Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Week 191: WASHI


With a word like this, we're pretty sure you won't get stuck trying to come up with ideas.  Grab that tape and start creating!  However, it's quite possible you won't use any tape at all if you find this word takes you down another creative road!

Take a look at what the design team created this week to inspire you!

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Bright colours in small doses are perfect for CAS design!

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Don't be afraid to make your "white space" not so white. Dark card bases
make for excellent contrast in a CAS design!

Washi tape ideas for cards
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Use washi tape to fill negative space.

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Washi tape is great for accentuating negative space.

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Washi tape is perfect for camouflaging a die cut.


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A small amount of a busy design is kept CAS by plenty of white space.

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Cluster all your elements in a corner to maximize white space.

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Coordinating colors in small amounts can provide a nice background to a simple sentiment.

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Centering your image creates a CAS card.

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Containing design elements within a frame helps to keep things CAS. 

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Scoring adds interest while preserving white space. 

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Washi tape is the perfect design element to support a sentiment.

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 190: Weekly Winners!

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

  Tracey had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #190 and here is her selection:
TaeEun's pretty polka dotted umbrella is beautifully paper pieced and her sentiment is perfectly arched over the canopy. Such a cheerful card for spring!

Congratulations, TaeEun!
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 #191!