Saturday, January 2, 2010

A Funkie Junkie CAS

From The Funkie Junkie

A new year and a new host for Our Creative Corner's challenge. Jocelyn Turner will be our host for January and she has challenged us to make a clean start for the new year. That's right - the challenge is to make a clean and simple (CAS) card. CAS might mean different things to different artists so unleash your personal CAS and show us what you got. You can share it with us over at the OCC and if you post to Splitcoast Stampers be sure to use OCCC in the keyword section.

Here's my try at CAS. I really, really had to restrain myself. I didn't do any stitching around the outer edge, didn't distress, and as badly as I wanted to, I didn't add any glittery snowflakes! I did add a touch of stickles on this cute snowman's heart and some Judi-Kins sparkly gold EP for his halo. The darling snowman is a digital image from Designed2Delight. The snowflake paper is Basic Grey Figgy Pudding with Creamy Caramel and gingham paper from Jo-Ann's. The little thank you stamp is SU's All Holidays with a Spellbinders die cut tag and an SU corduroy button.

I hope you all enjoyed the holidays with your familes and wish you all the best of God's blessings in 2010. Be sure to stop by the blogs of the rest of the OCC design team to see the beautiful creations they have to offer.

Update: While out surfing, I found these challenges that fit my card:
Creative Inspirations - Thank You card
Bee Crafty - Thank You card using a digital image

13 comments:

Sue C said...

Fab card Linda, I love the colours you use and the button just adds that touch of perfection ! Sue C x

Hanne said...

What a wonderful card! I need to try this challenge myself:)

Have a wonderful Weekend!
Hanne

Lori said...

What a sweet snowman card! Your image is adorable and I love what you did with your card. It's just beautiful!

Juls said...

so cute!! Love the muted colours! Hugs Juls!

Loretta said...

I love it, Linda!!! I think you restrained yourself as well as I did! Here's me - *snort* Every time I reached for my sponge I chanted, 'CAS * CAS * CAS...'

Have a marvelous week!

Abby said...

Wow Linda you do clean and simple beautifully....love the snowman and the simplicity of the entire layout! Happy New Year!

Abby:)

Bee said...

Lovely warm colours and textures, a great thank you card. Thanks for joining in the Bee Crafty Challenge :)

Silke Ledlow said...

He,he,he - I think you did a wonderful job with your CAS card!!! It's sooo cute!!!

Happy New Year to you and your family!!! Hugs ~S~

Wendy J. said...

Linda, this is a very cute CAS card. You did good, girl!

Chris said...

Perfect touch of embellishments Linda!

NGCARDS said...

Gorgeous work! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Jenny Gropp said...

This is sweet, sweet, sweet. I was wondering how your CAS card would be! You are my detail Queen --- You managed just fine to pull off another beauty, despite having to restrain yourself!!!

PaperCrafty said...

Darling card Linda!! Thanks for joining us this week at Bee Crafty Challenge!!

Sheri

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