Thursday, 13 April 2017

CAS card: Stronger

Hi friends :) 


Thanks a bunch for visiting me here today! I hope you are having a pleasant week so far. The weather in my part of the world is super hot, so one does feel depleted of energy quite a bit! Staying indoors, crafty time and cold drinks/ice-creams are the silver lining for me when it comes to summers :) 

Today, I'd like to share a clean and simple card with the mathematical theme of     
"venn diagram". I have used the colors of spring- (blue, green and pink) because I just adore these colors :) 

Synopsis of the process:

The rectangular wonky stitched die cut was cut out of water color paper and in order to make the 3 circle venn diagram, I used 2 sizes of the circles in the christmas trees stencil. I traced the circles with a pencil and then colored them with zig markers. Since it is very difficult to prevent the color from moving out of the circle lines, I let it bleed out and with the help of an aqua brush accentuated it to create a colorful wash outside the circles. (I think it turned out to be a happy accident because the color bleeding out gives it an artsy look which seems to be all the rage nowadays :) ). Within the circles I wanted the color to be darker on the circumference and lighter as it went in to create a pastel look so I used an aqua brush to move the color. In the merging areas between the 2 circles, I mixed and "blended" the colors and painted the small areas. So pink + green yielded a brownish hue, pink +blue yielded a purplish hue and green+blue yielded a sea green hue. The central point was left uncolored. The sentiment was stamped from the Stamplorations fond expressions 2 stamp set. Few circles/little bubble accents were stamped using the altenew floral frame stamp. The black strip on the right is created by painting with a black camlin brush marker. In the end the die cut was adhered to the cardbase with Tombow mono multi glue. I cut the card front slightly smaller than the card base to visually create the vertical white line on the extreme right. 

List of Supplies:

ARTplorations Stencil- Christmas Trees 
Stamplorations Stamp- Fond Expressions 2 - Shery Russ Designs
Altenew Floral Frame stamp
Stamplorations Crazy Double Running stitch Rectangle Die
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
Aqua Brush
Canson Watercolor paper
Ranger's Archival Inkpads- Jet black, manganese blue and emerald green
Distress Inkpad- Picked Raspberry
Iris cardstock 250 gsm
Camlin brush markers
Tombow mono multi glue. 

Here is a picture of the card:


I am playing along with the following challenges:


Cutplorations April Challenge (I was inspired by the circular shapes and blue and green colors)





Simon Says Wednesday Challenge-Spring Color Inspiration (I have included blue, green and pink here) 

HLS April CAS Challenge (I have blended watercolors here)



Thanks for your time :) Love reading your comments.
Stay Blessed ! 

20 comments:

  1. Not being a fan of maths, I'm amazed that you've made a card being inspired by it lol. Who would have thought a venn diagram would make such brilliant inspiration?! Looks amazing!

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  2. Awesome card!Thanks for playing along with us at the HLS Water color Challenge.

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  3. Lovely CAS card, truly elegant! Thanks for playing along at Craftsneed and goodluck:)!

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  4. Wow,Awesome card...Thanks for sharing with us at Craftneed CAS Challenge,Goodluck,Anushree(DT)

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  5. That's the prettiest Venn diagram I've ever seen and I love how you used it for this challenge! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  6. Whoa, that is cool! Beautiful watercolored Venn diagram (I agree with Jen, prettiest I've ever seen!) and the STAMPlorations sentiment goes perfectly! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  7. Fabulous card, the diagram is intriguing and such a brilliant sentiment.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  8. Amazing take on our inspiration photo, Preeti. Absolutely love it! Thanks so much for playing along at the CUTplorations Challenge. Good Luck! ☺

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  9. Great colors that blend beautifully. This is a great CAS project.
    Thank you for joining our challenge in HLS.
    Regards,
    BożenA DT HLS

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  10. wow such a beautiful card... Thanks for joining craftsneed challenge.. Good luck
    - Afreen , DT

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  11. Geometric stuff always appeals to me! Great cards, Preeti!

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  12. Beautiful unique card! Thank you for joining the Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge.

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  13. Who'd have thought a Venn diagram would make such a fabulous card? Love the watercolouring. Thanks for playing along at CUTplorations :)

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  14. Fabulous card! Love the white inside and the colorful wash outside the circles :)

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  15. Hi Preeti
    Sorry to be late commenting here, what an awesome design! Who'd have thought Venn diagrams could be so inspiring :). Your blending is superb, love the layout, so CAS and so stylish. Absolute stunner of a creation.
    Thanks so much for joining our CAS blend challenge at Happy Little Stampers and do hope you'll join us again in May.

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  16. This looks so cool. Thanks for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS challenge xx

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  17. Beautiful venn diagram and love that sentiment.

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  18. What a lovely design. Thank you for sharing withCUTplorations

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  19. GORGEOUS!!!! Love your take on Venn's Diagram, colors, design of your card... LOVE!!! :o) Thank you so much for joining I Love Match Challenge #5 and your support. Big hugs! xx

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