Saturday, February 26, 2011

Another Clean and Simple Flower

I'm back with another CAS card. I seemed to have a thing about CAS flowers lately. This type of card is nice to go in my Operation Write Home box too. I am going to make a couple more of these and change out the sentiment on each one. Since it is for OWH, the inside has to stay blank. I usually add an additional white sheet, so there is plenty of room to write a long letter. Okay, so on with the card. I call this one "Friendship Garden".

I used a Rubber Stampede tulip stamp and a sentiment from See D's. I especially made this a friendship card because the sentiment was given to me by my friend Jude Haggerty. She cleaned out her stamping stuff and blessed me with some super fabby stamps. Thanks Sweetie! I am loving all of them. There was plenty of goodies to share with my stamping buddies too.
The tulip and sentiment were stamped with Coffee Bean Brilliance pigment ink and heat embossed with clear powder. I added texture with a Cuttlebug embossing folder. I added a layer of dark brown CS and the card base is cream. Here is a close up.
I used two brads and little loops and threaded a plaid ribbon through the loops.
And, here a few super fun challenges for Friendship Garden:
Simon Says Stamp: Colors Cream and Cocoa
Pink Gem challenge: Use one or more of buttons, bows, brads,beads. I used brads and a bow.
One stop craft: Spring flowers
Sweet Stampin: Oh so girlie
Crafty Catz Weekly: For a Friend
Well, I guess that's all for me today. Hope everyone is having a great weekend.


  1. I am really like your CAS cards Karen, very inspiring. I have a couple of stamps that I will have to dig out and try. Thanks.

  2. Lovely card thanks for joining CC this week

  3. lovely card, thanks for playing along with Craftycatz, x carol

  4. A lovely clean and simple card - and they aren't so easy to do! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  5. wot a wonderful spring card. ty for joining us at crafty sentiments xxx

  6. Gorgeous card Karen, the stamp you've used is beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us for our coffee & cream challenge at Simon Says Stamp & entering our DT call
    hugs Mandy xx

  7. Beautiful card...Love the image and embossing...Thank you for joining in with us at A Gem of a Challenge...
    Mandy x

  8. Simply stunning, thanks for playing at OSCC. Hugs Shelley xx

  9. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

  10. SOOOOO lovely. A perfect spring flower creations for the OSC Challenge. THANKS for sharing!

    Cat, OSCC DT

  11. This is stunning so elegant thanks for sharing at a gem of a challenge and crafty sentiments hugs Rebekah xx


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