughts.

  72. Pamela March 20, 2009 at 11:29 am #

    Oh my goodness, I find craft inspiration everywhere! I do loves books, magazines and stuff online but I also find inspiration in the world around me. I was even inspired by a dirty, unfinished bathroom wall once. 🙂

  73. Heather March 20, 2009 at 11:29 am #

    I get lots of inspiration from browsing around Etsy, Poppytalk and Decor8.

  74. Jill March 20, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    I have been eyeing those alcohol inks by Tim and thinking about diving in. I’ve 1never used alcohol inks and they look so fun! I get most of my inspiration from the many magazines I receive. There is so much talent in them. Of course, I am also a big blog hopper so I get a lot from that, too. I just love everything crafty

  75. Donna March 20, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    Wonderful prizes! Right now with spring in the air I’ve been looking to nature for inspiration. The flowers popping up are beautiful! Have a wonderful weekend!

  76. triciagall March 20, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    Nature inspires me. There are so many wonderful color combinations!!! Also, food inspires me. Not only do I like to eat the food but look at it’s beauty before it feeds my belly!!!

  77. GramaCat March 20, 2009 at 11:31 am #

    Much inspired by Blogs and products featured. This Gift Bonanza is a real inspiration, and includes some new things I’ve been wanting to try. Fun looking product line !

  78. Suz Loves to Scramp March 20, 2009 at 11:32 am #

    I find crafty inspiration in nature, while shopping for clothes and searching online!


  79. dee March 20, 2009 at 11:33 am #

    LOVE all the blogs I’m subscribed to!! Seeing real folks creat these amazing cards is all the inspiration I need. Also Take Ten mag!

  80. Mary March 20, 2009 at 11:34 am #

    It was so nice to see Daisy and to learn what products are her favorites. I am so glad that Craft Critique will be doing this type of reporting.


  81. Mary Courtney March 20, 2009 at 11:34 am #

    I get most of my inspiration from blog hopping and craft supply catalogs. eP looks like a wonderful place to spend some time. I will definitely visit. Thanks!

  82. Lori March 20, 2009 at 11:36 am #

    I find inspiration in the blogs of fellow crafters. Not only do they have great ideas, their posts are subtle reminders that my lazy bum should be creating something!

  83. Susan March 20, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    I get inspiration from everything, but especially any Somerset magazines and the Coldwater Creek catalog. Thanks for the chance at a great giveaway.

  84. Tawnya March 20, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    I find my inspiration by visiting other blogs. But it usually comes down to sitting in front of a project and playing with it to get it “just right.”

  85. Jenna Bonifati March 20, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    My inspiration comes right from my own backyard. I live in the woods and on one side of my deck I have a beautiful view of a mountain hillside. The colors of the rocks, trees and flowers almost seem to change with every glance.

  86. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 11:41 am #

    I love your craft critque news letter. Always such fun info. My inspiration comes from many sources, nature, SCS, magazines and a lot of times from clothes. You can find the most interesting patterns in cloth.

    bloomingwonder at yahoo dot com

  87. Christine March 20, 2009 at 11:42 am #

    Wow, what a great feature. It’s great to hear about new companies plus all the new products you review. What a wonderful giveaway. I find inspiration everywhere but mostly blogs and store websites. I have my computer right next to me whenever I create. I also have a couple of magazines that are my favorite place for inspiration too. Thanks for the chance to win. I will cross my fingers that I get chosen. 🙂

  88. KindredEsprit March 20, 2009 at 11:42 am #

    Thanks for the interview! I find inspiration in some of my favourite blogs. Whenever I’m stuck I take a look at some of them to get an idea for the sketch or colour scheme. Also, I find *tonnes* of inspiration on Splitcoaststampers….especially when it comes to the daily challenges!

  89. Debbie March 20, 2009 at 11:43 am #

    I find inspiration in the flower garden and nature I am walking my dog.

    I also get it from blogs and and looking at scrapbook paper. The paper gives you great color ideas.

    Thanks for the candy. Eclectic Paperie is a great place to shop.

    debbie peysen

  90. paper bag create March 20, 2009 at 11:46 am #

    I find inspiration at the stores and look at the clothing displays…the colour combos get me thinking…

  91. Monique March 20, 2009 at 11:47 am #

    Love this blog a lot, look forward to the emails. I find inspiration mostly online at other peoples blogs and at Split Coast Stampers.

  92. Erin Frase March 20, 2009 at 11:47 am #

    Blogs, magazines, and most especially, from my LSS and the friends I’ve met there!

  93. TxScrapAddict March 20, 2009 at 11:47 am #

    Wonderful prize! Love the Craft Critique….great information!

  94. Susan March 20, 2009 at 11:47 am #

    I find inspiration all over…magazines, blogs, SCS, and just the environment around me.

  95. naturecoastcrafter March 20, 2009 at 11:52 am #

    I get a lot of my inspiration from blogs and from my papercraft forums like StampTV, Papercraft Planet and SCS. I love Stef’s inspiration Saturdays on SCS.

  96. Adair March 20, 2009 at 11:53 am #

    Oh boy, oh boy…what a fun give away!!! I get inspired by looking at others art. I receive updates on many blogs, etc. I also have many stamp mags that I can refer to for inspiration.

  97. Becky Carafa March 20, 2009 at 11:57 am #

    I would have to say I get most of my inspiration from my amazing stamping friends! I get color combo ideas too, from mailers like Pier 1 sends out. thanks for the chance!

  98. rush8888 March 20, 2009 at 11:58 am #

    i can sometimes find inspiration in a single piece of patterned cardstock. at other times, on the web, my atc yahoo groups, blogs that seem to have fallen into my lap (like, i couldn’t tell you how i got here), books, magazines and others. sometimes there is too much information “out there”, and just have to stop looking and go make something!

  99. Rosie March 20, 2009 at 11:59 am #

    I find inspiration in magazines (scrap and not), blogs and even my daughter’s clothing.

  100. Rockin' Robin S. March 20, 2009 at 12:00 pm #

    Wow look at all the cool giveaway stuff!!!
    Magazines, blogs, other stampers, nature, anywhere and everywhere. Just look at God’s wonderful creation and you will find it.

  101. Barb Y March 20, 2009 at 12:01 pm #

    WOW!! I get my inspiration from all you very creative women…I love the blogs and ideas…keep up the great work!!

  102. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 12:04 pm #

    Visiting the cardmaker’s blogs is where I find most inspiration….thanks for the giveaway…MollyK.

  103. Leslie March 20, 2009 at 12:13 pm #

    Wonderful give away! I haven’t purchased from this website yet but I love getting their emails and I know I will one day. Have a great day!

  104. Lisa T March 20, 2009 at 12:18 pm #

    I find my inspiration on blogs and sites like SplitCoastStampers. There is an endless supply of ideas on the ‘net!

  105. Dana March 20, 2009 at 12:18 pm #

    I guess I have to say my magazines seem to give me my inspiration. Sometimes If I have time, the blogs. Thanks so much!

  106. Diane March 20, 2009 at 12:19 pm #

    Wonderful giveaway, hope I win!! My inspiration comes almost entirely from blog hopping!
    Diane McCornack

  107. celticmystyc March 20, 2009 at 12:21 pm #

    Re: Great Giveaway…
    My inspiration comes mostly from my friends. It could be a word of encouragement, a creative suggestion or sometimes our goofiness. We all crop on different creative planes so we all draw from each other. Also, I draw inspiration from my photo’s, my stamps and my favorite products…(and they’re featured in this giveaway!!!)


  108. Tamikko March 20, 2009 at 12:26 pm #

    Great giveaway and interview. I’ve heard of this company alot and I’m glad it’s available for Canada now 🙂
    My inspiration comes from all the great blogs I read everyday.

  109. BarefootTams March 20, 2009 at 12:26 pm #

    I get most of my inspiration from blogs, as well as the Splitcoast site.

  110. Dolce Deb's Designs March 20, 2009 at 12:27 pm #

    Thank you for the chance to win this wonderful candy.

    As a stamper I find inspiration almost every where. I do give credit to the many blogs I visit as well.

    Debbie/Phx AZ

  111. Dragonlady March 20, 2009 at 12:28 pm #

    Wonderful giveaway!
    I get my inspiration from blogs with tutorials, yahoo art groups where people share techinques…

  112. Diane O. March 20, 2009 at 12:34 pm #

    I find inspiration just about anywhere. I just commented about it on my blog that I thought I spent too much time reading other blogs BUT then you find something and you get inspired…

    Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  113. CaroleRB March 20, 2009 at 12:34 pm #

    Blog candy, yippy! I find my inspiration in blogs, stamps catalogs, colors in fashion catalogs, sometimes in fabrics, pictures. Well, everywhere where I lay my eyes on!

  114. Lorraine March 20, 2009 at 12:39 pm #

    My inspiration usually is found online and in magazines, but potentially everything can be applied to scrapbooking and cardmaking! Great prize, TFS!

  115. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 12:40 pm #

    I love eclectic Paperie! I visit them often:) I get inspiration everywhere, blogs, magazines, the mall, I even saw a billboard once that inspired me to come home & make a card!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  116. Harley Dee March 20, 2009 at 12:42 pm #

    I have been finding a lot of crafty inspiration in fashion and home decor magazines! They’re perfect when you feel like you’re in a rut.

  117. Kim Burmeister March 20, 2009 at 12:43 pm #

    Wow! Great products!

    Thanks for sharing this on EP. I watched their masking video. I love the Tim Holtz masks. Now, my wish list is even longer.

  118. Sandi March 20, 2009 at 12:49 pm #

    There are some fantastic bloggers out there and I find inspiration from them. Also I go to flea markets and buy small things to inspire me.
    Love the giveaway!

  119. Margy March 20, 2009 at 12:52 pm #

    I LOVE YOUR REVIEWS – they keep me from buying things I may not have liked. Keep up the GREAT work!

  120. Michelle in NJ March 20, 2009 at 12:55 pm #

    Love the giveaway! I find inspiration all around – magazines, the internet, blogs, even other scrappers at crops I go to….it’s everywhere!
    meeshella2 at aol dot com

  121. Judy Lucas March 20, 2009 at 12:56 pm #

    I love your giveaway. I find inspiration in the Stampin’ Up blog & website & in magazines.

  122. Rarinstamp March 20, 2009 at 12:58 pm #

    I find most of my inspiration from craft mags, blogs and fabric in my sewing room. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  123. Heather March 20, 2009 at 12:59 pm #

    I find inspiration online, usually from blogs.

  124. Ann March 20, 2009 at 1:00 pm #

    Fashion magazines, and blogs. There are some wonderful “unknown” artists out there.

  125. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 1:05 pm #

    I visit several blogs daily, that’s where I find most of inspirations. Thanks for a chance at such a great giveaway.

  126. Elaine March 20, 2009 at 1:07 pm #

    I get inspiration from blogs and magazines.

  127. marge March 20, 2009 at 1:11 pm #

    I keep a notebook of mag. ads for color inspiration and use a lot of those “Goodie” catologs for craft ideas. I also visit blogs daily.

  128. The McSmitty Girl March 20, 2009 at 1:11 pm #

    I find my inspiration through various message boards, blogs, videos and magazines! I am a newbie in the scrapbooking world so I try to take it all in while trying to develop my personal style.

  129. yvette March 20, 2009 at 1:11 pm #

    I love this store. I have purchased from the past and have always been a happy customer…Thanks for a chance at some great blog candy

  130. Ade March 20, 2009 at 1:12 pm #

    I am constantly inspired by talented stampers and scrapbookers who post their stuff online. I also like to read blogs from those who do other crafts. Oh, and Etsy can be VERY inspiring.

  131. Mary Sara March 20, 2009 at 1:13 pm #

    I find inspiration in visiting stores, reading other blogs, writing my own blog. I love to visit company sites and see ideas from their teams and puruse Michael’s for inspiration. Also, Home Goods is a good source for inspiration as well. Great give away and fun way to start the weekend. Thanks! Mary Sara

  132. Scrapbookmama March 20, 2009 at 1:13 pm #

    OH MY GOSH OH MYYYYYYYYYYYY GOSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH that is ONE INSANE GIVEAWAY.. SIGH… inspiration oh I have loads of places mostly blogs and mags I love to daydream and do my own take 🙂



  133. Marilyn Hitterman March 20, 2009 at 1:18 pm #

    My inspiration is not anything novel…. stamping magazines, ads, and special issues like STAMP IT! magazine, etc. I never copy what I see, but instead use what I see as a jumping off point as to card design, placement of accessories, card size, etc.

  134. Mary Friederichsen March 20, 2009 at 1:18 pm #

    Alot of my inspiration comes from SCS, PCP and other Blogs.The other thing that helps is just looking at a paper that I want to use and let it tell me which direction to go in. I have become addicted to paper. There is emotion, texture,color and rolled up into a neat little square!

  135. rouroutte March 20, 2009 at 1:21 pm #

    i find my inspiration on the webside

  136. Katy March 20, 2009 at 1:23 pm #

    I find my inspiration in galleries and magazines. But I also love challenges, tell me to create a card with a certain color and I do it! Tell me to create a card…and I get stumped!! 🙂

  137. Gina Wrona March 20, 2009 at 1:23 pm #

    Awesome giveaway!

    I find inspiration everywhere starting from my demo, Dawn Griffith, to all the blogs I visit and feeds I get to magazine ads, to just sitting in church and receiving a divine idea, kwim?


  138. jennipurr March 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm #

    I find most of my inspiration online or in catalogs. But I also love fabrics and look for colors and patterns there!

  139. Carolynn March 20, 2009 at 1:30 pm #

    My inspiration comes from blogs and websites like splitcoast. The creativity of others is awe inspiring.

  140. LadyMissSusan March 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    Fantastic giveaway! I love me some Tim Holtz and Ranger products. He has great inspiration. Color is a BIG inspiration for me. Especially bright ones. Also the story can be the inspiration and I love quotes too. Music is another big one for me as well.

  141. leenda March 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    I find inspiration by blog hopping.I have several favorites.

  142. dawnaclark March 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    Definitely online blogs for design ideas. The actual subject is always my family! I’d love to do some layouts based on random thoughts too…gotta put that on my list! Great giveaway and website too!

  143. Johanne M. March 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    I get alot of inspiration from magazines and splitcoaststampers.

  144. Teresa March 20, 2009 at 1:37 pm #

    Great company, great people, great giveaway~ Thanks! I find inspiration from so many places: blogs, websites, magazines etc. as well as from so many unexpected things like a purse design, book cover, Kleenex box, tv commercial etc. It all fun! Love this craft!

  145. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 1:37 pm #

    My inspiration comes from magazines….

  146. Linda E March 20, 2009 at 1:44 pm #

    Great giveaway! I’m inspired by all of the fabulous creativity I see on the internet.

  147. LoriTrost March 20, 2009 at 1:49 pm #

    I get my inspiration from the Scrapshotz website and various card and scrap magazines. Thanks for the chance of a great prize:)

  148. ~kelly marie~ March 20, 2009 at 1:51 pm #

    I find my inspiration everywhere! Blogs, magazines, home stores, clothing stores, and catalogs!

  149. Jenna Franklin March 20, 2009 at 1:51 pm #

    I get inspiration from all kinds of places! My co-conspirators at Scrapbook News + Review and Helmar especially!

  150. Karen March 20, 2009 at 1:52 pm #

    Wonderful give away! I get inspired mostly through all the blogs I love to read daily but also through seeing things as I go through my day. Thanks for the great opportunity!

  151. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm #

    That is a great give away. I find inspiration from other blogs and from different craft magazines.

    Gail H.

  152. suzi March 20, 2009 at 2:03 pm #

    What a great package of goodies! I’d love to try those inks. Some of my inspiration comes from things I’ve seen, but a lot of it just comes from thinking about what stamps I have and how I want them to look on paper. Suzi

  153. scrappypug March 20, 2009 at 2:09 pm #

    ok i need this collection of goodies.. desperately! My inspiration often comes with my mood and images I have seen thru blogs and magazines and the newspapers.. or songs.

  154. Danielle March 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm #

    I find inspiration everywhere. I look through the typical mags, and browse blogs, but usually I find my biggest inspiration in the eyes of my children.
    Thank you so much for all of the terrific giveaways.
    Blessings~~~ Danielle

  155. Melinda AKA medialady March 20, 2009 at 2:25 pm #

    thanks so much for all you report! I love getting the emails and learning about all the different things out in the crafting industry. I get most of my inspiration from blogs and magazines.

  156. Denise ~ Paper Ponderings March 20, 2009 at 2:25 pm #

    Oh what a dreamy giveaway! I find inspiration by browsing cardmaking blogs. Or sometimes I spot something out and about and have a brainstorm…but usually it’s browsing.

  157. ScRaPbOoKfReNzY March 20, 2009 at 2:26 pm #

    What a fun prize! Love your reviews! I find most of my inspiration in colorful things all around me and in blogs. They offer so much more freedom and creativity than magazines. 🙂

  158. lesley March 20, 2009 at 2:26 pm #

    i find inspiration in the mundane. i like to look at things from different angles and in different lights and appreciate the beauty in most things …(apart from housework)

  159. Cheri Howard March 20, 2009 at 2:27 pm #

    With limited funds, I choose to visit blogs rather than subscribe to magazines. Some of my favorites are blogs for stamp companies like Unity, Sweet ‘n Sassy, Verve and Papertrey Ink. Their design team blogs are other fantastic places for inspiration!

  160. Jill March 20, 2009 at 2:29 pm #

    WOW Amazing prize pack! I love Bad Girls. The women on there are such a huge inspiration for me from the design team right down to the everyday ladies on there. The gallery is amazing to look at. I am in awe everyday when I look at. Simply beautiful and helps get the creative juices flowing. I am so thankful I found that site, it has helped me progress so much.

  161. Nancy ~ Inkcicles March 20, 2009 at 2:32 pm #

    Oh so fun! Inspiration? My inspiration comes from a ton of different places. I love to visit other people’s blogs, flip through crafty mags, and talk stamp with my best friend. Those are just a couple of ways I gain inspiration but the most important source of inspiration comes from God. I often pray for God’s help with my DT deadlines.

    Thanks for asking!

  162. AMA March 20, 2009 at 2:34 pm #

    I find my inspiration EVERY where!!
    The internet, papers and magazines, out in the nature, in movies, music, books and from my scrapping friends offcourse.

  163. Elaine A March 20, 2009 at 2:35 pm #

    Talk about timing being off! I just finished putting in an order with eclectic Paperie for about $40. Then I came over to check out my Blogger Dashboard, Oh well! As for where I get inspiration, lots of places, in old works of art, magazines, blogs – of course, and sometimes from things I may find laying in the street. You know, sometimes when you are out, you happen to look down and find something that catches your interest and you pick it up.
    Have a great weekend everyone!

    Elaine Allen

  164. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 2:35 pm #

    O My Gosh!1 Thanx 4 the chance to win such yummy looking candy!
    I find inspiriration often times in the clothing designs I purchase for my lil girls!!

  165. Candy March 20, 2009 at 2:38 pm #

    This giveaway is pretty inspirational if you ask me. Just seeing all that good stuff makes me want to create — but — usually I get lots of inspiration from all the blogs I read daily.

  166. Cindy F March 20, 2009 at 2:41 pm #

    So many places to find inspiration – I really don’t have a favorite- just walking thru the local mall or going to Starbucks can be inspiring. BTW, that is one awesome prize package!

  167. Yvonne March 20, 2009 at 2:51 pm #

    I get my inspiration from all around. I especially like looking at catalogs for color combinations. I also love looking at scrapbook paper though I don’t scrap. I make notes on combos I like and try to reproduce them in my collages etc.

  168. sunghee c. March 20, 2009 at 2:59 pm #

    I love, love eP!!!
    I find my inspiration from my 4yr son’s art works. His coloring is better than mine. =)

  169. Wendy March 20, 2009 at 3:01 pm #

    I usually cruise some of my favorite galleries or blogs for a dose of inspiration.

  170. Leslie Ann March 20, 2009 at 3:03 pm #

    When my friends and I get together on “playdays.” We all try new techniques that we’ve learned.
    Thanks for offering the generous gift.

  171. Tricia March 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm #

    Paper Crafts magazine, Papertrey Ink Design Team, and many “favorite” blogs are the places I find inspiration!

  172. carpediem March 20, 2009 at 3:11 pm #

    Recent inspiration has come from blogs ….so many great ideas and creative artists! Thanks for offering the great giveaway…enjoy visiting this blog!

  173. msfreida March 20, 2009 at 3:12 pm #

    WOW what a jackpot! Blogs, magazines, and the normal sources provide most of my inspiration, but lately I’ve been finding a lot from junk mail, billboards, and newspapers…it’s EVERYWHERE! I’m so glad to find out about Eclectic Paperie! What an AWESOME site!

  174. kkaisu March 20, 2009 at 3:13 pm #

    I get inspired by visiting blogs and national geographic magazine – so many amazing photos, colors and cultures.

  175. KanataNewf March 20, 2009 at 3:17 pm #

    Wow…awesome giveaway. I find inspiration in the many card sketch blogs to which I subscribe. There are so many talented people out there!

  176. Mary Kuhn March 20, 2009 at 3:20 pm #

    I find my creativity in architectural designs, visiting websites and blogs, Stampin’ Up meetings and clubs. Thanks for the great website and contest.

  177. Janet March 20, 2009 at 3:25 pm #

    What a giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity.

  178. SueB March 20, 2009 at 3:27 pm #

    oooh – NICE blog candy, especially as I just watched a Tim in Paris video – count me in! I’ve never tried the alcohol inks and would be geeked to try it!
    I find my inspiration mainly from blog trolling, mags, and asst’d home decorating cattys.

  179. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 3:32 pm #

    I get my inspiration by visiting blogs, looking at magazines and from those around me – kids, husband, etc.

    Thanks for a great give-away!

    Lori G in PA

  180. Kathy Cardon March 20, 2009 at 3:36 pm #

    Inspiration comes from so many places and things – the color of the lights lighting the Gateway Shopping Plaza, the color of setting clouds after a rain, magazine ads and the myriad of crafts magazines I get.

    Kathy Cardon

  181. Renee March 20, 2009 at 3:41 pm #

    Woo hoo! Great giveaway! I find most of my inspirations from the blogs I visit and my from Stampin Up demonstrator! Thanks!

  182. Micki March 20, 2009 at 3:43 pm #

    I find inspirations from magazines, clothes and just general stuff around the house but also alot from browsing blogs. Being a book lover anyway, Papercrafts, Creative Keepsakes, and all the other magazines out there are all great inspiration (now only to find the time, lol).

  183. Monika/Buzsy March 20, 2009 at 3:45 pm #

    Yummy blog candy! I get inspiration mostly from blogs and magazines… TFS!

  184. Micki March 20, 2009 at 3:46 pm #

    Awesome give-a-way. I find inspiration by everyday sights; clothing, catalogs or sales flyers like Kohls or Target and of course all the stamping & scrapbooking magazines. Oddly enough, I also find inspiration at the (gasp, lol) hardware store. Love to ‘re-purpose’, lol. Great give-a-way and eclectic Paperie is an awesome store with awesome owners.

  185. Amy March 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm #

    Great prize! I love home decor mags. . .always great color combos.

  186. Anita March 20, 2009 at 4:16 pm #

    My inspiration comes from mostly from seeing others work on blogs and online communities.

  187. dclouser March 20, 2009 at 4:25 pm #

    I get my inspiration mostly from online blogs, but also from the supplies I already own. A ribbon, button, or even a beautiful DP will make an idea pop into my head that will inspire me to create!

  188. Rebecca March 20, 2009 at 4:25 pm #

    Lately I have been saving pages from the Crate and Barrel catalogue for color and design inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win!

  189. Darlene March 20, 2009 at 4:34 pm #

    What a fantastic group of items to share…thank you. My inspiration comes from fabric,love to browse in fabric stores, magazines and blogs.

  190. Mimmers49 March 20, 2009 at 4:35 pm #

    Wow I LOVE Tim’s products!!! I find inspiration on blogs and magazines!

  191. Regan March 20, 2009 at 4:39 pm #

    wow what a great prize, I mostly get my inspiration from blog hopping!

  192. Kathy March 20, 2009 at 5:00 pm #

    Wonderful that you realized a dream!! I’m always looking for unique items!!

  193. Beverley Warwick March 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm #

    Most of my inspiration is on-line these days … blogs are wonderful places. I also love to go shopping for inspiration … just wandering around a kids clothing shop gives me fantastic colour and style inspiration … homeware and gift type shops are also filled with fabulous ideas which I can translate into my craft work.

  194. Mabel March 20, 2009 at 5:15 pm #

    Great giveaway!! thanks!

  195. Kelly March 20, 2009 at 5:24 pm #

    I love visiting all the talented designer’s blogs for ideas and inspiration. I’m a beginner, so mostly am mostly in awe of the beautiful creations!

  196. Lisa March 20, 2009 at 5:31 pm #

    great giveaway!
    i find my inspo everywhere! magazines, online, others pages…who knows!

  197. CakeJunkie March 20, 2009 at 5:31 pm #

    Awesome giveaway…and right up my alley – I am totally inspired by Tim Holtz!!!

  198. Lexi March 20, 2009 at 5:38 pm #

    Inspirations usually come from blogs, magazines and from my LSS.

  199. Indigo Wings March 20, 2009 at 5:40 pm #

    I find inspiration in mags like Paper craft and Cards, as well as all the great blogs out there. I also find inspiration in magazine adds.

  200. cndymkr / jean March 20, 2009 at 5:47 pm #

    I look to nature for inspiration. The seasonal colors of spring and fall are my favorites.

  201. MaryNSC March 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm #

    OO I find mine at You Tube and Blogs..
    OO and from Craft Critique Of COURSE!!!:O)

  202. Joyce C March 20, 2009 at 5:51 pm #

    Hmmm . . . on various days, different thoughts spin around in my brain. Most often I am inspired by the person for whom I am creating or by colors I see, books I read, or any myriad stimuli.

  203. Norine March 20, 2009 at 5:55 pm #

    I think I find inspiration mostly from blogs and the web so many talented people

  204. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 5:58 pm #

    What a great give away! Now that they ship to Canada, I will have to take a closer look!
    Diane Cooper

  205. Bogner's March 20, 2009 at 6:05 pm #

    I get my inspiration from other blogs as well as the sketches they provide. I would never had made many of my cards/layouts if it had not been for the sketches others have provided me. Thanks for a chance to win.
    Rachel B

  206. Okispice March 20, 2009 at 6:16 pm #

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  207. Okispice March 20, 2009 at 6:17 pm #

    I live in Japan and get inspiration from the beautiful washi papers. The color combinations in the designs are not combinations that I am used to using. Once I give it a try, I more fully appreciate the beauty.

  208. Artful Hands March 20, 2009 at 6:18 pm #

    I find inspiration from magazines, crafting and fashion and catalogs.

  209. Etha March 20, 2009 at 6:18 pm #

    What a great prize package!
    I find most of my inspiration by browsing the SCS galleries and challenges and also from nature from my daily hikes. The shapes and unusual, sometimes crazy color combos in nature amaze me over and over again 🙂

  210. Jessica March 20, 2009 at 6:24 pm #

    I find my inspiration in life, and in all the blogs I frequent. Oh, and in my crafts room, because I have so much to work with – I love to shop 😉

  211. huntla1 March 20, 2009 at 6:26 pm #

    Wow, what a wonderful giveaway! I get my inspiration from various blogs, Papercraft and Cards magazines, Craft shows on TV, and mostly my brain. If I am making something, I think and think — maybe when I wake up in the morning or as I’m trying to fall asleep — and I just get ideas. My stamping friend laughs at me when I am suppose to be doing a project and it isn’t coming. She’ll say “It’s not in your brain is it?” She knows if it’s there, I can whip it out in a minute!

  212. mica March 20, 2009 at 6:37 pm #

    I can find inspirations from all kinds of things. When you are a scrapper, you look at things differently I guess. I also get inspired by scrappin and stampin blogs.

  213. Pam March 20, 2009 at 6:42 pm #

    Wow – what a great giveaway! I’ve never tried alcohol inks and would love to get my hands on some! Thanks for your info – I love this blog! PJ

  214. Mary O.K. March 20, 2009 at 6:43 pm #

    What a great feature idea for an addition to Craft Critique– and what a great place to start the parade.

    One of my best “get started” inspirations comes from a journal of quotes I have collected for a number of years. When I’m stumped for ideas, I look for quotes to fit the occasion and try to picture a card that expresses it. Not always successful but a good starting point!

    Best Wishes,
    Mary O.K.

  215. hollystar March 20, 2009 at 6:44 pm #

    more times than not i let the combination of my own photos and collections i love do my inspiring. when i’m looking for a little something extra i head out to blogs. lately, strangely enough, tim holts has been doing it for me. 😉

  216. Chris S. March 20, 2009 at 6:46 pm #

    Fun prizes! Thanks for featuring so many great products on your blog. I am looking forward to browsing at eP. My inspiration comes from my stamping buddies, Splitcoast, and watching for great color combos all around me.

  217. d'Dragon March 20, 2009 at 6:51 pm #

    I’m not sure where my inspiration comes from – sometimes it seems like in a dream, except I’m awake! I’ll be thinking about a tool, some paper or a stamp & things just happen.


  218. Susan King March 20, 2009 at 7:00 pm #

    I get my inspiration from blogs, magazines and books!

  219. Jen March 20, 2009 at 7:24 pm #

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Tim Holz’s products. My crafty inspiration comes from visiting lots of blogs chock full of amazing projects from all over the world, Tim’s included!

  220. elaine March 20, 2009 at 7:25 pm #

    What a great give-a-way! My inspiration comes from stamping with my friends and seeing colors that I just have to do something with! My ideas come from Papercrafts Magazine, blogs and an assortment of stamp sites,

  221. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 7:30 pm #

    My sources are from magazine ads, sketch, color combo, or kit blogs, scrap mags or from the pictures themselves. I like quotations or song lyrics for titles. Keep several notepads around, small ones in your purse & write down or sketch an inspiration before it slips away.
    Sue Michaels

  222. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 7:33 pm #

    I find my inspirations from blogs and magazines, especially gardening magazines.

  223. Cass March 20, 2009 at 7:41 pm #

    I find a lot of my inspiration from the blogs of talented scrapbookers and cardmakers around the world.

  224. Heather March 20, 2009 at 7:57 pm #

    New stuff to try! I get inspirations from all over: blogs, magazines, my yard, books, tv shows even!

  225. Anonymous March 20, 2009 at 8:01 pm #

    I find inspiration everywhere, mags, nature, books, pictures,blogs, home decor, clothes.

  226. Louise Dubord March 20, 2009 at 8:04 pm #

    I find my inspiration in magazine ads (clothing, decor, paint, etc.) and in blogs. This is a wonderful giveaway. Thanks

  227. Mrs.Lumpy March 20, 2009 at 8:10 pm #

    This is an aweosme give-a-way!! good luck everyone!!
    ….Sharon 🙂

  228. annesatx March 20, 2009 at 8:11 pm #

    I find my inspiration by looking through blogs and at Splitcoast Stampers. Thanks for the chance to win!

  229. Shirley March 20, 2009 at 8:23 pm #

    I find my inspiration looking at layouts online, magazines and most of all Mother Nature.

  230. Suzy Coborn March 20, 2009 at 8:24 pm #

    What great items!!! I find my inspiration in different blogs and magazines.

  231. Crazy Creations March 20, 2009 at 8:29 pm #

    I visit blog alot of mag and sometime something just pops in my head and I do it Thanks for the chance to win Sarah

  232. kelly S March 20, 2009 at 8:37 pm #

    Great interview and giveaway. I get great inspiration from splitcoast stampers. I also get inspired by new tools or products I buy. So excited to use them!

  233. Alicia TW March 20, 2009 at 8:44 pm #

    Everywhere, but mainly blogs and my daughter’s clothes.

  234. sandie994 March 20, 2009 at 8:53 pm #

    I get alot of inspiration from blogs and galleries…Sue Nelson is my biggest inspiration!!

  235. Melissa March 20, 2009 at 8:58 pm #

    Love this giveaway. I get inspiration from blogs, my garden and the beach.

  236. scrappylovey March 20, 2009 at 9:03 pm #

    Wow, wow, wow!!! To win this is a dream come true!!! All the products on my wish list are there! Inspiration is everywhere! I love mags and ads, but most importantly, I believe it starts with the pictures talking to me!

  237. Jennifer March 20, 2009 at 9:41 pm #

    My inspiration comes from surfing the internet and blogs.

  238. Rebecca Ednie March 20, 2009 at 9:49 pm #

    I get inspiration from blogs and magazines!

  239. karenb00 March 20, 2009 at 10:00 pm #

    I find inspiration everywhere…on-line, magazines, outdoors, friends, photots, too much to list.

  240. Kalyber March 20, 2009 at 11:00 pm #

    like Daisy said inspiration is everywhere. I read blogs and peruse magazines but sometimes the best inspiration is from raw materials, turn the stamp, paper, etc upside down and a whole lot of ideas may fall out.
    And the give away rocks so many great items. I feel inspired already.

  241. Diane March 20, 2009 at 11:04 pm #

    I love checking out various blogs. Everyone is so very talented. I also look to friends and magazines.

  242. H. March 20, 2009 at 11:05 pm #


  243. Dawn G March 20, 2009 at 11:16 pm #

    I like to look at blogs (of course) fashion or craft magazines, and love stock photo catalogs.

  244. april_sp1 March 20, 2009 at 11:26 pm #

    I love blogs, and get a lot of my inspiration there. I love getting a new set of pictures printed. That REALLY gets me going on my scrapbooking. Thanks for the chance at this great giveaway! 🙂

  245. safaricat March 20, 2009 at 11:36 pm #

    Wow great giveaway! I get my inspiration from blogs and magazines.

  246. Bluemoon March 20, 2009 at 11:46 pm #

    I’m inspired by Bloggers, and anyone who papercrafts, or stamps. It’s where I get to see new products, tutorials, finished products, and it’s so inspiring to find them all in my inbox! Woohoo, cool giveaway!

  247. Ilka March 20, 2009 at 11:55 pm #

    What a cool giveaway!!! I am inspired by what I see around me, in malls, the supermarket… yep I know funny that;p and online of course! My thoughts, feelings and dreams also inspire me.

  248. PattiM March 21, 2009 at 12:00 am #

    I find inspiration from fellow scrappers, blogs, magazines, art.


    (Pattie’s passion)

    I Scrap So All Moments Are Remembered!!!

  249. cathygalloway89 March 21, 2009 at 12:03 am #

    Awesome candy! I find a lot of my inspiration on line – blogs and SCS.

  250. arlsmom aka Lynda March 21, 2009 at 12:07 am #

    I find inspiration online, in magazines, and mostly in the photos of my girls. They inspire me daily to create art so that I never forget the wonderful things we do together.

  251. Angie March 21, 2009 at 12:30 am #

    What a prize pack! (We Love prizes!!!)


  252. Linda March 21, 2009 at 12:47 am #

    I find a lot of inspiration online…from blogs, Flickr and Yahoo groups I’m in. I also find inspiration in nature and music and walking in a store and noticing what colors pop out at me. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  253. Mimmers49 March 21, 2009 at 1:21 am #

    I seen that Tim Holtz mentioned their website on his blog as well today!!! How exciting is that?!!!

  254. Laurel S. March 21, 2009 at 2:02 am #

    Much of my inspiration comes from the design team members of my favorite stamp companies as well as from Split Coast Stampers.

  255. Sharon in NE March 21, 2009 at 2:13 am #

    I get inspiration from fashion and interior magazine but primarily, my best inspiration comes from products’ websites. I always check to see if a company has a gallery before and after I purchase something.

  256. Marr March 21, 2009 at 2:15 am #

    fabo giveaway!  I get inspired by blogsbrowsing of my fav acrappers, scrapbooking forum and galleries. Thank you for the great giveaway

  257. Jennifer Priest March 21, 2009 at 2:19 am #

    I find inspiration from magazines, my family, taking day trips. We got to alot of craft fairs and little shops, thrift stores and I get alot of ideas from there. And some really good patterned paper or a cute stamp and inspire an entire proejct!

  258. Diane.W. March 21, 2009 at 2:30 am #

    Fab Candy!!!
    I get inspiration from other blogs,TV,magazines & things I see whilst out & about :o)x

  259. Phix March 21, 2009 at 2:44 am #

    LOve what you do…that’s why I’m a regular reader. How exciting to have a giveaway. It would be wonderful to win and have the inspirqtion and products to play and create.

  260. Zarah March 21, 2009 at 3:39 am #

    I find my inspiration online (in forums and blogs and inspirationali sites like yours!) and in magazines (interior design and fashion is very inspiring!) and everything else around me. Music, poetry, a beautiful landscape… It all inspires me. 🙂

  261. mypaperpleasure March 21, 2009 at 3:41 am #

    I got my inspiration from magazines, blogs.

  262. Stefani March 21, 2009 at 4:03 am #

    I get inspiration from blogs. It’s great to subscribe and have the updates sent to my inbox.

  263. Drika March 21, 2009 at 4:25 am #

    GREAT giveaway!
    I find inspiration visiting blogs, reading magazines….

  264. Shannon March 21, 2009 at 4:34 am #

    Oh very nice stuff! lemme head right on over to that site…I bet I end up wanting A LOT of stuff!

  265. Ramona March 21, 2009 at 4:39 am #

    I love all the helpful information that you give to crafters. Your blog rocks!!

  266. munchkin March 21, 2009 at 5:32 am #

    I have a bloglines account and so I’m following hundreds of craft blogs through it. That’s one huge source of inspiration.
    Thanks for the giveaway,

  267. Chok Keun March 21, 2009 at 5:38 am #

    What a great giveaway, loving the stuff…

    I find inspirations though blogs, forums, magazine and crafter friends surrounding me…

    Lovely finds and great buy at eclectic Paperie!

  268. jerseytjej March 21, 2009 at 6:06 am #

    Flea markets and talking with older people inspire me to recreate things that were not common in my generations time.

  269. Anonymous March 21, 2009 at 7:34 am #

    This is a great addition to the site .. love Tim’s new stamps too!!! I find my inspiration from my bff’s 🙂 ~ Scrappy Val

  270. Linda March 21, 2009 at 7:37 am #

    Natural things do it for me, like flowers up close with bees doing their magic, a sunrise with just a hint of color peaking thru, big puffball clouds in the perfect color blue sky, icicles on leaf-tips and dewdrops on spiderwebs. I live in the country – it’s everywhere and I love it all!

  271. CRYSTAL March 21, 2009 at 7:51 am #

    Wow a lot of great stuff… I get a lot of my inspiration from blogs, magazines and friends.

  272. Theresa March 21, 2009 at 7:57 am #

    My greatest inspirations come from the world around me. Places I visit, environment, people and color, color, color!! A design on a tee-shirt could make a creative moment come alive for me!

  273. Karen from Ontario March 21, 2009 at 8:02 am #

    Thanks for a great giveaway. I find my inspiration for card making by looking at the blogs online and going to the galleries at SCS.

  274. Kim Chaltry March 21, 2009 at 8:16 am #

    Wow what an awesome prize. I mostly get my inspiration from other’s blogs. I could spend hours getting inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

  275. iriniee March 21, 2009 at 8:18 am #


    Thank you for the chance to win this fabulous give away.

    Excuse me but my english is very bad.

    I find inspirations in others blogs, looking photograps, and i find inspiration too in my boyfriend and my little dog.

  276. Christine Candora-Hickey March 21, 2009 at 8:19 am #

    Aside from stamping and mixed media publications, I often find inspiration in the most unusual places: junk mail, clothing, tv ads, and my back yard.

  277. Sue B March 21, 2009 at 8:20 am #

    wow what a great giveaway! For me inspiration comes from everywhere and anywhere! Sometimes the material, paper, or the paint that I’m working with will spark an idea.

  278. Pat R March 21, 2009 at 9:04 am #

    I start my morning with a cup of coffee and my favorite blogs. I am inspired by people, like Ali, Keisha, and Tim, who love what they do and do what they love.

  279. Denise March 21, 2009 at 9:07 am #

    I live in remote America and must rely on Blogs and inspiring web sites for my creativity. I am always looking for new (and easy) ideas for my cards. Your Giveaway looks awesome, thanks for the opportunity!!

  280. lala March 21, 2009 at 9:10 am #

    My favorite inspiration is out my window. I love taking photos of nature and the woods behind my house, whether it’s snowing or little green tendrils are pushing up out of the ground.

  281. Krista Hanna March 21, 2009 at 9:20 am #

    I find inspiration from reading other crafter’s blogs.

  282. Kathleen March 21, 2009 at 9:38 am #

    I like looking at my favorite designers blogs. I also love Pottery Barn and JCrew for color inspiration! What a cool gift package! Thanks for the chance!!

  283. Anonymous March 21, 2009 at 9:46 am #

    I’m very inspired by all I see, especially magazine adds, very beautiful designs to lift there!!lol, and overheard childrens’ conversations at home, very instructif and often funny.

  284. Angela M. March 21, 2009 at 10:17 am #

    My favorite place to find inspiration is on craft websites and blogs. Flickr is great too, if I just want to browse through others’ beautiful creations.

  285. billiejo March 21, 2009 at 10:18 am #

    I love the blog and the new Studio 490 stamps (hope I got that right). My inspiration comes from everything around me, especially my dog Billie. She’s quirky and funny. I find a lot of inspiration on Fiskateers; the members are so friendly. And of course, I love Split Coast Stampers.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  286. Anonymous March 21, 2009 at 10:30 am #

    I find my inspiration looking at magazines or surfing the internet.

  287. Chloé March 21, 2009 at 10:32 am #

    As many others, my main inspiration is internet: blogs, website, galleries, etc. Not only do I find colors, cards, scrapbook layouts that gives me ideas, but also tips and techniques to bring those ideas to life. For a newbie like me, it’s priceless!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  288. Jodi March 21, 2009 at 10:33 am #

    Great giveaway! I find inspiration in magazines, flickr, and online blogs 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  289. Tara March 21, 2009 at 10:38 am #

    Thanks for the cool giveaway! I find my inspirations from blogs, Cards magazine & SplitCoast Stampers.

  290. Anthonette March 21, 2009 at 10:40 am #

    I find my inspiration from all you creative rock stars out there! I learn so much from all of you every single day.

    Thanks for a chance to win! I don’t own any of those products.

  291. Tammy B March 21, 2009 at 10:45 am #

    a lot of my inspiration comes from my 3 little girls. when they do art, they just do art. they have fun with it doing what feels natural and right. they have no conceived notion of ‘right’ or ‘wrong’. i try to take a cue from them and just play!

  292. chinamomxtwo March 21, 2009 at 10:51 am #

    everyday life….and I agree. seeking current color trends can be found in any shopping/browsing experience -in person or online 🙂
    Thx so much for the chance to win! 🙂

  293. Mary March 21, 2009 at 10:53 am #

    I find crafty inspiration right here – online!

  294. JanorT March 21, 2009 at 11:06 am #

    Great prize. I don’t have much stamping supplies and I think that would be a great starter kit. Blogs and websites are a my resource for inspiration. Thanks!

  295. Linda w March 21, 2009 at 11:16 am #

    Most of my inspiration lately comes from my hours of blog surfing. I would love to win this.

    thanks much

  296. Catherine March 21, 2009 at 11:23 am #

    OH how fun…you know I surf the blogs and various paper companies to see what they are posting. I love to look at lay outs done by artistic teams on Jenni Bowlin, Cocoa Daisy and last but not least Tim Holtz and Heidi Swapp are sooo inspiring.

  297. Meital T March 21, 2009 at 11:30 am #

    i get my inspiration often from Blogs. my greatest inspiration comes from non other then Mr. Tim Holtz the one and only!

  298. Claudia's Irish Eyes March 21, 2009 at 11:32 am #

    I find inspiration from blogs, magazines, web sites, in stores, forums and from friends.

  299. Moon March 21, 2009 at 11:58 am #

    I find inspiration both online with things like blogs etc. but also out in nature. I love the colors of nature-especially with each changing season. The world just seems to be bursting with color around here this time of year. I love adding the colors of the seasons into my artwork!

  300. Lori March 21, 2009 at 12:08 pm #

    Wow, great give away!!! I find I am inspired by so many different things, websites, magazines, friends, supplies, so many things!!!

  301. Dana March 21, 2009 at 12:15 pm #

    Gosh, I find inspiration in so many places. Being outside I may see a leaf pattern that gives me ideas, or while reading a magazine, a color combo will strike me.
    I am never in need of more ideas, just time in which to try them out!

  302. Tonya and Erik March 21, 2009 at 12:41 pm #

    I love eP! Thanks for the review and great giveaway!

  303. Maureen F. March 21, 2009 at 2:00 pm #

    I find a lot of my inspiration in magazines. All different kinds of them – craft, sewing, etc.

  304. Sarah March 21, 2009 at 2:30 pm #

    Fun giveaway! I am inspired by visiting all sorts of different sites!

  305. Debe March 21, 2009 at 3:01 pm #

    Inspiration is everywhere! She is right. However my ability to ever win anything is NOwhere!! Thanks for the chance.

  306. Linda Edwards March 21, 2009 at 3:36 pm #

    My inspirational sources: websites (especially Splitcoast Stampers, Scor-Pal, Page Maps and Craft Critique of course!); blogs (especially Tim Holtz and Becca Feeken); online galleries; and I love the challenges on Splitcoast and different blogs. Thanks!

  307. SmilynStef March 21, 2009 at 3:43 pm #

    My crafty inspiration comes from everywhere … Etsy stores, magazines, TV, Movies, advertising … I love finding inspiration in the every day. Thanks for the chance to win.

  308. Jennifer McIntyre March 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm #

    Awesome Giveaway – i think we are neighbours! and you have my favourite ink – sahara sand! I’m using your gracious coupon.

    i find inspiration from my kids, the neighbourhood and the things we do!

  309. Mandy March 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm #

    I love looking at blogs for inspiration and also company websites. Also, my stamping friends give me alot of great ideas. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize!

  310. ana manzana March 21, 2009 at 4:52 pm #

    I’m inspired most of the time by visitin blogs 🙂

  311. lorena b. March 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm #

    my inspiration comes to me usually at midnight ergo me having always been a night owl. i seem to just draw from everyday life, my daughter, stores, blogs, mags, etc. thanks for the chance to win such a fab prize!

  312. pbo March 21, 2009 at 7:08 pm #

    I find inspiration in blogs, CK magazine, ads (in print and online)actually, just about everywhere! One of my favorites was an online ad.

  313. grobot March 21, 2009 at 7:46 pm #

    Most of my inspiration comes from reading blogs and from my brother (he -always- has great ideas and is a great ‘bouncing board’!)

  314. Janet Z March 21, 2009 at 8:46 pm #

    I find inspiration from looking through my scrap magazines and from alot of fabulous blogs. Thanks for a chance to win this great pkg.

  315. April Hall March 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm #

    I find lots of inspiration online and in magazines. I am always taking notes of what I find.

    Great giveaway@

  316. Btrflywmn March 21, 2009 at 9:09 pm #

    I love to flip through magazines and visit blogs. Thanks for the chance to win.

  317. Misty C March 21, 2009 at 9:21 pm #

    blogs…blogs…blogs and more blogs
    I love the inspo!

  318. Lavimom March 21, 2009 at 9:30 pm #

    I am constantly inspired by blogs but also the colors and designs I see all around me.

  319. Lee i. March 21, 2009 at 10:31 pm #

    I get my inspiration for design mostly from blogs and magazines. Products also inspire me to scrap.

  320. Lissame March 21, 2009 at 10:35 pm #

    I would love to add this great giveaway to my craft room…I find many inspirational things from ck mags or even blogs online…thanks for sharing

  321. Renee Thompson March 21, 2009 at 10:38 pm #

    I find inspiration in clothes a lot, especially in new or surprising color combos. Once I was struck by how pretty a tissue box was, and that inspired a really great card!

  322. Michelle (aka mybelle101) March 21, 2009 at 11:19 pm #

    I {love} eP! I find my inspiration everywhere…in a new sheet of paper, the colors of a building, clothing tags, displays and ads for retail stores. Inspiration is everywhere, you just have to keep your eyes open! 🙂

  323. Heather Grow March 22, 2009 at 12:33 am #

    Wow! Fabulous prize package. And, from a store straight from the OC. Gotta love it.

  324. Christal March 22, 2009 at 2:14 am #

    I find my inspiration in the life of my children, in their book, in my imagination… very productive imagination.

    Thank you for this opportunity and this discovery.


  325. Adva March 22, 2009 at 3:46 am #

    As corny as it may be, nature inspires me most. Well, maybe not exactly nature, but the world around me. Sometimes just a piece of trash on the street gets me running home to my craft room. Maybe a weird bloom of a flower, a fallen leaf from a tree. Sometimes human interaction just gets me going.
    To sum it up – Life inspires me.

  326. Renee March 22, 2009 at 3:47 am #

    Tim Holtz!!! I so *heart* T.H.! Besides, going thru magazines and blog hopping, my favourite blogger/scrapper, Irene Tan@ Scrapperlicious is one of my inspirations. I love all the techniques that she experimented and all her creations just blow me away.

    Go visit her blog :

    BTW, not only she is a huge fan of T.H., she just recently join on T.H.’s design team

  327. Hadar March 22, 2009 at 4:01 am #

    wonderful giveaway! i love to get my inspiration from books and magazins! i get so excited every time a get a new issue!

  328. Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 5:35 am #

    cool this giveaway…
    I love the colors, it inspired me


  329. adi_hersh March 22, 2009 at 6:28 am #

    i love blog candies

  330. Theresa March 22, 2009 at 6:48 am #

    I love Time Holtz/Ranger products! I mainly get my inspiration from nature. I am drawn to earthy colors, plants and scenes.

  331. Cre8Tiva March 22, 2009 at 6:59 am #

    i fiind inspiration everywhere…it could be a song, a bird flying, a bench in the park, a shell on the beach…almost anything has the potential to make me bring out the sketch book…rebecca

  332. SuZeQ March 22, 2009 at 7:33 am #

    Oh yeah! Bring it ON. I am a believer that anything t!m is good and I would love love love to win this delicious and generous RAK. Thank you for letting me play!

  333. Joanne March 22, 2009 at 8:01 am #

    Wow. Great Blog candy. I get inspiration from everything I see. I also enjoy looking at all of the great blogging sites out there.

  334. matushka March 22, 2009 at 8:38 am #

    I love to check out store windows for inspiration. One of my favorites is Anthropologie… they often use regular items in new, fun ways.

  335. Adi March 22, 2009 at 8:45 am #

    Most of my inpsiration is coming from the internet – from the different blogs of other creative people and from online challenges, but many times I’m inspired from everything around me – interesting colors, shapes, people, talks and views that give me ideas.

  336. נחמן March 22, 2009 at 8:55 am #

    I ussaly find my inspiration in other blogs…

  337. Living & Creating in the Sweet VA Breeze March 22, 2009 at 9:41 am #

    I find great inspiration from Scrapbooks, Etc mag, from reading blogs, and from my fav – Cards magazines (which are really more like books.)

  338. Susie L. March 22, 2009 at 10:04 am #

    I find it all over the place, earth, home, books, stores, “net”, blogs, anywhere my eyes can see…..Such a blessing..Susie

  339. Sheila March 22, 2009 at 11:54 am #

    Wow…what some great blog candy. My inspiration is the internet, but if you want to pin me down, I’ll have to say Splitcoast Gallery.

    Thanks for sharing,


  340. Charlene H. March 22, 2009 at 12:39 pm #

    What a great new feature! I find my inspiration from SCS. You gotta love that place!

  341. Tracey March 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm #

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance! I love my blogs and my fave online forum as my go-to for inspiration!! 🙂

  342. Erin March 22, 2009 at 1:46 pm #

    What a awesome giveaway. I find inspiration from visiting blogs and magazines…

  343. Shelley G in Iowa March 22, 2009 at 2:06 pm #

    I get inspired by all the wonderful bloggers out there. It’s amazing the talent that people are willing to share. I could spend all day on the computer!

  344. Doodle Factory March 22, 2009 at 2:12 pm #

    I get my inspiration from the many blogs I browse each day – from crafters and stampers to illustrators, to home decor blogs.

  345. greenc March 22, 2009 at 2:15 pm #

    What a nice prize package! Thanks for sharing with us! Cathy

  346. Peggy March 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    Sometimes I get inspired by fabric and paper patterns. Also, with all the talented bloggers out there, it would impossible to not be inspired!

  347. Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    Sometimes it’s so difficult to be creative. Inspiration comes to me from good friends who share good enery. I spend tons of time on the computer reading blogs. What a privilege it is to learn from others.

  348. Penny Wessenauer (d0npen) March 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    Thanks for a great giveaway! I find inspiration from the questions others ask.. what others are looking for inspires me to want to provide that in an artistic way.
    xxooxx Penny

  349. Jacque March 22, 2009 at 2:19 pm #

    My inspirations usually come from the many wonderful blogs on-line..thank you for the opportunity to win such a splendid gift!!

  350. Lisa March 22, 2009 at 2:22 pm #

    I find inspiration everywhere but especially on Suzy steps out of the box on so many of her cards. I love reading Craft Critique and hearing what bloggers have to say about new products. I have learned about many products that I was always to hesitant to spend the money on but now feel better having some opinions under my belt. Great Giveaway! Lisa

  351. Eva March 22, 2009 at 2:23 pm #

    I usually find inspiration visiting blogs and in some website galleries!
    Great giveaway! thanks for the chance to win!

  352. GabrielaD March 22, 2009 at 2:26 pm #

    wow!! That is an awesome giveaway!!!! Thank you for the chance.

    I am inspired by other people’s creations. I am a blogaholic and I love to soak their creativity.

  353. Verda March 22, 2009 at 2:30 pm #

    Most of my inspiration comes from Blogs of some very talented people or from product manufacturer sites or blogs. I also love Splitcoaststampers. Thanks for the great giveaway!!!!

  354. Deborah March 22, 2009 at 2:34 pm #

    I saw a post of paper monkey about this blog candy! Thank you for offering it.

  355. Colargolet March 22, 2009 at 2:49 pm #

    I fing inspiration everywhere. I get inspiration from other blogs, from talking to my children, reading art and craft books… Inspiration is everywhere, it’s time that I miss 🙂
    Thanks for the chance to win this giveaway!

  356. Linda S. March 22, 2009 at 2:53 pm #

    What a nice giveaway. Lately, I find myself inspired by the coloring of packaging. Any kind, any place I see it. Great source. Thanks for the chance. Linda S. lsfouratwindstreamdotnet

  357. Gailanne March 22, 2009 at 2:54 pm #

    Most of my inspiration comes from other bloggers’ cards…okay, originality is not my strong point! But when I see a particularly beautiful combination of colours and patterns on someone’s card, I’m inspired to tweak it a little to make it my own.

  358. Netta March 22, 2009 at 3:03 pm #

    thank you for the chance to win the goodies!! I find my inspiration in blogs and from Card Making magazine (which is my favorite magazine!)

  359. Idle Hands March 22, 2009 at 3:08 pm #

    Love working with paper: from making paper to cards, paper folding, and paper casting. Love to stamp and incorporate different media. Really enjoy your blog!

  360. Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 3:34 pm #

    Inspiration for layouts comes from blogs mostly. Colour-wise I’d have to say world wide…photos, clothing etc.

    Lindastamps at gmail dot com

  361. twinkletoe March 22, 2009 at 3:43 pm #

    What a lovely giveaway. My inspiration comes from bogs nowadays but before there were blogs I used to visit card shops and draw the layouts and hope no one saw me!!

  362. Sumtoy March 22, 2009 at 4:02 pm #

    great blog…great giveaway

  363. leila bentahar March 22, 2009 at 4:27 pm #

    i mostly find my inspiration in children books, and in art in general.It is just like i was still a kid!!;)
    thanks fot the opportunity to win such a great giveaway!!
    Leila from France

  364. Diane March 22, 2009 at 4:28 pm #

    As a newbie to card making and a bit of mini-book scrapbooking I get lots of inspiration from blogs and magazines. I love reading your reviews of products and sites so I know what to try and where to look for more products and ideas!

  365. Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 4:42 pm #

    I love to get inspiration from flowers and my Romantic Homes Magazine.

  366. katf March 22, 2009 at 4:44 pm #

    I love to get inspiration from flowers and my Romantic Homes magazine.

  367. katf March 22, 2009 at 4:45 pm #

    I love to get inspiration from flowers and my Romantic Homes Magazine.

  368. Karen March 22, 2009 at 5:58 pm #

    I find inspiration form Magazines, the photos I am scrapbooking, and the friends I SB with, as well as all the blogs I read

  369. Tam on the Rocks March 22, 2009 at 6:27 pm #

    I am inspired by the many talented individuals who share their work in magazines, online galleries, and blogs. I really like challenges which help me to think about new uses for embellishments, colors, and layouts. And then I can see how others were inspired.

  370. Cathys March 22, 2009 at 6:51 pm #

    I find I get my inspiration from online and from friends, Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway

    Hugs Cathy

  371. Rene March 22, 2009 at 7:01 pm #

    What a wonderful give away! You have a great blogand I always enjoy stopping in.

    Rene’ Mewes

  372. Janice March 22, 2009 at 7:14 pm #

    My inspiration comes from magazines-Paper Crafts is my fave, all the great blogs out there and from all the amazing sketch challenges!

  373. vanny March 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm #

    got inspired by … almost everything. it can be visual, audio, or sensal.

  374. Amanda March 22, 2009 at 7:27 pm #

    Wonderful giveaway! I love Tim Holtz products. I find inspiration in so many places – other blogs, fabrics, nature, magazines.

  375. Scrappin Cheryl March 22, 2009 at 7:31 pm #

    What a nice giveaway! I get a lot of inspiration from home design magazines and blogs!

  376. NANCY March 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm #


  377. Jery March 22, 2009 at 7:50 pm #

    What a great giveaway! This will sound corny, but I have found some great color combinations in the Pottery Barn catalog. Also in displays at stores, and even book covers 🙂

  378. thestampinglady March 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm #

    Thanks for this feature. I am a big fan of this company. I even got a bday card from them this month. Most of inspiration comes from nature and looking at magazine ads in a different way than they intended. Dar

  379. lauriewe March 22, 2009 at 8:00 pm #

    Pottery Barn catalog and Frontgate catalog for color combos!

  380. Dell Richards March 22, 2009 at 9:53 pm #

    What an awesome line of goodies! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  381. jatstamps March 22, 2009 at 11:23 pm #

    I get inspiration from the Anthropoligie catalog. Great color combos!

  382. Karey March 22, 2009 at 11:52 pm #

    I haven’t gotten to the inspired stage of my scrapbooking life, yet.
    I either buy kits with instructions or collect. I have been told collecting is part of scrapping.
    Hoping to progress in my growth to be able to create my own!