Hello, and Happy Thanksgiving to all my American visitors!

As usual on Thursdays, there’s a new challenge being presented at CAS Colours & Sketches.  This week it’s a sketch challenge.  I thought the offset half-circles were really interesting!  I’ve used two different designer papers and matted them.  The easy way to make them was to cut them with a circle-shaped die, and then to cut the circles in half.  Since that resulted in two half-circles in each design, I’ve gone ahead and made two cards, which will both be sent in a few days to Send a Smile 4 Kids.  I changed up the orientation of the card and the sentiment, but otherwise all the materials are the same.   The white panel is textured cardstock, which unfortunately doesn’t show the texture in the photos.

CASCAS152 noel

CASCAS152 hello

sketch 152

What will you create with this sketch?  Share your work with us at the CAS Colours & Sketches site by 7:00 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, December 2.  Be sure to check out what the other design team members have made, too!  Thanks for stopping by today!

Stamps: none
Cardstock: Poppy Parade, Whisper White textured (Stampin’ Up); designer papers from Aspen Frost 6″ x 6″ paper pad (Basic Grey)
Ink: none
Other: standard circle Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders); “Noel” die from Wonderful Wreath Framelits (SU); Simply Said Hello die (Avery Elle)

6 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #152”

  1. A duo of CAS delight, great use of the sketch & I love how you rotated the first to a landscape card. Thank you for having me as a Guest Designer this month at CC&S Hugs Bev x

  2. That little extra border on the semi circles just does it! And I love how the sketch looks rotated.

  3. Brilliant! I think the sketch is very interesting and both your cards are just super. Clean, crisp and just super! Nicely done xx

  4. I love the sense of movement in these cards! Great sketch.

  5. What a cool sketch, Patricia. I really like the Noel one, the way the word die-cut works with the circles looks fab.

  6. Two fab cards for the effort of one! Can’t go wrong with that, and these two are both very eye catching. Love the curvy feel to both cards, but especially the rotated one. Excellent job
    Louise xx

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