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Monthly Challenges

April 2020 Challenge

April 2020 Challenge

Welcome to the April challenge at Pinkfresh Studio! You all created such amazing projects for last month's challenge, and we can't wait to see what you create this month! This challenge is for ALL papercrafters - including scrapbooking, cardmaking, minis, journals, notebooks & more!

If you haven't checked it out yet, we featured our Top 3 Cards & Layouts, plus the prize winners from the March challenge on yesterday's post! Who knows...maybe it will be YOU this month! You never know unless you play along! :)

This month's challenge is a Sketch!

This month design team member, Cristina Sales, created a lovely sketch for you to be inspired by! You can interpret this sketch to match your crafty style, all we ask is that we can tell you've used it as inspiration. For our cardmaking friends, it's a perfect time to grab the Essentials: Basic Label Frames, and use some of your favorite Pinkfresh floral stamps!

We have picked colors from the beautiful Noteworthy collection, but as always, you are more than welcome to use any Pinkfresh Studio products you have. The colors coordinate closest with the following premium dye inks: Seaside, Olive, Coral Reef, Sweet Mustard and Candy Violet.

We will also have some coordinating freebie cutfiles become available throughout the month of April in our Facebook Friends Group. We would love for you to join, hang out and grab all our freebie cutfiles!

The sky is the limit, and we can't wait to see your challenge projects. This can include layouts, cards, notebook spreads, mini albums, DIY decor...anything that is papercrafting related. As always, you are welcome to use just the theme, just the colors or mix them together and use both!

Some of our designers have created projects using the challenge to inspire you and help you get started! Check them out:

Amanda Baldwin

Ashlea Cornell

Heather Hoffman

Cristina Sales

Erica Thompson

Missy Whidden

Anett Gelencsér

Natalia Valkovskaya

Else Huinink-Siegers

TaeEun Yoo

Nathalie DeSousa

Anna Komenda

Kristina Pokazanieva

PRIZES

One cardmaking entry and one memory-keeping entry will receive a $50 gift card to the Pinkfresh Studio Store! The two winners will be randomly selected based on these two categories.

Now it's time for YOU to play along!

Rules:

  1. Create a new card, layout, journal/notebook page, mini album, DIY or any paper project using the challenge graphic posted above. While it is fine if you use items from other companies, the focus should be on Pinkfresh Studio product.
  2. Post your project to your personal blog, Instagram or online gallery. Please make sure you link back directly to the challenge.
  3. Add a direct link to your project using the InLinkz below.
  4. Please make sure to leave a comment on this post! Feel free to tell us a couple details about your project, or mention some challenges you'd like to see in coming months.

Deadline:
Get your creations linked up by Tuesday, April 28th at 11:59pm CST. Winners & the Top 3 will be announced on Saturday, May 2nd.

For even more inspiration and amazing projects, make sure to follow Pinkfresh Studio on all our social media sites!

Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

We want to see your projects on Instagram! Please add the hashtags #pinkfreshstudio & #pinkfreshchallenge, and tag @pinkfreshstudio to your uploads so we can see them too!

Happy crafting! We can't wait to see what you create! Please add the link to your creation below. It's come to our attention that the link list code isn't showing up in some browsers. You can also access and add your project HERE.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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23. Apr 28, 2020

Lovely sketch! Love all the inspiration!

María Vladoi
22. Apr 27, 2020

Such a fun sketch and beautiful inspiration!

Lisa Moen
21. Apr 27, 2020

Such a lovely inspiration !! I would definitely will look forward for more such projects 😍

Deekshita
20. Apr 27, 2020

Thank you for the inspiration with these challenges! I am just beginning to participate. I look forward to participating in more challenges. A suggestion would be to use pastel shades in future sketches.

Joan Kinnischtzke
19. Apr 26, 2020

Such fun to play along. Great projects everyone!

Anneleise Hampson
18. Apr 26, 2020

Really fun sketch, it had me stuck for a while, but then the juices got flowing… I hope you like my entries :-)

Mirella Rogan
17. Apr 22, 2020

Love this off-centered sketch. The braided circle die makes a perfect place to place ribbon.

Sue Symens
16. Apr 22, 2020

Hi I entered using the Gatsby die set see on the inlinkz or here: https://inkylageney.wordpress.com/2020/04/22/2020-c054-alcohol-ink-flower/

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15. Apr 20, 2020

Love all the inspiration! Keep the challenges coming…….

Dana N
14. Apr 20, 2020

Hi! Thank you for this challenge! I loved the sketch and was instantly inspired. I used some bits and pieces from older Pinkfresh Studio collections, mostly from Simple+Sweet. Love to see all the other projects!

Riri
13. Apr 20, 2020

It’s a lovely sketch, I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with!

Anne Fiene
12. Apr 19, 2020

Precioso sketch!! Este mes participo con un mini álbum y he utilizado el boceto en la portada.

Raquel De La Cruz Soto
11. Apr 19, 2020

Precioso sketch!! Este mes participo con un mini álbum y he utilizado el boceto en la portada.

Raquel De La Cruz Soto
10. Apr 18, 2020

Excited to take part in this challenge. Such beautiful stamps!

Anneleise Hampson
9. Apr 18, 2020

Love this challenges!

Vania
8. Apr 16, 2020

All the beautiful scrapbook pages with layered elements made me design my card in a somewhat similar way! Thanks for the beautiful sketch!

Rosali B.
7. Apr 10, 2020

I love this challenge :) and Notewortyh too :)

Erika Gyori
6. Apr 10, 2020

Congrats winners, great sketch & colors for April challenge. But I am confused, I just saw another post where the sketch is different and the end date is May 4. Which is correct?

Lagene
5. Apr 08, 2020

This was SO much fun and the first scrapbooking challenge I have participated in for many many years. Loved it!! ❤️

Becky Powell Reames
4. Apr 07, 2020

This sketch is beautiful! And the inspiration is very inspiring! I love the TaeEun card. I might try to duplicate the look for this challenge.

Annette Gordon
3. Apr 06, 2020

Ooh! A sketch and a hexagon! I’m in!

AlliaonLP
2. Apr 06, 2020

I haven’t been able to join for ages, but this gorgeous sketch and your circle frame botanicals and the leaf dies from the hello botanicals seemed like the perfect combination 🙂

Rachel Vass
1. Apr 05, 2020

Beautiful projects ladies! Lovely sketch! Can’t wait to play!

NICOLE MARTEL

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