Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Week 196: MOVE


We're moving on to a new cue word.  Flex those creative muscles and see where your brainstorming takes you this week!

Cindy B Designs is returning as our wonderful sponsor and is offering this week's winner a $25 PayPal gift certificate (cash)!

Let's take a look at what the design team and this week's guest designer created for inspiration!

Guest Designer:  Janet
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Using small amounts of patterned paper keeps a card CAS.

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CAS design works well for masculine cards!

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Sponging a background in a confined space creates a focal area.

we're moving card
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B&W is always effective in a CAS design

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Partially colouring a design can add interest to a CAS card.

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Mask a stamp to keep a busy image clean & simple.

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Creating a visual triangle helps your design to flow. 

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Cluster your stamped items together to allow for more white space.

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One main image + lots of white space = CAS!

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"White space" can be found on color cardstock.

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Confining colorful stamped images to one side preserves white space.

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 195: Weekly Winners!

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

  Jacquie had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #195 and here is her selection:

I love Marilyn's clean & clever design! The red sprinkles spilling off the cloud die cut frosting popped out at me, but it really is everything from the paper pieced cupcake wrapper to the curved sentiment and great color scheme that make this card terrific!

Congratulations, Marilyn!
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!

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Be sure to stop back in an hour for challenge #196!