Greetings!  It’s time for another color challenge at CAS Colours & Sketches.

I hadn’t used this floral image for a while, and I thought it would work well with the challenge colors.  I stamped off the different layers of the bloom to get the various shades of purple.  The sentiment is stamped with the full strength color.  For the subtle background shown in the sketch, I decided to splatter some yellow ink.  Putting the panel on a yellow card base helps to highlight that color.  I’ve combined the color challenge with the most recent layout from CAS(E) this Sketch!  However, because of the orientation of the flower, it looked better to use the mirror image of the sketch.


CC&S color217-001

Be sure to check out what the rest of the CC&S Design Team and our April guest designer have done with these colors!  Then share your own card with us by linking it to the challenge post by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, April 10.  We’d love to have you join us!  Thanks for stopping by today.

Stamps: Lotus Blossom (Stampin’ Up); Everyday Messages (Stampendous)
Cardstock: So Saffron (SU); Pure Luxury White (Gina K. Designs)
Ink: So Saffron, Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz (SU)
Other: So Saffron reinker (SU)

9 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #217”

  1. So pretty, Patricia. Love the yellow paper, the wisteria flower, and that PERFECTLY placed sentiment!! Hugs, Cathy

  2. That flower really makes a great focal point.

  3. Yes definitely works for me and I’m totally smitten by the bloom in this colour way.

  4. This is so very pretty – the flower is so soft and elegant looking!

  5. Pretty take on the colors and sketch challenges. I even own both of these stamps! Thanks for the idea!

  6. Beautiful card! Love that gorgeous flower.

  7. Beautiful use of the colours and perfect stamping off of the purple to achieve beautiful depth on the flower, very inspiring. Hugs Bev x

  8. Lovely delicate bloom – works really well with the colour scheme x

  9. Love that old stamp set. The flower looks fabulous stamped in Wisteria Wonder.

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