Saturday, August 15, 2020

Reminder - August CAS Christmas Challenge

Hello friends!  Just a reminder that there is still time to link up your card for the August CAS Christmas Card Challenge. Susan is hosting this month and she has chosen ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ for our prompt.

Since I only had one stamp set for this prompt and used it for my first card, my sweet friend, Michele stamped these adorable French Hens and popped them in the mail to me...Thanks, Michele! I love that they're sipping a glass of cute :)  I stenciled grass, which you can't see because their bums are too wide and sun rays to add brightness to the design. I was determined to keep this card simple, so I colored the hens with Copic markers, fussy cut them, and added a fun sentiment...and that was it!

My teamies have created some fabulous cards to inspire everyone ~ Come on over to the Challenge Blog to check them out, and play along with us, if you like! You have until the 24th to submit your card!

Thanks so much for stopping by,

Stamps: Sugar Pea Designs - Every day is Christmas (3 hens); MFT - Sweet Holiday Penguins (sentiment)
Stencils: Picket Fence Studio - Layers of Grass; MFT - Radiating Rays
Misc: Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Squeezed Lemonade; Copic Markers; Altenew - Obsidian Black Ink

Monday, August 3, 2020

August CAS Christmas Challenge

Hi there, blog friends! It’s time for the August challenge at CAS Christmas. Our Hostess is Susan and she has chosen ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ for our prompt...also, our fabulous Guest Designer is  Meg from Bits and Pieces. 

I found this really old stamp set in my stash and did a google search for turtle doves...They're mostly grayish/white, but they fan out their tails much like a colorful! No need to add color to this pair since their tails are closed. Anyway, I kept the design very simple with an oval stencil and a few branches, then I stamped the sentiment with dark gray ink.

We hope you’ll stop by the Challenge Blog and check out all the beautiful Christmas cards by our DT and Guest Designer...the challenge ends on the 24th, so you have plenty of time to play along with us. It's a great way to get started on your Christmas cards! 

Thanks so much for stopping by,

Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Christmas Friends; Ellen Hutson - Christmas Scribbles by Julie (branches)
Dies: MFT - Elegant Rectangle STAX
Stencils: MFT - Oval Extraordinaire
Misc: Pretty Pink Posh - Clear Sequins; Altenew Inks - Evening Gray, Lava Rock; Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Salty Ocean