Welcome to Week 200 at the CASology Challenge!
To celebrate our 200th challenge we have a fun & special word to inspire you: CAS! Okay, okay, maybe we are taking a little artistic license with this cue "word", but we want to celebrate the Clean & Simple card making style and leave it wide open for you to play along. There is no Sponsor this week but plenty of chances to win a little blog candy.
For this card, using one of my current favorite techniques, a Concord & 9th butterfly is die cut from a collage of washi tapes.
The butterfly is adhered to a watercolored panel and the Paper Smooches sentiment added before the panel is popped up on the card base. I love the mix of patterns and colors and the sheen the washi tape gives the butterfly.
Keep in mind these pointers as you create a card in the CAS style:
1. One main image2. Lots of open space--uncluttered
3. Limited layers and embellishments
4. Quick and easy to recreate (note—it may take a long time to get a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake)
As I said at the top of the post, we don't have a sponsor this week as several of the Design Team members are offering blog candy. Each DT member who is participating will randomly select a commenter from their blog who also linked up a card at CASology. Winners will be announced on each DT blog as well as on the CASology blog next week after the challenge closes at noon (CMT) on Monday.
I have put together a selection of embellishments along with a Memory Box Pine Needle Twigs die and look forward to sending it off to one of you.
Check out the Design Team cards for more inspiration and chances to win a little blog candy.
Jacquie Southas (you are here)
Guest Designer: Diana!
Remember, you must comment and play along with the challenge this week to be eligible to win the blog candy. I look forward to seeing all your Clean And Simple cards in the gallery this week!
Thanks for stopping by,
I love that washi tape technique too, Jacquie! That butterfly looks so glossy! Gorgeous against the water-coloured background!ReplyDelete
That butterfly is so awesome, Jacquie! Love how you created it!!! Beautiful watercoloring and the bright colors are so happy! :)ReplyDelete
Pretty, pretty, pretty! I never think to do that on the background, but it really highlights the pretty butterfly!ReplyDelete
Love that you can do watercolour and keep it CAS. So pretty and fresh.ReplyDelete
Awesome design and detail!ReplyDelete
Love your own background!
Beautiful CAS card love the image of the butterfly on the print card stock and the color and design of your card. Have a blessed dayReplyDelete
DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
Jacquie your butterfly is beautiful and wow you cut it from a collage of washi--brilliant. Lovely and just the right amount of watercolour to keep it CAS.ReplyDelete
How pretty, that colorful delicate butterfly! And I just saw your gorgeous card winning at Freshly Made Sketches - no surprise here! Congrats!ReplyDelete
Very pretty. Love the delicate butterflyReplyDelete
Such a pretty card, Jacquie. I really love how you got a design on your delicate butterfly. Had no idea that was washi.ReplyDelete
Beautiful card! Great idea to use washi tape for your butterfly, I have a stash of unloved washi so I'm definitely going to give that a go :)ReplyDelete
Such a pretty CAS card! Love the vibrant yellow watercoloring and this delicate butterfly !ReplyDelete
Thanks for the chance to win and congrats 200th Challenge!
I love that outline butterfly, Jacquie, and it looks fabulous with its washi dress and watercolored background.ReplyDelete
What a fun butterfly and awesome CAS card.ReplyDelete
not yet tried this technique but its very effective thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Very inspiring. I'm trying to work up the courage to ink up a background with either watercolours or inkpads. Lovely.ReplyDelete
What an amazing way to use washi tape, that butterfly is fab!ReplyDelete
sweet card...I really like the look of the watercolour behind the die cut....ReplyDelete
That butterfly looks great! and I love watercolour and a grungy look, so your card is a super inspiration for me! 200 times; that are a lot of cards and even more comments! Thanks for your inspiration!ReplyDelete
Beautiful card! I LOVE the background!ReplyDelete
That butterfly diet is so pretty, Jacquie, and looks fabulous in washi tape!ReplyDelete
It's a beauty!! Love the watercolour swatch behind that delicate butterfly die!!ReplyDelete
Beautiful card, so simple yet so eye catching. I love that butterfly die cut from patterned paper. WonderfulReplyDelete
Hello Jackie: I love this delicate butterfly die sitting on the beautiful water color wash, this is a very sweet card.ReplyDelete
Love the collage of washi tapes idea!ReplyDelete
What a cool way to use washi tape!ReplyDelete
Oh I'm so in love with that delightfully dainty washi butterfly. Feeling inspired!ReplyDelete
Not come across that technique with washi tape before, must have a go as your butterfly is gorgeous! Stef xReplyDelete
This is so pretty!ReplyDelete
Love the butterfly...so cool with washi! Lovely card!ReplyDelete
The Leaf Studio
Pretty way to use washi Jacquie - maybe I should use my unused rolls this way! Loving the watercoloured background!ReplyDelete
I'm swooning over your washi-tape Concord and 9th butterfly, Jacquie; love that it's the star of the stage! Happy 200th Challenge! Thank you for the blog candy and, especially, the amazing inspiration!ReplyDelete
Hold the bus ... you mean that I'm supposed to use the washi tape that I've been coveting? Well, if I could create something as beautiful as your butterfly, I might be convinced to try. Love your card. Beautiful.ReplyDelete
I adore that washi tape technique you put on your butterfly
looks so beautiful really
love love love your card and thanks for chance to win your lovely goodies
hope I am the lucky one
Very cute idea - love the vibrant colours.....thank you for the opportunity to win your blog candy xxReplyDelete
I love how delicate the butterfly is againstReplyDelete
the watercolor background!
I will have to try your washi tape technique :-)
Jacquie, I love your butterfly...the Glossy Accents are such a perfect touch! A colorful CAS card...LOVE it!ReplyDelete
Hi Jacquie. Your card is beautiful. I would love to know how to do the washi technique.ReplyDelete
beautiful card, I love that butterfly, I used it as well on my card. thanks for a chance to win!ReplyDelete
Love the watercoloured centre piece of your card! Beautiful butterfly too!ReplyDelete
Jacquie ... love your butterfly made from Washi tape. Congrats to CASology and the team for reaching this milestone.ReplyDelete
Great card, I love the color combo. Who doesn't love a cool butterfly!!ReplyDelete
Great card, I love the color combo. Who doesn't love a cool butterfly!!ReplyDelete
Love the yellow behind the butterfly!ReplyDelete
Wow! This is lovely. I like the splash of yellow and the contrast of the washi tape butterfly. Beautifully done.ReplyDelete
WOW that butterfly is so elegant. Great job Happy 200th!!ReplyDelete
Love your washi butterfly, Jacquie. So pretty! That die is very cool and I like the pretty yellow wash in the bg.ReplyDelete
Brilliant idea to cut out of washi tape. Yet another idea for what to do with it. Your butterfly looks so good against the watercolour background. It's a lovely dainty die too.ReplyDelete
LOVE your color combo,so warm,and the butterfly die is perfect and elegant...hugs...ŽeljkaReplyDelete
Simply gorgeous! Such a warm and sweet card :)ReplyDelete
Striking, sunny elegance and such a clever technique to the butterfly. Love it.ReplyDelete
Jacquie - brilliant, lovely and so pretty!! A few words to describe this winner of a card!! Love the colors and that butterfly is GORGEOUS!!!ReplyDelete
I was not aware of this washi tape technique. Looks like fun. Your card is so vibrant and gorgeousReplyDelete
Lovely technique and colors :)ReplyDelete
Stunning card, I love your CAS.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card, love the washi butterfly & one of my favourite sentiments :)ReplyDelete
Amazing card. Love the butterfly on yellow background. Well done!ReplyDelete
So so sooooo pretty! Love it! :o) Butterfly is so fun. :o)ReplyDelete
Beautiful card!! I absolutely love that butterfly!! It looks so pretty against watercolor. Just love it!ReplyDelete
Hey Jacquie!! I love your watercoloring and butterfly. Very pretty.ReplyDelete