Thursday 13 April 2017

Post 141: 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 ! 


  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!

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

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

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

  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!

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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.

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

  17. Beautiful venn diagram and love that sentiment.

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

  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