Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Week 371: POOL

There's a bit of a heat wave going on in some parts of the country this week and since most pools are currently closed, let's fill the gallery with some pool themed goodness!

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!  Have you seen their brand new online store yet?  Their main, outlet and digital stores are combined into one and, right now, you can find extra savings using the current coupons!

Let's see what the design team & our guest designer created for inspiration to get us started!

Guest Designer:  Claire
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Simplifying an image helps keep a card CAS. 

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Limit your design to one third of the card front.

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Small doses of patterned paper work well for CAS designs.

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Stamp a large image off the side of the page, to maximize white space.

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Use a die to limit the amount of space your background takes up.

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Diagonal placement of an image and sentiment is pleasing to the eye.

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Use dimensional adhesive to add interest


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Using embellishments in clear helps to keep card CAS.

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Use only a third of your card front.

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

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Week 370: Weekly Winners!

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

Jen had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #370 and here is her selection:

Anushree's use of masking and blending adds depth to her design while the corner placement keeps it wonderfully CAS.

Congratulations, Anushree!

Please contact Melissa at gimmeink@gmail.com to claim your prize from STAMPlorations!

Below is a winner's badge to proudly display on your blog:


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:


Be sure to stop back in an hour for challenge #371!