Wednesday, 26 October 2011

TRYING TO KEEP IT SIMPLE

I so admire those of you that master stunning CAS cards.

 And with a bit of determination, I've had a go myself. I'm not too sure if it's completely CAS as I find it hard to leave white space!



I made a 5.75" square, white card base which is embossed with the Cuttlebug (snow effect) folder.

Towards the left side, where the folder finished, I used a score board to emboss a straight line and inside this line I have brayered a panel using Adirondack (denim), then using the residue colour on the brayer I gave a soft distress to the remainder of the card.

The greeting stamp is CuddleyBuddley.

The snow hills are stamped with the sand dune stamps (multi-use  haha) from the Seascape set by Inkylicious.

Santa is from the Kanban- 2010 Happy Christmas stamp set and colourd with Copics. (blue for a change!)
He's stamped separately onto my favorite CS for Copic colouring then cut out and stuck flat to the card base; Besides, I didn't want him with bumps. lol.

And finished with lace and ribbon over the blue brayered panel.

I think I'm able to enter into the following 3 challenges.

Cupcake 165. Denim and Lace
Less is More. week 38 - Polka Dots
Crazy4Challenges. C4C110. One Layer CAS

Thanks for popping by :o)

9 comments:

Delphine said...

Such a beautiful card! Your snowman is adorable and I love the layout of your card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week and thank you for your visit to my blog too:-)! Hugs Delphine xx
PS: I have to say I love your blog background... I had the same one and I have changed it only recently, it took me such long time to decide to give up my Gorjuss background... I still love it:-)!

Brodders said...

Oh I love your little snowman :) Thanks for joining us at Cupcakes this week :)

Chrissie said...

This looks SO sweet! What a cheery Santa!
I think that you stopped adding things just in time... super CAS card.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

issy said...

Beatiful as always Di, love the blue

issy

Jackie said...

Superb card Di, love your blue Santa and that lace/ribbon feature is beautiful :o)
Jackei xx

Faye said...

This is soooooooooooooo pretty and the embossing looks fab. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at Cupcake this week. Have a lovely weekend. x

sari said...

What a fantastic card!! Love the pretty lace and that snowman is simly adorable! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine!/Sari

Charlene said...

I've never seen that folder before...enabling alert! Love the blues and that pretty lace border!

Rachel Izakowicz said...

what an adorable little snowman! Thanks for playing this week at Cupcake x