Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Winners #117 {Summer Swirls}

Happy Wednesday!  Julie, here with the winner and honorable mentions for our #117{Summer Swirls} challenge!  

Wow, every single card entered into our gallery 
was wonderful and inspiring!!  

You have made our challenge so exciting, and again, 
choosing winners very difficult, lol!

Our main Challenge Winner was chosen by the entire team and 
this week's winner is...



And our Honorable Mentions ...




...Listed in order that they appeared in the gallery...

Joanne Travis




Hannelie




Congratulations to all of the our winners!!
Please be sure to click on the winner's names to visit their blogs to see how they created their cards and, if you have time, leave them some "love" :-) 


Thanks again to all who played along with us! 
We hope you will join us in our new
challenge- to be posted in one hour!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Card Concept #117 {Summer Swirls}- There's Still Time!

Just a reminder that you still have plenty of time left to join us for 
#117 {Summer Swirls} Challenge!!! 


We would love to have you join us with your card design
 for our gallery!!

You have until 
Monday, June 24th at noon (EDT) to 
link up your card!  Click HERE to join us!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Card Concept #117 {Summer Swirls}

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



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: For some reason I think 
of "beach balls" when I look at this inspiration photo, 
so that and those great summer colors 
inspired my Mixed Media card!


Julie Gearinger
Julie's Inspiration: I was inspired by the swirls 
of primary colors for my simple 
Clean and Layered/Mixed Media card!


Michele K. Henderson
Michele will be taking a break for this challenge- 
if you have time, stop by her blog to say "hi"!


Nancy Penir
Nancy's Inspiration: The bright summer colors 
and arrangement inspired my 
Clean and Layered/Classy and Elegant
'Country Fair' card.

Maureen Plut
Maureen's Inspiration: The bold primary colours inspired 
my Clean and Layered/Freestyle Collage
(with a splash of vintage) card.



Susan Powell
Susan's Inspiration: I was inspired by the colors of the 
hot air balloon for my Clean and Simple card.

Angel Rivera
Angel will be taking a break for this challenge- 
if you have time, stop by her blog to say "hi"!


Mackie Robertson
Mackie's Inspiration: I was inspired by the bright primary colors 
of the balloon to create a fun Clean and Graphic card!


Marcie Sharp
Marcie's InspirationMy Clean and Graphic card was 
inspired by the primary colours and graphic design 
of the inspiration photo.

Betty Wright
Betty's Inspiration: I was inspired by the angles and feel of 
movement in the inspiration photo and created 
a Clean and Graphic/Classy and Elegant card.




1.  Use the challenge inspiration photo 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, June 24th at 12:00 pm EDT.

Our Challenge Winner and the Honorable Mentions will be announced on Wednesday, June 26th.

We look forward to seeing your artwork in our gallery! 

Winners #116 {Pink Retro}

Happy Wednesday!  Julie, here with the winner and honorable mentions for our #116 {Pink Retro} challenge!  

Wow, everyone rocked this challenge and every single card 
entered into our gallery was stunning!!  

You have made our challenge so exciting and 
choosing winners so difficult, lol!

Our main Challenge Winner was chosen by the entire team and 
this week's winner is...




And we have four Honorable Mentions versus our normal three...
I told you it was difficult :-)





Congratulations to all of the our winners!!
Please be sure to click on the winner's names to visit their blogs to see how they created their cards and, if you have time, leave them some "love" :-) 


Thanks again to all who played along with us! 
We hope you will join us in our new
challenge- to be posted in one hour!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Card Concept #116 {Pink Retro}- There's Still Time!

Just a reminder that you still have plenty of time left to join us for 
#116 {Pink Retro} Challenge!!! 


We would love to have you join us with your card design
 for our gallery!!

You have until 
Monday, June 10th at noon (EDT) to 
link up your card!  Click HERE to join us!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Card Concept Challenge #116 {Pink Retro}

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



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 taking a break for this challenge.  
Please stop by her blog to say "hi"!



Julie Gearinger
Julie's Inspiration: I took a bit of a different take- I was inspired 
by the colors and incorporated the pink, black and gray as well as 
the silver patterns in the glass background to 
create a simple Mixed Media card!


Michele K. Henderson
Michele's Inspiration:  I went a little outside the box for 
my Pink Retro Clean and Layered card, inspired by 
that great color combo and the musical theme.


Nancy Penir
Nancy's Inspiration: The retro record player 
inspired my 3-D fold up Clean and Layered card.


Maureen Plut
Maureen's Inspiration: My Shabby Chic/Vintage card 
was inspired by the gorgeous colours and vintage vibe.


Susan Powell
Susan's Inspiration: The record and the color pink 
inspired my retro Clean and Layered card.

Angel Rivera
Angel will be taking a break for this challenge- 
if you have time, stop by her blog to say "hi"!



Mackie Robertson


Mackie's Inspiration: The colors of pink, black and silver 
and the record inspired my Clean & Simple style card!


Marcie Sharp
Marcie's InspirationThe pastel colours and musical 
theme inspired my Clean & Simple card this week! 


Betty Wright
Betty's Inspiration: I was inspired by the record, the colors,
 and all the white space to create a Clean and Layered card.



1.  Use the challenge inspiration photo 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, June 10th at 12:00 pm EDT.

Our Challenge Winner and the Honorable Mentions will be announced on Wednesday, June 12th.

We look forward to seeing your artwork in our gallery! 


Winners- #115 {Mosaic Madness}

Happy Wednesday!  Julie, here with the winner and honorable mentions for our #115 {Mosaic Madness} challenge!  

We did not have as many entries as normal for this challenge (we know that this time of year with school ending and the holiday weekend, you are very busy :-)), but wow, every card was absolutely perfect!!  
Thanks again for making our challenge so exciting for all of us!


Our main Challenge Winner was chosen by the entire team and 
this week's winner is...


And our Honorable Mentions....



Congratulations to all of the our winners!!
Please be sure to click on the winner's names to visit their blogs to see how they created their cards and, if you have time, leave them some "love" :-) 


Thanks again to all who played along with us! 
We hope you will join us in our new
challenge- to be posted in one hour!