Hello!  We’re back to another color challenge week at CAS Colours & Sketches.

I have to admit that I had a hard time figuring out what to do with these colors, mainly because the chocolate brown was the only one I’ve seen in person.  So I browsed online and eventually found a few blogs where the new Stampin’ Up In Colors were compared to other SU colors.  I think I’ve picked fairly close approximates of the challenge colors for the watercolor wash on my card.  I decided to try to use the colors as a background, rather than for the main image of the card.  Blending the colors fits the current challenge at AAA Cards.  When I was browsing my stamps for silhouette images to use with the background, I came across this Eiffel Tower stamp I’d forgotten I had.  So I decided to use it and join in the current challenge at Less is More.  Once the watercolor wash was dry, I added the sentiment and the silhouette image of the Eiffel Tower in chocolate brown.  I rounded the top corner of the card and decided to call it done.  Very CAS, n’est-ce pas?

CASCAS187

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Edited on September 15, 2016 to add:  Thank you to the team of AAA Cards for choosing my card as one of your Top Three for the Blending challenge!

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you’ll check out what the rest of the design team members have made, and then share your own creation with us at the CAS Colours & Sketches site!  You have until 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, August 24 to link your card.

Supplies:
Stamps: Simply Sweet, Everyday Sayings (Lizzie Anne Designs)
Cardstock: watercolor paper (Artist’s Loft)
Ink: Chocolate Chip (Stampin’ Up)
Other: Regal Rose and Pale Plum reinkers (SU); corner rounder punch (EK Success)

13 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #187”

  1. Perfectly CAS, for sure! I love the coloured background and scripty sentiment, and the Eiffel Tower stamp is perfect for our French theme at Less is More. Thanks so much for playing with us :)

  2. Stunning CAS card – as always! So pleased to see you playing along at AAA Cards Blending Challenge.

  3. Excellent colour blending to make that background for the Eiffel Tower silhouette. So very CAS in design too.
    Louise x

  4. What a terrific card…perfectly CAS! Great way to combine challenges. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  5. Die Farbkombi finde ich sehr schwierig, aber Deine Umsetzung ist super.

  6. This is fantastic CAS. The blending is scrumptious. Great combo of colors. I love everything about it. Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards!

  7. What a fabulous simple design Patricia!
    Just love it!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    “Less is More!
    Moins est Plus!

  8. Fantastic. Such a simple design with maximum impact.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  9. Swooning over your watercolour BG here and a CAS-tastic card with stunning use of the Eiffel Tower stamp.
    Love your take on our French theme and thanks for sharing at Less is More.
    Sarah

  10. PS. Thanks for sharing this beauty at AAA Cards too. x

  11. Awesome – love the gradient behind the tower!

  12. Amazing CAS card! My fav for this challenge 😉 Thank you so much for sharing your card at AAA Cards challenge.

  13. Very CAS, very awesome. Love the watercolour wash and the Eiffel tower is the perfect silhouette to set it off. Liz x

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