Measure of Love Measure Up CAS Card CC&S 433

by Joanne James17. August 2021 12:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Bhavya is hosting this month and this week it's a colour challenge: 


I love this colour palette and as soon as I saw it I knew which set I wanted to create with - take a look:


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

My grandmother had an old-fashioned pair of Pool Party-coloured weighing scales with a red needle and I've been itching to ink up my 'Measure of Love' stamp set in memory of her and the many hours we spent having fun in the kitchen together. I added a yellow bowl of red cherries to my scales, coloured and fussy cut them and placed them over my repeated sentiment to complete my card:

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. 

I was having so much fun having made this card, I decided to create another, stepped-up one using the same set, this time adding in green and more black for the brief over at the Paper Craft Crew this week and using the layout over at TGIF Challenges:


Here's my second card:


This time I used a background of buffalo check DSP, that I coloured with my Pool Party ink and a blender brush, added some hearts and cherry stalks to my bowl of cherries and backed this with a circle that I outlined with flowers and added a fussy cut embossed sentiment and cute gingham yellow bow:


So which one do you prefer? Either way, this set makes great cute cards and I'm looking forward to creating more with this set.


As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible.

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


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.
Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (8) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
8/17/2021 12:47:16 PM #

I love them both!  The vintage retro vibe you created takes me back to my grandma's kitchen too!  So sweet!  And look at you, fussy-cutting all those cherries!!  That takes patience!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
8/18/2021 7:50:20 AM #

Love these!  I remember my grandmother having some of those scales as well (hers were white).  We used to have lots of fun weighing out anything we could find in the kitchen!

Julie Peddicord
Julie PeddicordUnited States
8/18/2021 1:51:46 PM #

I LOVE this!  Such a fun and different use of the colors and what wonderful memories.

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
8/19/2021 1:35:56 AM #

They are both SO cute! I love the sentiments that go with this set!

YoonYoung Kim
YoonYoung KimKorea
8/20/2021 2:51:30 PM #

You rock!! This is so fresh and bright!

Jan Musselman
Jan MusselmanUnited States
8/20/2021 4:17:56 PM #

Wow! I totally love both of these card, Joanne! Great use of this weeks color challenge too. Thanks for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week!

VickyUnited Kingdom
8/21/2021 7:51:03 PM #

Oh I just love this set Joanne and you have showcased it beautifully! My CAS heart does of course prefer the first card but they are both gorgeous! Vicky x

Shannon Lorenz-Hatch
Shannon Lorenz-HatchUnited States
8/24/2021 9:29:51 PM #

They are all so retro! I love it. Great job using the colors.

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