Tuesday, September 12, 2017

CAS Colours & Sketches #240 - Sketch Challenge

The idea for this card came to me as I was trying to fall asleep - trying is the operative word!  My granddaughter just passed out of her high level blue belt in Tae-Kwon-Do, so I wanted to make a card to celebrate her achievement.  Somehow combining Fiona's sketch for this week's CAS Colours and Sketches Challenge  using die cut words popped into my head.  I used Copics to create an ombre effect on paper with blue markers and then popped my dies on top of my hand-colored paper.  The design seemed to need a little more pizzaz, so I added the sequins. She'll appreciate the sparkle!

Hope you will take a peek at the other CC&S DT cards HERE and then join us in the gallery this week!

Challenges Entered:
Cards In Envy - 9/4 - Cheers to You!
Dragonfly Journeys #100 - True Blue
Crafty Friends Challenge #66 - Use Dies or Punches
Happy Little Stampers September - AG with Dies

13 comments:

  1. This is a really nice idea with the words and I love the blue and white!

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  2. The blue and white combo is so clean looking and I love the ombre sentiments! My DGS just received his blue belt...hmmmm...I may have to CASE this one! Thanks for sharing over at Cards in Envy!

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  3. This blue card is perfect for your granddaughter who just got her blue belt! I love the sayings! Its perfect for our challenge at Cards in Envy. Thanks so much for joining us.

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  4. LOVE your take on the sketch and your ombre of blues - FAB! Hugs Bev x

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  5. Beautiful CAS card, I love the blues. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Friends, we hope to see you back again.

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  6. very fun card - love the ombre blue for your sentiments
    thanks for joining us at HLS
    Barb Housner (DT)

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  7. Hi Cathy,

    Such a fun and perfect card for a celebration! Thanks so much for joining my 100th True Blue Blog Challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  8. Awesome use of the sketch, Cathy! Love the gradient on the words as well - nice touch!

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  9. I love how you used the words for this sketch, very creative.

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  10. Love this! So fun for celebrations! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

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  11. ohhhh love the colors for this one!!! Thanks for playing with Cards in Envy!!!!

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  12. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog… good luck in the draw and please join us next time.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment. I appreciate each and every one of them. Cathy