Altenew September 2017 Inspiration Challenge

by Sveta Fotinia

Hello everyone and welcome to the September 2017 Inspiration Challenge post.

Today is the first day of Autumn but instead I will surprise you with a spring inspirational photo! I'd love to know your favorite season of the year?

I took this photo in my kitchen. I really love the pastel colors in this photo with just a touch of a bright purple!

Sept Inspiration Challenge

Here is my take on the September Inspiration Challenge:

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I used Altenew's newest Doodled Lace Cover Plate Die and toned it using a blending tool and Crisp Dye Inks- Frayed Leaf, Ocean Waves and Pinkalicious.

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For the card base I chose coordinating to our color combo Woodgrain Powder Cardstock.

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I adhered only the frame of the cover plate die-cut to left dimension of the lace look and added some glitter accents on the flowers.

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For the sentiment I chose a little one from the newest Sweet Friend stamp set that I heat embossed with the Pure White Crisp embossing powder on a piece of cardstock blended with Pinkalicious Crisp Ink.

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Hope you liked both: the inspiration photo and the card I prepared for you today!

Have fun in September with our Challenge and share your creations with us!Altenew post footer

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 Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 11:55 pm EDT.

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 Sunday, October 8th, 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 blue button below to link your challenge entries. We can not wait to see where this month’s inspiration takes you!

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6 comments

Teresa Doyle September 1, 2017 - 10:31

Sveta, this is beautiful. I love this cover die and you have certainly done it justice! I have 2 fave seasons that I love equally…spring and fall. Spring because everything is coming to life and fall because its harvest season!

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Michele F September 1, 2017 - 11:40

Sveta your gorgeous Spring-time card and inspiration photo in your kitchen are gorgeous! I have to say Teresa said it perfectly… for all the right reasons!
Pale shades of Fall colors, perhaps would fit the challenge?
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Shelly September 1, 2017 - 16:24

This is so fresh and pretty! My favorite season is summer…I just love the sun, sand, and surf! :)

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Celeste Goff September 4, 2017 - 11:37

This card is stunningly beautiful!

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Barb macaskill September 9, 2017 - 18:33

Love the inspiration photo and your card is stunning! The delicate look of the soft colors is truly breathtaking!
Seeing this makes me so glad that I ordered the Doodled Lace Cover Plate Die and that my order arrived today so I can play with it right away! I am going to use different color mediums to try to get this soft look! Thanks for sharing and inspiring me!

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Linda Carreira September 24, 2017 - 15:49

Absolutely love Altenew stamps. So high quality and so original. Your designers are the best!

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