DIY Greeting Card with Tropical Vibes | July 2024 Inspiration Challenge with Tenia Nelson

by Tenia
DIY Greeting Card with Tropical Vibes | July 2024 Inspiration Challenge with Tenia Nelson

Hey, y'all! Tenia here, and I am so excited to be hosting the July 2024 Inspiration Challenge this month where I'll share an EASY DIY greeting card with tropical vibes!

June 2024 Inspiration Challenge: DIY Greeting Card with Tropical Vibes

This month's inspiration came from a photo I took earlier in June. This is my super cute mini garden that my family put together in our yard! I just LOVE this picture so much! From these gorgeous floral and fauna, I created this DIY greeting card here, check it out!!

DIY Greeting Card with Tropical Vibes | July 2024 Inspiration Challenge with Tenia Nelson

How to Make This Tropical DIY Greeting Card:

  1. Create a card base from Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock.
  2. On image panel, affix Gradient Washi Tape-Cherry Blossom and add staples.
  3. Stamp image (from Flowers and Flamingo Bundle) and heat emboss (using Permanent Black Pigment Ink Mini Cube and Crystal Clear Crisp Embossing Powder) onto watercolor paper (A2 Watercolor Paper Set) and watercolor using Blush Rose Fresh Dye Ink, Fresh Lemon Fresh Dye Ink and Tahitian Terrace Dual Tip Pens.
  4. Die cut image using die from bundle.
  5. Stamp “Hello” sentiment using Jet Black Fresh Dye Ink and die cut using One-Go Birthday Greetings Die.
  6. Adhere image and sentiment onto image panel and add Pink Tourmaline Gem Sparkles on panel.
  7. Adhere image panel onto card front.
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I had such a BLAST creating this DIY greeting card for this month's Inspiration Challenge! I cannot wait to see what you come up with for this super FUN cardmaking challenge. Let your imagination run wild and let the beautiful colors of these gorgeous floral and fauna guide you!

Thanks for stopping by, have a great day! 


Play along with our Inspiration Challenge

  • Altenew products should be the focus, but other companies' products can be used.
  • Make sure to use our challenge image above in 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 the challenge as many times as you wish!
  • The challenge ends on July 31st, 2024, at 11:55 pm EDT.

What do you think about Tenia's tropical DIY greeting card? Now, it’s your turn! We can’t wait to see what you create!

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Inspiration Challenge Prizes

After the challenge ends, FOUR WINNERS will be selected. Each will receive a $30 gift certificate to spend at Winners will be announced on August 10, 2024.

More Prizes! 

If you use #AltenewChallenge when you share your challenge entry on social media, you are instantly entered into a raffle to win a $15 gift certificate to our online store.

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Tara C Prince July 1, 2024 - 1:53 PM

just gorgeous!!

Altenew July 3, 2024 - 5:27 PM

Right?! <3

May Park July 1, 2024 - 5:14 PM

What a lovey card, Tenia!!! 😍

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Cindy C. July 5, 2024 - 1:16 PM

Lovely card, I really like how you colored the Hibiscus blooms!

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