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Card Contest July 2020: Christmas in July

For this month, I wanted to run my first card competition and contest. The winner will receive a $10 Michael's Gift Card. The theme for this month is Christmas in July. You can be as interpretive and open-ended as you want for this contest. Any size card. Any materials you have. You might choose to stamp, create 3D shapes, or mix any mediums. I spent the morning working on four cards that will hopefully inspire you.

These two llamas came from Stampednous. I colored them in using Copic Markers. The brown llama, I followed as closely as possible to the design given, but I wanted to make sure I put my own spin on the llama - hence the blue one.

For my second set of cards, I used Lawn Fawn dies. The main die cut is the portrait stitched hillside backdrop. I also had these trees and house hillside cuts. This was my first time using these die cuts, but the effect is striking, and I can't wait to do again with different backgrounds.

Those cards are just some ideas to get you started, but you shouldn't feel restricted to using any of the brands listed above. Please see below for full details.

1. Please e-mail me your card submission to Tails32x@gmail.com with the subject ATTN: July 2020 Card Contest.(only one entry per person).

2. Submit you first name and the first letter of your last name.

3. Include any links to any website / Instagram / Twitter / Facebook that you would like your post attached to.

4. If there is any information about materials used or information you would like included, please do that as well.

Submissions are open from today 7/1/2020 until 7/27/2020 at 11:59pm. The winner will be announced 7/30/2020. Open to US residents only.

I look forward to seeing your submissions! 

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  1. Those are such cute cards! Did you know that your challenge was picked up and listed at Challenges for Days, the blog that lists various challenges by day or by date, for people to enter. Now that yours is on the list, is there going to be challenge for August?

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