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Friday, 26 July 2013

CAS Sketches Goes Art Deco

I liked the look of the design over at this week's CAS(E) this sketch, sort of an art deco feel about it, so I felt inspired to give it a go.

Here's the sketch:




and the card I made using it:




I'd seen the effect of mounting white on white card with foam mount whilst I was blog hopping and thought this was a perfect time to experiment. I think it's a neat, effective idea and I'm surprised it's taken me so long to pick up on it.

Hopefully I'm off to a food fair up in the Peak District later on. But we have a Plan B as a back up in case it turns out to be overly crowded. That's the beauty of the area, you can always find something to do or go see.  Nick will be the chauffeur for the day as I'm currently carless. Turns out that the flickering oil warning light was, as feared, indicative of a serious problem.

However, I've seen a new runabout vehicle, I'm just waiting for paperwork to come through the post and I'll be mobile again. Not that it will be used that often. I really am that user who takes the car out once a week to do the shopping in.

Thanks for popping by :)

Materials Used:
- White Card
- Black & Grey card scraps
- Spellbinders Die
- Hero Arts Sentiment Stamp
- Ranger's Black Archival Ink

12 comments:

Claire said...

Hoping to have a go at this one too - love your blokey card and the monochromatic tones!

alexa said...

Very subtle colours with great style. Hope you find some nice things to nibble or sip!

janelle said...

Yes, very art deco & very cool card.

Tenia Nelson said...

So very cool!! :)

lostinpaper said...

Such a fabulous design, I'm definitely a fan of white on white too!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS(E) this Sketch this week!

Barb Ghig said...

I really like the muted color palette and how you've designed this card! At first glance, I thought it resembled chess pieces...very cool and contemporary design!
Best of luck with your car!

Michele said...

Fab! Very striking design x

Quip1320 said...

This is absolutely stunning! It totally captures the feel of the sketch and I love the color choices. It grabbed my attention right away.

donna mikasa said...

So very cool! Reminds me of artsy chess pieces.

wienerhoneymooners said...

Super awesome card! Love the lines and Yes, the deco feel!

CONGRATS on Being a FAVE!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Hi Paul! How fun to meet you through your Favorites honor from CTS for your stylish card! Congratulations!!

Monika Reeck said...

hi Paul....congrats being Favorite on the Case this Sketch...fabulous card....