Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Week 136: BASKET


Ready for a new cue word?  Believe it or not, this word may have you scratching your heads (speaking from experience here...), but there are so many possibilities!  Promise.

Cindy B Designs is returning as our sponsor and you're going to want to play along this week because Cindy is offering a fantastic prize!  Sale-A-Bration has begun at StampinUp! and Cindy is offering a complete suite of coordinating products from the event to this week's winner!  Here is what will be included in the prize package (You can see photos by clicking on the Sale-A-Bration link above).:
  • Best Day Ever Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Best Day Ever Accessory Pack (includes 3 rolls of ribbon & 24 designer buttons in Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry & Coastal Cabana)
  • Best Day Ever Designer Series Paper 12 x 12
In addition, she is including some Calypso Coral Pompom Trim!

Excited now?!

Also, be sure and take a look at her upcoming class, Spring Fling 2015!  It's completely FREE and begins March 23!  There will be prizes, sponsors and guest designers, so you won't want to miss it!

Now let's go ahead and take a look at what the design team and this week's guest designer created for inspiration!

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Let your sentiment take centre stage! 
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Use your border stamps to ground your images.
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Layering within a confined space can still be CAS.
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Use dimension to add interest to your CAS card. 
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A single, simple focal point works well for a CAS card.

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Adding shadows around stamped images can add depth to a one-layer card.

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Embossing can "pump" up the volume of your colors! 
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Simple layering is a great way to create a CAS card.
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Masking is a great way to add interest to a one layer card.

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Simple is good in CAS design. 
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Embossing paste adds lovely texture to CAS design.

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 135: Weekly Winners!

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

  Ardyth had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #135 and here is her selection:

Anna's card shows great use of space, balance and colour - your eye starts with the tag and then follows the twine up to the floating enamel dots! 

Congratulations, Anna!

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 and stop back in an hour for challenge #136!

design + development by fabulous k