Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Week 344: SUMMER


Summer's coming!  We thought we'd prepare a little in the gallery this week!  The season is filled with so many different things and we're guessing the gallery will be too!

**Please note:  As we head into summer, challenges will now be two weeks long to give everyone a little extra time to join in the fun!

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 $25 off their next online order!  Be sure and check out their Typografia Sale as well as their Things with Wings Sale!  Both end May 31st.




Then, be sure and check out their Flower Power sale which begins TODAY!



Remember, you can use code CASOLOGY to take 20% off all products in the store, even those already 15% off!  What are you waiting for?!

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

Guest Designer:  Marlena
design defined:
Use open white space & monochromatic stamping for the simplest presentation.


design defined:
One image works great for CAS.


Deidre
design defined:
Odd numbers are aesthetically interesting!


design defined:
Focus on the sentiment.


Janet
design defined:
Restrict your colour palette to keep things simple (see another combination on my blog)


Jen
design defined:
Frame a busy scene in a small space for a CAS design.


Joyce
design defined:
Keep your design to 1/3 of the card.


design defined:
Add interest to your image by having it extend past the edge of the card.


Melissa
design defined:
Clean lines & a simple color scheme keep things CAS.


Rachel
design defined:
Masking can help cluster your images and preserve white space!


Sue
design defined:
Tiny images can have big impact.


Go have fun creating your CAS design and don't forget to link up here on the CASology blog by Monday, June 3, at 9:00 a.m. (CDT)!



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Week 343: Weekly Winners!

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

Janet had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #343 and here is her selection:


Simply loved how the butterfly almost glows! Amy's beautiful CAS design let's her butterfly take center stage!

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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Be sure to stop back in an hour for challenge #344!