Thursday, 2 June 2016

CAS Colours & Sketches #176

This month at CAS Colours & Sketches our hostess is Bev from Uniko and she's chosen a very pretty trio of colours to kick start June's challenges.

http://cascoloursandsketches.blogspot.com/2016/06/colour-challenge-176.html

My immediate thought was to grab some flower stamps and create a really pretty summery card, but then I thought why not try something different and this is what I came up with:


I'm thinking a cool teenager might just love this. I used the lighter two colours to stencil a background and then over stamped the image in rose red.


I've been debating with myself about whether the sentiment should have been rose red too, but whenever I use colours for sentiments I always wish I'd used black - can't win really!

Supplies:
Stamps: Visible Image, teenage kicks
Inks: SU, rose red, blushing bride, so saffron
Stencil: TCW, mini mod spirals

So your turn now - how will you use the colours? There's more inspiration for you from the CAS Colours & Sketches DT and we have a fabulous Guest Designer Fiona joining us for June.

Thanks for looking. And keep crafting! 

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8 comments:

  1. Wow, stunning card! Great colours and really striking images, Jo x BTW, this wouldn't look out of place over at the current Naughty or Nice Challenge.

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  2. I love it! What a gorgeous innovative use of the colours and what an awesome stamp! Caro x

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  3. Fab one layer card! Great alternative take on what I thought were very feminine colours x

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  4. This is a FAB teen card and I love that you went outside the lines with this colour combo. CAS & OL perfection - LOVE IT! Hugs Bev x

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  5. This is really wonderful for a teen. Love the main image and the stencilled background.

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  6. This is totally rad (though I'm pretty certain today's teenagers do NOT say that; oh well, my age is showing :). This is such a fun card - love the stenciled background! I too have problems with colored sentiments - I've come to love brown and dark grey as alternates to black.

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  7. I love your modern non-floral take on these colors! Your bold use of the rose red really makes your card stand out among the DT thumbnails! Awesome job, Jane!

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  8. Really fun and rebellious card - I think that the black sentiment is great, it makes it stand out more than the rose pink would have.

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