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Monthly Challenges

October 2019 Challenge

October 2019 Challenge

06 Oct 2019 17 Comments

Welcome to the October 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!

If you haven't checked it out yet, we featured our Top 3 Cards & Layouts, plus the prize winners from the August 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 CIRCLE ELEMENTS!

We've deemed October all about circles!! We've given you a color palette that is a combination from Just A Little Lovely & Office Hours, but it will work with many past paper collections as well. It's a great month to break out some of your favorite Essentials dies, or your favorite circle embellishments from our paper collections!

The sky is the limit, and we can't wait to see your circle interpretation. 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:

Ashlea Cornell

Ashley Horton

Heather Hoffman

Jung AhSang

Missy Whidden

Kathleen Graumüller

Amanda Baldwin

Nathalie DeSousa

Natalia Valkovskaya

Anett Gelencsér

TaeEun Yoo

Jana Maiwald-McCarthy

Kristina Pokazanieva


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!


  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! We would love your input on what you would like to see for future challenges.

Get your creations linked up by Tuesday, October 29th at 11:59pm CST. Winners & the Top 3 will be announced on Saturday, November 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!

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30 Oct 2019 Angie

Fun challenge theme and such gorgeous inspiration! Thank you!

29 Oct 2019 Rosali B.

Great easy challenge theme! Since you asked for input for future challenges … How about a sketch challenge at some point?
Xx, Rosali

25 Oct 2019 Michele F

I had so much fun finding all kinds of circular shapes from my Pinkfresh Studio supplies! It was a great challenge idea, Lea!

24 Oct 2019 Deanna Deaton

This was such a fun challenge to work on and thanks for all the inspiration! Just added my layout. :)

23 Oct 2019 Bogata

I love circles 😍 and wow for the inspirations of the Team!!!

22 Oct 2019 francesca

I’d love “Everything Festive”!!

21 Oct 2019 Yvette

Design Team projects are awesome.

15 Oct 2019 Cris G.

After a long time just seeing what everyone creates, I’m finally entering a Pinkfresh challenge. Thanks for the fab inspiration!

15 Oct 2019 Sue Symens

I love the interesting color palette. That mustard and navy with a spruce green. Soft water color just spoke to me. Thanks for the fun challenge!

14 Oct 2019 Laura R.

I LOVE the color palette for this challenge. All of the example by the design team and the entries for the challenge are great.

13 Oct 2019 Charlotte Wold

I’m gonna play along with this challenge from Pinkfresh for the very first time. Sadly I only have one stamp set from Pinkfresh, and the one from STAMPtember with Simon Says Stamp, so I have to be very creative 😊


Great challenge. I love circles. :)

09 Oct 2019 Sheri

Love circles! Great challenge

Do we have to incorporate all of the colours from the palette or which we want?


09 Oct 2019 Sandhya Iyer

How exciting… I just started collecting some Pinkfresh stamps, and got the watercolors. Can’t wait to join the fun!

08 Oct 2019 Janis in ID

Such lovely samples. I adore the beautiful floral circle frames that Jana and Kristina made!! So pretty.
Thank you for this fun challenge.
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

07 Oct 2019 June Swart

Wow all of the projects by the DT are stunning!

06 Oct 2019 AllisonLP

Great challenge, and the designers have done an amazing job! I have all kinds of ideas now…

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