Party Like There’s No Tomorrow

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

And here is my take:

Party Like There's No Tomorrow | by karen h @ carefree creations

This is such a versatile sketch, I wasn’t sure which direction I wanted to go, so I did what I normally do – selected a handful of sets that I thought would work and then asked my daughter to pick one. She loves llama’s so I wasn’t surprised she picked this set.

Making the blanket background was pretty fun. I started by stamping a wide stripe in 6 pale, rainbow colors (letting the blue take 1 1/2 spaces). Then I went back with various shades and adding black lines too. To add the fringe, I put a strip of double-sided tape down, looped some black thread, secured it with tape over top, and then trimmed the ends. Here’s a photo:

The blanket is so colorful that I left the llama bright white to stand out.

I hope you join us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

Thanks for stopping by!

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

Fiesta Like There’s No Manana
Stamps: Llama Love (My Favorite Things – MFT); Bohemian Borders (Stampin’Up-SU); Super Stripes, Plaid Builder (Papertrey Ink – PTI);
Ink: Cotton Candy, Grapesicle, Elf Green, Purple Rain (MFT); Soft Sky (Hero Arts); Crisp Cantaloupe, Island Indigo (SU); old Lemon Tart, Harvest Gold, Green Parakeet, Raspberry Fizz, Bright Buttercup, Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise, New Leaf, Hawaiian Shores, Amethyst Allure, Black (PTI);
Paper: Coral Crush (MFT); White (PTI);
Other: black thread (stash);

6 thoughts on “Party Like There’s No Tomorrow

  1. Love the little “rug” you created. Great tutorial on the fringe! It’s been a pleasure being a guest designer with you all this month.

  2. So clever, Karen!! Love the way you created the rug!! The combination of colors and patterns with your llama is great!

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