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Thursday, 31 January 2013

CAS-Colour and Sketches #10

Happy Friday Eve crafting buddies,

Today at CAS-Colour and Sketches it is our 'double' week! That means we have both a sketch and a colour combo for you. And here they are:

 And my card:



Now I have to admit I found this tough because the sketch made me want to go all flowers and pinky colour but the colours screamed 'guy card' at me! I had to really get the mojo working here. I did a lot of blog hopping for inspiration. I saw the photo at Runway Inspired Challenge this week and was inspired by the blue pattern of spots on the dress. I decided just to use the ideas I learnt from Susan's tutorial here to come up with a grunge 'guy' card.

I didn't have the exact colour inks but went with distress ink 'Broken China', memento 'Danube Blue' and 'Bahama Blue'. I used the 'reflections' stamp set from Paper Smooches mixed with the 'grunge me' set from PTI. The button is from my stash.
The main centre stamped area is raised. I stamped one of the circular grunge me set and fussy cut it out and raised it again so that it matched the sketch.
I didn't think I would manage this double challenge week but love it when you really feel stretched with a challenge and are actually happy with what you end up creating!

Over to you now, what does this sketch and colour combo inspire you to make-remember cards only!

And pop over to our blog here to see what stunning cards the DT have created.
I am also going to enter this into the 'Teal or Turquoise' challenge at Eureka Stamps and the 'Monochrome Blue' challenge at Everybody-Art-Challenge

Happy Stamping x

And the funky dress that helped inspire me:

15 comments:

  1. Fab card, Sandie! You nailed this one. This definitely a funky grungy guy card. So glad you didn't go all pinky and girly! ;-)
    hugs,

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  2. You have made an amazing card, Sandie! I LOVE this. All your hard work really paid off because it is awesome. xx

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  3. Oh yea...way to rock the sketch and the inspiration...I love that grunge set...this card would be perfection for my boys :)!

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  4. Awesome card Sandie! It is a great masculine card. I too was stretched by this week's double challenge, but it was fun to come out the other side happy with the project!

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  5. This is a really cool card! Your choice of sentiment is perfect!

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  6. I love all of the fab circles!! Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

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  7. Beautiful design and fabulous coloring. Lovely card! Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.
    Hugs
    Berni
    berni46blogspot.

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  8. A stunning CAS card, I love your geometric design and now you have love the 'splashes' over to the page.

    Thanks for joining us Everybody Art Challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  9. Love your choice of blues Sandie and your circles are fab - great for a 'Man' card - Jacqueline xx

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  10. Such a funky and fun card, perfect for the colour combo. Beautiful stamping too.

    Louise xx

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  11. Lovely Thanks for joining eureka stamps this week Hugs Sandra DT xx
    http://careyscards.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. AWESOME take on the challenges, Sandie! I love your grunge stamping in this card! The placement of circles are fabulous! So glad that you join the fun with us over RIC!

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  13. What a fun use of Grunge Me with that dress as inspiration!!!! Love it!

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  14. Fab card Sandie, I love the layout, it looks a fresh card. Thank you for joining Eureka Stamp Challenge, I hope you'll pop over again
    Paula DT

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  15. What a pretty design this is, love the colours , thanks so much for joining us Eureka Stamps Design!!!

    With love
    SOMA
    Eureka Stamps Designs DT

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