Clean and Simple Sweetest Cherries CCS501

by Joanne James3. January 2023 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for our first challenge of the new year over at CAS Colours & Sketches. We are changing things up in 2023: we are welcoming a new trio of designers to our permanent team - waves to Lucy, Rachel and Sue - and whilst we will keep our format of colour, sketch and double challenges, our challenges are moving from a weekly to a fortnightly schedule, so even more time for you to participate! The super-talented Michal is hosting the month of January and our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


For my card today I decided to leave behind the excesses of the festive season and start the year with some fresh fruit - take a look:


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

This week's colours reminded me of morello cherries, so I grabbed my 'Sweetest Cherries' stamp set from the annual catalogue and stamped a pair of juicy fruits, blending my colours on the stamp with a sponge dauber before stamping, then fussy cut them, along with the word 'sweet' which I stamped in Blackberry Bliss, and added these with dimensionals to a white card base trimmed with a piece of Cherry Cobbler designer paper from the Regals pack.


I stamped the first part of the sentiment directly onto the card base, and finished the sentiment on the inside with another cherry to decorate:


A great #simplestamping project to get you started with your new year crafting - and one of your '5 a day' too! I'm also linking today's project up over at TGIF Challenges where they are 'keeping it simple'.

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. 

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.

Comments (2) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
1/3/2023 9:56:59 PM #

Love this Joanne - they look good enough to eat!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/9/2023 9:21:52 PM #

Love the ink blending -it gives extra life to the fruit and leaves. The cherries look as though they've had some extra shine added to them as well. Lovely design.

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