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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

SSHP20 - Clean It Up


Good Morning Everyone and Happy Saturday!!! Before I get to today's Saturday Spotlight Challenge I wanted to let you know Vicki is holding a Design Team Call and looking for 5 more Divas to join our team..... If you are interested in becoming a DIVA you can find all the info HERE.


For this weeks fun challenge it is to go the opposite from last week's challenge and Clean Things Up a bit on your creations! What does that mean? You can make a nice CAS style card (meaning 'clean & simple' style), or make sure you have clean edges and paper for your creation. Please interpret this how you'd like!


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For my card this week I used this cute Whimsie Doodles Image called Koale's Chicks isn't he just the SWEETEST??? I just love this darling image!! I tried to make a CAS card as best as I could.... I struggle a little in this area!!! LOL!!! Hope you enjoy my creation!!!


Thanks so much for stopping by today!!! Make sure you stop by OUR BLOG and come join in the fun!!! We would love to see what you create!!!

Here's The Recipe

  • Image - Whimsie Doodles - Printed out and colored with Copics
  • Paper - Night of Navy, Kraft, Whisper White
  • Accessories - Buttons, Kraft Ribbon, Sheer Ribbon, Corner Punch, Misc White String

29 comments:

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Cute, cute, cute Crystal! You did an awesome job with your CAS creation! I know what you mean about struggling with this style! Guess that means we need to do it more!! Love this little guy and you've colored him perfectly!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Aw!! How sweet Crystal!! Love your colors, the one rounded corner, the buttons and your great coloring of the sweet image. You rocked the keep it clean challenge GF!!!

Hope you have a great weekend!! Finally got our power back!! Hope I can talk to you soon! Hopefully we can make it to a wedding today!!

big hugs,
Chris

Tammy said...

Oh this is a cutie Crystal! Love the colors you used and the CAS look!
Hugs, Tammy

*Vicki* said...

AWWW!! This is just too stinkin' CUTE lady!!! What a perfectly designed CAS style creation hun!! I lurves this and the way you've used that image with your colors!! :) the buttons are a perfect added touch and that BOW? WOWZER girl!! Your trouble was sooo worth it hun!! You rocked this!! Thanks for ALL you do!! Enjoy the weekend!! BIG HUGS

Tracy said...

He's so cute, love your card and the colours and layout are fab.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Jessica G. said...

Perfect CAstyle and those colors are so striking together -- I need to remember that color combo!

Pretty-In-Ink said...

Sooooooooo cute! love your colouring and the fab combo!

Sue said...

Hi Crystal
aww gorgeous card what a cute image, fabby colouring, luv the buttons n layout, sue,x

It's Me, Nikki (NCSUnikki) said...

Super cute Crystal! i just love this WD image :) He is so tinkin' cute, and you colored him perfectly! Great job! Hugs, Nikki

ChristineCreations said...

Oh what a cute cute card Crystal! Love your buttons and ribbon too. Beautifully clean and simple!

treesawardincrafts said...

Smashing card Crystal. I'm so glad you told us what CAS means, I'm still trying to figure out what Casing a card means.

Super image and I looked hard, but you didn't go over the lines, it was nice and "clean". Simples!

Lynne in NI said...

Fabulous CAS card Crystal! And look at your gorgeous bow ... what a great idea!
:o)

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh beyond SWEETNESS!!

Annette said...

Really Cute Crystal, lovely colouring, love the layout and super bow, take careX:)

Danni said...

Very cute card, love the bow!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

He is super adorable, Crystal! Love the muted colors! :)

Dawn B. said...

This is so sweet. I just love this image. He has the same name as my son. CAS is tough.. I really struggled too. Love this..Have a super weekend.

Lisa Kind said...

Awww, this is so cute, Crystal! Love the colors you used!

Kerri said...

I so struggle with CAS too! You did an awesome job, and that image is ADORABLE!!! Love the colors you used, and that fab bow!!! Have a wonderful rest of your weekend, GF!

Sammi said...

oooh..this is so sweet Crystal!!!
xxx

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh Crystal...could this card be any cuter? I think this is just too adorable. Such great coloring too! Awesome job girlfriend.

Julia Aston said...

Love the colors you used on this clean card Crystal! great little guy card!

Kristie said...

Very cute CAS card! That little boy is just adorable :)

jen said...

CAS is so not your normal style, but you rocked it with this card!! ;) Totally cute!

Kimberly's Krafts said...

I know that you say you struggle with somethings....
but P L E A S E! You ROCKED this challenge GF! This is adorable!! Great image and it's just perfect and so sweet Crystal!! I love the colors and your rounded corners....and those yummy buttons! Way to go honey! Nice work my friend!

I hope that you are enjoying your weekend so far. I know I am! I was exhausted and getting some R & R and some crafting done...finally! I will be posting somethings to my blog soon.....feels like forever since I have posted! Shame on me!
Love you honey.....

Big Hugs
xxxxoooo

raindropecho said...

Ooooh look at that gorgeous bow! Very sweet card!

Joan Ervin said...

Soooo cute and beautifully colored!!!! I love the CAS design with the buttons and rounded corner, too...you did a wonderful job with the challenge, Crystal!!!

Jodi said...

So very cute Crystal! Love the layout and colors you chose!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous card Cyrstal, I love how clean it is! The little image is darling.