Saturday 9 January 2010

Week 11 – Photo Inspiration

Hi everyone and welcome back , We hope that you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year :) , so its 2010 already, blimey where did the year go, it flew in so fast didn't it, but you know what that means, with this New Year comes lots of brilliant new challenges and lovely DT samples , and of course not forgetting the truly amazing prizes which have been sponsored by our one and only sponsor Simon Says Stamp :) …. But before i announce the new challenge which will be our first challenge of this New Year i have some sad news …


Our fabulous DT Member Kristen has sadly decided to step down from the team due to family commitments, we are so sorry to see you go darlin but we do wish you the best and hope that you will stop by to say hello when you can.


On to this weeks challenge now which is our first challenge of this New Year


Challenge 11 – Photo Inspiration


That's right we have a Photo Inspiration Challenge for you again, we all know how much you enjoyed the other ones so hopefully you will enjoy this one too, here is the photo we would like you to take your inspiration from :)




Aren't those colours stunning :), Feel free to take inspiration from this photo in any way you wish, from the gorgeous colours to the stunning patterns and pearl wallpaper, so many choices :), we cant wait to see what you create with this challenge in mind, but please don't forget to use at least one item from BasicGrey if you wish to be eligible to win the fabulous prize below which has been very kindly sponsored by Simon Says Stamp :)


This weeks prize is a wonderful Nook and Pantry themed prize, with lots of scrummy goodies to co-ordinate perfectly :)




This challenge will close on the 22nd of January at 11.00pm (UK Time)


Here are some wonderful creations from the Design Team to inspire you :)






P1020936 (Small)

P1020935 (Small)


Tara W







Inspiration photo - birdie





We hope that you enjoy this weeks challenge, please be sure to link to the post containing your entry to this challenge and not just your blog as this makes it easier for us to find your entry, If you are not sure how to do this make sure to check out the how to play along page at the top of the blog :), Thank You

The BasicGrey Challenges Team


  1. Can I trade that living room for my own???? Love it!

  2. fab pic inspiration I love that colour combo and dt cards ae fab thanks for the challenge Julye

  3. OMG I LOVE that photo and I love the gorgeous colour scheme. Thanks for the inspiration with all these gorgeous cards from the DT. I had so much fun joining in and making my card!

  4. I too want that living room, will be back in the week with my card, fab challenge x

  5. It's a beautiful room, and I've had such fun with this.

    One question - the DT always seem to make square cards. Is that a rule? I've read through and couldn't find anything saying that, but I thought I ought to check...


  6. The room is so divine and beautiful! Thanks for the chance to play!

  7. What a stunning living room! Thanks for the fab challenge!

  8. All the cards are very pretty. Thanks for the challenge... Happy week... Hugs Silke

  9. Oh i wish my Lounge looked like that!

    Gorgeous work from the DT

    Great challenge, i have used the same range of papers as your DT member so hope its OK for the challenge, i really enjoyed this one!

    take care, love emma xxx

  10. love that inspiration...I linked 3 pages on my blog...just ignore the first one (I scraplifted it and used it as a starting point for the other 2).

  11. Fab picture to work with. Gorgeous cards too, from the DT - thanks for all the inspiration! Juliex

  12. Fabulous colour scheme. This is my first time entering! :)

  13. what a great inspiration! i chose teh color scheme for my card! thanks for the challenge!

  14. Great challenge! Love the colours in the photo and fabulous range of cards from the DT - very inspirational. I've left my card with Mr Linky

    Mel X

  15. This was some wonderful color inspiration for me! I wouldn't normally put those colors together, but they look great! Thanks for the challenge!

  16. Great challenge! I took some of the color and pattern cues for my card. Thanks!


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BasicGrey Challenges Team