December 2015 Blog Hop

By December 26, 2015Blog Hop

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Today we are excited to present the BIG monthly Blog Hop that Papertrey Ink hosts for all of its talented customers to show off their skills! The Blog Hop is an ALL DAY EVENT!  An Inlinkz list is posted below and you can add your link anytime up until 11:30pm ET.  And don't worry if you didn't get a chance to make a project and play along, there is a contest for non-participants as well over in our forum in the designated thread. I look forward to seeing all of your creativity!

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

Today, 10am EST until 11:30pm EST.

The-Challenge

Blog hop inspiration

photo source: Pier 1 Imports

This collection of holiday plates struck a chord with me and I knew that all of you would be inspired too!  The black background of the plates reminds me a bit of a chalkboard look.  The sprigs of greenery surrounding the phrases seems reminiscent of Spruce & Sprigs or even the Cover Plate: Winter Floral die.  Pops of red are always welcome to add warmth to chilly winter days.  If you are still in the holiday spirit the day after Christmas, feel free to use the inspiration literally and create a holiday project.  Or use the ideas for an every day type theme.  We look forward to seeing your creations!

 

Schedule-of-Events

 -Participating bloggers can add their link to the appropriate list here anytime between 10am EST and 11:30pm ET on December 26th within the InLinkz list below. The title of your post should be "Papertrey December Blog Hop Challenge".

-Only one entry per person please.

-Customers & participants alike can peruse all of the links and absorb all of the amazing inspiration that will be shared!

-After you have made your way through the list, simply return to our forum and participate in all of the fun!

-You can chit chat with everyone in the Blog Hop forum! Take this time to praise your peers efforts, discuss anything new you might have learned and which projects really offered something unique!

-The three random blogger participant winners will be announced Sunday morning on our forum and highlighted here on my blog!

-You can enter our Blog Hop Forum contest. There is a special thread posted in our forum specifically for this purpose asking a question. Please only post once, as the winner will be picked via the Random Number Generator. The forum contest will end at midnight ET and the winner announced Sunday morning.

-Create a project while you are here, using the new inspiration you have gathered from the Blog Hop. You can post your projects in the gallery, even if you do not have a blog! We are looking forward to all the fun today!  Thank you for joining us!

EDITED TO ADD RANDOMLY SELECTED WINNERS:

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Rema D.

Rema D. created this chalkboard inspired card.  I love the contrast of the red diagonal stripes framing the black, such a nice touch!

Terri W

Terri W. used paper from the Lovely Laurels to make this beautiful card.  The embossed stitching detail paired with the floral sequins adds just the right amount of pop.

Vikki H

Vikki H. made this fabulous holiday card in vibrant reds and greens.  The vellum mat was the perfect solution for balance since the translucency of the vellum allows a little peek at the fabulous background paper.

Congratulations to all of the winners!  Please send contact customer service and let them know your full name and the email address you would like your gift certificate sent to.  Thank you to everyone who played along, enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Nichole Heady

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