Sunday, January 20, 2019

AAA Cards #132 - Up to One Third


Hello! It is time for a new challenge at AAA Cards - Use up to One Third of the card. This challenge is one of my favorites because it makes it really easy to keep to a CAS design.



For my card, I used both the challenge and the optional twist of masking.





I love to read so when I saw this stamp set I knew I wanted it. To start my card, I stamped the bunny in the top corner and the pile of books in the lower corner and colored them in with copics. Then I stamped the sentiment in the middle. In retrospect, I should have waited to stamp the sentiment until after I added my diagonal strip to make sure it was centered. To mask my stamped areas, I fussy cut post it notes to cover my images.

I measured out the sides of my panel into thirds and used masking tape to cover the outer corners so I could blend distress inks over the inside.  Once I finished that, I realized my sentiment was a little off center. There is a really cute little heart stamp in the set so I added a few around the words to fill in some of the empty space. I trimmed down the sides slightly and added it to brown cardstock and then added the whole to a A2 card.

Our sponsor for this challenge is CAS-ual Fridays and they are offering a $25 gift certificate to the winner. I hope you can join us :)

I would like to share this card in:

 
a2z scrapbooking anything goes January challenge 


Thanks so much for stopping by.

12 comments:

  1. Wow Cheryl.. I had to come immediately to tell you what a cool take it is! Love your design and the placement of your cute critters, too.

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  2. Very clever take on the 1/3, love the diagonal approach

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  3. So pretty and creative l just love your creation x

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  4. That's a really creative use of the theme. :)

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  5. Brilliant use of one third, reminds me of a spotlight beam. Fantastic card.

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  6. Beautiful card, Cheryl. I love your clever design. xx

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  7. Oh I love how you did this card!! So creative!!

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  8. Fantastic job of masking. I love the CAS style and to me, it feels like a streak of sunlight opening up reading to the world. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

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  9. How cute is this? I love the way you created a border and popped the bunny on the side! Cute!!!

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  10. Super cute card!! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at a2z.

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  11. ooh lovely coloring the books and love that cute critter
    what a cute and sweet Card you made miss Lady
    many thanks for joining with us at ATSM this time
    hugs
    Monika (DT member)

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  12. Love your third and colorful books, Cheryl. =)

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