Tuesday, May 21, 2019

CASology #344


Welcome to Week 344 of CASology!  Take a look at the cue word for this week:


The humidity is really kicking in here so I guess it's time to accept that summer is coming and summer means swimming!  Plenty of people swim all year round here but generally I don't set foot in the water before July.  I broke that rule this year and went in last month but still... summer is about getting in the water, preferably with a mask and snorkel so I can keep an eye on what's in there with me!   
  
Looking forward to seeing what direction the cue word takes you.  Check out the gorgeousness from the rest of the design team then play along!


Link your creations to the CASology blog by Monday, 27 May at 9am (CDT).


Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Watercolor) Ranger, (Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (All from Oceans of Love) Heffy Doodle
Inks:  (VersaMark, Memento Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko, (Turquoise & Prussian Blue Brushos) ColorCraft
Embossing Powder:  (Opaque Bright White Super Fine) Wow
Die:  (Pierced circle) Lil' Inker Designs, (Flag) My Favourite Things
Markers:  (YR00, YR02, YG63, YG67, YG91, G21, G94, G99) Copic
Other:  (Nuvo Ebony Black Crystal Drops) Tonic, (Glossy Accents) Ranger
Gems:  Recollections

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

CASology #343


Welcome to Week 343 of CASology!  Take a look at the cue word for this week:


Okay, everyone.  This is one of the most wide open cue words we've ever had so there's no excuse not to play along!  Everyone's got some color in their craft supply stash so break some out and share it with us!  
  
Looking forward to seeing what direction the cue word takes you.  Check out the gorgeousness from the rest of the design team then play along!


Link your creations to the CASology blog by Monday, 20 May at 9am (CDT).


Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (Sentiment & small ink splash from Spreading Sunshine, Large ink splash from Positiv Strokes Two) Paper Smooches
Inks:  (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko, (Party Dress, Tiki Torch, Tiara, Lime Rickey, Fiesta Blue) Catherine Pooler
Die:  (Large deckled rectangle) Spellbinders

Monday, May 13, 2019

Sympathy Leaves


Good morning!

I have a card to share for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge.  I dug out some old 12x12 K&Co paper and used it to create the banners and also to stamp the leaves.  I had fun with it and ended up making three cards with varying colours.  
Hope you all had a lovely weekend! 





Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper:  (Happy Trails 12x12) K&Co
Stamps:  (Leaves from Leaf Canopy, Sentiment from Many Thanks) Altenew
Inks:  (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko
Die:  (Leaves) Altenew, (Banners) Reverse Confetti
Gems:  Recollections

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Gratitude Boots


Hello there!

I'm here with a card for 3 challenges - The Card Concept (with a clean and layered design), CAS Colours & Sketches and CAS(E) This Sketch.  As soon as I saw the Card Concept photo I knew I'd be digging out this adorable boot die from Paper Smooches.  The colours were fun but they looked a little plain so I added some Lil' Inker Designs stitched flowers to them and used Nuvo Drops in the centre of each for a little shine.




Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Melon Mambo, Hello Honey, Garden Green, Basic Grey, Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (Sentiment from Many Thanks) Paper Smooches
Inks:  (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko
Die:  (Rain boot) Paper Smooches, (Stitched flower) Lil' Inker Designs
Other:  (Nuvo Rhubarb Crumble, English Mustard & Bottle Green Crystal Drops) Tonic

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

CASology #342


Welcome to Week 342 of CASology!  Take a look at the cue word for this week:



I love it when I find a sentiment that is the perfect fit for an image from another company.  This My Favourite Things sentiment was made for these Paper Smooches elephants and the SugarPea Mother die cut was the icing on the cake for a card at this time of year since Mother's Day is on Sunday!
  
Looking forward to seeing what direction the cue word takes you.  Check out the gorgeousness from the rest of the design team then play along!


Link your creations to the CASology blog by Monday, 13 May at 9am (CDT).


Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Calypso Coral, Smokey Slate, Basic Grey) Stampin' Up
Patterned Paper:  (Calm & Cozy Chevron 6x6) My Favourite Things
Stamps:  (Elephants from A Little Lovin') Paper Smooches, (Sentiment from More Essential Sentiments) My Favourite Things
Inks:  (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko
Die:  (Stitched circle) Heffy Doodle, (Mother) SugarPea Designs, (Heart) Simon Says Stamp, (Banner) My Favourite Things
Other:  (Nuvo Oyster Grey Crystal Drops) Tonic

Monday, May 6, 2019

Birthday Cupcake


Hi there!

I'm popping in with a last minute card for Seize the Birthday where I'm playing along with the toppings challenge - texture.  I mixed some pink ink into white texture paste and then used it with a Hero Arts stencil to create the background.  The Altenew cupcake and sentiment are popped up on foam tape for a bit of dimension. 

I'm also going to join in with the Simon Says Wednesday challenge where the theme is Happy Birthday.


Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (Cupcake and sentiment from Layered Cupcake) Altenew
Inks:  (VersaMark, VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko, (Melon Mambo) Stampin' Up, (Buttercream, Warm Sunshine, Sunkissed, Sea Breeze, Tide Blue, Espresso) Altenew
Embossing Powder:  (Opaque Bright White Super Fine) Wow
Stencil:  (Tweed pattern) Hero Arts
Embossing Paste:  Studio 490
Glitter:  (Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss) Tonic
Gems:  Recollections

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Congrats on Your Adventure


Hello!

Its been another busy week without much crafty time but I managed to make a few cards today.  First up is for the Lawn Fawnatics sketch challenge and the Inkspirational Adventure challenge.  I dithered about the sentiment for ages but finally went with congrats as the hot air balloon signifies movement and covers a lot of bases  - congrats on your move, your new job, your graduation, etc. - and all of those things could be considered adventures of sorts.




Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Textured white) Bazzill, (Pistachio Pudding, Pool Party, Wisteria Wonder, Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (Balloon & clouds from Blue Skies, Sentiment from Home Sweet Home) Lawn Fawn
Inks:  (VersaMark, Memento Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko
Embossing Powder:  (Opaque Bright White Super Fine) Wow
Markers:  (R32, TR00, YR31, C1) Copic
Other:  (Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss) Tonic
Gems:  Recollections