Friday, September 22, 2017

CAS on Friday - Dies

Can't believe it is already half way through September.  I gotta start working on some Christmas cards...but first, we have another challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this challenge is to use a Die on your card.  Lots of opportunity with this theme.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

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Here's my take on the challenge...




This was a take on a card that I made awhile back...that one was for Valentine's Day and this is for a friend who has been a bit under the weather.

My friend loves pink and glitter so I added a bit of sparkle to this card. The sentiment and images are from Lawn Fawn.  I used copic markers to add the color and Wink of Stella for the sparkle!



Here's a close up of the image.  As you can see I added some dimension by adding a bit of foam tape to the die cut image.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Addicted to CAS - Florals


Another beautiful day, with lots of opportunity to play outside...my favorite kinda day!

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We have another challenge starting over at Addicted to CAS!  Our theme for this week is Florals.  Always a fun challenge.

I love this modern floral set from Simon Say Stamps and have been using it quite a bit lately.






This was a quick and easy card.  I started by stamping my colored flowers, then adding the black outlines.  Super quick and easy!





Here is a bit of a close up of the card. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Less is More - Take Flight


Finally the heatwaves are over and we are settling into some nice tennis playing weather!  Another week of social tennis and some fun dining with friends!

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We have another challenge starting over a Less is More!  Our challenge for this week is Take Flight.  I had several ideas for this one, but in the end, I decided to go with this card.  Here's my take on the challenge...




This was a fun card to make...lots of coloring which I like.  I stamped the main image and colored it with Copic Markers.  I then added the sentiment.  I felt a bit too empty so I added the skyline on the bottom. Super fun to make!

















Here's a close up of the card.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!














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Saturday, September 9, 2017

One Layer Card - Coloring

Wow, can't believe it is already September.  This year is flying by....

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We have another challenge over at Less is More and our theme for this challenge is a One Layer Card and Coloring.  You can use markers, colored pencils or any coloring medium.  Here's my take on the challenge, looking forward to seeing what you come up with!




I found this cute little stamp and just love it.  This is the perfect birthday card for one of my friends!  I used copic markers to color this sweet beauty.

After stamping the sentiment, I added a few little stars for some shimmer!




Here's a close up of the card. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Friday, September 8, 2017

CAS on Friday - Color Me Pretty

The heat wave is slowly receding.  I'm looking forward a bit more normal September weather!

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We have another challenge starting today over at CAS on Friday.  The theme for this challenge is Color Me Pretty.  You can use markers, colored pencils or another other coloring medium you can think of.  Here's my take on the challenge.



I used this stamp from Art Impressions.  I just love this sassy lady...she is so funny!

I colored her using copic markers. Stamped my sentiment and used the inlaid die technique to add to the card for more easy mailing.

I thought it needed a bit something extra, so I added my little stars....yup, been adding those quite a bit!














Here's a close up of the card!  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Addicted to CAS - Apples


For all of my US friends...welcome to the long weekend. Hope everyone has some fun plans!

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We have another challenge starting today at Addicted to CAS!  Our theme for this challenge is Apples!  What a terrific theme as the school year begins!  Not having any young ones at home anymore...here's my take on the theme.






I started by stamping my little mouse and the basket of apples.  I then colored them with Copic Markers.  I decided to add a tone on tone sentiment on some green paper.  I used the inlaid die technique to put the pieces together.  Then a final touch added the sentiment!

Here's a close up of the card.  You can see it is flat for easy mailing...love that inlaid die technique!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Less is More - Royal Blue & Lime Green

Getting ready for the Labor Day weekend...boy did the summer just fly by!  Well the good news, is that the summer weather will likely linger for another few weeks!

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We have another challenge starting today at Less is More! Our theme for this challenge is Royal Blue & Lime Green. I really love these colors together.  Here's my take on the challenge...



This is a quick card...I simply stamped my snow peeps and colored them with Copic Markers.  I then add some foam tape for dimension and added them to my card base.  I used a few of my rectangles to create this inlaid die technique to add the frame.  Stamped the sentiment and done!




Here's a close up of the card. You can see the dimension of the snow peeps against the flat card base!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!