Saturday, 6 October 2012

A Couple of CAS cards

I very rarely do CAS cards - I like my layers and embellishments too much, but I made a couple of CAS-ish cards today, only really because I didn't have a great deal of crafting time as we went to the East Midlands Food and Drink festival in Melton Mowbray today and I didn't start crafting until about 4pm! (Bought lots of yummy food though so I don't mind missing out on some crafting time!)

My first card is for Hope You Can Cling To Challenge #1C to make a mostly grey card with a pop of colour, so I used Just Add Ink's challenge #138 using the colours below and SUO#55 to add some texture. I embossed my DSP and love how it slightly break the top layer of the paper giving it a slight distressed look.


And here's my card.


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My next card is also for a Hope You Can Cling To Challenge, #6 this time to use 3 or more die cuts (I used 5 different ones) and a sentiment, SC405 for the sketch and Friday MashUp's Challenge #79 to use Pacific Point, Gumball Green, Lucky Limeade, Marina Mist and rectangles.

If you haven't done already, you need to check out all the challenges for the Hope You Can Cling To card drive that Splitcoast Stampers do every year to raise money for the Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. I always send a huge box of cards over for this very good cause and one very close to my heart (My aunt has just had a lump removed and so far so good. They managed to get all the cancerous cells out and her lymph glands are clear too!)

Anyway here's my card.


Recipe:


And that's all for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments:

  1. Vannessa, I really love the card you've made for our colour challenge this week. The embossed DSP looks great, and I just love the pop of colour, and the placement of the flowers and butterfly. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink!

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  2. What a gorgeous card Vannessa! I love how you've embossed the DSP and your layout is fabulous. Love those Summer Starfruit flowers and butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  3. Beautiful cards!! Love how you used the colors in the Friday Mashup challenge this week! Such a happy card! Glad you played along this week!

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  4. You really made the colours work fabulously together Vannessa. Love the subtle embossing in the background adds so much detail. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  5. Beautiful cards! I'm about to get my feet wet with the Hope You Can Cling challenges. Thanks for joining the Mashup this week.

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  6. A lovely card and I like the softness of that embossing folder on the text DSP. A great balance of the colours. Thanks for joining in with our challenge this week at Just Add Ink.

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  7. Both cards are fabulous! I love how you've used the challenge colours and the rectangles! Beautiful - thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup! :)

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  8. Love the bright yellow on the gray background...very striking! Thanks for playing along with the texture challenge on SUO Challenges!

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  9. Beautiful cards! I'm enjoying the HYCCT challenges as well. These are both great additions and will be well-loved. Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup.

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