Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Always Being There .....

A clean and simple card from me today.  This meets the weekly challenge No. 275 over on the Less Is More Blog which asks us to make a CAS card using pastel colours. I started with a white 5 x 5 inch card blank and die-cut a slightly smaller matt using a square stitched edge die out of more white card.

Onto this I stamped two bears from Crafty Individuals using Memento black ink.  This was then selectively coloured with pastel alcohol ink markers.

I added a touch of Glossy Accents on the noses and eyes of the cute bears.  The matt was applied on the card front using foam pads for relief.

The sentiment (Inkadinkadoo) was stamped on more white card with Versafine black ink, trimmed and edged with ink before adhering onto the card as shown.

Craft Stamper Magazine has a Take It Make It Challenge in the theme of 'Anything Goes'  for May so this fits the bill.

Crafty Individuals also have a challenge for the Month whose title is 'Anything Goes' so this uses one of their cutest stamps as the focal point on this card.

Simples !!

Sid xx

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Monday, May 02, 2016

Birdie Birthday

Here is a CAS card made to meet the weekly challenge over on the Less is More blog No.274 whose theme is to 'Use Designer Paper in a CAS Style'.

I have used a 5 x 7 inch white card base onto which I drew a fine black wavy line with a 0.05 micron pen.  This was to be the wire.

I then chose a Martha Stewart bird punch which has a set of outline stamps to go with it.  I first stamped in Versafine black ink onto papers chosen from Graphic 45 (Steampunk Spells 6 x 6 inch papers) which I then punched out.

The birdies were then adhered onto the 'wire' as shown and a dot of diamond Stickles glitter glue added over the eye of each one.

The Happy Birthday stamp is from Happy Little Stampers and again this was stamped directly onto the card in Versafine black ink to finish.

Sid xx

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