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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Simply Thinking of you...

I have never been very good at the CAS card style
so I was determined to give it ago this week for 
the new challenge at Addicted to Stamps.

I wanted to work on a 6x6 card, but didn't have any!!!
So I took a larger card and cut it down to size.
The reason for 6x6 was I had just bought this X-Cut 
embossing folder and wanted to use it to frame a stamped image...
To make sure the image fit I masked off the centre of the blank card to the size of the inner frame...
and grabbed my other new bargain buy...
Create a scene set from Docrafts.
Simple over stamping in black and deep teal...
made a lovely soft scene for the centre of the card.
(but I used the wrong masking tape and it damaged the card surface)
Still I fitted the card into the embossing folder...
...and got it wonky, which annoyed me :/
So I cut another 6x6, cut the original art work from the wonky frame and mounted it on some pastel teal satin finish cardstock, before adding as a topper wihin the new frame.
A little rub of a paler teal ink lifts the embossing just a little
*just couldn't leave it plain white lol*
Enjoy :D XXX

Entering for;

Also I would like to give a quick reminder that you still have time to join the current challenge over at Crafting When We Can # 126 Use Dies and Punches


  1. gorgeous colour scheme. :-) xx

  2. After googling the phrase "CAS card", I discovered that you are a liar, Gina Morley. You are great at this!

  3. Love how you retrieved the beautiful stamped panel, it looks fantastic mounted and added to that fabulous embossed frame, great card Gina xxx

  4. This is interesting Gina! One must really be adept with the hands and have lots of patient not forgetting talents in the first place! Thanks for sharing!


  5. Well done for persevering with this, the end result was sure worth it.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM. :)

  6. This is beautiful. Love the added frame around the image. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.