Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Week 174: OWL


Ready for a new cue word?  This word may well make you feel like a smarty pants.  So many different directions you could go with this one and remember, thinking outside the box is allowed!

Concord & 9th is returning as a wonderful sponsor this week!  Right now, they are offering some great products (see below) as a bundle at a discounted price until November 30!  On top of that, they are donating 25% of all proceeds from this bundle to charity!


This week's winner will receive the Pop Art Pineapple stamp set as their prize!

 Pop Art Pineapple

Take a look at what Angie from Concord & 9th created for this week's challenge using this set!!!  Talk about genius!

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

Guest Designer:  Nancy
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Never underestimate a little designer paper & punch art!

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White space doesn't have to be white!

owl you need is love card
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Omitting some elements can contribute to create a CAS design.

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When used sparingly, gems draw your eye to the focal point of your card.

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Turn your sentiment into a design element to help keep things CAS.

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Diagonal lines add interest to a CAS design.

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Using a monochromatic color scheme helps keep things CAS.

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Keep it simple..Keeps it CAS

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Simple watercoloring creates a very CAS card!! 

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Neutral tones with a pop of color are effective on a CAS design.

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Different shades of grey can spotlight a single image from the rest.

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A smaller card base works well with a smaller image in 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 173: Weekly Winners!

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

Jen had the honor of selecting the Winner for Week #173 and here is her selection:
I love the sassy sentiment on Coni's card and the little details she added to the shoes take this from CAS beauty to CAS perfection!
 Congratulations, Coni!
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 #174!