AnnaLift Challenge 02.18.2022 - 03.04.2022


aA Creative Team Member
Hello aArtists!

It’s time for another challenge from Anna Aspnes. The AnnaTeam selects a creative page or design concept from the Anna gallery as the ‘AnnaLift.’ Be inspired, create your own ‘AnnaLift,’ upload your page to the Anna gallery and include it here in this forum thread. Upload your page by Friday 03.04.22 by 8:00 pm EST with the title, ‘AnnaLift. ’ One lucky participant will be randomly selected to win a $5.00 GiftKard to Anna’s shop.

HOW IT WORKS: On Saturday the AnnaTeam posts a creative concept from the Anna gallery as the ‘AnnaLift.’ Check out the inspiration and decide what speaks to you. Is it the design, the color, the wordART, or maybe the photo? Then enjoy artfully playing—there is no right or wrong way to ArtPlay.

Choose ONE idea to lift or choose it ALL and lift it completely. Be inspired, create your ‘AnnaLift’ and then upload your page to the Anna gallery, plus include it here in this forum thread. It would be great if you could link back to your page in the gallery too!

Anna’s products mix well with so many kits/designers and Anna welcomes you to include these with your Anna Products on your AnnaLift page.

If you’ve never challenged yourself to an AnnaLift—just do it!

If you’ve never posted or shared your AnnaLift—just do it!

If you have time to leave some love for someone in the gallery—do it too!
(Your kind words may inspire and encourage someone!)

Please post your art in the Anna Aspnes gallery and in this thread to win the $5 giftcard.


Morning Peace . . . Applechick

Thank you, Applechick, for sharing your expressive and inspirational artistry.

IDEAS TO INSPIRE: Use ONE or MORE of the following in your AnnaLift layout.

• Create an artsy design with a strong compositional line such as diagonal. . .
• Capture a moment of peace or contentment. . .
• Contrast the use of light and dark in a photo. . .
• Add brushes with artsy strokes and splatters to extend the photo. . .
• Use light glowz or sprinklez on your focal image for emphasis. . .
• Use a WordArt title as a drop capital lead . . .

ArtPlay Palette Yuletide
ArtPlay Palette Star
ArtPlay Palette Wish
SnowFlake Value Pack
Cool Glows No. 1
Everyday WordArt Mix No. 1

Upload your page by Friday at 8:00 pm (EST) with the title, ‘AnnaLift ’ and one page will be randomly selected to win a $5 GiftKard to Anna's store. The winner will be posted here on SATURDAY.

Hint: Multiple entries are welcome! Use a separate post - number for each!

We hope our AnnaLift inspires your creativity. You know we always LOVE to see how you ArtPlay.

Thanks for ArtPLAY-ing with us!
Anna and the aA Team
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aA Creative Team Member
I made mine about the lighting, and just put the dark paper at the bottom because it didn't work well when I tried various ways of blending it across.

Awesome angles and lines! First, the photo is a perfect example and love how you pulled in the paper tear with the staples!


aA Creative Team Member
Hi! It's the light that inspired me.

Thanks for the challenge!
Gorgeous combination of print and pattern areas! I love the cropping on the painted green areas! Truly unique and the perfect accent for your photo!