Tuesday, September 10, 2013


We're going with a fun cue word this week!  So many possibilities!  The simplicity of a silhouette is a welcome component on a CAS card and we think you'll agree as you create your challenge entries!

First, we have a brand new, wonderful sponsor joining us!

Hi my name is Andrea Hayes and I'm the very proud owner of AnnaBelle Stamps!  We sell our exclusive range of Photopolymer and Deeply Etched Pink Rubber stamps in our online store, as well as our gorgeous range of Sprinkles and ribbons!  Come and check out all we have in our store and the fun we have on our blog!


This week's winner will receive a $15 discount coupon to the store!

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

Guest Designer:  Deepti
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Use of minimal colors with neutrals is the key to a good CAS creation.

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Try stamping your sentiment over your image to leave plenty of white space

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Using a simple colour palette will help keep your design CAS.

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Distress inks can help frame a stamped image while still keeping a CAS layout.

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You can use strong bold colors on a CAS card if the colors are limited.

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Adding score lines is a great way to dress up a One Layer Card.

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Black die cuts are a fun way to create a silhouette on a clean and simple card.

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A one-layer design helps keep things CAS.

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Layering your stamped images is a way to create a clean and simple design without adding bulk to your card.

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A CAS card does not have to be all white, a dark card base can still work .

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Simple shapes and bold colours keep things CAS.

Now go have fun and don't forget to link up your SILHOUETTE creations by Sunday at 4:00 p.m. (CDT)!


  1. awesome challenge and great cards from the DT!

  2. Love the samples again this week you are all amazing to keep the standard so high and with such regularity, well done! x

  3. Love all the DT's creations - and all the entries are so amazing. Glad I don't have to pick a winner!

  4. So many wonderful design team cards along with other fantastic interpretations of silhouettes. I had fun with this, hope you did too!