Hello there!  It’s the last Tuesday of the month, which means that it’s sketch week at CAS Colours & Sketches.  I really like the angled panel in this sketch because it provides a lot of fun creative opportunities.

I checked out a few other challenges before creating my card and combined them with the sketch challenge.  Less is More is challenging their participants to use up bits and pieces leftover from other projects, and AAA Cards wants to see frames on cards.  I chose a scrap piece of floral patterned paper which (I think) coordinates well with this stamp that combines a floral image with a sentiment.  Because of the way the flower image is oriented, I thought it would look better to use the mirror image of the sketch.  I cut a frame for the vertical rectangle from a scrap of cardstock in a coordinating color.  Instead of coloring the image, I decided to cover the petals with a Prima flower, held in place with a tiny brad.  I’ve used shims of scrap cardstock to add dimension behind the vertical panel.


sketch 278

If you need further inspiration for the CAS Colours & Sketches challenge, go see what the rest of the design team has made!  Then create your own clean and simple card using this week’s sketch, and link it to the challenge blog by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, July 2.  We’d love to see what you can do!  Thanks for stopping by today.

Stamps: For a Friend (Stampin’ Up)
Cardstock: Pure Luxury Ivory (Gina K. Designs); Perfect Plum (SU); scrap from Kioshi 6″ x 6″ paper pad (Basic Grey)
Ink: Early Espresso (SU)
Other: stitched rectangle dies (Lawn Fawn); flower (Prima); brad (Recollections)

11 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #278”

  1. Such a sweet little flower, great take on the sketch

  2. Cute tiny flower, Patricia! And it’s great for the other challenges. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Delightful make, good luck with your challenge entries


  4. Love how the purple frame picks up the purple in the patterned paper, greattake on the sketch and great take on our challenge. Thank you for playing at AAA cards

  5. So soft and pretty. I especially like how you have framed the stamped flower. Beautifully done. Hugs Bev x

  6. Fabulous match of stamp and paper and I love all the purples. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

  7. Sweet card, Patricia! Love the paper flower & brad!

  8. Just love the pretty patterned paper on your card; the single flower matches perfectly 🙂

  9. Hi, wonderful card. Love how the flower is framed inside the rectangular die cut. The matching pattern paper is fabulous. The empty space on the top of the card adds to the CAS look. Thank you for playing with us at AAACards . Happy crafting. Hugs – Bharati

  10. Lovely use of your scraps and I LOVE that patterned paper, the perfect partner for your sweet flower.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

  11. What a cool sketch and I love your use of floral patterned paper! It sure compliments your die cut pieces. Great use of snippets! Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

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