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!
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.
Today, 10am ET until 11:30pm EST.
photograph from Classy Clutter <----one of my favorite blogs, so many clever projects!
One of the things I love about the photo above is that it can be interpreted in so many ways. Note the quatrefoil pattern on the rug, the subtle triangles on the walls, the ikat on the curtains. I'm in love with the Soft Stone, Berry Sorbet/Melon Berry, Aqua Mist with a pop of Blueberry Sky color combination. Take all of these things or pick one attribute to focus on and create a beautiful card for a friend. Enjoy the creative process and have fun!
-Participating bloggers can add their link to the appropriate list here anytime between 10am ET and 11:30pm ET on July 25th within the InLinkz list below. The title of your post should be "Papertrey July 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 Tuesday 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 Tuesday 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
Super Stick Chick created this beauty based on the inspiration photo. I love the depth of color she was able to achieve with the coloring of her floral elements. And a lovely composition to boot!
Katherine made a project with a quatrefoil background, similar to the one in the inspiration photo. The way she added definition to the sentiments with a bit of watercoloring was really clever. The floral mat layer she stamped is beautiful too!
Barb Kirkwood used the color scheme from the inspiration photo as her main focus and I love how it turned it. The stenciled background subtly echoes the diamond pattern on the walls in the living room showcased. Just fabulous!
Congratulations to all of the winners! Please send a note to customer service and provide them with your full name and the email address you would like your gift certificate sent to. Thanks to everyone for playing along!