Saturday, January 18, 2020

Addicted to CAS Challenge - Frosty


Hi there, blog friends! Today starts a new challenge at Addicted to CAS  ~ Stephanie is our Hostess, and she is challenging everyone to create a card using the Code Word ‘Frosty’.
Our Guest Designer is the super talented Julie Beech 


This little snowman is from a PTI set called 'Button Bits'...I stamped him, colored him with Copics and masked him to add the blue sky...then I stamped a few snowdrifts, added the little button and placed him inside the Peek-a-Boo window :) 

We would love to see how the code word ‘Frosty’ inspires you! If you would like to see inspiration from the Design Team, and play along with us, come on over and check out the ATCAS Blog  ~

Thanks so much for stopping by,






Supplies:
Stamps: PTI - Button Bits
Dies: PTI - Button Bits; MFT - Rectangle Peek-a-Boo Window, Stitched A2                 Rectangle STAX, Skinny Sentiment Strips
Misc: TH - Distress Ink (Peacock Feathers);  SSS - Hot Lips Dye Ink, White Gel Pen; Copiv mstkrtd; PTI - Vintage Button Collection

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

January CAS Stencil Challenge Reminder


Hi there ~ I've created a card to remind everyone that there is still plenty of time to play along with us at the CAS Stencil Challenge. Our Hostess is Nancy and our Guest Designer is Arlene (Sundaystamper Papercrafts). 


I created this card using a brand new stencil from Clarity Stamps and distress inks. I also used one of my favorite stencils...mini cloud edges for the sky. I added a thin black border, stamped the sentiment, and mounted it to a 5 x 7 card base.


We are also celebrating our 1st Birthday as a card challenge and Loll is offering a $25. GC to SSS for the winner and also for a random draw from eligible entries! So, come on over to the CAS Stencil Challenge Blog, get inspired by my teamies and our GD, and join us...challenge closes on the 24th!

Thanks so much for stopping by,






Supplies:
Stamps: PTI - Keep it Simple: Encouragement
Stencils: Clarity Stamps - Ploughed Field; MFT - Mini Cloud Edges
Misc: Altenew - Obsidian Black Ink; Distress Inks - Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Tumbled Glass

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Fusion Card Challenge - 'Winter'


Hi there blog friends ~ It's time for a new challenge at Fusion and this time our prompt is ‘Winter’. Since I have a new stamp that works perfectly for the sketch, I decided to go with that... 



I need a masculine graduation card and thought this color palette would work well. I flipped the sketch 90 degrees, embossed the starburst and sentiment in gold, and added a thin black border over the card base...Extremely CAS :)

Don't forget the best thing about the Fusion Card Challenge is that you can choose between the sketch and the theme/inspiration photo, or both! My teamies have created some beautiful cards to inspire you, so feel free to stop by the challenge blog and play along with us!

Thanks so much for stopping by,







Supplies:
Stamps & Die: MFT - 'Say it in a Starburst' Card Kit
Misc: Versamark Ink; SSS - Ultra Fine Antique Gold Embossing Powder

Saturday, January 4, 2020

CAS Stencil Challenge



Hi there blog friends ~ Happy New Year to all!!!
It’s time for our first challenge of 2020 at CAS Stencil ~.Our Guest Designer is Arlene (Sunday Stamper Papercrafts) and our Hostess for January is Nancy, who has chosen ‘Use a New Stencil’ for our prompt.

My family is incredibly generous, especially at Christmas, so I like to send thank you cards...


I started by sponging the mini Christmas tree stencil with DOX inks, then smothered it with Glimmer Paste to add lots of sparkle and shine. The star was die cut with white glitter cardstock and the sentiment was embossed with silver embossing powder...and that was it!

Also, we are celebrating our first year as a challenge blog and having our 1st Birthday Party!


         To thank everyone for celebrating with us, Loll is offering 2 prizes...
 $25. GC to SSS for the winner and also for a random draw from eligible entries! So, come on over to the CAS Stencil Challenge Blog, get inspired by my teamies and our GD, and join us...challenge closes on the 24th.
             

Thanks so much for stopping by,







Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Keep it Simple: Thank You
Dies: SSS - Clean Line Christmas (star)
Stencils: ARTplorations -Mini Christmas Trees
Misc: Distress Oxide Ink - Cracked Pistachio, Antique Linen; Nuvo Glimmer Paste - Moonstone; Altenew - Antique Silver Embossing Powder

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Addicted to CAS Challenge #174 - Tree


Hi there, blog friends! Today starts a new challenge at Addicted to CAS ~ Ceal is our Hostess, and she is challenging everyone to create a card using the Code Word ‘Tree’.
Our Guest Designer is the super talented Vicky Hayes ~


I think this card is self-explanatory...I used MFT Gold Sparkle cardstock for the scallop oval frame ~

We would love to see how the code word ‘Tree’ inspires you! If you would like to see inspiration from the Design Team and play along with us, come on over and check out the ATCAS Blog ~

Thanks so much for stopping by,







Supplies:
Stamps: MFT - Oh Christmas Tree; PTI - Keep it Simple: Christmas
Dies: MFT - Oh Christmas Tree, Stitched Oval Scallop Edge
Misc: SSS - Ultra Fine Antique Gold Embossing Powder; MFT - Gold Sparkle cardstock; Altenew -Inks: Tim Holtz - Distress Inks; Winsor & Newton Watercolor (White) 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Perfectly CAS!

Hi there, blog friends! I hope all of my U.S. friends had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends! 
There's a new card challenge in blogland, and it's right up my alley ~Perfectly CAS!


I love how they emphasize using one third or less for their criteria and hope I was able to manage it with my design ~


I masked the lower-left corner and blended a few Altenew inks to fade into white, then stamped this sweet little girl, tree, and sentiment. I also added sparkle with my falling snow stencil using glass bead glitter gel. Since this is a 5 x 5.5" card, I'll be creating a custom envelope...

If you love a truly CAS card, check out the Perfectly CAS challenge...Their DT is amazing and I'm looking forward to playing along in the future ~

Thanks so much for stopping by,







Supplies:
Stamps: WPlus9 - Iconic Christmas
Stencil: SSS - Falling Snow
Misc: Altenew Inks: Obsidian Pigment Ink, Iceberg, Eastern Sky, Ultramarine; Faber Castell - Glass Bead Glitter Gel; Post-it Tape - 1"