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I am so thrilled to be asked to host the Inspiration Challenge for the next three months. This is a NEW challenge category now on STV.

The picture for this challenge is from the NorthStyle catalog.
The colors used from this photo are Fresh Asparagus, Ballet Blue, and Bashful Blue

Before I get started explaining how to join in on the fun, I want to thank a couple of people who have contributed to this post: Pam (StampinPam) for creating the challenge picture and Geri for being my guest hostess.

Color and the snowflakes were my inspiration from this picture. One of the snowmen from Winter Friends was used to create my card. The greeting is from Gina's Holiday Greetings. The snowman’s scarf and sweater were paper pieced. I embossed some tiny snowflakes on the sweater.

Geri’s beautiful card is also from the Winter Friends stamp set. We did not discuss which stamp set I had used, so this is a coincidence. Even though we used the same set, our cards are very different.

Now it’s your turn! Please upload your card to the StampTV gallery using the key word stvicss01. Use this photo as a springboard helping you draw your own inspiration as you design your project. Be sure to include in your card information why it qualifies for this challenge; for instance, the colors, the size, the shape, the design element, etc. You do not need to use Gina K stamps to participate, although we’d love it if you do. A little perk, if you use Gina K stamps in your entry, your name will be added to the drawing twice. Remember you can only enter the card you create for just one challenge. Using one card for multiple challenges is no longer permitted.

You have until next Thursday at 8pm CST to upload your entry. One winner will be selected in a random drawing and will win a GinaK Designs stamp set of their choice, valued up to $24.95.

Here is the gallery link to all cards entered with the stvicss01 tag.

Have fun creating. I’m anxious to see what inspired you from this photo.

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Selma, I love your inspiration. What great color combo's. I like what you two came up with for your cards. They are so cute and cheerful. I can hardly wait to try my own. Good luck with being the Inspiration Challenge Hostess.
Love this Selma! Your card and Geri's are beautiful!! How neat that you both used the same set... What wonderful inspiration...creative juices are flowing and will dream on this tonight (sad, I know, but true, LOL!) Great challenge and so thrilled to be on the challenge team with you!
Wow fab colour combo challenge will be back!
Wow Selma! Love these colors and challenge! Both cards are amazing! These friday challenges will be lots of fun! :)
FABULOUS challenge and gorgeous cards for us to drool over Selma!!!! WoooHooo!!!! Kickin' off Inspiration challenges!!!!!
Great cards girls!!! I can't wait to see what/if I can come up with something for this!!! This is a very cool challenge, so I am very excited!!! :)
Love the colour combination - both cards are setting the bar high for this new category. Selma -love your punched snowflake square and Geri's background paper is really beautiful for the colour brief.
WOnderful - love the colors and the cards are adorable! I will have to give thsi one a whirl.
I do love the colors on this card! Great samples! Can't wait to play.
I love the idea of getting inspiration from outside the paper crafting world. This will be fun.
Love these colors, Selma...... perfect picture for our inspiration! What fun!
AWESOME!!! Love that sweater. LOL Great cards girls and I'll see what I can do!

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