Groovin’ with the Go-to Gals: A Happy Camper

Heather Color Groovin with the Go to Gals: A Happy Camper

Heather Campbell

It’s been trickling in steadily, I’ve been seeing elements of the great outdoors and woodland creatures everywhere, from home décor to fashion apparel. Woodgrains and rustic wood paneling, natural elements of burlap and canvas, foxes and hedgehogs have all led us into the woods. The great outdoors and the camping trend have hit the scene in full force!

I have a certain fondness for camping. I spent my childhood summers tent camping at Priest Lake, Idaho, picking huckleberries, blazing trails in the wilderness, enjoying hot summery weather by day and the most spectacular lightning storms by night. These days, living in Seattle where we an average of 58 days of sunshine a year, I’m not much of a camper. The thought of trying to get my children to fall asleep in a tent makes me cringe, so I would probably consider myself more of a “glamper.”

What I love most about the camping trend is it encompasses just about every aspect of the great outdoors! Tent camping, woodland critters, glamping and even teepees are embraced in a big way! It also coordinates with so many of the other trends. Arrows, triangles, and woodgrains compliment these outdoor-inspired icons so well!

I did a little Pinterest search and found a ton of inspiration!

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I love every single aspect of this. I love the trees, the teepees, and even the wooden frame.

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Adventure does await here! The woodgrain and tent evoke a desire to get out and explore!

Now that you’re feeling inspired, check out this product!

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I’m honestly not sure what I love most about the Into the Woods collection from Lawn Fawn. The arrows, the adorable fox, or maybe it’s the deer all add up to a lot of woodland fun! Is anyone else ready for a hike?

The Happy Camper Stew collection from Jillibean Soup is complete with flamingos.

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Happy Camper by Echo Park combines patterns with classic woodland icons.

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Avery Elle just released Home Sweet Home and Happy Camper.

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With all of that inspiration, I had to make a card!

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pin it button Groovin with the Go to Gals: A Happy CamperNow for the fun part! I have both the Home Sweet Home and Happy Camper stamp sets to give away courtesy of Avery Elle! Comment below and tell me what your favorite outdoor activity is to enter to win! I’ll pick one winner. Just make sure to leave your comment by Friday, August 30th at 5 pm MDT. As for me, I love roasting marshmallows around a campfire!

Thanks for sharing a bit of your day with me!

Heather Campbell, Paper Crafts Go-to Gal

P.S. One last bit of fun, the Go-to Gals are hosting another Designer Challenge today! Be sure to check out their blogs to see how they use products from The Twinery.

 

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211 Responses to Groovin’ with the Go-to Gals: A Happy Camper

  1. makalah says:

    Ahh! I have a gazillion hiking, camping, and canoeing pictures to scrapbook, plus two camping/canoeing/hiking trips in September, and a friend just got a camp scene tattoo so all of these products should go on my wishlist to make vacation scrapbooks and a card for my camp counselor friend! :)

  2. Tracey says:

    Favourite outdoor activity is gardening!

  3. Therese says:

    That’s easy… I love camping!
    Thanks so much for the chance to win, that ‘happy camper’ set really has my name on it!

  4. Aundria B. says:

    I grew up camping a lot and have always enjoyed nature but now, roughing it would have to include either a really nice RV or a hotel room – lol! So fun to see this camping/outdoorsy trend. Thank you for the chance to win these wonderful stamps!

  5. Shereen says:

    I love, love, love going for walks in the fall. And I have a bike now, so I’m sure that going to bring some good times too.

  6. Lisa P says:

    Living in beautiful Colorado gives me plenty of pics to make these beautiful products find a home.

  7. Ange says:

    Absolutely adorable!! Love those fun products!
    I love camping and would love to use those fun stamps to document our last trip, but my fav outdoor activity is softball!

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