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Saturday, 16 May 2015

CAS at Sweet Stampin'


Good morning, hope the sun is shining for you wherever you are. Our challenge at Sweet Stampin' this week is Clean and Simple, I was delighted with this as I haven't had much time to spare the last few days -and I have some lovely new stamps from Visible Image that I've been itching to play with!
My card is a simple tent-fold blank, I cut a piece of white card just slightly smaller and mounted it on a panel of dark maroon coloured card (I know it looks black in the photo, but it isn't :). I stamped the paint swoosh stamp 3 times with distress ink (aiming for an ombre effect), then a stamped a couple of 'drips' to make it look as if the paint has run. I stamped the sentiment over the top with black memento ink. It looked a bit bare so I stamped the 'thumbprint' in the corner (seems funny to do this on purpose, usually I try to disguise thumbprints :), the top border was made with an EK Success punch. Simples and quick!
Thanks for visiting today, hope you'll be tempted to play along with the Sweeties this week, there's a Sweet Stampin' Goodie bag waiting for the lucky winner so just click here to pop over to the Challenge Blog.
Have a great weekend.
Chris
x

Challenges entered:
simplypapercrafts  #4 CAS
addictedtostamps CAS
wordartwednesday
Loves Rubber Stamps add a sentiment


20 comments:

  1. Hi Chris this is fantastic love the trip of stripes and the sentiment a brilliant CAS style card, have a lovely weekend.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  2. Love this, Chris! The dripping "paint" and thumb print look fab and go so well with the sentiment. xxx

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  3. Love the colour tones and the sentiment, oh so true Chris.....have a lovely weekend...
    luv aNNie
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  4. Love the colours and design,just gorgeous.xxx

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  5. Such a fab CAS card Chris and I love the colours you have used huggles Sue xx

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  6. Must be CAS day today Chris..
    LOving your colours and design. FAB sentiment too.
    I LOve to see CAS cards and do dream of a time when I actually like mine.
    Chrissyxx

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  7. Brilliant card and great colour choices, love your CAS card.

    Kath x

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  8. Such a lovely CAS card with gorgeous color streaks, Thanks for joining us at ATSM.

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  9. Chris this is a wonderful simplistic, CAS card, and I love it! Fab color combo too! So thrilled you could join us this week at Word Art Wednesday! Thanks for sharing!
    Charity
    DT Member - Word Art Wednesday

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  10. Beautiful CAS card Chris I love the effect very stylish.
    Rose xx

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  11. A very true sentiment, Chris, the brush strokes are beautiful.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  12. Love the sentiment! Such wonderful colors! So happy you could join us at ATSM!

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  13. Absolutely fabulous CAS card, Chris! (Do you like my alliteration?) I just love the entire concept, and the thumbprint in the corner is a stroke of genius! :^)
    Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs, Penny

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  14. Hi Chris!
    This is so pretty, and I can't thank you enough for stopping by to share with us.
    Have a blessed week!
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  15. Love everything about your card Chris, the new stamps are fab and the colours are perfect! The little drips and the thumbprint are the perfect finishing touches - I wouldn't have thought of that but it works so well!! Have a great week - perhaps a bit more relaxed ;-) love Jacky x

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  16. Effortlessly cool hun! I LOVE this card Chris. CAS perfection pal. Thanks for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week. We're so glad that you did. Hugs, Wends x Loves Rubberstamps DT

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  17. Very nice - true sentiment!!!

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  18. Very nice - true sentiment!!!

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  19. Awesome Creation! Thank You so much for joining Loves Rubber Stamps this week!
    Hugs, Dangina

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  20. Sweet card!! Love the colors you used!! Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to Stamps and More!!

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