Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Week 225: SOFT


It's time for a new challenge!  We're going for softness this week!  Whether that means textures, colors or something entirely different, we want to see what this cue work makes you think of!

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!)

Poppystamps is joining us as a brand new sponsor and this week's winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to the online store!  Have you seen their new releases?!  Be sure to join in their monthly challenge for a chance to win the winner badge &/or a prize!

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

Guest Designer: Nonni
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Add interest to your design with texture (soft velvet) & simple techniques (stenciling).

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A busy background can feel CAS if the colour is very subtle! 

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Using a triangular layout for focal points keeps a card CAS.

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Partial embossing adds subtle interest.

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Let your sentiment take centre-stage! 
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Use color to reinforce the focal point. 

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A bit of texture gives extra oomph to a CAS card. 

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Adding a little texture & dimension creates interest on a CAS design.
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Use soft, muted colors to keep your card design CAS.

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Stamping one image keeps your card design CAS!

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Paper piecing can add interest to a CAS design.

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A monochromatic color scheme works well in CAS design.
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Even a tag can be CAS if you give it lots of white space.

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


  1. Thank you for yet another great challenge!
    Beautiful inspiration makes, as always! xx