Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Posh has a present

Hi and welcome to a schedule post to tell you about the brand new challenge over at ATSM.
Here is my inspiration card.


This week it is our CAS challenge.


We've had a bit of a discussion behind the scenes about what is a clean and simple card and here are a few guidelines which may help you.



So with my card, one main focal point.
More than half 'white space'.
No embellishments.
With hindsight perhaps I should have done away with the pads but there're only 2 layers!
Hope this helps.

So down to details. I started by stamping my image from Stampingbella and colouring in her with Copics using the colour scheme over at CAS-ual Fridays. Then, using the sketch at CAS(e) this Sketch, I cut away 2/3rds of the card, leaving my image still attached. On a piece of scrap paper I inked through a STAMPlorations stencil with Chipped Sapphire DI to create the stripes. A plain piece of white card completes the layout. As it's a CAS card no further  embellishments were added, save for a stamped blue greeting that I embossed with clear EP.
For more fab inspiration, please check out the rest of the team here.

I'd like to join in over at -




The card by Hannelie really inspired this card

13 comments:

  1. OK I know that sketch and you did it soo soo well with it Julie
    and ooh I have this stamp too ...you have Audrey too..and I made a card with Audrey join to your DT challenge Blog (forget which one hehehe LOL)
    this is adorable coloring Lady and Love your combination of challenge
    so CLEVER!!

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  2. What a chic card Julie and that is such a great take on the sketch. Love the light and shade in your colouring too. With all those presents, I hope she visits me on my birthday! I'm looking forward to seeing you at PS.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  3. Wow! What a cool and stylish card!

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  4. I love how you combined the 3 challenges and what a beautiful result ! Love this combo of colours and this young lady looks so chic with her pink dress ! Gorgeous colouring too ! thanks for sharing and for inspiring.

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  5. Copic coloring and fussy cutting. Two things I don't do and you do so well, Julie. I love how you layered her over the stenciled panel.

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  6. This is awesome, Julie! The design, image, colors and attitude are simply amazing!

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  7. Classy, stylish and so much fun! Love this card with that fab stripey background and brilliant colouring. A super take on our stripes challenge, and a great explanation of CAS, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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  8. Just fabulous Julie! Full of sassy attitude, gorgeous colouring and a super bold and striking design. Love it and thanks for playing along at Less is More this week.

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  9. This is a great design, Julie - I love everything about it including the fabulous focal image, striped panel and lovely white space! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Less is More this week :)

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  10. Ooh La La! Tres chic Julie. Beautiful colour combo and that image is a real glamour-puss! Wonderful way to get the stripe theme in too. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx

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  11. WOW...that's all I've got! This is one sensational, classy, inspired, gorgeous card! Love it!
    ~carol

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