Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Week 324: HOLLY

This time of year, many have holiday themed things on their minds.  Holly just seems to go along with the season and what a pretty thing to focus on!

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 a $15 gift certificate to the online store!

Don't forget to check out their December Storewide Sale!

Let's see what our guest designer and design team created for inspiration!

Guest Designer:  Toni
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A pop of color & subtle embossing can make a simple card shine.

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The rule of three is classic CAS.

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Make the sentiment the focal point.

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Decorating the corners still leaves plenty of white space.

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Patterned paper adds interest to a CAS design.

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A pop of colour on black and white is a good recipe for CAS.

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White space doesn't have to be white!

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A touch of scoring can add simple texture.

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

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A dramatic focal point against a stark white background makes for great contrast on a CAS card. 

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Who says you have to color all your images?  A pop of color is quite effective!

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Confine your design to a third of your card. 

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Use only a third of your card front for your design.

Go have fun creating your CAS design and don't forget to link up here on the CASology blog by Monday, December 31, at 9:00 a.m. (CST)!

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  1. I can't link my card. It's here: https://rilcekinkljuncek.blogspot.com/2018/12/bodika.html
    Regards, Maja

    1. Thank you for letting us know! I've let the team know so they can go take a look at your pretty card! :)

    2. Thanks. And HAPPY NEW YEAR!