Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Week 236: ROMANCE


How about adding a little romance to your week?  Yes, it's Valentine's Day, but let's keep that loving feeling going for an entire week!

Uniko Studio is returning as our wonderful sponsor and is offering this week's winner their choice of an in stock stamp set from the online store!

This month is Uniko Studio's 5 Year Anniversary and they're celebrating from February 11-25, releasing FIVE new stamp sets on the 25th!  Be sure to follow along on their blog, Instagram, or Facebook so you don't miss any of the excitement!

Also, don't forget to play along in their January "Anything Goes" challenge which ends February 24!

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

Guest Designer:  Skye
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Having one focal point keeps a card CAS.

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Using vellum over a detailed design mutes the background for a CAS look! 
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Partial coloring and dimension adds interest to a CAS design.

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Monochromatic colour schemes work well on CAS cards.

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An embossing folder can add interest to a CAS design.

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No line colouring can keep watercoloring contained and CAS.

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A limited colour palette helps keep things CAS.

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Change things up with a gate fold card.

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Selective coloring on a busy image helps keep your design CAS.

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Centering the image with the sentiment keeps a design CAS!

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Simple color schemes work well in CAS design.

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Make a small sentiment stand out by heat embossing on a strip of dark paper.

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Patterned paper can be CAS in simple patterns and in small doses.

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