Thursday, November 17, 2016

Birthday Celebration! Challenge #200 - Colours

Hooray hooray - we're celebrating our birthday!!!  CAS Colours & Sketches has been going strong for four years now, and we have a milestone 200th challenge to mark the occasion!  This week it's a colour challenge for you, inspired by the colors in our blog header:

You may use any companies' products for your cards as long as you use at least three shades of blue. You may also use white, ivory, kraft, or black for your card base and layers, for image outlines, or for sentiments. However, in order to be considered for our weekly winners, you must not use any other colours. 

Our awesome design team has created the following cards to inspire you:


Guest Designer - Joyce

It wouldn't be much of a birthday celebration without some presents, right?  This time, the gifts are for our challenge participants!  Our challenge blog's success is due to those of you who join in our challenges, and we want to show our appreciation by giving away a few prizes. FOUR lucky winners will be chosen at random from our participants in this week's challenge, and each of them will receive one of the following:

An in-stock stamp set of the winner's choice from Uniko 

Uniko Ltd is a small family run business based in the United Kingdom. Uniko specialises in high quality, clear photopolymer stamps, which are designed specifically for stampers by an avid stamper. 

A $15 USD gift certificate from STAMPlorations

California-based STAMPlorations™ offers clear stamps, stencils, thin metal dies, and coloring pages for stampers, card makers, scrapbookers, mixed media artists, and all other kinds of crafters.

one of two $10 USD gift certificates from Lawn Fawn

Lawn Fawn

Lawn Fawn is a small company from Southern California that specializes in crafting products (clear stamps, dies, paper & more) that are fun and lively. They are providing two gift certificates in the amount of $10 each. 

Thank you so much to these generous companies!  We hope you'll check out their websites and thank them for their support of our challenge blog.  

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, we'll be announcing our Weekly Winners for this challenge as usual on Monday, November 28, and we'll announce the Birthday Celebration prizes on Wednesday, November 30.

Our challenge requirements are listed in the Challenge Rules tab.  Please read them carefully before linking your card.  Happy crafting!

Challenge End Time:  6:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. time/11:00 p.m. London U.K. time Wednesday, November 23, 2016


  1. congratulations on the 200th challenge, well done ladies!

  2. Wow. Blues hé? I think I know something cute. A card for a little boy. Woezel & Pip. Two pups who are friends. Populair here in the Netherlands and I gues Belgium as well... Need to make one for my nephew who turns one in January.

  3. Happy 200th challenge! What an amazing milestone!!! Looking forward to the next 200! You rock!

  4. Congratulations on your 200th challenge and what a fabulous colour scheme you've picked! As always, you guys have produced gorgeous cards!

  5. Well done on reaching 200 Challenges. Congrats and Happy birthday all. Loving all the inspiration from the DT - simply wonderful designs and blues are my favourites so had to play along!


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