Saturday, October 18, 2014

Are You Playing?


There is still time to play along with this week's challenge at CASology! You have until Monday at NOON (CDT) to submit your creation and we'd love to have you join us!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Week 117: CANDY

Ready to sweeten up your life a little?  This week's cue word should help you out with that!  With Halloween less than a month away now, how can we not think about candy?!  Do you have a favorite?  Leave us a comment here on this post after you link up your creation!  Who knows?  Maybe some random, lucky participant will find a treat in their mailbox in time for Halloween!

Before we look at the inspiration provided by the design team and our guest designer, we'd like to welcome back STAMPlorations as this week's sponsor!  This week's winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to the online store!  In addition, they are offering our participants 10% off in the store until this week's challenge ends (use coupon code CASOLOGY)!  What are you waiting for?!

Now let's go ahead and see what the design team members and this week's guest designer have created for inspiration!

Guest Designer:  Gunsan
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Using a more subtle colour scheme gives an airy feel that is very much CAS.
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Pocket scrapbooking supplies work well on card fronts.

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Simple color schemes work well on CAS designs.

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Use black for a dramatic mat.

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Nothing says CAS like a plain white card base!

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Fussy or die cut your stamps to create extra dimension.
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Keep your color scheme simple.

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Cards don't have to be white to be CAS...just have lots of open space.

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One layer cards with lots of open space & which are easy to reproduce are CAS cards.
A strip of ribbon can ground & add a punch of color to a CAS card.

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 Use a partial image of your stamp to create a fun layout.

Now go have fun creating your CAS design and don't forget to link up here on the challenge blog by Monday at NOON (CDT)!

Week 116: Weekly Winners!

It's time to announce our Weekly Winner and Honorable Mentions! 

Gillian had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #116 and here is the card she selected:

Rahmat's card is perfectly CAS with a wonderful rainbow of splatters to highlight the white space!

Below is a winner's badge to proudly display on your blog:


Here are the Honorable Mentions chosen by the rest of the design team:

Here is a badge to proudly display on your blogs:


Be sure to stop back in an hour for Challenge #117!

design + development by fabulous k