Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Week 258: DIAMOND


It's time for a new cue word and you're going to love the treasure in the gallery this week!

As always, remember the following CAS guidelines when creating your design:
  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

STAMPlorations is returning as our wonderful sponsor and is offering this challenge's winner their choice of either a $10 gift certificate to the online store OR 2 ARTplorations stencils!  Remember, during the weeks STAMPlorations is sponsoring us, you can refresh your craft stash with the help of the 10% off discount code, CASOLOGY!

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

Guest Designer:  Lana
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Keep design elements clustered together to preserve white space.

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A little sparkle goes a long way in a CAS design.
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"White space" doesn't have to be white; don't be afraid of colored cardstock!

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Focus on the sentiment to keep your design CAS.

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Confining your design to one third of the card front is a classic CAS technique.


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Partially stamping an image allows you to keep white space and CAS.

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Monochromatic color schemes work well on CAS designs!

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A little bling and shimmer perks up a CAS card. 

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Black and lots of white is a good CAS combination!

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Placing the image and sentiment in the center, keeps your card CAS!

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A pop of color against abundant white space works well on a CAS design.

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Layering stamps add interest without adding bulk!

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Keep your creation CAS with a monochromatic color scheme.

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

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