Wednesday, May 19, 2010

CAS-tastic One-Layer Card

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Happy Stump Day, Hampers ... and welcome to another fantastic CAS-tastic Wednesday!

This week, the fantastic CAS-tastic team is creating Clean And Simple one-layer cards. To play along ... and we hope that you do! ... simply create a clean and simple card using a single layer. If you're uncertain, the definition of a one-layer card is a single piece of card stock folded in half.

Upload your one-layer project to your blog or online gallery and link your post to the CAS-tastic Wednesday Challenge blog, HERE, by 9:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Please mention that you're playing in the CAS-tastic Wednesday challenge on your blog post. One random winner will be chosen and will receive a $15.00 Gift Certificate from this week's fantastic CAS-tastic sponsor, "Busy Beauties Boutique."

Be sure to submit your link to the "Simply Linked" widget ... and if you upload your project to an online gallery, such as Splitcoast Stampers, SNR, or Paper Craft Planet, please be sure to use Keyword: "CWC004" so we can find your fabulous one-layer card.

Be sure to check out the a-mazing 1-layer cards posted by the fantastic CAS-tastic designers:

Agata: Under Construction;

Angie: Angie Cortes Designs;

Barbara: Paper Pursuits;

Bonnie Rose: A Life Unrehearsed;

Karen: The Bald Dragonfly;

Maylee: Maylee's Creative Corner; and,

Regina: Scrap Creations by Regina.

We can't wait to see your one-layer cards!

My CAS red, white, and blue card was created for my DS ... a proud Seabee ... who served in the U.S. Navy for six years. I'll send him this for Memorial Day; he digs the color combination ... and, as he likes to say, "these colors don't run."

Sooooooooooo, yesterday, when I described this card and it's purpose ... and repeated the "these colors don't run" sentiment to Sheila's brain-dead wacky sister, Jill, she said, "Oh, yes, they do ... and I have a drawer full of pink underwear to prove it!"

Thanks so much for spending part of your busy day with me!

~Hugs,


Today's Challenges:

Card Recipe:
  • Card Stock: "Whisper White" Card Stock by Stampin' Up
  • Stamp: Sentiment Stamp by Heidi Swapp; Star by Stampin' Up
  • Ink: "Night of Navy" and "Real Red" Dye Inks by Stampin' Up
  • Accessories: Vintage Button; Vintage Bakery Twine; 1/2" Red Satin Ribbon
  • Tools: SAMJ by Stampin' Up; Corner Chomper by WRMKs; Mini Glue Dot by Mini-Glue Dot
  • Finished Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" (Top-Folded)

25 comments:

BonnieRose said...

fantastic card.. great use of that HS stamp... love it! xo bonnierose

Karen B. said...

So bright and cheery, and thanks to your son for serving.

Crystal said...

Holy smokes Deb...you know it takes talent to make a one layer creation and this is AWESOME!!! I LOVE your design and the star with the button is fabulous!!!! Great card girl!

Agata said...

Excellent card! And I love Sheila's answer, made me laugh! :D

Glenda said...

The twine in the button is perfect! Love your CAS - might have to try and play along with the CAS-tastic challenge. Thanks for playing along - always great to have you.

Ann Whitfield said...

Wonderful work! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Barbara said...

Deb, I LOVE this! A perfect one layer card!

Julia Aston said...

what a great CAS patriotic card Deb! the red just pops off the page!

Beryl said...

A very stylish and elegant card.
Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.
Beryl xx

Danni said...

Fabulous card! I love the red bow and how you did the star/button!

Maria Matter said...

Beautiful Deb!!!
you do CAS very well my dear!!

Hugs & blessings!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous the simplicity of this card is it's beauty it radiates class and elegance thank you for sharing this with us at crafty Ann's
Hugs
Lorraine x

Maylee said...

This is so perfect. The ribbon just ties it all together so well. Love it Deb!

Ann English said...

I love this-a refreshing CAS card! Thank you for joining us this week for Twisted Thursday at Shirleys2Girls.

Tammy said...

I love this Deb!! What a fantastic patriotic CAS card!!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Simply fabulous! Love the bright red bow! Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls :)

Stampin' Pam said...

Fantastic - love this CAS layout - total awesome stuff. Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls this week. You did a super job with this color palette. We appreciate your participation and support. :-)

lynn said...

thank your son, -he'll love the card!

Lisa Kind said...

Simply lovely CAS card! Gorgeous bow, too! Thanks so much for playing our JUGS color challenge!

Sharli said...

Hi Deb! Very classy! Love that you can take beautiful colors and a simple plan and come up with a great card! Mine don't actually work that way - unless I'm casing someone like you! LOL

Sue from Oregon said...

this is a wowser card!

Wendi said...

Absolutely Beautiful and so classy
Thank you for joining us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Tina said...

Wowsa Deb, this is an amazing card!

Chris said...

this is fabulous, love the simplicity of this...

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Sometimes CAS is the way to go! Perfect card! Love it! Thanks for celebrating with us at Stamp Something!

Janna :)