Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Week 188: LAUGH

It's time for a new cue word!  Need some good ole laughter therapy?  This week should not disappoint!  Time to tickle those funny bones and see how that sense of humor is doing!

We're thrilled to announce Pink & Main is joining us for the very first time as a sponsor!  You have to check out all the cuteness in their product line!

Pink and Main loves to bring you quality, photo-polymer clear stamps and coordinating dies that will being a smile to your face when you create with them. If you love cute, we've got you covered! We not only love to help you enjoy crafting, we love to give back as well; we support the MDA each year with a portion of our profits. Follow us on your favorite social site and live the creative life with us!

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You'll want to visit their blog for inspiration & leave a happy hello!  Then, you'll want to join in their current challenge (Theme = Spring) for a chance to win a shopping spree or store credit in the online store!

This week's winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to the online store!

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

Guest Designer:  Jane
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A stencil layer can add depth without any bulk.

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Limit your colour palette (with lots of white) for CAS design! 

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Colored vellum creates the look of layers, but keeps it a one-layer CAS card.

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B&W with a splash of color works great in CAS designs

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Extend your 'white space' by adding a white border.

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A popped up panel can add interest to a CAS design.

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Patterned paper works in small doses on a CAS card.

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Add interest to a simple focal point by putting it inside a window.

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Use ink colors that compliment your CAS card's theme. 

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Using only 2/3rds of your card, keeps your design CAS! 

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Black & white with a little pop of color is effective in CAS design. 

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Keeping the design to one-third of the card keeps it CAS.

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Adding a fun element like a Wobble Spring works perfecly in CAS design.

Go have fun creating your CAS design and don't forget to link up here on the challenge blog by Monday at NOON (CDT)!


  1. Heehee. Such fun and cute cards!

  2. Oh, you are bad for introducing me to another fabulous company!! But I forgive you because your inspiration cards all made me laugh!! Hugs, Darnell

  3. Lovely cue this week and great samples from the DT.

  4. I love to laugh - and love all the fun cards from the DT team!! Great idea for a theme!

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