Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Week 106: RAINBOW


A bit of bad luck and grey skies got you grumbling?  This week's challenge should lift your spirits!  Besides that, we've got a birthday happening within the design team and celebrating someone else's birthday usually helps brighten the day, doesn't it?!  If you have a moment, please take some time to wish sweet Jen a very happy birthday on her blog!

Let's see what our guest designers and the design team have whipped up to inspire you this week!

Guest Designer:  Hazel
 design defined:
Use embossing to add a little texture to a one layer design.


Guest Designer:  Lindsey
  design defined:
Paper-piecing an image can add a pop of fun colours to a CAS card.


May
 
 design defined:
Rain+Bow=Rainbow? Play with a word for fun design!


Melissa
 design defined:
Black & white with a pop of color works well on a CAS design.


Tracey
design defined:
Using a simple patterned paper adds interest to your design without overwhelming it.
design defined:
Limit a busy pattern to one-third of your card to keep it feeling clean!


Gillian
design defined:
Use some patterned paper to complement your sentiment.


Jen, the birthday girl
design defined:
Layer your sentiment over an image to add interest to a one layer card.


Joyce
design defined:
Bold pops of color contrast nicely with white space.


Judy
design defined:
Linear designs still allow for lots of white space on a CAS card.


Kimberly
design defined:
Inlaid dies add interest to a one layer card. 


Now 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 105: Weekly Winners!

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

Ardyth had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #105 and here is the card she selected:
 
run
Kate's idea of monsters making you run away made me laugh! And with the spooky eyes in the dark, it's hard to tell who's scaring who!
 
Congratulations, Kate!
 
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:
 

Jen's Choice - Shona's clever take on the cue word is gorgeously clean, crisp and CAS.


Gillian's Choice - Hyo's wonderfully coloured card is perfectly CAS.
 

May's Choice - EunjoA's beautifully CAS design with a fun scene made me smile. Well done! 



 Melissa's Choice:  Mary Kim's one layer design made great use of white space & I love the movement and pop of color she added!


Joyce's Choice - Jean's card is such a lovely example of CAS design and she had a very creative interpretation of the cue word.


Judy's Choice - Barb's repeated stamping technique gives a feeling of movement while remaining CAS...what a carefree, joyful card!


Kimberly's Choice:  I laughed out loud when I saw Stephanie's Snoopy "RUN" card.
Lots of CAS open free space and a whole lot of FUN!
 

Tracey's Choice: I just love Lisa's version of her puppy running around the yard. Fabulous CAS design, the black and white is so striking!
 


Congratulations to all of you!

Here is a badge to proudly display on your blogs:
 





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Be sure to stop back in an hour for Challenge #106!
 

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