Welcome to The
Card Concept! Every two weeks we post our inspiration photo challenge
and we hope you will join in with us and create a card for our challenge
gallery. 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
Our design team members 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 and their inspiration:
Becca's taking a break for this challenge-
please stop by her blog and say "hi"!
Karen's Inspiration - My
mixed media card was inspired by the vintage feel of the image and the lovely
Vicki's Inspiration - I
was inspired by the feel of the black and cream in the inspiration image as
well as the butterflies for my Classy and Elegant Card.
Julie's Inspiration- I was inspired by the bird images, the script
backgrounds as well as the lace for my Shabby Chic/Mixed Media card.
Michele's Inspiration -
I drew my inspiration from
the bird, the butterfly, the key, the raven, and the color palette for this Freestyle
Collage card with a Shabby Chic feel.
Kim's Inspiration - I
was inspired by the beautiful script writing on each of the coasters and the
beautiful blue butterfly for my Clean and Layered card.
Nancy's Inspiration - I
was very much inspired by the lace, musical script, birds and sepia tones for
my Classy and Elegant card.
My Shabby Chic/Vintage card was inspired by the colours, the bird images, the
lace, and the BLING!
Susan's Inspiration: I
was inspired by the butterfly and the music paper for my Clean and Simple card.
Angel's Inspiration: Those butterflies really caught my eye!
I love the distressed backgrounds and buttons and had fun creating this
Clean and Graphic card.
Mackie's Inspiration: My
Mixed Media style card was inspired by the butterflies, scripted background and
the deep blue colors
Julee's Inspiration: My Mixed Media card was inspired by the
vintage butterfly and music notes.
I was inspired by the buttons, lace, and butterflies. I adore the vintage
appeal of this week’s inspiration photo and decided to create an Elegant and
Classy card with a Clean, Vintage twist!
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
4. Link your post using our linky (please link to the actual
post on your blog and not just your blog).
5. Comment on the cards ahead
of you and behind you in the linky. Everyone loves comments!
challenge will close on Monday, May 22nd at 12:00 pm EDT.