Happy Winter

It is time for another CAS Colours & Sketches challenge. Check out the latest challenge:


And here is my take:

Abstract Snowman | by karen @ carefree creations

Lately I have been inspired by abstract-type art, where the subject is implied by color and small accents. [Like this one and this one.]

I decided this sketch lended itself to that style quite well. I had lots of ideas, but settled on a snowman. I had to add the branch arm though, because without it I kept seeing sweater (which honestly I still sorta do, and now you do too ;).

The buttons make this too bulky to mail, but I liked ’em too much not to use ’em.

I hope you join us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

Thanks for stopping by!

A Little About the Challenge: This weekly challenge is posted on Thursday, and alternates between color and sketch (if there is a 5th week in the month you get the double dose of color & sketch).

happy winter
Stamps: Winter Snow Globe (Papertrey Ink – PTI);
Ink: Smokey Shadow (PTI);
Paper: White, Spring Rain (PTI); Baked Brown Sugar (Stampin’Up);
Other: Smokey Shadow buttons (PTI); Twigs & Berries die (Memory Box);

4 thoughts on “Happy Winter

  1. Love how you were inspired Karen and thank you for sharing the links. A fun, quirky card which uses the sketch perfectly. Hugs Bev x

  2. Interesting! Not heard of this abstract style before, but having followed the links I so see where you’re coming from. And it’s definitely the snowman I’m getting.

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