February 2017 Inspiration Challenge

by Aga


Hello Everyone! It’s Aga here and I’m happy to host this month’s challenge!

It’s dark and grey outside so I chose a bright and colourful picture to brighten up these February days. I took this photo on my vacation in Majorca, Spain and it shows a beautiful plant called Bougainvillea. It can come in many different shades and I simply love it!

Here’s what I came up with inspired by my picture:

I created a very CAS card using lovely floral images from the Amazing You Stamp Set. I stamped them in black and used markers to do the colouring. I also used a pink pen to add some strokes on the petals. To finish my card I added black splatters and a sentiment stamped in black.

Play Along:

Make a card, a tag, a layout or any other project based on the inspiration photo above. You may use either the colors, the composition, the elements, the texture or any combination to create your project.

Rules:

  • Altenew products should be the focus, but other companies’ products can be used.
  • Make sure to use our challenge image above on your blog post.
  • Include a link back to the Altenew Inspiration Challenge post.
  • When uploading your project, make sure you link your entry post, not your entire blog.
  • You may enter as many times as you wish!
  • Challenge ends on Tuesday, February 28th at 11:55 pm EST.

Prizes:

After the challenge closes, FOUR WINNERS will be selected. Each will receive a $30 gift certificate to spend at www.altenew.comWinners will be announced on Saturday, March 11st, 2017. 

There is more! If you use #AltenewChallenge when you share your challenge entry on social media, you are entered to win a $15 gift certificate to our online store.

Please click on the button below to link your challenge entries. We can not wait to see where this month’s inspiration takes you!

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BeverlyBL February 1, 2017 - 10:34

Beautiful card. Thank you.

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Tara Prince February 1, 2017 - 10:40

so pretty!!

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maria f. February 1, 2017 - 11:15

Gorgeous.

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Virginia L. February 1, 2017 - 11:25

What a BEAUTIFUL way to start our February, Aga!! Love the inspiration and gorgeous card. I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with!!

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janet February 1, 2017 - 11:35

Fabulous – love this design, and your brush strokes are lovely – and, the black splatters are so delicate :-)

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Preety February 1, 2017 - 12:31

beautiful mood board and what a stunning card!!
cheers
preety

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Dottie February 1, 2017 - 14:08

Love the cards made this round! Just exactly the ideas I need for my projects. Great job

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Gail Plaskiewicz February 2, 2017 - 01:07

I love your card. It’s so pretty! I’m always up for a good challenge. I have to see what Altenew stamps I have that would fit this challenge. I know I have plenty of other things that would work but I’m not sure about Altenew. Can’t wait to start creating!

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Susan Wareham February 3, 2017 - 15:03

Do you have to have a blog to join the challenge?

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Maria Peters February 3, 2017 - 20:27

Awesome card and challenge. Love this colorful combination. Your pic from the Bougainvillea is amazing too.

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Wendy Pickersgill February 7, 2017 - 13:20

I am so grateful to have such beautiful inspiration and to show us how our stamps can come alive and sing !! Xx

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Sue Jacobson February 8, 2017 - 01:18

That card is absolutely beautiful!! And the colors you chose are just perfect!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!!

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Karen P February 15, 2017 - 17:27

Lovely colours and a great theme, awesome inspiration from the DT too – many thanks for all of that x

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Liz O. February 24, 2017 - 21:00

Lovely color combo and gorgeous inspiration! thanks for another fun challenge!

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Tetiana Arkhipova February 27, 2017 - 18:40

Beautiful mood board!!!

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