Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Ad Inspiration Contest

What's this? Another prize? Why yes, yes it is.

As a scrapbooker, I am guilty of buying matching shirts for my girls because I just got the cutest patterned paper that is absolutely going to match and make the cutest layout ever! It's true. I admit it. I wouldn't admit that to Brad, but I'll admit it to you. :)

We can find inspiration everywhere. Including magazines!

I Googled "vintage magazine ads" and found these fun ads! The lawn mower ad has a great design. I love all of the rectangles.

This Sears ad has amazing colors. I wouldn't use the design as inspiration, but I would definitely use the color scheme!

Alright, now it's your turn! Let's see your ad inspiration! All that you have to do is find an ad that you think is inspiring. And here is how the points will work:

+1 point = link to an online ad (just copy and paste the web address when you leave a comment)
+5 points = take a picture of an ad from a newspaper, magazine or any print media and upload it to your blog so that you can inspire others
+10 points = if you upload your ad inspiration to your blog AND create a layout or card from it!

One lucky winner will win the prize pack above AND the design team will use your ad inspiration when we create our layouts for June. Your name will appear in a special blog post that features all of our ad inspiration layouts.

You have until 12:01AM on Friday, May 29th to link your ads! The winners will all be announced on Friday! Good luck! :)

(And don't forget our Week 2 Prize!)


Tffny May 26, 2009 at 11:13 AM  

Here is my ad inspiration. I'm going to make a layout inspired by this old Delta ad. I'll let you know when I'm finished. http://www.classicadshop.com/productdetails.php5?id=2081

Tffny May 26, 2009 at 11:20 AM  

I also posted my add on my blog. The prize looks like soo much fun!

rajah1116 May 26, 2009 at 1:06 PM  

this is a cool idea!

Joli May 26, 2009 at 1:25 PM  

This is my favorite ad off all time https://www.allposters.com/-sp/We-Can-Do-It-Rosie-the-Riveter-Posters_i309419_.htm

I love the large picture and the bright colors.

rajah1116 May 26, 2009 at 1:26 PM  

Okay...I put the pic up on my blog!

Nicole Laird May 26, 2009 at 1:35 PM  

Here is the one I found that just jumped right out at me!


I think I could so create a layout or a card with this...if not both!

CherrieScraps May 26, 2009 at 1:40 PM  

woo hoo - I love this idea!!

FirstLady Jen May 26, 2009 at 3:39 PM  


I love this ad because it's simple, with an amazing pop of color. It's going up on my blog at www.self-proclaimeddiva.blogspot.com!

Heather May 26, 2009 at 4:08 PM  

Here is my vintage ad I found online. I like the one that says "Pink is for Girls". I think that would make an adorable layout title, and I love the colors.


pattyb May 26, 2009 at 5:19 PM  

I found this ad and I love the squares in it.


Angela May 26, 2009 at 5:52 PM  

Hello, I love that you have done this challenge! I found the perfect ad /cover of Martha Stewart's Wedding Magazine Winter edition to be the most beautiful yet! Here is the link to the ad http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/current-issue-winter

I created a page layout of my daughter Called "Butterflies" using the same concept as the magazine ad. You can see my creation by following this link to my blog and looking in the upper left hand corner for the picture!
Let me know what you think! I sure hope I did this right!

Thanks for the chance to win a wonderful prize!

sarah_n May 26, 2009 at 6:29 PM  

How about this one: http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/kewl_jive/tdcad.jpg

interactthis May 27, 2009 at 12:09 AM  

Love the idea of old ads as inspiration - thanks

Ginger's Camo Page May 27, 2009 at 8:50 AM  

Here is my vintage ad inspirtion: http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Viva-Italia-Posters_i2037869_.htm

Ginger's Camo Page May 27, 2009 at 8:50 AM  

Also, I placed the ads on my blog with a plug for the Mosh Post Contest: http://grissomcamopage.blogspot.com/2009_05_24_archive.html#734253225274495773

Katherine May 27, 2009 at 12:06 PM  

I found a really cool ad!
It's posted on my blog:

Heather May 27, 2009 at 8:54 PM  

I took a picture of an ad from Parents magazine and uploaded it to my blog to inspire others! AND I created a layout from it! You can see it all here...


Katherine May 28, 2009 at 4:16 AM  

Well, I didn't think I was going to have time, but I put together a card based on my ad tonight! Yippee! :D


patty w May 28, 2009 at 8:07 AM  

I don't have a blog, but this is neat! I'll have to try and find something later to link you to.

Jen May 28, 2009 at 11:35 AM  


I loves the simplicity of the rectangles and what an easy LO to copy :)

Jen May 28, 2009 at 11:41 AM  

I placed the inspiration on my blog...now off to create a LO :)


Laci J May 28, 2009 at 2:35 PM  

My ad: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_hrBT8VniYQM/R6kyl5cN_lI/AAAAAAAAAF0/vCvws__IAl8/s1600-h/titanic.JPG
~ Laci in Alaska

Tffny May 29, 2009 at 1:41 AM  

I finished my card to match my ad. Here is the link: http://tiffany-simplyme.blogspot.com/

Jen May 29, 2009 at 3:19 AM  

Here's the LO I created from my inspiration....


Miss Em May 29, 2009 at 7:16 PM  

Her is my ad inspiration and layout. It is actually a mini mag article but I loved the layout of the cameras.


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