Saturday, 4 November 2017

The Flower Challenge #14 - CAS

November already and so it's time for our new challenge over at The Flower Challenge and this week we want to see your clean and simple projects. We had a fabulous response to our birthday celebrations so make sure you check if you were a winner.
I used the Rare Earth Sweet Pea stamp set for my card. It's designed to give a watercolour effect and has several layers to stamp. I simply coloured the stamps with my distress markers, spritzed them with water and then stamped them on some watercolour card. There were a couple of empty areas in the flowers and so I scribbled my distress marker on my acrylic block and picked it up with a wet paintbrush to infill the gaps. I stamped the name of the flower in black memento. To finish, I trimmed it down to fit on a 6x4 card blank and added a pink mat. Simples! 
I can't wait to see your CAS entries, just remember to use a floral image as the focus of your card.

23 comments:

  1. Oh, how pretty! What a beautiful watercolor look with such a lovely stamp. I so admire CAS, but it's hard to do sometimes. You aced it!

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  2. Hi Cara, got your message and I've sent you one back. I must have a go with this watercolour technique, really like it. Happy creative weekend, Angela xXx

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  3. Lovely delicate flower and gorgeous colour choice, super CAS card.

    Kath x

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  4. Soooo pretty, love the colouring effect on your flowers :)

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  5. Hi Cara, a beautiful stamp and lovely card, love the scent of sweet peas, have a wonderful week... Megan

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  6. Very pretty lilac Sweet PEas. This is a lovely card!

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  7. Gorgeous card Cara....love the pretty image....Joolsx

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  8. so elegant and pretty Cara...lovely card.
    xx Karen

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  9. Hi Cara,
    such a very stunning card and your stamping and colouring are ace.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  10. Hi Cara
    Wow! This is stunning.
    Beautifully stamped and coloured.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  11. Hi Cara, how beautiful, I love the delicate floral image and your pretty colours, Kate x

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  12. This is beautiful Cara! Your flower image is amazing! I love the colour palette, soft pastels work so well for such a delicate flower image, and the watercolour style is completely dreamy! Very stunning! hugs :)

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  13. What a beautiful sweet pea Cara! I love the effect of the watercolour. Reminds me of my granny's garden. She always grew sweet peas. Beautifully CAS. xx

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  14. Love the colors of your beautiful flowers, beautiful watercolor look on this sweet peas.
    Hugs,
    Maria.

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  15. What an incredibly pretty card Cara - such beautiful soft colours - really reminds me of summer! x

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  16. So beautiful and Sweet Pea's remind me of my Nana, she used to grow them when I was a child. Cx

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  17. This really is a pretty card Cara and the colours are lovely. Barbxx

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  18. Gorgeous card, love the image :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  19. Love the loose watercolor look! Very artistic! Pretty CAS card, Cara!!!

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  20. Gorgeous CAS card Cara and I adore that sweet pea flower too ;) hugs Viv xx

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  21. That's a very classy card showing casing the beautiful stamp absolutely perfectly Cara. Oh dear that reminds me I need to get some Distress pens too lol! Karen x

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