Time for a BEAUTIFUL Flower to INSPIRE in this Challenge + Video!

by Therese Calvird

Hi, it's Therese and I'm so excited to host the February 2021 Inspiration Challenge. This month's colors make me so very happy and I couldn't wait to start creating!

Inspiration Challenge 2021 02 SQ 1

I was inspired by the photo and the colors today.  I thought it would be great to use just one bloom and I chose the Craft-A-Flower: Lily.

Altenew Craft A Flower Lily Simple Greetings Just Leaves Tranquility Rose Rounded Rectangles 1 copy

Next I created a Rounded Rectangles border and added leaves from the Just Leaves Die Set.

Altenew Craft A Flower Lily Simple Greetings Just Leaves Tranquility Rose Rounded Rectangles 2 copy

Finally, for the sentiment I used the Tranquility Rose Stamp Set and a Simple Greetings Die.

Altenew Craft A Flower Lily Simple Greetings Just Leaves Tranquility Rose Rounded Rectangles 3 Copy copy

I decided to film as I created and you can watch the video here or in HD on YouTube.

I hope that you join the fun challenge and get inky! Our Design Team and I look forward to checking out what you created! Thank you for stopping by!

~SUPPLY LIST~

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Craft-A-Flower: Lily Layering Die Set
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Just Leaves Die Set
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Simple Greetings Die Set
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Tranquility Rose Stamp Set
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Rounded Rectangles Die Set
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Obsidian Pigment Ink
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Green Valley Crisp Dye Ink Oval Set
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Ink Blending Tool – Large
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Gradient Cardstock Set – Cherry Blossom
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Play Along

  • 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 as many times as you wish!
  • Challenge ends on February 28th, 2021, at 11:55 PM EDT.

Prizes

After the challenge ends, FOUR WINNERS will be selected. Each will receive a $30 gift certificate to spend at www.altenew.com.

Gift CertificateWinners will be announced on 3/16/2021.

WAIT – there’s more!

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!

Badge Participate in the Altenew Challenge

Feel free to use the banner above and let everyone know that you are participating in our Inspiration Challenge!

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

Good luck, and happy crafting!

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28 comments

Sarah B February 2, 2021 - 11:06

Love what you have created!. Decidedly bright and cheery and much needed. I will have to try those colors too.

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Therese Calvird February 2, 2021 - 16:21

Yes I do tend towards bright colours as they make me happy too lol. Thanks so much Sarah!

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Maureen Reiss February 2, 2021 - 11:17

Gorgeous!!!!

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Therese Calvird February 2, 2021 - 16:22

Thank you Maureen!

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Inkin' Chickie February 2, 2021 - 15:59

Great video on the process. I like how all the dimension and color is added.

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Therese Calvird February 2, 2021 - 16:24

Thank you. Glad that you liked it!

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Marisela Delgado February 2, 2021 - 16:39

Wow, Therese! Absolutely gorgeous as always.

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:14

Glad you like it thank you Marisela!

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Billie Anderson February 2, 2021 - 17:18

so pretty. great colors and awesome dies.

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:14

Thanks so very much Billie!

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maria f. February 2, 2021 - 17:58

Amazing, you.

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:15

Thank you Maria x

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Sadia Ashraf February 2, 2021 - 23:54

Love this card…It’s Gorgeous and Unique.. 💖

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:15

Thank you Sadia!

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Patricia E Wilson February 3, 2021 - 12:31

That was such a lovely card that you made. I don’t usually like die cut flowers but what you did with it and the colors used made it breathtaking. I have done swatches for my alcohol markers and it has saved me many hours plus quite a bit of ink. That way I don’t have to use a scratch piece of paper to get the right color. HMMM! Swatch my inks. I heard doing cardstock was good, also and using a binder ring to hold them together. Things to do during a pandemic.

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:18

I also have my markers swatched and I agree it really takes the ‘guess work’ out of choosing colours and it’s exactly the same with inks, and it’s great if you want to see what a couple of colours look like next to each other too… although I do have mine on A4 sheets and this makes i a little more difficult to do that….. so I just bend my cardstock lol. I didn’t want to make my system to fancy because then I wouldn’t do it so a simple stamp in a pre prepared Atlenew downloaded sheet worked perfectly for me. (and my Mum actually updated for me the last time it was done, she is sooo cool!)

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Samantha R February 3, 2021 - 13:02

Absolutely stunning card….the colors make my heart sing!

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:18

Yes, Bright = Happy for me too!

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jeanneljordan February 3, 2021 - 16:01

Always love watching you create and listening to your soothing, friendly voice! Thanks, Therese.

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Therese Calvird February 4, 2021 - 01:19

thank you so much, you are the sweetest!

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Kelly Santi February 7, 2021 - 20:43

Your card is so bright and beautiful! I love it! Can’t wait to play along with this mont’s beautiful inspiration!

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Therese Calvird February 9, 2021 - 01:45

thanks so much Kelly!

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Liz Kuhn February 7, 2021 - 21:28

Such a beautiful card and color combo! I created a card for this challenge, but as I read through the rules, I realized that I don’t have a blog. Is there any way I can still enter my card into the challenge with just a photo? If not, no problem. It was fun to create :-)

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Therese Calvird February 9, 2021 - 01:46

thanks so much Liz, I do hope you can join!

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Virginia L. February 7, 2021 - 21:46

Hi Liz, you can post photos via a websites such as Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr…. etc. Hope you can play along!

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Therese Calvird February 9, 2021 - 01:47

Thanks Virginia

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Liz Kuhn February 7, 2021 - 22:05

Oh thank you so much Virginia! I appreciate your help :-)

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Ruth G February 28, 2021 - 17:15

Gorgeous card! I love how you used these colors! I saw more of a purple, but I certainly adore you fabulous design! Thanks so much for the inspiration!!!

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