Thursday, May 13, 2021

Inspired By...IB174 Orange You Lemonade

Sending and delivering hugs, one card at a time...

We look forward to seeing how the photo inspiration will inspire your paper hug this week!

 

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                                                   How are you inspired this week?
                     Oranges? Lemons? Colors? Fruit? Sketch? Sweet Sentiments?                                                                                          
We welcome your submissions for this challenge until Wednesday, May 19, 11:55pm pst. The winner of each challenge
 will be announced on the 
Sunday after the new challenge opens.

Here is how our IB team was inspired this week:

Michele Ferguson

Cindy Beach

Lisa Elton

 

Danni Reid







This week's sketch
(You can use any shape to create the elements in the sketch, for additional questions regarding sketch, please see sidebar)


Now we'd love to see your cards, layouts, or projects and 
how you were inspired this week.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Winners...IB 172 Happy Retirement

Happy Mother's Day!

 We are back with winners from Inspired By Challenge: Happy Retirement

Join us on Instagram  Please use hashtags #inspiredbylaurel #inspiredbychallenges!

Sandi

The challenge gallery is filled with 
so many fun ideas for 
  Sending and delivering paper hugs. 
 
The winner, chosen by a DT member, of the Happy Retirement challenge is this fabulous, ink-blended card from Michal.  We love the interpretation of the sketch for a gorgeous birthday card, and that beautiful blending feels like the first sunset we all would love seeing upon retirement or a get-away!  Thank you for inspiring us this week!


 The honorable mention, chosen by a DT member, of the Happy Retirement challenge is this fabulous water-colored card from DJ.  Her interpretation of the sketch is wonderful and her beautiful water-coloring is serene, this is a lucky recipient indeed, and we are inspired!  

Congratulations Michal and DJ!
We can't wait to see more of your cards!

We hope you'll join us in this week's challenge: Celebrate Her


And if you need a starting point, please consider our sketch this week, we are loving your interpretations each week!


Thursday, May 6, 2021

Inspired By IB173...Celebrate Her

Sending and delivering hugs, one card at a time...

We look forward to seeing how the photo inspiration will inspire your paper hug this week!





                                                                  How are you inspired?
                       Celebrating Mother's Day? Flowers? Colors? Sketch? Mom? Grandma?                                                                                       Sister?                                                                                           
We welcome your submissions for this challenge until Wednesday, May 12, 11:55pm pst. The winner of each challenge
 will be announced on the 
Sunday after the new challenge opens.

Here is how our IB team was inspired this week:












This week's sketch
(You can use any shape to create the elements in the sketch, for additional questions regarding sketch, please see sidebar)



Now we'd love to see your cards, layouts, or projects and 
how you were inspired this week.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Winners...Inspired By I Woof Celebrating

 We are back with winners from Inspired By Challenge: I Woof Celebrating

Join us on Instagram  Please use hashtags #inspiredbylaurel #inspiredbychallenges!

Sandi

The challenge gallery is filled with 
so many fun ideas for 
  Sending and delivering paper hugs. 
 
The winner, chosen by a DT member, of the I Woof Celebrating challenge, is Melanie. Her adorable pup defines celebrating with that cute expression and polka dot party hat.  Her use of the dog bone pp really draws you into the fun pops of color, we woof celebrating with your pup!  Thank you for inspiring us this week!


 The honorable mention, chosen by a DT member, of the I Woof Celebrating challenge is this cute puppy card from Caroline.  How cute is this puppy waiting for the party to begin?  How cute is the sentiment?  We are inspired Caroline, adorable card!

Congratulations Melanie and Caroline!
We can't wait to see more of your cards!

We hope you'll join us in this week's challenge: Happy Retirement


And if you don't need a retirement card, please join the challenge using the sketch this week.




Thursday, April 29, 2021

Inspired By IB172 Happy Retirement

Sending and delivering hugs, one card at a time...

We look forward to seeing how the photo inspiration will inspire your paper hug this week!



                                                                   How are you inspired? 
                   Retirement? Sandals? Colors? Theme? Sketch? Hearts? Palm trees?                                                                                         Sunglasses?

We welcome your submissions for this challenge until Wednesday, May 5, 11:55pm pst. The winner of each challenge
 will be announced on the 
Sunday after the new challenge opens.

Here is how our IB team was inspired this week:
















This week's sketch

(You can use any shape to create the elements in the sketch, for additional questions regarding sketch, please see sidebar)



Now we'd love to see your cards, layouts, or projects and 
how you were inspired this week.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Winners...Inspired By Wrap Me Up in Spring

    We are back with winners from Inspired By Challenge: Wrap Me Up In Spring

Join us on Instagram  Please use hashtags #inspiredbylaurel #inspiredbychallenges!

Sandi

The challenge gallery is filled with 
so many fun ideas for 
  Sending and delivering paper hugs. 
 Each week it gets harder and harder to choose just two winners, so this week, we broke our own rules and created co-winners.
  
The co-winners, chosen by a DT member, of the Wrap Me Up In Spring challenge, are Kailash and Holly  The DT selecting winners this week said she couldn't pick between the two because "they are both so fabulous".  And here are the two cards, with absolutely gorgeous bouquets!  Their gorgeous cards, featuring these incredible bouquets are going to wow their recipients like they have our dt.  Thank you for inspiring us this week!

Happy Mother's Day by Kailash

Happy Birthday by Holly
Congratulations Kailash and Holly, the bouquets are gorgeous!

 The honorable mention, chosen by a DT member, of the Wrap Me Up in Spring challenge is this stunning card from Kelly.  Her gorgeous die-cut card is so fresh and springy, such a forever bouquet for a lucky recipient!  Thank you for inspiring us this week!

We can't wait to see more of your cards!

We hope you'll join us in this week's challenge: I Woof Celebrating

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Inspired By IB 171 I Woof Celebrating

Sending and delivering hugs, one card at a time...

We look forward to seeing how the photo inspiration will inspire your paper hug this week!

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                              How are you inspired? Dogs? Colors? Theme? Party? Celebration? 

We welcome your submissions for this challenge until Wednesday, April 28, 11:55pm pst. The winner of each challenge
 will be announced on the 
Sunday after the new challenge opens.

Here is how our IB team was inspired this week:

                             

                                                     Cindy Beach










This week's sketch
(You can use any shape to create the elements in the sketch, for additional questions regarding sketch, please see sidebar)


Now we'd love to see your cards, layouts, or projects and 
how you were inspired this week.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Winners...Inspired By Spring Is Sweet

    We are back with winners from Inspired By Challenge: Spring Is Sweet

Join us on Instagram  Please use hashtags #inspiredbylaurel #inspiredbychallenges!

Sandi

The challenge gallery is filled with 
so many fun ideas for 
  Sending and delivering hugs. 
Oh the gallery and all the delicious treats and flower (it is always so hard to pick just two) we are inspired!

The winner, chosen by a DT member, of the Spring Is Sweet challenge, is this delicious, and festive cupcake card from Caroline.  This is too sweet to be low-calorie, but she has indeed baked up the most perfect cupcake.  Thank you Caroline for the inspiration, delicious and tempting!

What is better than ONE cupcake?  A box of them!  The honorable mention, chosen by a DT member, of the Spring Is Sweet challenge is this boxed cupcake card from Amy.  Her use of circle and stitched dies to create her box of delish treats is so so inspiring!  Thank you for tempting our sweet "teeth" Amy!
We can't wait to see more of your cards!

We hope you'll join us in this week's challenge: Wrap Me Up In Spring