July 2014 Blog Hop Challenge

By July 15, 2014General

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The July Blog Hop is not taking place until July 25th, but we thought we would share the challenge as well as the inspiration photo here to give you a head start.

What
A day dedicated to seeking inspiration through projects utilizing Papertrey Ink products.   This event allows all of our customers who enjoy sharing inspiration & artwork with their peers do so through their personal blogs.

When

The actual Blog Hop will take place on July 25th, beginning @ 10 am EST.

The-Challenge

 

July Blog Hop Inspiration

photo credit:Mandy Lynne Imagery

Check out this gorgeous piece of inspiration I stumbled upon while on Pinterest!  As soon as I saw it, I knew it would make a perfect blog hop!  Here are just a few things that I found inspiring:

  • The patterns and colors in the banner.  A simple banner like this and a sentiment on a crisp white card would be amazing!
  • The gingham envelope with the stitched flap and floral button.  Could easily be recreated with a mini envelope die or for an overall A2 card front.
  • The vintage button cards could be re-created using Button Boutique, paired up with some of the colors and patterns from the other fabrics included in the photo.
  • The dainty embroidered flowers and possibly a sentiment added with Stitched Alphabet.
  • The sweet bouquet of flowers paired with a doily could be interpreted in a million different ways, with dies or stamps!
  • The slightly shabby background could be recreated by swiping ink or paint onto your cardstock, allowing to dry and using a sanding block to remove some of it.
  • That sweet bird!  Use your favorite bird stamps or dies to re-create the patterns and colors used on this one.

I am sure that many of you will come up with even more ideas!  We look forward to seeing all of your creations!

Nichole Heady

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