"My butterflies and flowers"pattern




Today, I have the pleasure to write you about one of my favourite patterns. Around March, I had the good luck of finding the fashion website: www.frontrowsociety.com

A lovely on-line fashion brand that has a monthly design contests based on  some  cool themes.
I submitted my pattern to the tropical jungle contest held last March, and I designed my pattern based on their brief. I was excited as it was the first time I entered on this newly discovered website. 
I must say I got a little disappointed as my design was not among the winners, but I understood when I saw the other gorgeous works. I had to summit my design on the product templates they gave us.
I thought a green background would be the best one as I chose the jungle theme. However, this time, I decided to be innovative and make different colour versions as I love doing that, so I re-designed it, using a yellow and brown background. 
Sometimes it is good to enter into design contests, as this forces you to use a different colour palette, it switches on your imagination helping you create new patterns and to base them on a theme which are far from your usual field of work!

This was my enter.


These were the templates I submmited





Thanks to having entered into this website, I created a nice design which it has been licensed for several home products by http://kessinhouse.com/pages/julia-grifol, which in this case has chosen the brown and the yellow vertion.
  

 
I also sell this design as fabric, decall and wallpaper, http://www.spoonflower.com/designs/1949926


 So as the old saying goes, every cloud has a silver lining


 I will publish a post every Friday, I will be pleased with your visit!
  Have a    great weekend!
 
                                                                                                           

8 comentarios:

  1. The print is versatile and beautiful, Julia. Well done!

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    1. Bethania, lost of thanks!how nice from you!

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  2. Gorgeous design - really lovely. Looks great on all of the mock-ups. There is always a silver lining. I had a rejection recently, but it really motivated me to update my site and create a new look book. Now I feel like I have more to offer the next application. You never know what's just around the corner!

    xoxo - Brandi

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    1. Brandi, thanks for your nice comment!your sites look great!

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  3. Amazing design Julia!! and very good to see the contests as challenges to develop your portfolio collections, well done!

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  4. Miranda, glad you likes it!Thanks a lot!

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  5. Hi Julia - first of all, thank you so much for visiting my facebook 'Judy's Art' page and 'liking' it!

    I love your patterns and I have added your blog to the bloglist in the side bar of my Art & Design blog so that I don't miss any of your updates.

    I particularly like the colour palette of the patterns you've posted here - lovely balance of warm and cool!

    Good luck with all you do :)

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    1. Judy Adamson,
      how nice to hear from you.Thanks for your nice words and adding my blog to your nice blog. I feel honoured for it!I am new to this blogland, and I have a lot to learn about how it works!The same to you!Regards from Spain.

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