Friday, 19 June 2015

The next 5 ICADs

Hello lovely visitors and thank you for looking in here today.
I finally managed to complete my next 5 ICADs. It's busy days in my day job at the moment and it is hard to fit art time and blogging in right now, but here goes....
If you are wondering what ICADs are or would like to see the first ones I made, - just click HERE
On to today's cards:
Using Visible Image, Design by Ryn and Unity stamps.
Vitruvian Man by Leonardo is sadly not a stamp but was cut from a piece of very cool wrapping paper. Background stamping with the Unity stamp and a really old text stamp which reminds me of Leonardo's amazing script....
Paper Artsy stamp over painted back ground
This is my personal favourite, yet was the quickest to do, it's just a bit of Heartfelt Creations paper with some background stencilling and stamping and a couple of fussy cut butterflies. These ICADs are perfect to use up scraps of paper...
Another painted background, background stamping with Fresco Finish Snowflake paint and a La Blanche stamp.

Well that's it, short and sweet, which is all I have time for at the mo....

Thanks so much for visiting like always and have a great weekend!!!


40 comments:

  1. Love, love, love these!! Your ICAD's are gorgeous Astrid and they look like such fun to make!! Stunning work as always!! xx

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  2. Yes your cards are gorgeous Astrid, I love these tiny cards, you can use them as adres cards, they really look wonderful!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  3. Fantastic, all of them! Hugs, Valerie

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  4. Wow, LOVE them all! Fantastic work, Astrid!
    Hugs!
    Branka xxx

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  5. They are wonderful Astrid! Absolut gorgeous!

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  6. another 5 gorgeous cards Astrid. So diverse in their style but with so much detail.
    You are such an inspiration. Have a great weekend
    Hugs Annie x

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  7. As always a super makes Astrid.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  8. All of these are stunning Astrid with wonderful ideas. What a great collection you must have

    Love Chrissie xx

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  9. As usual you´ve made such wonderful creations Astrid. They´re all sooo gorgeous, but I dod tend to agree with you about the number one thoug, as it´s also mine, but they´re all amazing and sooo beautiful as always.
    Have a wonderful week-end now hun, and please don´t stress yourself too much okay.

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  10. Beautiful work of art Astrid, very inspirational display, just love this.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  11. Fantastic! I love your ICAD art. I am off to checkout the prompts.

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  12. Fab ICADs Astrid, love them all but I'm fascinated with the eye one, I have that stamp unused as now , love what you have done with it

    Joan

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  13. Oh I love these; I might just go check these links out, many thanks for the inspiration xx

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  14. Wow Astrid, gorgeous cards!! The floral one with the butterflies definitely grabbed my eye, guess that's the shabby chic gal showing through! Love them all, it's amazing how much detail you fit onto these index cards! hugs :)

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  15. Another beautiful set of cards!!! Wonderful colors and texture!!!

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  16. These are STUNNING but just sooooo AMAZING to me Astrid. I have completely enjoyed seeing every one that you have created. It's like going to a museum and looking at it all but nothing is alike. You have made so many INCREDIBLE creations - one after another - it's like your mind just never runs out of ways to make a different look and design. Truly mind boggling to me but GEE WHIZ am I sooooooooo glad that you can do this and are sharing. THEY ARE JUST SPECTACULAR. j.

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  17. I love the butterflies one, but most of all probably the Leonardo... terrific ICADs, Astrid - a lovely little collection
    Alison xx

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  18. Stunning x Have a lovely weekend x

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  19. Astrid,
    Your ICADs are beautiful. I've seen others using index-sized cards to create projects as well and some have actually put them into a rolodex file - awesome. Thanks for sharing your lovely work.

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  20. A fantastic collection Astrid made in your beautiful vintage style.
    Julie x

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  21. They are all wonderful Astrid, I really love the Leonardo one and the eye card is just superb, love that VI stamp (just got it too!). Beautiful work, as always Astrid. Hugs, Anne xx

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  22. A stunning collection Astrid, love the one with the eye.
    Yvonne

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  23. these are wonderful Astrid - absolutely gorgeous makes! Hugs rachel x

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  24. Wow.. all these ICADs are gorgeous! Astrid. Love them! :)

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  25. They are all beautiful, I especially like the floral one with the butterflies. Take care with being so busy, enjoy the weekend, Shirleyxx

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  26. Gorgeous makes Astrid!!
    I love the gentlemen one! heehee
    xoxo

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  27. Each and every one is a treasure ... Beautifully done!

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  28. They are all wonderful, I think, so different, which makes them very interesting, From one to the next I have a totally new surprice, in colours , images,and stamps.
    Take care, with your bussy life.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  29. All look brilliant Astrid! You are a very talented artist for sure. Nicola x

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  30. Amazing array of creativity, Astrid! I love each one for different reasons, but your favorite, is my favorite, too :) :) I love Sunflowers :) :) I can't help but be happy when I see Sunflowers :) Fabulous collection of your ICADs Part II :) :) Happy Weekend!! XOXO-Shari

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  31. LOVE these! Awesome little works of art!

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  32. Loving all the detail - some amazing colours and tones xx

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  33. Feeling even more inspired.. These are great! Xx

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  34. Gorgeous work as always Astrid, all beautiful and all different, very inspiring. Love the eye card! Ruth x

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  35. Hello Astrid,
    I am so sorry that I am not around to visit your Blog, never imagined I would be absent from commenting for such a length of time.
    As always, your art makes my heart skip a beat with your exceptional backgrounds and always, always beautifully blended colours, exquisite. As it happens, my favourite is the same as your own. Love that background. I hope all is well with you and I also hope that my next visit will be sooner rather than later.
    One last thing, thank you for all the comments and support you have continued to give me during my time away, it means so much to me.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  36. These are stunning!!! Each one a true work of art!

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  37. Here I am back several weeks later and you have more ICADs to admire and I've not yet started... these are lovely!

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