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Friday, 4 May 2012

Happy Birthday

Today is cas-ual fridays first Birthday plus it is the first week that my cousin Lynn joins the DT. So 2 good reasons to join in the fun!

This week the challenge was to make a Happy Birthday CAS card. This gave me an opportunity to try out my new Linen Impression embossing plate from papertrey ink. I have for a long time admired the cards Lynn makes with this plate and now I have my own. I love the subtle texture it adds to a card and it is perfect for a CAS card. So I stamped the sentiment and little candles. I used promakers to colour the candles and as this card is for a guy I used strong, vibrant colours. Then I used the impression plate, rounded the corners and there you have it!

It is hard to see the linen effect on the card but it is raining here and I couldn't get the right light to take the photo-I am afraid the photo does not do it justice........it looks better in real life (really!!)




I will also enter this into the 'texture' challenge at cards for men and the 'embossing' challenge at My Mums Craft Shop

Well the weekend is nearly here and as I am off on hols on Tuesday night I think I had better get some organising done. I have not done anything yet. I do hope to do a bit of crafting-fingers crossed.....it might help relax me and calm me when I am in panic mode!!

7 comments:

  1. Perfect for CAS! I hope you'll join me again at 52 Card Pickup this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/05/52-card-pickup-week-18.html

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  2. CAS and classy, thanks for joining our challenge at MMCS, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT xx

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  3. Ahhh...I love it!! Wooohoo! So happy your impression plate looks awesome! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays Sandie! Miss you already!

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  4. Great card, love the CAS style. Thanks for joining us this week at My Mums Craft Shop Challenges.
    Lyndsey xx

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  5. Sandie - it looks like great CAS style runs in the family! Thanks so much for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  6. What a sweet CAS card, Sandie! The texture really adds the perfect finishing touch, and I love the rounded corners. Thanks for helping us celebrate at CAS-ual Fridays!

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