Tuesday, 30 September 2014

CASology 115 - Chocolate


This week's CASology Cue Card is Chocolate!



I decided to use only a chocolatey colour for my card (I guess the cake might be chocolate, too!). I used a Stampin' Up birthday set and left the image un-coloured. This results in a card that has a very airy feel because the white space 'shows through'!

I have started something new for popping up my image panel. I find that my foam tape 'shows' through (a bit like joists sometimes showing through a white ceiling). So I figured I would open my ever-expanding white scrap drawer and just layer the front panel with 2 or 3 squares of cardstock slightly smaller than the top panel. It really isn't much heavier than it would have been if I'd used the foam tape, but the look is better (in my humble opinion!) and it's using up scraps!

And now it's your turn - I can't wait to see your sweet creations!


21 comments:

Lynn said...

Love the idea of how you are adding more dimension. And the air does shine through.

Meghan said...

The colour, the sentiment, the simplicity....perfect!

very_inky_fingers said...

The cake is definitely chocolate with white frosting and some dark chocolate scroll frosting in the edge. Mmm! Love this card.

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Very chic and tasty! And thanks for the tip on using paper to get the dimension.

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Shelly said...

Super sweet card!!! Love it!

Bobby said...

The outline image is great for a CAS card. Just your style.

Joyce said...

Great tip about the outlined stamp. It opens up possibilities for me because I often don't use my open stamps because I'm too lazy to color. Love the chocolaty look of this card.

Anita in France said...

Yep, it's a light, airy and calorie free chocolate cake ... in a real chocolate box ... oh the indulgence! Fabulous, Ardyth, so perfectly CAS! Anita :)

Sheila H said...

What a cool way to showcase your cake, Ardyth!

Diane said...

Love it, what a yummy design.

Hugs diane

Kim Heggins said...

Wonderful card...love the cake stamped in chocolate.

wienerhoneymooners said...

I love it when I see stamp in colored, this one is perfect for it!!! Super Ardyth, I always enjoy your creativity!!

Brenda said...

What a fun birthday card Ardyth! I am loving the chocolate and white together. It sure gets one in the mood for some chocolate cake! lol Hugs, Brenda

Geri said...

Oh you clever girl! This is a brilliant idea! The foam tape does show through, especially when using a lighht box!

Definitely airy! Great choice of sentiments as 'birthday' seems to have that same 'airy' feel!

Now I want a chocolate...so I'm off to the crisper to search for some chocolate chips!

hazelspaperdesigns said...

I like 'aired'. It looks great, and that thick chocolatey border is fabulous!

Monika Reeck said...

lovely white space and the color chocolate on the sentiment cake and the card under the white paper...I love your CAS card Ardyth...see you soon maybe on my chocolate card dear Ardyth..big hugs, Monika

Judy1223 said...

Ardyth, I do love the chocolate border and uncolored cake image...very CAS and airy. I also love the tip re: layers of card stock, very clever!

Jen W. said...

Love the chocolatey colour and uncolored cake - CAS perfection and also good for a guy. Clever idea with cardstock scraps versus foam tape. I like that this allows for varying heights on the popped up panel.

Gillian R said...

A perfect CAS card Ardyth