Thursday, February 27, 2014

Challenge #63 - Sketch

Hello!  It's Patricia here again.  I've enjoyed being your challenge hostess throughout February!  We're wrapping up the month with a sketch challenge:

 

Deadline: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 18.00 GMT


Feel free to flip or rotate the sketch when creating your card.  You may also choose to reshape it into a square card.  You may use any die cut or punched shape in the place of the starburst EXCEPT for a rectangle or a square.  Be creative!  :)


Want to see what the design team has done with this sketch?  Here is some inspiration from them to get your creative juices flowing:












Now it's your turn! You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 5 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 18.00 GMT


Monday, February 24, 2014

Challenge #61 - Top Three Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our sketch challenge last week!  We enjoyed seeing all the different takes on the sketch.  Congratulations to the following people, whose cards are the Design Team's Top Three picks:



 


 


Way to go, Ladies!  You're welcome to post our winners' badge on your blogs:



We are really loving what our challenge participants have been making for this week's color challenge!  If you haven't joined in it yet, you have until 1:00 p.m. Eastern time/6:00 pm GMT Wednesday, February 26 to link your clean and simple card.  We hope you'll share your work with us!





Thursday, February 20, 2014

Challenge #62 - Colours

Hello!  It's time for another color challenge here at CAS - Colours and Sketches!  If winter is still hanging around and being dreary where you live, we hope these colors will help brighten your day:

Deadline: Wednesday, February 26, 18.00 GMT

While we've indicated the colors using Stampin' Up names, you do not have to use Stampin' Up products for your cards. Just use whatever ink, cardstock and embellishments you already own that are similar to these colors.  You may also use white, cream or black cardstock for your card base, and you may use black ink for stamping sentiments or images. 


The design team has created these fabulous cards to get your creative juices flowing:












What will you make with these colors?  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 26 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18.00 GMT


Monday, February 17, 2014

Challenge #60 - Top Three Winners

We had some fantastic cards submitted for our Marina Mist/Chocolate Chip/Pear Pizzazz color challenge!  The Design Team has chosen the following cards for our Top Three winners:



 


 

 Congratulations, ladies!  You may pick up your winner badge below:

 

Thank you to everyone who participated!  We hope to see you play along with us again soon!  Our current sketch challenge will remain open until 1:00 p.m. EST/6:00 p.m. GMT Wednesday, February 19. 


Thursday, February 13, 2014

Challenge #61 - Sketch

Hello!  It's Patricia here today, back again with another challenge.  This week I've drawn up the following sketch for you:


Deadline: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 18.00 GMT


The sketch was designed for an A2 sized card (5.5" x 4.25"), but you may tweak it into a square if you'd prefer.  You're also welcome to flip or rotate the sketch when creating your card.  You can use any shape EXCEPT a rectangle or square in place of the starburst shape. 


Here is what the design team has created with this sketch:














Now it's your turn! You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 19 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 18.00 GMT


Monday, February 10, 2014

Challenge #59 - Top Three Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week's double challenge! I was so happy that the double didn't scare you away! The Design Team has chosen the following as our Top Three favorites:






Awesome job, ladies! You may collect your winner's badge below:



If you haven't played along with us yet this week, there is still time to join in our current challenge: #60 - Colours. You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 12 to link your card to the challenge post. We'd love to have you join us!

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Challenge #60 - Colours

Hello everyone!  Welcome to our challenge blog!  If you're new here, we hope you'll join in the fun and creativity.  If you're a returning participant, we're glad you're back!

Are you ready for another month of challenges?  Patricia will be our hostess during February, and this week we're starting things off with a color challenge:


Deadline: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 18.00 GMT

The Stampin' Up color names are only for reference; you do NOT need to use Stampin' Up products to make your cards for our challenges.  Simply use whatever you have in your craft supplies that is closest to these colors.  Please keep in mind that you are only permitted to use the colors provided - no other colors please, although we'll allow white, cream, or black for your card base and black ink for outlines and sentiments.  


Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:












Now it's your turn! You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 12 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 18.00 GMT


Sunday, February 02, 2014

Challenge #58 - Top Three Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week's sketch challenge! It is so good to see people participating in the challenge! The Design Team has chosen the following as our Top Three favorites:






Awesome job, ladies! You may collect your winner's badge below:



If you haven't played along with us yet this week, there is still time to join in our current challenge: #59 - Double. You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 5 to link your card to the challenge post. We'd love to have you join us!