Wow – it’s October already!  The start of the month means we have a new hostess at CAS Colours & SketchesEmily has come up with some great challenge ideas for us, and we hope you’ll join us for the fun and creativity!

The first challenge of the month is a color challenge, and Emily has picked some great colors for the fall season.  I was able to combine them with the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches.  I die cut a wreath from kraft cardstock and used that as the base for the other two colors.  I stamped the flowers and leaves and used re-inker with water to color them.  I added some Wink of Stella to the small flowers to give them a little sparkle before I fussy cut all the flowers and leaves.  I used a piece of green seam binding for the wider horizontal element of the sketch.  Since The Paper Players has a theme of “Autumn Florals” this week, my card fits into their challenge, too.


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How will you choose to use this week’s CC&S colors?  Be sure to check out what the rest of the Design Team and our October Guest Designer have done with them.  Then link your own card to the challenge site.  You have until 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, October 9 to share your card.  Thanks for stopping by today, and happy crafting!

Stamps: Flutter By (Lawn Fawn); Trendy Trees (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Very Vanilla textured, Kraft (SU); Artistico Extra White watercolor paper (Fabriano)
Ink: Crumb Cake (SU); Onyx Black (VersaFine)
Other: Pear Pizzazz and Pumpkin Pie reinkers, Pear Pizzazz seam binding (SU); Grapevine Wreath die (Memory Box); Wink of Stella pen (Zig)

10 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #243”

  1. Beautiful autumnal wreath, loving how the flowers stand out and they are beautifully coloured too. Great combination of challenges too. Hugs Bev x

  2. What an elegant clean and simple floral wreath Patricia – the orange flowers really pop against the white background. Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

  3. Love the way you combined all of these challenges to compose your gorgeous card, Patricia. The pops of color are brilliant!

  4. Patricia, this is CAS perfection! I love the simple wreath and all the gorgeous orange flowers! Such a perfect Autumn card! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  5. What a beautiful wreath, lovely card.

  6. Hi Patricia! A perfect fall-themed CAS creation. I really like the simple wreath and those bright flowers! Thanks for playing along over at The Paper Players this week!

  7. Lovely use of the colours – the orange really pops on those pretty flowers!

  8. What a pretty floral wreath you’ve created….CAS yet it has lots of depth and interest! Love the colors! Thanks for playing with the Players this week!

  9. Gorgeous card, Patricia! Love the wreath idea – great for the colors!

  10. Sooooo beautiful! I love those flowers and the colour you’ve given them – they pop off that white background. Thanks for joining us at FMS!

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