Tuesday, January 03, 2023

Challenge #501 - Colors

Hello everyone! Happy New Year! If you are new to us, we are a challenge blog dedicated to the Clean and Simple style of card making, and we alternate between color challenges and sketch challenges. If you have joined in our challenges in the past, we're glad you're here again!

This year we're changing our schedule, shifting to a bi-weekly format with a new challenge every two weeks. The first Tuesday of each month we'll start a color challenge, and the third Tuesday we'll introduce a sketch challenge. Each of them will be open for two weeks. On the occasion of a fifth Tuesday, there will be a double challenge combining colors with a sketch, and it will last for one week.

Michal here and I'm so excited to be the first host of 2023! Here's our first color challenge of the year, and we can't wait to see what you make:

For our color challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colors. You may also use neutral colors; however, the challenge colors should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colors as closely as possible. Remember to make it CAS! :)

Our design team has created the following cards to inspire you:



We have also restructured our Guest Designer program for 2023.  Four of our previous challenge participants will be creating with the team this year, each of them for a three-month period. Our first Guest Designer for 2023 is Tammy Fite. We hope you enjoy her artwork as much as we do! Here is what she's made with this week's colors:

Our challenge requirements are listed in the Challenge Rules tab. Please read them carefully before linking your card. Happy crafting!

Challenge End Time: 6:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. time Monday, January 16, 2023

Please link your card below. We look forward to seeing what you create!

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  1. Love the look of these colours together. Thanks for the inspiration!
    Happy New Year!
    Marianne x

  2. Hello team and happy new year! Loving your wonderful card inspiration here and the changes to the schedule will make it easier for me to come and play more often! Vicky x

  3. Happy New Year to all the team. Love the colours and the inspiration you have provided. I've used the colours on my card and shared on the blog - even though I completely forgot it needed to be clean and simple!!! Silly me :)


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