Friday, November 22, 2013

Challenge Cards

Hello everyone!

I have a few CAS cards to share today for 2 challenges. The first one is for Week 71 at CASology  ~ Our cue card this week is ‘Bell’

I was so happy to use the bell die from Avery Elle, since I won this stamp and die set from JJ Bolton during a blog hop a few months ago. So, I die cut it with my silver glitter paper and added the mini bow with red patterned paper. I also used a sentiment from the same set, and embossed the front panel with my largest Lil' Inkers stitched mats die.


For my next card, I used Karolyn Loncon’s sketch for this week’s challenge at CAS(E) This Sketch.

For my 2nd card, I used a chocolate brown card base, and added a white panel with a dark brown sentiment (looks much darker IRL). Once again, I used Avery Elle’s 'Fill in the Blank’ dies for the word with wood veneer paper, then placed the alphas with cranberry cardstock. Lastly, I inked the leaf die to create a gradient of autumn colors and finished the card off with some of my gold sequins!




I hope everyone has a great weekend...Thanks so much for stopping by!
Barb



Peace, Love & Joy
Stamps: Avery Elle - Fill in the Blank
Ink: Memento Luxe - Love Letter
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - Stamper’s Select White; Recollections - Silver Glitter Paper
Patterned Paper: Papertrey Ink - Bitty Box Basics
Dies: Avery Elle - Fill in the Blank; Mama Elephant - Mini Bow; Lil' Inkers - Stitched Rectangle Mats

Let Us Give Thanks
Stamps: Avery Elle - Fill in the Blank
Ink: Hero Arts Shadow Inks - Cup O’ Joe, Butter Bar, Orange Soda; Tim Holtz - Festive Berries
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - Stamper’s Select White, Chocolate Brown; Simon Says Stamp - Cherry Wood Veneer Paper; Gina K. Designs - Cranberry Tart
Sequins: Kelly Purkey for SSS - Satin Gold
Pen: Wink of Stella - Clear

23 comments:

donna mikasa said...

I was so happy to see you as the winner of some AE goodies! Love your cards--especially those silver bells!

Dawn Turley said...

awesome cards Barb.

joy said...

Beautiful cards, Barb! I love that bell die - looks so nice with the greeting.

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

So pretty! Barb, please email me your information so I can get your prize from Caring Hearts blog hop to you. Thanks.

Leigh Penner said...

Lovely cards! I especially love the second one that you made with the CTS sketch--it's wonderful!

Rosemary said...

beautiful clean and simple card, barb!! those little bells are so cute!! thanks so much for playing along with CASology!

KayM said...

Oh beautiful beautiful CAS cards Barb! I adore the little silver bells and the Thanks with the tiny leaf is just wonderful!! So pretty!!

Cathy Weber said...

How neat that you won that stamp set...you really know how to use it! I love it with the stitched rectangle...loving that red bow!

Cat Craig said...

Barb, the bells are wonderful, the die cut piece adds a nice touch of dimension. Wonderful inking on your second card.

Jean said...

Both are wonderful - I'm a big fan of the silver bells. They're perfect for the holidays!

Kim Hall said...

Two fabulous cards Barb, the bell card is just adorable, great take on the challenge, clean and simple!

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous CAS cards.
luv
Debby

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Love the clean design on your CASology card - that grouping of bells adds the perfect amount of texture and shine! Thanks for playing along with us at CASology this week!

Gillian R said...

Lovely cards, you little bunch of bells are very sweet. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

Judy1223 said...

Hi Barb! Congrats on your win, what a great way to use it! I love those silver bells, such a pretty layout! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

mypapercraftworld said...

Love those glisten-y bells and that sweet bow, Barb ... great use of your amazing win! Your word card is a real stunner ... fab wood veneer and I love the inking on that little leaf! Anita :)

Sarah Gray said...

Your die cut bells are perfect for the CASology challenge - I ran out of time to join in this week:( Your take on the sketch is fab too - love the wood veneer!

Melissa said...

Barb, that trio of sparkling bells is so perfectly arranged! You've made layers work so well on your CAS card!!! I love the simplicity of your thank you card too! :)
Thanks so much for joining us at CASology!

Joni nina Andaya said...

Simply Beautiful Barb! Love the die cut bells :)

Virginia L. said...

This is truly lovely! I really like the Thanksgiving theme that you did! And happy Thanksgiving to you, Barb!

Darnell J Knauss said...

This is CAS at it's best, Barb!! Congratulations on the well-deserved HM from CASology!! Hugs, Darnell

donna mikasa said...

Yay, Barb! Congrats on your HM shout out at CASology!!

Betty J. said...

What a beautiful card and I love your spot of gold sequins. Thanks for playing along with us in the CAS(E) this sketch! challenge and hope to see you again.