Greetings and welcome to a new challenge! Are you ready to be inspired?!
As crafters we take our inspiration from many different sources – nature, packaging, clothing, fabric… the list is endless. So for this challenge we’re asking you to provide your own inspiration piece and make a card based upon it. Please add a picture or link to your inspiration piece with your entry.
I’ve been doing more sewing recently, and my fabric addiction is getting as bad as my stamping one! I love looking at beautiful fabrics, I can just never decided which ones to get!
Inspired by the colour scheme I made a set of mini 3 x 3 Thank You notes:
Over to Aimes:
My source of inspiration came as a surprise even to me for this challenge! I’ve been burning the candle at both ends and studying hard for a very cool (in a geek chic kinda way) psychology course and I was inspired by the PowerPoint template used for a certain lecture on memory:
Please ignore the blurb and lecturer – or be inspired yourself and take up a course! LOL! Although the lecturer, Prof. Steve Joordens, is pretty inspirational, it’s the strip of colour on the slide that inspired my card *wink*:
Over to Caryn:
Well my source of inspiration isn’t from one thing but from an entire event! I was super-lucky to attend the Glastonbury Festival over the weekend and so was completely immersed in sights, sounds and smells of every kind! If that place doesn’t inspire you, NOTHING will. One of the most enjoyable areas for me was spending time in the crafting tents in the Kidz field area. The whole place is an explosion of colour and people dressed in all kinds of costumes just pop up everywhere (oh, and so did Chris Martin from Coldplay (just sayin’!!))
My card pays homage to the big Glastonbury sign that sits right at the top of the site. The colours are bright and bold just like the whole festival!
There we are – now it’s over to you! We can’t wait to see your inspiration pictures and cards! Have a look here for all the challenge deets. The challenge closes at 9am on Monday July 15th and one randomly selected peep will win a $5 PTI gift certificate!
Kate, Aimes & Caryn