Wednesday, July 21, 2010

CAS-tastic Summer ...

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Happy Stump Day, hampers ... and welcome to another fantastic CAS-tastic Wednesday challenge! This week, we're inviting you to join us in creating cards inspired by all things "summer."

I created my card following a sketch created by the Drunken Stampers for Drunken Stampers Challenge #25, which you can see HERE.

Here's my summer-inspired card:

To play along ... and we hope you do! ... simply create a Clean And Simple card inspired by summer.

Upload your project to your blog or online gallery and link your post to the CAS-tastic Wednesday Challenge blog, located HERE, by 9:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Please mention that you're playing in the CAS-tastic Wednesday challenge on your blog post. One random winner will win a $10.00 gift certificate from this week's fantastic CAS-tastic sponsor, "Tiddly Inks."

Be sure to submit your link to the "Simply Linked" widget on the CAS-tastic Wednesday blog. If you upload your project to an online gallery such as Splitcoast Stampers, SNR, or Paper Craft Planet, please be sure to use Keyword: CWC013.

Need more inspiration? Check out the fabulous cards created by the rest of the CAS-tastic Design Team:

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: Regina's Scrap Creations.

We can't wait to see your clean and simple summer inspired card!

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

~Hugs,


Today's Challenges:

Card Recipe:
  • Card Stock: All Card Stock by Stampin' Up
  • Other Paper: Recycled Corrugated Cardboard
  • Stamp: "Tin Can Mail" by Inkadinkado
  • Ink: Dye Ink by Stampin' Up
  • Color Medium: "Titan Buff" Acrylic Paint by Golden Industries
  • Tools: Die-Cut Machine; Rick-Rack Die by PTI; Fish Die by Provo Craft; Stampin' Dimensionals and SNAIL Adhesive by Stampin' Up
  • Finished Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" (Top-Folded)

51 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

What a great card!!! Missed you the last few days, hope you were of relaxing on a beach?

annieambriel said...

wow.. Love the colours.. on Kraft. :) Nice card... love the use of white corrugated piece.

aussiescrapper said...

I love this, clean simple, gorgeous stamping and I love the gorgeous corrugated cardboard and just the piece of ric rac, elegant dear friend, I just love your gorgeous cards. Melxx

Karen B. said...

Really fun card, I like that stuff behind your image panel.

Elena said...

Fantastic ard! Love these cute fishes and ric-rac! Corrugated cardboard looks fanastic here!

Tina said...

What a beauty! The kraft looks delish here with the blue.

Sharli said...

Very summery! Love the texture and the coolness of the blue . . . we could use some cool.

I've missed you! Hope everythings good where you are . . .

Crystal said...

Deb this is AWESOME!!!!!! okay really AWESOME...LOVE this girl!!

cardcrazy said...

Lovely card, love the colour combo on the Kraft too! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Drunken Stampers!
Peg

Jane said...

wow so wonderful! sweet the small fishes!

Thanks for stamping with Cutie Stampers!

hugs Jane

Chocolate Orange said...

Such a great card. Love its simplicity and yet it stands out so much !!

Thankyou for joining us at Creative Craft World for our holiday fun challenge.

Choccy x

Iris said...

Oh it's super awesome if you ask me!! Thanks for joining us over at Iris!!!

andrea said...

fab card,love the image and colour thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
andrea

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Mandy said...

this is lovely...I love the kraft card and the clean and fresh feel..thank you for joining in with us at Cards for Men...
Mandy xx

Velta said...

Oh you have done it again Debs!!! I love all the detail and dimensions you have going here...What a "FUN" card :)

Sue said...

This is a great card and perfect for those male themed cards. Love the cardboard, very creative.
Thanks for playing FFF
Sue x

Becky said...

What a fab card Deb, love the style!
Thanks so much for joining us at Delightful challenges!
Love Becky xx

Laurel said...

Wow, I love thei CAS card, thanks for playing at S2G!

Ann Whitfield said...

Fabulous card! Thank you for joining us for Kym's challenge at Crafty Ann's.
Ann x

Chris said...

this is very cute~! love the little whales!

Patti J said...

I love this clean and simple card! That corrugated cardboard is wonderful! Great card, Deb! Thanks for joining in the challenge at Iris - hope you return to play next week! :)

Davi said...

Deb, this is really cool! I LOVE that recycled paper and is so fab with that image. Your cas always amaze me!

Claire said...

What a lovely card, CAS to perfection
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's
claire xx

dragonllew said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Donna's Den & Creative Craft World & good luck.
Jenny x

Alison said...

Such cute little fish and a great image and sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men- good luck!
Hugs, Alison x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Deb, what a fab CAS card. I struggle to make these at times but still keep on practising. Thank you for taking part in the challenge topic I picked this fortnight. Hope to see you back again at Crafty Ann's Challenge very, very soon. Best wishes, Kym xxx

Närrin said...

I like your card! Nice!

Thanks for stamping with cutie stampers.

greetings,
Esther

shellshearer said...

Great card, love those little fishies look great
Thanks for joining us at 'The Crazy' this week!
Good Luck
Hugs Shell xx

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Love the vintage image and the way you have used the blues and kraft together. Nice touch with the corrugated paper too! So happy you could have some fun with us this week at Fairy Fun Friday.

Cor* said...

Definitely CAS - Great card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for joining the fairies this week at FFF! Good luck.

{Jane} said...

Very pretty

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Love the distressing and how you used the blues kraft together!!

Janet said...

You have simplicity off perfectly! Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's and hope you will be back soon.

Janet xx

iReneM said...

CAS and very effective. A great 'Summer Holiday' card

Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's

x

Kisa Peters said...

Hey Deb - I'm trying to get your mailing address and it seems none of my emails are getting to you.. can you email me at
kmpeters3@gmail.com ?

Thanks!! Kisa

Cheryl Valadez said...

Love this clean and simple card! The cardboard looks awesome and is perfect for your image! Thanks for joining us this week at La-La Land Crafts ;D

Hugz,
Cheryl

Mini said...

That's a fab image. Thanks for taking up our challenge at Creative Crasft World.
Sue x

lynn said...

great design-love the blue on the kraft!

Deirdre said...

Beautiful - love it.

Thanks for joining us on Mami Doodles.

Maria Matter said...

gosh, that's a bunch of challenges! You amaze me! lol Beautiful card Deb, love the corrugated cb!!!
hugs & blessings!

Lorraine A said...

fabulous card :-) the image is fab and the neutral shades you used are perfect ;-)

thanks for joining us on the PTW Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Trinh said...

Awesome design! Love the little fishies and the ric rac.

Sarah A said...

Wow this is so elegant and unfussy! Love the colours you have used.

Thanks for joining us over at Creative Craft World for our HOLIDAY challenge.

Sarah x

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

wonderful card !!! love the image!!thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs
tina46
eac-team

Jenny said...

Wonderful card, love it. Thanks for playing my challenge at Wee Memories, http://suchins.blogspot.com. A new challenge was posted yesterday :) Hope you can play again!! Hugs :) :) :)

Cheryl said...

Great card! I love the texture and the image. Thank you for joining us for the Sentimental Sundays challenge.

Cheryl
http://shestamps.blogspot.com/

Cindy Lee said...

Love the use of corrugated paper and the cute lil fishes!!

Raven B said...

WOW great card and super cute sentiment.
Hugs,
Raven

Maureen said...

Love the little fish! Thanks for joining us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!

Iris said...

That's just stunning! Love it a lot!