Friday, May 6, 2011

Another entry for CASual Fridays

If you're here to see my card for the Lily Pad Cards blog, please scroll down 2 posts, please.

Here's another entry for the CASual Fridays challenge, to use text prominently in our creation.   This one I love, but I'm not so sure it would be considered CAS.  I'd love some suggestions, please.  Is there too much going on to be considered CAS?  And when I think of CAS cards, they're always on a white ground - is color allowed?


supplies: periwinkle cardstock, text from an old book, Hero Arts S5324 Simple Frame, CL428 Earth Flowers, CL430 Real Garden Petals, Brilliance Pearlescent Lavender, peeled paint distress, and versafine onyx black inks


We'll be away for a few days visiting my Mom, so I'll take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Mother's Day!!  I received some gourmet brownies in the mail today, so I'm a happy Momma!!

31 comments:

  1. You are fast becoming a CAS stamping genius!I love love love the stamping and the text background adds so much to this design! YAY, Lin!

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  2. Gorgeous Lin! YES color is allowed and welcome!! So often times "white space" is mentioned when defining CAS. I think open space is a better description as there isn't a color reference to get in the way :) Love that you stamped your images right over the text :) Glad to see more of your creations at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  3. I've seen you and Jacqueline use this frame and I LOVE how it looks! Thanks for the enabling!

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  4. Gorgeous card Lin!
    Have a wonderful Mother's Day.

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  5. I've never seen this technique before. It's simple and beautiful.
    Cheers!

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  6. Lin, I think you have the idea of CAS...I like to think of not necessarily "white space" but any space, just like you left around the outside of your frame. (But that's just me!) I also think it means few layers, and you have achieved that, too. (I mean layers of paper and embellies, not stamping!) Anyway, this is another beautiful entry into the CAS-usal Fridays challenge. Great job...again!

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  7. This is VERY pretty! Love it!

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  8. this is wonderful Lin. Love this frame. the more I see it the more I want it... so versatile.

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  9. Ooo this one I love too! Your stamped images over the text are beautiful. Love how you chose the blue for your card base ( I always have a problem straying away from white lol) This is definitely CAS though, clean lines, open space and all about the design :) Thanks for playing with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  10. Bring on the color! I think CAS is wherever you want to take it and you took it to a fine place with this card! Hope you are having fun playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. beautiful and I do not think it is too fussy for CAS! great job

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  12. Beautiful card, Lin! Love the stamping on text! Hope you have a Happy Mother's Day!

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  13. Hi, Lin! What a gorgeous card! This is simply stunning! Love it! I wouldn't change a thing! :-)

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  14. great card lin! love the stamping over text technique.

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  15. Gorgeous!! And yes, you absolutely can use a colored background - "white space" is a generic term for lots of wide open space, no matter the color. That frame image is really cool, and I love the addition of the newsprint. I would say that you are totally catching on to the CAS style, and look forward to seeing more progression and beautiful inspiration from you in our future challenges! Thanks again for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!!

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  16. What a beautiful card! I love the black frame :)
    Thanks for playing at CAS!
    Laura

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  17. WOW, this is amazing. Love the frame and the beautiful flowers.

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  18. Yay, you played again and with another beautiful creation. Color is allowed and you've executed simple for sure. Thanks for joining us again!

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  19. Another beauty! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Friday's Challenge!

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  20. Beautiful card, Lin! Enjoy your day with your Mom! What a blessing.

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  21. It's often hard for me to say a CAS card is gorgeous, but you nailed it! Elegant - I love the frame around your beautiful image! Hope you're enjoying your Mother's Day weekend. xoxo

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  22. Beautiful Lin, have a lovely time with your mum.

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  23. Beautiful! Love the text background. Enjoy your visit with your parents. I have in my mind the lovely picture you shared of them in a previous post. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

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  24. Love this arrangement with the Frame too - it has endless possibilities - love your card Lin!

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  25. That frame is so pretty! I love you stamped on the text! Looks CAS to me! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  26. This one is a beauty too, Lin! Thanks again for bringing it to the Break Room over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  27. Stunning Lin! I was so inspired by Jacqueline that I went and bought that stamp and it's arriving today! I cannot wait! You nailed the CAS! Enjoy your time with your Mom!

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  28. BEAUTIFUL and reminds me more of YOU!

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  29. This is stunning, Lin! I love the frame and flowers!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!