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Monday, July 11, 2011

Inspiration Part 2

Here we are at another week - did you see the June Top Ten (below)? Always such a hard decision to pick our favorites because everyone's artwork is always so inspirational! So we're on to a new month and new challenges and we have a good one for you this week but have a few things to wrap up first.

Two randomly drawn participants from June will be receiving the prizes from last month's awesome sponsors, Michelle and Romaine. Thanks again ladies! And our winners are:

Sarah Walms and Marg Van Patten!  Congrats ladies - email me your address and I will forward to one of the sponsors and your prize will be heading your way!

There are 2 new prizes up for grabs this month from S'andra and Tonya. We are so grateful for our sponsors - a big thank you!

Now on to our challenge. This is a From Your Heart to Ours week which means we want you to share something special with us. We are continuing our theme of inspiration this week but turning the tables.

Your challenge is to find something to inspire your artwork. This can be a photo, magazine ad, a piece of fabric, a label - well, it can be anything!!! Find something that inspires your artwork with color or shape or element, etc...and post both a photo of what inspired you and your finished artwork. The DT found their sources of inspiration to create the following samples - go to their blogs to see what the source of the inspiration is they each used. First up, our sponsor Tonya is playing along with us this week and got her inspiration from the Idea Book:

Beautiful Tonya! And I think Tonya has another sample on her blog so be sure to check it out!







I am always so excited to find new sources of inspiration and we can't wait to see what inspires YOU! To play along, don't forget to post a photo of your inspiration and of your artwork.

And to everyone heading to Convention this week, have a fun and safe time!

9 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Thank you ladies for your encouragement and another great challenge! Just linked up!

Jennifer Perkins said...

Cool challenge! Just linked my blog!

Jan Moxey said...

I enjoyed really thinking about how I could connect my card to the photograph. Thanks for the challenge.

Sheila H said...

I needed a birthday card for a really good friend, so thanks for the challenge that pushed me into making the card!

Crafty Texan said...

Linked up my card. Thanks for the challenge!

Queen Bee said...

Finally got something linked:)

Tammy Hornby said...

So many sources for inspiration.... I'm glad I found one and could play along in time this month.

Enchanting Stamping said...

Thanks for the challenge, I really had to work at this one, just choosing one source is hard! So as you'll notice I didn't choose just one:)

FLEUR de Lo said...

Thanks for another round of CTMH fun!!