ATSM Challenge #175 – Photo Inspiration

I’m so happy to be joining you as a member the of ATSM Design Team today with a card for this week’s Challenge #175 – Photo Inspiration!

Here’s our inspiration photo:

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Here’s my card:



  1. Stamped leaves in white/Craft ink on gray cs

2. Stamped more leaves and flowers in embossing ink

3. Embossed with white embossing powder

4. Painted flowers with white Craft ink

5. Painted flowers again with yellow, pink and fuchsia.

6. Added fussy cut sentiment

Don’t you love that beautiful bouquet in our inspiration photo? Does it remind you that Spring and Summer are coming? Here’s a closer look:
Ahhhhh! Lovely!
We have new Design Team members joining us here at ATSM! Please make them welcome:
Also, make sure you stop by the blog and check out my teammates’ beautiful work!Β  Please do check our rules at the top of the challenge blog page if you are new to our challenge blog.
Recently, I’ve been working on organizing my blog and have added some new pages at the top. I’d like to invite you to visit my Mixed Media and CAS/Nearly CAS galleries. πŸ™‚

Β Thanks for stopping by!

19 thoughts on “ATSM Challenge #175 – Photo Inspiration

  1. This is such a gorgeous card, Melissa! I love how you stamped and colored the flowers and leaves, and the colors are amazing! Fantastic take on the inspiration photo!

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  2. Melissa, breath-taken-away with your gorgeous card! The beautiful blooms, surrounded by the soft grey, have such impact! You always take such keen notice of ‘little’ details (like the grey in the chair) and bring them into focus in the most ingenious ways. Impressive!

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