Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Week 162: WRITE

Get your ink ready!  Interpret this cue word any way it happens to inspire you & then go brighten someone's snail mail box this week with your CAS creation!  We all like happy mail, after all!

The wonderful Cindy B Designs is returning to sponsor us and is offering this week's winner a $25 PayPal gift certificate!

Now let's take a look at what the design team & this week's guest designer created for inspiration!

Guest Designer:  Diana
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Patterned paper in small doses can add extra interest.

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When using stamps from different sets, choose a similar line-width to unify your design. 

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'Over the edge' always adds interest to a CAS design.

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Keeping the action in one corner keeps things CAS.

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An ombre colour palette helps to keep a design simple. 

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A simple color scheme works well for a CAS card.

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Keep your main image centralized to provide maximum white space.

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Try to use your stamps in new ways!  Balance your design with your sentiment and leave lots of uncluttered space for a CAS card! 

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A clean, subtle background works well on a CAS design. 

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Use subtle lines to draw the eye to your focal image. 

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A simple sentiment can make a big impact.

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 161: Weekly Winners!

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

Joyce had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #161 and here is her selection:

I love how Sarah showed her plaid in the negative space of her reindeer die cut as well as a border to her card front. It makes a lovely and festive Christmas card.

Congratulations, Sarah!
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:

Congratulations to all of you! 

Here is a badge to proudly display on your blogs: 


Be sure to stop back in an hour for challenge #162!

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