Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Week 148: STORY


How simply you can you tell your story this week?!  This word is going to be a fun one!


The Ton is joining us as a brand new sponsor!

Established in January 2015, The Ton was born out of a combination of one new crafter's passion for card making, creativity and entrepreneurial spiritOur designs are inspired by haute couture fashion and modern decor.

Our stamps are also made in the U.S. out of high quality photopolymer to ensure crisp, clean impressions.

Have you checked out their store yet?!  This week's winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to the online store!


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

Guest Designer:  Jan
 design defined:
Using a subtle background image when masking can add depth & define zones on a one-layer CAS design.


Ardyth
design defined:
Stamp a large image off the edge to preserve white space!
design defined:
Use your die cuts to add dimension to an otherwise super CAS card.



Hazel
design defined:
A limited amount of patterned paper can still be CAS.



Jen
design defined:
Use simple pops of colour to highlight a sentiment-only CAS card. 


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


Judy
design defined:
Use vellum for subtle paper-piecing effects.


Kimberly
design defined:
White space does not need to be white!


Kymona
design defined:
Fussy cutting your image so that it can pop up, keeps your card CAS.


Melissa
 design defined:
By framing a sentiment with the main image, white space can be preserved.
 

Tracey
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design defined:
Mat your smaller images to emphasize them.


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


Week 147: Weekly Winners!

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

  Gillian had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #147 and here is her selection:


Kelly's creative diamond ring is perfectly positioned off center to leave lots of gorgeous white space. 
 
Congratulations, Kelly!
 
 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:








Be sure and stop back in an hour for challenge #148!
 

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