Hello hello!  I hope the month of June has gotten off to a good start for you.  As usual at CAS Colours & Sketches, we start off the month with a color challenge.  Our challenge hostess, Wei, has chosen some bright and cheery colors for us.

It’s been a while since I’ve played along at CAS(E) this Sketch! but I liked the simplicity of this week’s sketch.  I decided to use dies rather than stamps to create my focal point.  After I cut the “lines” of the rose from pumpkin colored cardstock, I attached the die cut to a scrap of bright pink cardstock and then fussy cut around it to get my rose blossom.  I originally planned to attach the small scalloped rectangle directly to the card base, and stacked it with an extra rectangle underneath to give it more dimension and definition.  But the card still seemed too plain, so I decided to add a pop of pink underneath it.  The sentiment comes from one of my oldest stamp sets and is stamped in green ink to match the leaves.  That makes this another birthday card for the challenge at AAA Cards.


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Be sure to stop by the CAS Colours & Sketches blog to see what the rest of the Design Team has created!  Then make your own card using the challenge colors and share it via the linky tool by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, June 11.  We’d love to have you join us!

Stamp: All Occasions (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Garden Green (SU); Solar White and Solar White textured (Neenah)
Ink: Garden Green (SU)
Other: Swirly Scribbles dies (SU); Classic Rectangles Scalloped Nestabilities die (Spellbinders)

12 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #275”

  1. What a CAS perfection, Patricia! Thanks for the inspiration of the colour challenge!

  2. great way to combine those colors and fab CAS card. Thank you for playing at AAA cards’4th birthday challenge

  3. Such a sweet card Patricia! I love how you used the swirly scribble as a flower – just perfect!

  4. Those colours look really stunning together on the die cut bloom. Fabulous use of die cuts altogether, super CAS! Thanks for linking up and joining in with AAA Cards birthday celebrations

  5. Very pretty take on the sketch!

  6. Loving the way you used the colors in this clean-lined, simple design, Patricia! Great combination of challenges. Hugs, Cathy

  7. What a fun little floral you created with those dies…perfectly sweet, especially with that cute little sentiment. I loved this sketch too! Thanks so much for asking me to be a GD this month!

  8. Hi Patricia, Love Love the super CAS design with all the empty white space. Framing the flower inside the die cut adds so much attention on the floral focal point. Thank you for playing along with AAA Cards for the birthday theme. Happy crafting. Hugs- Bharati

  9. Wonderful card. I love the white on color matting.

  10. Love how you used the rectangles to frame the swirly flower. Fabulously case as always. x

  11. Lovely swirly flower, it’s really cheerful

  12. Perfectly CAS and so beautifully pretty. FAB combination of challenges too. Hugs Bev x

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