Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Card Concept #52 {2nd Year Anniversary & Prizes}

Welcome to The Card Concept! Each week we offer up a challenge for you to try, and we hope that you will create a card in one of the styles we have offered here.  The team is divided into the different styles and each designer explains how they were inspired by the challenge!  So come and join us and try your hand at a brand new "style" of card making or work in your comfort zone, it is totally up to you!

It's our 2nd Year Anniversary! Woohoo! We have a great inspiration photo for you and a couple of prizes up for grabs! I cannot believe this challenge has been going for 2 years already! Thank you so much for your support!

Feel free to use any of the styles of our team or better yet, share you own style by combining one or more of the styles. We want you to have fun and make a card in a style that you feel good about!

The styles are explained HERE.

The designers have entered their cards below and they have explained the style they used and the way they were inspired...

This month we are thrilled to welcome back past design team member, Ardyth Percy-RobbShe will be showcasing the Clean & Graphic style! Thank you for joining us this month, Ardyth! It was wonderful having you!

Clean & Graphic Guest Designer

Clean & Simple

Sandie Munro

Debbie Petersen

I was inspired by the colors, the elegance & the anniversary theme.

Clean & Graphic

Alison Barclay 

I was inspired by the print music element, the black satin ribbon and the rhinestones

Shannon McComb
I was inspired by the colors.

Clean & Layered

Kerin Sylvester
I was inspired by the theme and colors.

Laurie Schmidt
I was inspired by the colors!

Shabby Chic

I was inspired by the french script hat and the neutral color palette

My inspiration came from the colours, bling, flowers, and the over all shabby feel of the photo!

Freestyle Collage

Laura Jane
I was inspired by the Music paper and Black bow.

Michele K. Henderson

I love the music notes and the lush combination of elements.

Classy & Elegant
Sheri Gilson 
I was inspired by the French Script and colors in the photo.


I was inspired by the black and silver in the photo.

Mixed Media

Julie Gearinger
I was inspired by the script, flowers and feminine touches.

Lilian Forsyth

I was inspired by the black ribbon and the French script.

Our Rules
  1. Use the Challenge to create a card.
  2. Choose one of the design team "styles" to create your card. Click HERE for the different styles summary.
  3. Explain in your post which style you used.
  4. Link up your blog post here, not your whole blog.
  5. Comment on the card ahead of you and behind you in the linky. Everyone loves comments!

This challenge will end on Monday, April 11th at Noon (PST).

We have prizes from the following stamp companies!! 

(These prizes will be randomly given.)

Thank you, Julee and Wendy!

TWO lucky participants will win a $25 gift code to the Verve Stamps online store.

ONE lucky participant will win a $25 gift code to the SugarPea Designs online store.


  1. Happy 2nd Anniversary!! Wow gorgeous and inspiring projects from the design team!!

  2. Happy Anniversary! What wonderful creations by the DT!

  3. Happy HAPPY Anniversary - what a milestone - thanks for all you and the team do to keep us inspired and connected.

  4. One of my favorite challenges... always the best! Thank you and Happy 2nd!

  5. Happy Anniversary! Thanks for all the wonderful DT inspiration and for hosting the fun challenge!

  6. Happy Anniversary!!! Love all the examples from the DT!

    I have a question - what do you do if you cannot comment on the entry before or after yours because you are not able to without joining a site, etc.