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Sunday, 11 January 2015

CAS (ish) again with Pan Pastels

Today is going to be a 100 times better than yesterday ... I can feel it. The sun is shining and I have a day of "making" ahead of and if I have planned my day correctly, in between "drying and colouring times", I will sneak in a bit of housework. Now that does make the thought of domestic boreness so much more appealing.

We are still all "Clean and Simple (CAS)" over at Pan Pastel Challenges and I have, again, used my Premium Craft Brands Postcards stamp set. Although my card does not look like a true CAS card, trust me, it is (ish).


I created the background by lots of over stamping (using Perfect Medium) and over colouring using my metallic pan pastels. For added highlights, I used Maimeri white acrylic paint.


The sentiment is from K and Co and I discovered an envelope full to the brim of vellum quotes and I am kicking myself that in a previous "tidy away" session, I have completely forgotten about them. There are so many to choose from with a great selection of wonderful quotes and sayings.


Isn't that sentiment so "spot on" and one I think I need to remember more often.

Right gotta dash as my day is planned and all my crafty bits are waiting for me on my table .... I can hear them calling to me ....

Lou
x x x

Products I used:


Challenges:
7 Kids College Fund - Anything goes
Crafting by design - anything goes
Chalk 'n' Stock
Luna Girl Moonbeams - postcards or letters
Stamplorations - stamps and inks
Sweet Stampin' - girly but no pink

12 comments:

Karen Lunagirl said...

So pretty! Lovely colors and lovely sentiment. Thanks for joining my Postcards & Letters challenge at LunagirlMoonbeams.com ~ I'm very glad to have you there and discover your blog! ~ Karen

Chris said...

It's a beautiful card with some fabulous stamping! The vellum sentiment panel is lovely! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
Chris
x

Claire said...

Stunning Lou, gorgeous colours and I love that quote
Claire xx

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Lou, beautiful colours and that quote is fab!
Claire xx

Claire said...

Gorgeous card Lou, beautiful colours and that quote is fab!
Claire xx

Sue said...

This is so gorgeous fabulous background! thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week!! hugs Sue DT x

Michele said...

what a gorgeous creation! beautiful use of the pan pastels. thank you for joining our postcards and letters challenge at lunagirl moonbeams! xo from michele on the DT

Cornelia W said...

Fabulous - the butterfly background and the butterfly as a main focus! Thanks so much for linking up with us at STAMPlorations!

Colleen Holmes said...

Love the CAS - so very pretty and well designed! Thank you for joining us at http://7kidschallengeblog.blogspot.com Good Luck! Hugz, Colleen

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Gorgeous CAS card. That butterfly is beautiful and goes perfect with the sentiment

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

What a beautiful card!

Thank you for participating in last week's Sweet Stampin’ "Girly without Pink" Challenge!

maureenjscott said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes Challenge for January at Crafting By Designs! Mo xxx