Sunday, April 4, 2010

CAS61 - Sentiments

I've been keeping a secret!  I was asked to be the one of the Guest Designers for the April CAS Challenges on SplitcoastStampers and today's the day!!  I am so humbled to have been asked to join the talented group of CAS creators and hope I've created something to give you some inspiration. 

The CAS61 Challenge this week is :

"Ways to Use It: The only stamping on your card is a sentiment (or verse). (Use any colors, papers, embellishments & sentiments) – just keep it simple *wink*"

.  I've created two cards totally different in style featuring a sentiment as the focal point.

This first one was difficult to photograph due to the sheen on the ribbon.  The ribbon is not so shiny IRL but after about 20 shots (including wrangling DH to take a few...this is one of his), I just decided to go with it.  It's soft, delicate and I just adore that sentiment by Joni Eareckson Tada.   You can read here story by clicking the link.   I have been fortunate enough to hear her awesome testimony to the grace of God, in person, several times.  Each time I am humbled, awed and amazed.

This second card is simple and understated.  I think it would serve well as either a sympathy card or a "thinking of you" card for men or women.
Hope you get a chance to play along this week with us on CAS61. 

I'd love to know what you think of my samples.


Stamps - SU Words of Wisdom
Paper - Papertrey Ink, Crate Paper
Accessories- pearls, ribbon, Spellbinder dies, rose
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