Thursday, June 25, 2009

{ Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - June }

The challenge: Summer is FULL of so many wonderful colors, sights & sounds! This month your challenge is to get inspired by the lazy days of summer and reflect your inspiration in a project of your choice! Whether it be the colors in your favorite summer treats, the pattern on your bathing suit & beach towel or even the texture of the sand between your toes, use any or all of these things as a springboard for your design. Please be sure to share an image found online, in a magazine or a photo you have taken yourself that communicates your point of inspiration within the body of your blog post! 

 My inspiration came from Better Homes and Gardens magazine (see photos below). I fell in love with the red, blue, and yellow color combination. In addition, I used the star frame as a shape for my card. I loved the star in the middle so I cut my paper in the shape of a flower. The idea came from a chipboard frame that was sitting on my desk. I traced the flowers and cut them out with exacto knife. The center of the flower is stamped. Supplies: Papertrey Ink cardstock, paper and stamps (Guide Lines Two, Mega Mixed Messages). Making Memories (yellow) and Creative Cafe (red) flowers, Karen Foster Design white floss, Fiskars border punch, machine stitching. Better Homes and Gardens Creative Collections 2009.

41 comments:

  1. Beautiful colors! I love the flower in the center. Great Job!

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  2. Fabulous card!! I love the design and the colors! I'm putting my first order in with Papertrey Ink today...I'm so excited. Let me know if there are any 'must gets!' My cart is already so full. LOL!

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  3. This is so, so gorgeous my friend, love that flower!!!

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  5. Absolutely adorable card, love those fun, fresh colors.

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  6. Wow, this is simply stunning Daniela! I love everything about it!

    (-: Heidi

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  7. Such cute stuff! Love the card!

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  8. This is awesome! I love it!

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  9. Terrific!!! Excellent colors!!

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  10. Love your colors!!!

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  11. gasp, its fabulous (as always)

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  12. Oh, this is beautiful!

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  13. Awesome card!!! tfs!!

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  14. These are such fresh, beachy colors! I love how you gave your card that worn, vintage look with the stitching and distressing.

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  15. LOVE this.. the colors are perfect!!
    Have a GREAT night!

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  16. love your color scheme!

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  17. So pretty! I love the colors and all the layers you created!

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  18. Love your torn and tattered look. Super job with the fun summer challenge. Thanks for the great eye candy.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  19. Love the colors and I love the way you gave the sentiment dimension. Great card!

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  20. Love your colors - fun flowers - torn edges and stitching! great summer card!

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  21. That card is adorable. I like that color combination, wouldn't have thought of using the yellow there, but it all looks so well put together.

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  22. Your card is simply gorgeous, and that's a pretty nifty inspiration piece, too!

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  23. So fresh and pretty! Love the flowers in the center:)

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  24. Love the colors you chose. Sor pretty and so summer! Love the distressed center.

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  25. OMG This is OUTSTANDING! Love it!

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  26. Daniela, what a perfect piece--it's shouting summer, and I adore it! You rock, girl!

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  27. Beautiful, love it!

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  28. what a wonderful combination of colors! It does look so fresh and pretty.

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  29. What a cool card! Love your take using your piece of inspiration!

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  30. Wonderful card. Seriously - it is so fresh and fun! Love how you interpreted your summer piece.

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  31. Absolutely beautiful! I love the vintage feel!

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  32. What a fabulous color scheme! I need to try something with them. LOVE the card.

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  33. I love everything about this card! I want it!!! ;)

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  34. I love your style and I love this card!! The fresh colors are perfect and you really captured the design from your inspiration piece.

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  35. I love this card so much Daniela! Beautiful and the inspiration is to die for too:)!

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  36. WOW, this card is GLORIOUS!!! Amazing design, Daniela!!! I love the colors, too!! And the way you cut out the papers.... stunning!!!! ♥♥ Kay

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  37. Thank's for alway's being soo inspirational, your blog just recieved an award, check it out here: http://www.ckmom78.blogspot.com/

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  38. This is gorgeous, I adore the color combo!!

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  39. it is beautiful! love the colors so much! gorgeous

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