Monday, 2 May 2016

Happy Little Stampers May 2016 CAS Challenge

Hi there

As we are now into the month of May the new challenges are starting over at Happy Little Stampers and today it's the turn of the CAS challenge.  This challenge is all about making clean and simple cards and each month we have a different technique for you.  This month it's...




If you are unfamiliar with this technique there are some video tutorials included over on the challenge blog.

Happy Little Stampers is the sponsor for this month and one lucky winner will receive a stamp set!



So, onto my card.  I wanted to use a leaf die that is new to my stash and decided to create a sympathy card in soft colours.



I started by die cutting the leaf from a panel of white cardstock.  I then stamped the sentiment in black.  Next I cut a panel of beige cardstock, slightly larger to create a border, and adhered the white cardstock to it ensuring that there was lots of adhesive behind the leaf aperture.  I then die cut the leaf again from the same beige cardstock and gently blended the edges with Distress Ink before adhering in the aperture.  The whole panel was then adhered to the cardbase using 3D foam.

Materials used:
  • Die: Memory Box - Pointed Leaf
  • Stamp: Happy Little Stampers - Doodled Flowers
  • Ink: Versafine - Onyx Black; Distress Ink - Crushed Olive
  • Coloured Cardstock: - Bazzill Basics

Challenge entries:

Fantasy Stampers - Challenge #61 - Monochrome
613 Avenue Create - Challenge #174 - Anything Goes


My teamies have created some great cards to inspire you this month.  We would love to see you in the gallery this month so why not play along.


10 comments:

  1. Beautiful - so hard to make sympathy cards but this is so nice and simple and subtle. Love the colour choices. Xx

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  2. Stylish and elegant - simply beautiful.
    Elaine

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  3. So elegant. I love this Anita.

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  4. Stunningly simple Anita! Have a lovely day! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  5. Hi Anita,
    I love the delicate coloring cards. Beautifully shaded leaves make the picture come alive.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  6. A beautiful CAS card. Thanks for joining us at Fantasy Stampers. Caz DT.

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  7. Love the simplicity...and yet it's elegant too!

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  9. so simple and elegant--beautiful!

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  10. Crisp and elegant design, Anita! Love that subtle color and sentiment.

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