Wow – can you believe it’s September already?  A new month means a new hostess at CAS Colours & Sketches, and this time it’s Fiona.  She’s given us some lovely rich colors to work with for this week’s challenge.

I reached for a couple of my older stamp sets for my card this week.  The outline and fill stamps worked well to fit in the three colors.  I stamped the “fill” part of the flower first, and then misted it with some water so that the colors would spread a bit and give sort of an aura around the flower.  Once the cardstock was dry, I inked the outline using a different color for the blossom.  I put pieces of cardstock in all three colors together for a colorblocked mat underneath my focal piece.


CC&S color239-001

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I hope you’ll make a card with these challenge colors and share it with us at CC&S.  You have until 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, September 11 to link your card at the challenge site.

All supplies for this card are from Stampin’ Up:
Stamps: Petal Prints, Trendy Trees
Cardstock: Naturals Ivory, Always Artichoke, Tangerine Tango, Fresh Fig
Ink: Always Artichoke, Tangerine Tango, Fresh Fig

5 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #239”

  1. Beautiful and inspiring CAS card. I love the trio of coloured panels behind your pretty focal image, really eye catching. I’ll have to remember this 😉 Hugs Bev x

  2. This is lovely, great use of the colors.

  3. Great CAS card and I love that you used the three colours to make your mat for the stamped panel. x

  4. Beautiful, Patricia! Love the bleed on the flower – gives it a soft feel.

  5. I love the colouring on your flower and the softness you were able to achieve!

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