Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Card Concept #112 {Cottage Florals}

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. 

Before we show our new inspiration photo, we want to take a moment to say farewell 
to our sweet Kim Lackenbach!  
Due to family obligations, she is stepping down from our Design Team and we will miss her greatly!  Thank you Kim for all of your wonderful inspiration and we wish you all the best in the future!



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:  Every little thing about this week's photo 
inspired my Mixed Media card... the colors, the textures, 
the flowers... LOVE!!

Julie Gearinger
Julie's Inspiration: I was inspired by all gorgeous flowers 
and foliage along with the distressed woodgrain to 
create a Shabby Chic Mixed Media card!

Michele K. Henderson
Michele is taking a break for this challenge- 
please stop by her blog to say "hi"!

Nancy Penir
Nancy's Inspiration: The spring flowers in the rustic 
bucket inspired my Clean and Layered card.


Maureen Plut
Maureen's Inspiration: My Clean and Layered card was inspired
 by the gorgeous blooms and natural wood background.

Susan Powell
Susan's Inspiration:  My Clean and Layered card was
 inspired by those beautiful flowers and the woodgrain.

Angel Rivera
Angel is taking a break for this challenge- 
please stop by her blog to say "hi"!


Mackie Robertson
Mackie's Inspiration: My Clean & Layered Style card was 
inspired by the beautiful flowers and the rustic background!

Marcie Sharp
Marcie is taking a break for this challenge- 
if you have a chance, stop by her blog to say "hi!"! 


Pam Staples
Pam's card is on the way!

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, April 15th at 12:00 pm EDT.

Our Challenge Winner and the Honorable Mentions will be announced on Wednesday, April 17th.

We look forward to seeing your artwork in our gallery! 


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