Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Week 123: EAT

This week contains a holiday full of food and family for many people.  We only thought it appropriate to have a cue word to go along with it.  Thankfully, card making is calorie free (most of the time)!

We have one of our regular sponsors returning this week.  Add a Little Dazzle is sponsoring us again and is offering our winner a $25 gift certificate to their online store!

Now let's take a look at what this week's guest designer and the design team cooked up to inspire you!

Guest Designer:  Coni
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Balance the busy-ness of your focal point with simple sentiment fonts & lots of white space.

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One sentiment under an image is a classic CAS layout!

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Use a different coloured card base and layer a CAS border.

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Sticking to one or two colours helps to make a design CAS.

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A busy and colorful border works if it is surrounded by enough white space.

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Adding small areas of patterned paper can add interest to a CAS card.

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Using a monochromatic palette simplifies the design.

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Sometimes a smaller card size works best with a smaller image.

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Ground your main image with a simple masked line.

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Sometimes a sentiment is enough...and a little bling!

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

Week 122: Weekly Winners!

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

Meghan had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #122 and here is her selection:
Maureen perfectly incorporated this week's cue card "Flag" on her sweet clean and simple Christmas card.

Congratulations, Maureen!
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 #123!

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