The challenges du jour: Play Date Cafe #187 and CAS(E) this Sketch #33. And I went totally clean and simple on this one. You know why?!!! Because I actually *read* the definition of CAS the other day. Yup, just now! All this time, I had *assumed* (I should know better!) CAS was really anything that wasn't overly layered or bulky, that wasn't adorned with a lot of big bows, flowers and other embellishments. No bulk ='d CAS to me! But nope! I read this specific definition over at Less is More:
Clean & Simple: A design of card with clean lines, minimal elements, areas of white space and few or no embellishments.
White Space: An area of the card which has no image, layer or embellishment. This can be any colour dependent upon the colour of the card blank.
OLC One Layer Card: One piece of card folded in half with no additional layers and minimal embellishments, where the image is stamped or printed directly onto the cardstock.
So here are the challenges:
And here's my CAS card that I think meets the definition!
Just noticing now that my "jade" is much more aqua looking. Obviously my definition of jade was about as accurate as my definition of CAS!! Ha ha! But I think I actually stayed true to the proper definition of CAS on this one! There's a lot more white space than I'm used to, but I think I'm okay with it! My sweet friend Carol made a card with a lot of white space yesterday, which I adored. So with that inspiration in my pocket, I went to work! This card is a combo of TAWS (the label style background coloured in
Well, I'm heading out for the afternoon now - I want to beat the Friday rush hour traffic, and if I don't leave now, I could be stuck in it for an hour or so - yuck!
Hope you're having a fabulous day!