Hello!  It’s the third Tuesday of the month, which means it’s color challenge time again at CAS Colours & Sketches.

Despite the cheeriness of the colors, I seem to have a hard time working with both Bermuda Bay and Calypso Coral whenever they come up separately in our challenges – so having them together had me puzzled for a while.  I noticed that the current Paper Players challenge is to use birds on a clean and simple card, so I finally decided that the Bermuda Bay and Pool Party could work together to color this bird image I haven’t used yet.  After I stamped the bird on the focal panel, I covered it with a mask and then stenciled blocks in the coral color for a background.  The stamps and the stencil were purchased together as a set.  The blocks should fit the geometric challenge currently going on at AAA Cards.  After I peeled off the mask, I colored the bird with Copics and added in a speech balloon for the sentiment.  I trimmed the bottom corner to mimic the shape of the bird’s body, and mounted the focal panel to a Bermuda Bay card base.

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Now it’s your turn to create a clean and simple styled card using these colors, and share it with us at the CC&S site!  You have until 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Monday, June 25 to link your card.  We hope you’ll join us!

Supplies:
Stamps: THMM108 (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous); A Birdie Told Me (Lawn Fawn)
Cardstock: Bermuda Bay (Stampin’ Up); Pure Luxury Ivory (Gina K. Designs)
Ink: Calypso Coral (SU); Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Other: markers (Copic); corner rounder (EK Success); THMM108 stencil (Tim Holtz); sponge dauber

11 Responses to “CAS Colours & Sketches #277”

  1. Love how’ve colored the bird with these colours, Patricia! Wonderful inspiration and perfect for the challenges.

  2. Wonderful use of those three colours, think they’re quite tricky! Love your squares in the background too. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

  3. I love your coloring on the bird, great take on the colors.

  4. Tricky, but you did great! Love the stenciling behind the bird.

  5. Super card, I love the bird beautifully coloured. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards

  6. I haven’t seen one of these birds for a while Patricia – a great CAS card and I love the tencilled panel just behind the bird, really grounds him and makes him stand out. Thanks for sharing your creation with us over at The Paper Players this week!

  7. I’m still crazy over those Tim Holtz Bird Crazy stamps! Love your coloring and the stenciled background to ground the crazy bird. CAS perfection (as always)! Thanks for playing along over at The Paper Players this week!

  8. Patricia, I love your stenciled panel. It makes your bird pop off the card! I have always loved this stamp! CAS perfection! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  9. Fabulous way to create a background. Fun geometric shape too. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie

  10. This is one adorable little bird…a great background ( and great way to incorporate that color), and so fun for the Players challenge too!

  11. Loving the stencilling and these birds are so fun and quirky! He looks FAB in the colours of the challenge. Hugs Bev x

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