Inspired by a Royal Hat!

This post is courtesy of our Featured Stamper for June, Chris!

No – its ok, you have come to the right place. Some people get inspired by glossy magazines with articles about beautiful rooms and great designs but me, I was inspired by Her Majesty! I was having my first caffeine fix on Saturday morning watching the TV when the Queen drove down The Mall on her way to the Trouping of the Colour and I thought “those colours on that hat go really well together”.

Lavender Moon, Spring Moss and Berry Sorbet are not colours I’d normally put together but I thought if they were good enought for a royal hat, surely they’d look ok on a card. I went with a round and a square card for this project using all Papertrey products in the corresponding colours.

I used the same colour ways for both cards using a mix of patterned papers and cardstock. I added in a hand cut label on the round one and a Spellbinders tag on the square. A few buttons and trim and they were done!

Supplies: Stamps – Round & Round, Autumn Abundance; Cardstock – Lavender Moon, Spring Moss, Berry Sorbet; Paper – Pretty Pastels, Bitty Dots, In Bloom, Bitty Box; Accessories – Butterfly die, Spellbinder labels, vintage buttons, ribbon, pearls.

I love to use Papertrey’s designer papers and recently split several pads with a friend in the US. So to share the paper love around I thought we could have a little challenge! Round cards are a favourite of mine and I could use some more inspiration – so how about you make a round card using at least one Papertrey Ink product and post it to the linky thingy below. You have 2 weeks to enter and we will draw a winner on Thursday 8th July! Entries are welcome from all corners of the world and the prize can be shipped anywhere!

Please do have a go – you could be the lucky recipient of these 30 sheets of Papertrey DPs!

We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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7 thoughts on “Inspired by a Royal Hat!

  1. Gorgeous cards Aimes, love the colour combinations!I hope to have a play with some round cards some time over the next week or so, will add them to Mr Linky :O)

  2. HRH only has the best designers I expect so you can't go wrong with her colour scheme and this is a lovely colour combination – and of course two gorgeous cards. So pastel pretty. Love to try a round card again – I think I've only made one before.

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