Tuesday, November 26, 2013

CASology #72


Welcome to Week 72 of CASology!  Here's the cue word for this week:



'Tis the season to go shopping!  All the Bermudians are making their annual pilgrimages to New York, New Jersey, Boston and Atlanta to do their Christmas shopping.  It always amazes me that the planes can get off the ground at this time of year - Bermudians know how to shop!  LOL!  

My initial thoughts for this challenge went along the same line as Ardyth but once I saw her clever card I decided to try a different idea.  These days pretty much all shopping involves a bar code and Mama Elephant has a super cute one in their Smitten set.  I decided I wanted to go with a really bold background colour and let the black sentiment really pop off of it.  It took a lot of fiddling before I finally decided on sentiment and gem placement but I'm pretty happy with the final result!  And now I want to see the results of your creative wheels turning!  Check out the gorgeous designs from the rest of the DT and then get crackin'!


    


And this week's guest designer:

Link your creations to the CASology blog and remember submissions are due by 4pm CST on Sunday, 1 December.

And while I've got you I want to show off the new washi tape shelf Luis made for me!  I love it!  The shelves are slightly tilted back so the tape stays in place and I've still got room for more!  :D


Supplies Used:

Cardstock:  (Black) Gina K, (Strawberry Slush) Stampin' Up
Stamps:  (Bar code from Smitten) Mama Elephant, ("are" from Sparkle & Shine) Neat & Tangled
Inks:  (VersaMark, VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukineko
Die:  (You from Wonderful Words) Papertrey Ink
Gems:  Recollections

24 comments:

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Ooh, good one! Very clever!

Rosemary said...

brilliant, brilliant take on the cue word, jen!! and wow... your washi tape shelf is so cool!!

Meghan said...

So clever Jen! I just love your take on the cue card. Your washi shelf is perfect! I'd say Luis is a keeper!

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cute card, Miss Jen!!! I LURVE your washi shelf too!!! Luis ROCKED it!! ;)

Tracey McNeely said...

Jen, I love your card that bar code stamp is fantastic! I want too come and play washi with you...

Marlena M. said...

I LOVE THIS Jen~I had to come and see what stamp set you used!

sally said...

Great idea & that washi tape rack is fab.

Sally

Melissa said...

Okay, I'm green with envy here. That shelf is fantastic! My washi tape is stacked in piles...

Love that barcode, Jen! Truly perfect for this week's cue word!!! :)

mypapercraftworld said...

Ooh, dramatic and bold, Jen ... and so clever ... I adore that hot pink! I'm in awe of your new shelves ... and of your collection of washi tapes ... it all looks so delicious ... and I have not a single roll ... maybe I should have! Anita :)

Lynn said...

I LOVE your card! I swear everyone week the CASology team is better than the last. So clever! And your washi tape shelf...awesome!

Laurie said...

Ok. I do love this card! Such a fun little bar code! And that washi shelf? SO fun!

wienerhoneymooners said...

LOVE this card, so lovey it the black against that shade of red!

Envy the shelf too.. Luckyyy!!!!

-Hugz Kimberly

lostinpaper said...

Supa fun card Jen! Just wondering if Luis has time to build me a shelf (or two) this looks fabulous.

Weekend-Windup said...

Card is beautiful because of the beautiful words in it...

Lindsey said...

Oh, this is a fun one, Jen! Great colour choice, too. And nice washi shelf! Luis is so helpful. :)
(And now I owe you an email... soon!) :D

Maureen Morton said...

This card brings a big grin, Jen....and it is sooo perfect for the season. That Luis is quite the wood butcher.......you need to clone him! Great job!

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is so fun! Great CAS card!

Joni nina Andaya said...

Goodness Jen, what a fun card! I so love it! Oh may I add the washi holder is superb :)

Claire said...

What a brilliant way to interpret the cue card Jen! I would never even think of a bar code! Love how you've used that beautiful rose red as your base

Jessi Fogan said...

I am so coming to play in your Craft Cave. And never coming home! lol
Love your take on this cue - the bold background totally makes it!

Judy1223 said...

Jen, this is BRILLIANT! The black sentiment and barcode really pop against that rich card base. Perfection! Love your washi tape holder, too...way to go, Luis!

Jasleen said...

I just LOVE your take on the cue word Jen. And have created mine inspired by yours. :) And by the way, I like your blog title..:)

Kim S said...

Have you taken off with the rest of the Bermudians?? Haven't seen you in awhile! I love how you were inspired by shopping. It's sweet!

Joyce said...

This card is bold and clever. I love your idea. And, what an amazing Washi tape holder. It looks so pretty with all those rolls of tape. And, he even left a little room for some more shopping.