Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Another CAS

I said I'd made a couple more CAS cards and here's another.
I love this Marianne die - think it's really delicate  and it's useful for these kind of clean and simple cards as it adds a bit of a 'lift' to the design without over embellishing.
I used bright white linen textured card  and embossed two lines.The spots were done using a Tim Holtz stamp inked with 'Spun Sugar' DI and I duster brushed round the inside of the frame.
The dress form and lacy banner stamps are by My Mind's Eye inked in Versamark Onyx Black with the banner stamped across a scrap piece of paper already coloured with the DI.
I thought it looked a bit too'clean and simple' so added some tiny pearls to the lacy banner, to the middle of the dress form and also a couple to the top of the card!
It's been a bit of a blustery day here - we've had some heavy showers and some lovely blue sky - but it's windy and not very warm at all!
We've been out and had a (light????) lunch - beef stroganoff for me but of course had to have some cheesy garlic bread too so am feeling over fed - but at least I don't have to worry about what to have for tea!!!!!!

Challenges -
Paper Sundaes - Anything Goes
Sugar Creek Hollow - Die Cuts
Card Makin Mamas - Girly
Craft Your Passsion - Die Cuts
The Stamping Boutique - Anything Goes

Am off to tuck myself up in the craftie space and try and do a bit more 'fiddling'!

Thanks for calling in, and as ever if you've left a comment I appreciate you taking the time. I'll be popping in to see all your latest creations with my coffee as always.
Hugz from me. x

20 comments:

  1. This is so pretty and what a lovely die...beautiful pastel colours

    Anne

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  2. This is so pretty, love the colours...

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  3. A beautiful card Viv. I too love that die.
    Anne x

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  4. Really pretty colour choices. So delicate. M x

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  5. ooooooooo er!!! this is stunning matey love it and a hint of pink do i see i love that stamp its delish...hugglies sasxxxxxxx

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  6. Oh WOW,Fabulous card.Similar weather here in Cornwall too Viv.Your meal sounds yummmy.Hugs xx

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  7. Love the vintage style and feel of this! Good luck at TSB Anything Goes Challenge.

    DebbieM TSB DT

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  8. This is so pretty! Love the soft pink and the little banner accented with pearls! Thanks for joining us over at The Stamping Boutique! :)

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  9. Hi Viv

    Loving the pink and black and your fancy bunting!!!

    Gorgeous stamp too.

    I hope you are feeling a bit better after your fall now.

    Love Jules xx

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  10. so beautiful viv.i love the delicate design :D

    xx coops xx

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  11. What a pretty card, I love the spotty paper :o)
    Jackie xx

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  12. Fabulous card. Love the black and pink together. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  13. Simply beautiful.Really pretty feminine card.Love the die.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

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  14. OOOh Vivvy babe its beautiful and its pink and gorgeous girly girly loving this pal. xxxxxxxxx

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  15. Hi Viv
    I've just found your blog and have become a follower, your cards are gorgeous. I look forward to seeing your future creations.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  16. Hi Viv , what a pretty card and what fabulous stamping, its gorgeous.
    I am just catching up viewing as I have been poorly, feeling much better now and will be posting soon.
    You have been making some fabulous cards since I have been away
    well done Hugs Elaine

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  17. Simple clean and elegant well done i can never seam to keep it simple .
    klare
    :O)
    x

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  18. Stunning card Viv, I think it's even lovelier than the previous one!!
    Anne x

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  19. Gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining The Stamping Boutique.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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