Hello friends!! Tuesday is here and that means time for a new CASology challenge!! YAY!!! Yet, again, I was completely blown away by the creativity to be found in last week's challenge! There were so many clever takes on the cue word that time after time I found myself saying "doh! why didn't I think of that????" I know this week is going to be just as creative!! The cue word for this week is "fairytale" and all the details can be found here. Our guest designer this week is none other than the super creative (as well as hiliariously funny... check out her blog!) Darnell!!
Once, again, I had a hard time with this cue word trying to figure out the direction I wanted to go in with the cue word. So I hopped on the Google train and looked up some fairytales and found a couple of fairytales that I thought would work with my stamp collection. But honestly, I just couldn't come up with any good card ideas. Finally on Friday (as I was making a card for a completely different challenge) I remembered a fairytale that I had read as a child called Snow White and Rose Red (the fairytale can be found here if you want to read it). Yay!! I had an idea. Some of you have seen a version of my card on my blog before, but hey... if it ain't broke, don't fix it is what I say. The card base and the jumbo fishtail banner are PTI's Rustic White and the rose was made from SU!'s Cherry Cobbler using the My Favorite Thing Mini Hybrid Heirloom dies. The images (from the SU! set Vintage Fresh & PTI's Pretty Peonies) were stamped using Cherry Cobbler ink, but stamped in different intensities to provide a bit of contrast. When using a bold color on a CAS design I sometimes like to vary the intensity so that there is that contrast.
Thanks for stopping by.... make sure you check out the cards from the rest of the design team: Melissa, Tracey, Jen, Ardyth, Judy, Maureen, Meghan and this week's guest designer, Darnell. Can't wait to see what you come up with using this week's cue word!
Supplies: Cardstock: PTI Rustic White, SU! Cherry Cobbler; Stamps: PTI and Stampin Up!; Ink: Stampin Up!; Dies: My Favorite Things Jumbo Fishtail Flag Stax and Hybrid Heirloom Rose die