Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Card Concept #120 {Cozy Cottage}

Welcome to The Card Concept

Every two weeks we will post our inspiration photo challenge and hope that you will join us by creating a card for our challenge gallery.   

We are looking forward to seeing what inspires you-
will it be the colors, the overall theme, the items or something else?  

Choose a design or combine styles, create a card and come play along!

At the end of the challenge, our Design Team will choose one Main Winner and at least three Honorable Mentions plus in addition to announcing the winners here on our challenge blog, we will be also be posting their cards on 
our Facebook page as well as our new Pinterest board.  



Again, as we mentioned above, 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!

You will notice that 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 for 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!

Again, in case you missed the link above, the styles are explained HERE.

Now for the design team's inspiration: 

Tangii Crain
Tangii's Inspiration: I was inspired by the colors and 
patterns of the photo for my Mixed Media card!


Julie Gearinger
Julie's Inspiration: I was inspired by the colors
as well as all of the patterns and textures 
to create a Shabby and Vintage/Mixed Media card!


Michele K. Henderson
Michele's Inspiration: I love the color palette in the 
photo, crisp blues and a touch of yellow in a country 
cottage kitchen. I used them to create a 
Clean and Layered floral arrangement.


Nancy Penir
Nancy's Inspiration: I was inspired by the warmth
 and cozy layers of the nook to create a 
Classy and Elegant/Freestyle Collage card!

Maureen Plut
Maureen's Inspiration: The blue and yellow palette 
inspired my back to school Clean and Layered card.

Susan Powell
Susan's Inspiration: I was inspired by all the
blue and white to 
make my 
Clean and Simple/Graphic card.

Angel Rivera
Angel's Inspiration:  I was inspired by the lovely blue 
and white combo with pops of yellow for my fairly 
Clean and Simple card.



Mackie Robertson
Mackie's InspirationI was inspired by the 
pretty blues and white to create my 
Classy & Elegant style gatefold card.

Marcie Sharp
Marcie's InspirationThe curtains, florals 
and gorgeous shades of buttery yellow 
inspired my Classy & Elegant card. 


Pam Staples 
Pam is taking a break for this challenge- 
stop by her blog to say "hi"!

Betty Wright
Betty's Inspiration:  The striped blue and toile 
patterns with a pop of yellow flowers inspired 
my Clean and Layered card.

The Card Concept Rules:
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, October 7th at 12:00 pm EDT.

Our Challenge Winner and the Honorable Mentions will be announced on Wednesday, October 9th.

We look forward to seeing your artwork in our gallery! 


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