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[Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:41 pm
by Lethe
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In line with the opening of The Rose Keep, we are organizing a themed layout marathon! :excited: The keywords are:

bloom greenery fresh start



How to Participate

Create a layout with any of the keywords. You may use as few or as many as you like, and interpret them freely. Aside from incorporating at least one of the keywords somehow, it's all up to your creativity - no expectations or limitations from us!

All kinds of sites are welcome, whether it's a collective, fanlisting, shrine, blog or something else. The site you sign up with has to be an existing site - no new sites for this event! This event aims to focus on layouts and to motivate you to give your sites a makeover. :wink:

Sign up for this event by replying to this topic with the following:

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[b]Site name:[/b]
[b]Subject/site type:[/b]
[b]URL:[/b]

Once you've made your layout, please link back to this topic somewhere on your site to mention the layout marathon. Feel free to use our event badge below for that or to make your own!

200x40
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Submit your layout by sending me a PM along with a 200x40 button of your site. I will confirm your submission by replying to you!


Event Runtime

The marathon runs from now to September 14th. The due date for your layout is August 14th, at which point we'll post a round-up of the layouts created. At minimum, please leave your layout along with the event link up until the end of the marathon, September 14th.

You are welcome to plug your site with the new layout anywhere during the event, be it outside of the community, in the Website Projects forum or in our community hashtag #rosekeep! :heart2:


Flower Magic

As a companion topic to this marathon, we have set up a Floral Resources topic in the Resources and Services subforum for you. If you know or come across any nice resources that match the theme of the marathon, feel free to share them in the topic so that we may all find our inspiration! :yes: :excited: :excited:


Flower Buds

Spoiler: A list of participants.

Let's all grow beautiful gardens together! :heart2:


Gardens in Bloom

A button wall of all the finished layouts! Event wrap-up posts start here.

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Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:52 pm
by Fiona
Sounds interesting. I've been wanting to change my collective/domain's layout anyway, so here I go. :sparkle:

Site name: cissnei.net
Subject/site type: Collective
URL: http://cissnei.net

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:14 pm
by Lethe
Yesss the first seed has been planted. :heart:

I'll sign up too.

Site name: Dornenkaefig
Subject/site type: Friederike from Ludwig Revolution (shrine)
URL: http://idike.oubliette.nu/

As a companion topic to this marathon, we have set up a Floral Resources topic in the Resources and Services subforum for you. If you know or come across any nice resources that match the theme of the marathon, feel free to share them in the topic so that we may all find our inspiration! :yes: :excited: :excited:

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:16 am
by Larissa
Yaaay I'm excited for this. :heart2: Also thank you guys for the resources, I've been using the same flower brushes for the past 10 years, lmao. :shock: I could use something new.

Site name: Never Stop Dreaming
Subject/site type: Mystina from Valkyrie Profile (shrine/fanlisting)
URL: http://valkyrie.redcrown.net/mystina

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:27 am
by Lethe
Larissa wrote:Yaaay I'm excited for this. :heart2: Also thank you guys for the resources, I've been using the same flower brushes for the past 10 years, lmao. :shock: I could use something new.

Site name: Never Stop Dreaming
Subject/site type: Mystina from Valkyrie Profile (shrine/fanlisting)
URL: http://valkyrie.redcrown.net/mystina

Yaaay, Mystina!! More Valkyrie Profile goodness. I'm glad to hear you find the resource compilation useful hehe. :heart:

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:49 pm
by Crystal
After seeing those flower textures I'm very much considering signing up but I need to figure out which site I want to sign up with. Ahh too many to choose!

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:30 pm
by Sophia
I need to make a new layout ... and do rather a lot of updates. A good opportunity!

Site name: raygunsue.org
Subject/site type: Collective.
URL: http://raygunsue.org/

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:09 am
by Masao
Crystal wrote:After seeing those flower textures I'm very much considering signing up but I need to figure out which site I want to sign up with. Ahh too many to choose!
haha I'm in the same boat, I nee to figure out which site to sign up with!

Sophia wrote:I need to make a new layout ... and do rather a lot of updates. A good opportunity!

Site name: raygunsue.org
Subject/site type: Collective.
URL: http://raygunsue.org/
Yay good opportunity indeed :excited:

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:57 am
by Medli
I've been thinking about doing one also. There is a site I know that could use some flowers and a little bit of brightening up. I just need to see if I can find time to work on it. LOL

Re: [Event] Flower Garden Layout Marathon

Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:36 pm
by Masao
I'm going to sign up finally :eyes: :turtle:

Site name: Ethereal
Subject/site type: Kouga Yun fanlisting
URL: http://yun.shinshoku.net/