Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Week 33: CIRCLE

It's a new challenge week here at CASology!  In an effort to be well-rounded challenge participants, we decided to go with...


This brings to mind so many different options, doesn't it?!  You're going to be plenty inspired by the creations of the design team and guest designer and we can't wait to see what you come up with this week!

Guest Designer:  Kim
design defined:
Using the Rule of Three gives a CAS card balance.


Tracey
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You can create a scene on a CAS card.  By making it smaller, it doesn't clutter the design.


Ardyth
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There was no rule saying it had to be full circles! lol!


Jen
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Punches are great for creating your own embellishments!


Judy
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Sometimes the cue is in the image, but it can also be in the sentiment!


Maureen
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Layer stamped images to create a unique focal point.


Meghan
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Everyday office supplies can be a part of a clean and simple card.


Melissa
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Simple shapes can be used to create a CAS design.


Rosemary
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 Use a border style image to help simplify your design.


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



Monday, February 25, 2013

Week 32: Weekly Winners!

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

Ardyth had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #32 and here is the card that she selected:

WINNER:  Jenny
Jenny used lots of fun, bold colours and simple shapes, but still left plenty of white space!

Congratulations, Jenny!

Below is a winner's badge to proudly display on your blog:
 
 
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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:
 

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Don't forget to stop back tomorrow for Challenge #33!


Friday, February 22, 2013

Are You Playing?

 

There is still time to play along with this week's challenge at CASology! You have until Sunday at 4:00 P.M. (CST) to submit your creation and we'd love to have you join us!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Week 32: FLAME

I hope your love for clean and simple cards is beginning to burn strong because this week we're going with a rather intense cue word!


When you see the inspiration provided by the design team and featured guest designer, you'll soon realize there are many ways to interpret this word!  Let your imagination go and see where you end up on your creative journey this week!

Guest Designer:  Bethany
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You can make a great focal point from just inking cardstock and trimming it to pieces.


Rosemary
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A simple image done in a bold color provides a big impact on a CAS design.


Tracey
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You can add interest to your CAS design with tone-on-tone embossing.


Ardyth
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Inspiration can come from unexpected places!


Jen
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Giving your focal point a tilt adds a lot of interest.


Judy
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One main image and lots of open space can still be interesting and fun, especially when glitter is involved!


Maureen
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Gradient color techniques are fabulous for clean & simple card making.


Meghan
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When you are having trouble creating a perfect clean and simple card with a specific theme, keep trying!


Melissa
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Bring a simple design up a notch by adding a little sparkle and shine.


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


Monday, February 18, 2013

Week 31: Weekly Winners!

It's time to announce our Weekly Winner and Honorable Mentions!  What a week we had with a whopping 121 entries!  Way to keep us hoppin'!!  I think our fingers are RED from all the commenting we got to do this week!

Tracey had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #31 and here is the card that she selected:

WINNER: Kim

The image and sentiment speak a thousand words on Kim's card. The stitched frames add so much dimension to this smoochable CAS card.

Congratulations, Kim!


Below is a winner's badge to proudly display on your blog:


**Please email Melissa at gimmeink@gmail.com to claim your free 2 Cute Ink images!**

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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:
 

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Don't forget to stop back tomorrow for Challenge #32!


Friday, February 15, 2013

Are You Playing?


There is still time to play along with this week's challenge at CASology! You have until Sunday at 4:00 P.M. (CST) to submit your creation and we'd love to have you join us!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Week 31: RED

Hearts, Flowers, Love, Chocolate...


It's Valentine's Day week and we're betting many are thinking about such things!  Red seems to go along with this particular holiday, but perhaps it makes you think of other things too!  We're anxious to find out how you interpret this bold color!

We thought it only appropriate to have at least a little cuteness added to this week's challenge!  What better company to sponsor us than 2 Cute Ink!


2 Cute Ink digital stamps are cute and whimsical designs illustrated by Heidi Schwoerer.
Heidi also licenses her artwork for clear stamps, rubber stamps and embroidery!
You can visit her website at www.2cuteink.com for updates and info.

Be sure and check out all Heidi's adorable digital images in her digital shop PLUS she now has clear stamp sets and rubber stamps available!


This week's winner will be awarded 3 free digital stamps of their choice from the 2 Cute Ink digital shop!

Let's see what the design team and this week's guest designer have created for inspiration this week!  Some of the design team have used 2 Cute Ink images!

Guest Designer: Lucy
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Negative die cuts are a great way to add interest and use up scraps.
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Use a clean, bold sentiment to add a little pop to a simple design.
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To keep your card CAS, emboss your frame into the card base instead of adding it as another layer.


Tracey
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Simplicity can say it all on a clean and simple card.

Ardyth
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Use colour to emphasize part of your focal point.


Jen
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Add a touch of colour to you sentiment to tie it in to the rest of the design.


Judy
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Don't be afraid to let one predominant color take the stage in your CAS design.


Maureen
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Embossing a layered tone on tone image adds texture and interest to your design.


Meghan
design defined:
Use creative paper piecing and printing to create a fun focal image for your Clean and Simple card.
Now go have fun and don't forget to link up your RED creations by Sunday at 4:00 p.m. (CST)

 

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