Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Week 138: BLOSSOM


After a tropical challenge last week, things are starting to blossom!  Spring is going to arrive at CASology a few days before the calendar declares it officially here!

This week, Craft Classes Online is returning as our sponsor!  Our winner will receive a free seat to any of the online workshops found on their website with a regular price of $25 or less!

Craft Classes Online (CCO) brings multiple Creative Arts Instructors together on one site to provide students with the best choice in online craft workshops. Our instructors offer online workshops that are engaging, affordable, and time-saving. Students from across the globe can learn any number of techniques and creative projects from the comfort of their home and on their schedule.

CCO has a brand new blog in 2015, Everyday Moodlings.  Come join us for the theme of the week and be challenged to use all of your craft supplies during the coming year. We  offer ideas, tips, tutorials, and crafty inspiration.

We are excited to be sponsoring CASology. You can view our class list on our website at www.CraftClassesOnline.com. We continuously update our website with new workshops, so check back often. 

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

Guest Designer:  Deepti
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Masking with bold colors on a single layered card can combine to create a CAS design.

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Bright colours and busy patterns work in CAS design - just remember the white space!

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Partly colouring busy patterns can keep things CAS.

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A touch of twine can add dimension & texture to your CAS card.

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A split panel is a great way to add interest to your CAS design.

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Pop up your central image for added interest, especially when using soft tones.

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Using a die to emboss or a texture plate will add texture, and interest without
adding any layers.

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Repeat stamping adds interest to a CAS card.

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Create your own scene by combining images from different stamp sets.

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Keeping layers and embellishments to a minimum helps keep a design CAS.

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A single image strategically placed is all you need 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. Oh I need to play. Thank you for the inspiration ladies.

  2. Stunning cards! Thank you for the inspiration!

  3. Gorgeous cards Ladies!!! :-D
    Thank you for another great challenge. :-D

  4. Amazing inspirations!! Thank you for this challenge. :)

  5. You have excelled with your pretty cards, ladies!! Thank you for another fun challenge and fabulous inspiration! Hugs, Darnell

  6. Thank you so much for the fun and seasonally appropriate challenge! ;) LOVE all the gorgeous DT work--amazing, as always, gals! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  7. Sensational participation! I see loads of CASEable cards in the floral gallery!! Hugs, Darnell