Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Card Concept #101 {Rustic Fall}

Welcome to The Card Concept! Every two weeks we post our inspiration photo challenge and hope that you will join us by creating a card for our challenge gallery. 

Before we post our inspiration photo, we would like to say 
farewell to one of our Designers, Vicki Finger!  

Vicki is stepping down from the DT in order to spend more time with her family.  We want to take this time to thank Vicki for all of her hard work and for sharing her talent with us at The Card Concept! She is planning on playing along with us in the future (when she is able) and we will look forward to seeing her artwork in our gallery.

If you have a chance, stop by Vicki's blog and wish her farewell. 
 Hugs and best wishes Vicki!!

Now, on to our #101 Rustic Fall Challenge!! 



Please feel free to use any of the styles we have defined or create your own with a combination of styles.  We want you to have fun with our inspiration!

Our designers will also be selecting a style (or combination of styles) and will explain how they were inspired by the challenge.  So come and join us!  We'd love you to try your hand at a brand new style of card making or feel free to work in your comfort zone.  It is totally up to you!

The styles are explained HERE.

Now for the design team's inspiration: 

Tangii Crain
Tangii's Inspiration: I just LOVE Pumpkin Season!  
I was inspired by the Pumpkins for my 
Clean and Layered card!



Julie Gearinger
Julie's Inspiration: The fabulous pumpkins, vintage truck and 
fall colors inspired my Shabby Chic/Mixed Media card!


Michele K. Henderson
Michele's Inspiration: I fell in love with this old blue pickup 
truck and those pumpkins, and had to feature them
in my Clean and Layered card.



Kim Lackenbach
Kim's Inspiration:  I was inspired by the colors, truck and
 pumpkins for a Clean and Layered water-colored scene.



Nancy Penir
Nancy's InspirationI went with the colors in the photo,
 blue and orange, and the fall theme for my 
Classy and Elegant card.


Maureen Plut
Maureen's Inspiration: My Clean and Layered card was 
inspired by the colours, the leaves, and the adorable sign.
  


Susan Powell
Susan's Inspiration: My one layer watercolor card was 
inspired by the truck, the pumpkins and the 
overall rustic/country feel of the photo.


Angel Rivera
Angel's Inspiration: I was inspired by all of the beautiful 
pumpkins to create a fun Clean and Layered card! 


Mackie Robertson
Mackie is taking a break from the Design Team for the month of November 
to celebrate a wedding in her family! She will be back in December,
 and in the meantime, please stop by her blog and say hi!!


Marcie Sharp
Marcie's Inspiration: The distressed look of the truck and 
all the fabulous pumpkins were the inspiration 
for my Clean & Layered card. 


Pam Staples
Pam's card will be coming shortly 




Our Rules:

1.  Use the challenge inspiration to create a card.
2.  Use one of the challenge styles to create a card (or if you prefer, combine a few styles).
3.  Explain in a post which style or combination of styles you used and what inspired you from our photo.  
4.  Link your post using our linky (please link to the actual post on your blog and not just your blog).
5.  Please try to comment on the cards ahead of you and behind you in the linky.  Everyone loves comments!

The deadline to participate is 
Monday, November 12th at 12:00 pm EDT.

Our Challenge Winner and the Honorable Mentions will be announced on Tuesday, November 13th.

We look forward to seeing your artwork in our gallery! 



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