Friday, 21 February 2014

Deer's Leap

Hi there

I have a very clean and simple card to share with you tonight.

I wanted to take part in the latest challenge at CASology where the code word this week is 'Jump'.  I had a rummage through my stash and couldn't really find anything suitable so I went on the hunt for a free digi and I found the following image at a great blog, Free Vintage Digital Stamps.


I printed the leaping deer onto white cardstock and die cut using a rectangular die.  I then dug out some red mirri card (shocker...this hasn't seen the light of day for ages, not even last Christmas!) and die cut using the same die.  I then layered them up, slightly offset, before adhering to a textured card base.  To finish I coloured a tiny clear gemstone with a red FlexMarker to create Rudolph's nose.  And that's it!  I decided not to add a sentiment as I don't think its needed here, the image speaks for itself.  I'm not usually one for making Christmas cards this early in the year but I wanted to create this one as I really love the image.

Materials used:

  • Digi: Free Vintage Digital Stamps - Leaping Deer Silhouette
  • Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Classic Rectangles
  • Gem and cardstock from stash
  • FlexMarker - Berry Red

I have also decided to enter this card into the following challenges:

Charisma Cardz - Challenge #4 - Inspired by a Move (Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Movie)
Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #83 - Holidays
Crafty Creations - Challenge #257 - Keep It Simple
Festive Friday - Challenge #25 - Photo inspiration














Thanks for stopping by.  That's all from me for today, I'm going to spend the rest of the evening in my comfies in front of the TV after a very hard week at work.  

See you soon


18 comments:

  1. Fantastic CAS take on this week's Cue Card! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  2. Fantastic Anita... Not sure I'll do this challenge now as I was struggling anyway and think you are on to a winner with this one!!!! Xx

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  3. Such a striking image, and I love the pop of red! Gorgeous card, Anita!

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  4. Lovely for CASology and Festive Friday!!!! Love that die too!!! Thanks for joining CASology this week!

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  5. How smart of you to find your own digital image to perfectly fit the challenge! I love that leaping deer image...very vintage looking and I will be on the lookout for some of that mirror paper...it was the perfect touch behind your deer.

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  6. Lovely card, sweet and simple. Thank you for playing with Charisma
    xx Vee

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  7. Fabulous take on the cue word and a stunner of a card, love the pop of red on the nose! Thanks for joining us at ATSM

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  8. Perfect ! I struggled with this one too, I went predictable in the end and used a frog! Well done for finding such a nice image, Rebecca x

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  9. Anita, this is clean and simple and classy and striking! Gorgeous, really! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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  10. Striking card - practically jumps off the page at you (no pun intended really!). Gorgeous CAS design. Love that pop of red. thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M.

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  11. I really love this one. Such a strong image, and then the red nose adds such whimsy. Thank you so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  12. Very elegant card Anita, love how you have placed your main image slightly off centre. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

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  13. Love your CASlicious design, Anita! Congratulations on the HM honor from CASology!! Hugs, Darnell

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  14. Stunningly CAS. Love the splash of red! Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika

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  15. Love it! Clean, simple and very striking! That touch of red is perfect. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

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  16. So striking and pretty! Love that shiny red peeking from behind! Thanks so much for joining us at Festive Friday!!! Do come back!

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