Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Week 106: RAINBOW

A bit of bad luck and grey skies got you grumbling?  This week's challenge should lift your spirits!  Besides that, we've got a birthday happening within the design team and celebrating someone else's birthday usually helps brighten the day, doesn't it?!  If you have a moment, please take some time to wish sweet Jen a very happy birthday on her blog!

Let's see what our guest designers and the design team have whipped up to inspire you this week!

Guest Designer:  Hazel
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Use embossing to add a little texture to a one layer design.

Guest Designer:  Lindsey
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Paper-piecing an image can add a pop of fun colours to a CAS card.

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Rain+Bow=Rainbow? Play with a word for fun design!

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Black & white with a pop of color works well on a CAS design.

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Using a simple patterned paper adds interest to your design without overwhelming it.
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Limit a busy pattern to one-third of your card to keep it feeling clean!

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Use some patterned paper to complement your sentiment.

Jen, the birthday girl
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Layer your sentiment over an image to add interest to a one layer card.

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Bold pops of color contrast nicely with white space.

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Linear designs still allow for lots of white space on a CAS card.

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Inlaid dies add interest to a one layer card. 

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)!