Thursday, May 5, 2016


Hello All,

For today I will playing with CASE this Sketch, Less is More and CASology. Here is my card for today, Enjoy!

I used designer paper road map for the background. Used white
lightly textured cardstock for the foreground.
A monochromatic design.
Left: Masked the area where the other white should be located (lower right). 
Then sponged with Vintage Photo to create a visual line. Added to the 'travel' sentiment with 'Life Imagined' sentiment. Stamped the globe for some visual interest.
Right: Decided to leave the edges hanging over the card. Meaning there aren't any limits when you are 'off' the map. 

      "Less is More"

Oh how I would love to travel today! Our home's plumbing system backed up last night for no apparent reason! I went to the basement and was greeted with an inch of water on our cement floor.. Luckily, it didn't flow into the finished side of the basement. Phew.. I guess in times like these it is good to look at the bright side of things. My husband and I are waiting for the plumber and he should be here in a few so I should scoot off.

Thank you so much for joining me yet again at TheGrandStampede. I do appreciate your visits and comments if you feel so inclined. Take care all and by the next post all will good.. 

All the best,


Mac Mable said...

Oh this is a good one...Absolutely love the idea of leaving one of the quarters without the white textured card and then using inks and stamps instead, really inspirational. Such a clean and clever card....pinning this one! Love it!!! x

Hannelie said...

I LOVE the monochromatic look and the use of negative space!
Thanks for joining CASology and CTS this week!

Darnell said...

What a clever girl you are, Shawna! This card is a wonderful take on the two challenge briefs! You might also link up with Less Is More! Hugs, Darnell

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, what a wonderful masculine card! Great take on the sketch!

Esther said...

So creative! I love the restricted colours (very effective) and travel theme. Fab!

Sid said...

Shawna I am loving your fab design ! I have also become your latest blog follower !

Sherrie M. said...

Clever take on all the challenges Shawna! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week.

Diane said...

Great your "off the map" idea :-)

Chrissie said...

This is simply fabulous, I love your design and great use of the sketch!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Petra Swart said...

Oh, so brilliantly done, Shawna!!!! Love the creams and browns and how you've got the white going over the edges!!!! What a great masculine card, my friend!!!!

Ardyth said...

Fantastic combination of these challenges - love the map peeking through! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

Anne said...

Ooh this is fab Shawna - what a perfect masculine card, love the colour, the layout is perfect with your map DP too.
Thanks so much for joining us
"Less is More"

Sharon Traynor Designs said...

Super card! Such a funky design and your designer paper is the perfect match for it.
Thanks so much for joining us,
Sharon xx
"Less is More"

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Great angled design. So happy you played the CASology Challenge this week.

BożenA said...

I love your men's card! I do not know how you do it, but with the ease of creating them! And they are always so beautiful. For me the card for a man to acquire Mount Everest

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