Well Written In Colour Circles Birthday Wishes CCS 415

by Joanne James13. April 2021 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. This week's challenge is a sketch challenge and Wei has asked that we create something with the following layout:


 Feel free to flip or rotate the sketch when making your card. For my card today I wanted to showcase one of my most favourite retiring circles of all time, one of the circles from the Stitched Shapes Dies (unfortunately already out of stock and discontinued by the time you read this):


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I chose to feature Magenta Madness as the colour with my black and white colour combo today for the current challenge over at Color Dare, but this card would work paired with any colour. I cut a partial circle from the front of my card and infilled it with a piece of window sheet, and added a stitched circle to the acetate panel. I added a sheet of In-Colour DSP with a circle pattern to the inside of my card so that a small portion of it could be seen through my cardfront. Whilst the outside of my card has plenty of white space, inside there's not so much! Wondering what I did with the piece of cardstock I removed to accommodate my window sheet? I flipped it and adhered it to the inside of my card to write my greeting:


 Waste not, want not and all that! I added a stacked birthday diecut from the retiring Well Written dies along with a stamped greeting from 'A Wish For Everything' to complete the front of my card:


Super simple but I really like it! What do you think? Do leave me a comment below - I would love to hear your thoughts!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (10) -

VickyUnited Kingdom
4/13/2021 5:35:24 PM #

I thought this was a brilliant design when I first saw it Joanne but now I see that you've been up to all sorts of genius trickery! It's just gorgeous, especially in these rich colours! Vicky x

Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
4/14/2021 4:52:37 AM #

Joanne, this is a wonderful take on the sketch with the window feature showing off the pretty patterned paper inside! Amazing design details, I totally love this!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/14/2021 11:10:08 AM #

This is definitely a COOL card...I wondered how you made that sentiment and circle "float"!  Creative!

Jenny Martin
Jenny MartinAustralia
4/14/2021 11:14:06 AM #

Beautiful card - inside and out! Very clever design!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/14/2021 9:15:30 PM #

Love the pink on this card - its so vibrant

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/15/2021 7:10:19 AM #

What a perfect interpretation of this sketch! I love it... in fact, I don't think I can better it, so will just watch this week. Smile

Alyson Mayo
Alyson MayoCanada
4/15/2021 5:30:54 PM #

Love the simplicity of this card - the bold pink is terrific! Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Smile

Catherine Nowak
Catherine NowakUnited States
4/16/2021 3:22:30 AM #

What a fun card! Love the pink! Thank you for playing with us at Color Dare!

Susan Renshaw
Susan RenshawAustralia
4/23/2021 1:37:00 AM #

Oh - I like this! Very clever!
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Stephanie Capelli
Stephanie CapelliUnited States
4/28/2021 3:16:50 PM #

Cute and simple! Thanks for sharing with Color Dare!

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