Saturday, February 1, 2014

Paper Sweeties February Inspiration Challenge #16

Happy Saturday morning, all! Being that today is the first day of February...the Paper Sweeties' have gathered together to provide you some inspiration to last all month long! This month's inspiration will be in the form of a blog hop. We're using the picture posted below as our color inspiration and this is what I've done with it using some vintage Christmas papers:



I used Paper Sweeties' Friendship Warms the Heart set. I added some flowers, vintage distressed hearts and Polka dotted ribbon. The edges are also distressed and I added a Martha Stewart border design down the left side. 


Here's our inspiration photo:



Paper Sweeties hosts monthly challenges on their blog! Each month on the 1st we will have a brand new inspiration for you to play along with. You can enter as many times as you wish throughout the month — the more times you enter, the more chances you’ll have to win!

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to create, share and win:

1. CREATE a card or project based on the current inspiration graphic using any of your favorite crafty supplies! You’ll get an extra vote if you use ANYTHING from the Paper Sweeties Shop!! Use the graphic as a starting point for your project — be inspired by the colors, shapes, theme — anything goes … most important — HAVE FUN and let our photo inspiration spark your creativity!

2. POST a DIRECT LINK to your project in their Inlinkz gallery — please use the URL to your actual project post (not your entire blog) so we can easily find your creation. You do not need to have a blog to enter — you can use any online gallery such as Flickr, PinterestFacebook or Splitcoast Stampers (keyword papersweeties)! You can pin your Paper Sweeties creations directly to our Friends of Paper Sweeties Pinterest Board — contact  Debbie for an invitation to contribute!

3. LINK back to the blog post so your readers can easily find us!

Our challenge will run for the entire month. You can play along as many times as you wish — the more times you play, the more chances you have to win! The challenges will end at 12 pm EST on the last day of each month. The new challenge will be revealed on the 1st of each month. The winner of the previous month’s challenge will be announced on the 1st of each new month, will win a $20 gift certificate to the boutique and will be invited to Guest Design with the Sweeties next month!

Blog Hop List:


Stamps: Friendship Warms the Heart (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: Vintage Christmas (Sweet Crush), Soft Suede, Very Vanilla (SU!)
Ink: Walnut Stain distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: Polka Dotted Ribbon collection (Verve), Heart Trio (MFT), paper & fabric flowers, tulle accents, white embossing powder, Copic, Martha Stewart border punch, White Opal Liquid Pearls, paper distresser, doily
Size:  4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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11 comments:

  1. Love that torn paper and the gorgeous cluster of blooms...stunning work!

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  2. As always ... just amazing and stunning! I could get lost in your vintage-inspired creations!!

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  3. Absolute BEAUTIFUL, Andrea!! Love your selection of papers and flowers!!

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  4. Wow! What amazing color with all those gorgeous flowers! Lots of wonderful layers for this amazing card...love it!

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  5. Oh Wow, Andrea!!! Your papers and flowers are just gorgeous together! Beautiful card!

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  6. This is gorgeous. Great color combo. Love the flowers and the papers.

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  7. Swoon,Swoon♥ Love all the shabby goodness here! Just beautiful!♥

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