CASology #345 Clam

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. The cue word is this week is “Calm”

I actually started crafting and card making to cope with my stress and still it is a great stress buster for me. Some times i have these bouts of mild depressions and the stigma attached to it makes it even more harder to share. Crafting and the amazing crafting community has really helped me immensely, for which i am forever grateful.

Here’s my take:

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I first placed the stencil of Buddha slightly off set from the card front and then inked it with distress inks.

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I then adhered the the sentiment strips

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I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #344 Summer

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. The cue word is this week is Summer!!

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I live in India and the summers here are super hot here. However, they are packed with juicy fruits like watermelons, mangoes, tender palm fruit, musk melon ……. Its a time for holiday from school and fun at the beach or the pool…. I was inspired by all this for my card.

Here’s my take:

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I first die cut a white card front from a rectangular die and then stenciled it with distress inks and rays stencil by Crafty scrappers.

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I then stamped this adorable hippo biting into a water melon in her beach wear. The stamp is by Neat & Tangles and i colored the image using zig real brush markers.

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I then add a few white highlights and drops with a glitter pen before i fussy cut the image

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To complete the card i adhered the whole panel on a deep yellow card base.

So what’s you take on summer? What do you like to do and how is summer in your country. Do share.

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

We also have Stamploration returning as our sponsor for this week. The winner will get a Gift Card to their store. Thank you Shery !

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Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #343 Color

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. The cue word is color!!

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Here’s my take:

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I use the dies from the MFT once upon a rainbow die set to cut out the rainbow and clouds

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I then inked the rainbow and the clouds with distress inks and added the sentiment with black ink

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I guess the color on the rainbow was not enough for me, i added some to the sentiment as well and finished the card by added glossy accents over the word colorful.

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Now it’s your turn to add some color !

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Playing along with the following challenges:

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #342 Mother

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. Mother’s day is this week end and we have the perfect cue word to get you ready with you Mother’s day cards.

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Here’s my take:

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For this card i first stamped this gorgeous butterfly by Tubby Crafts with alcohol marker friendly ink (you can use Memento Tuxedo Black or Tubby Crafty Jet Black) on a white card stock (Use an alcohol marker firendly card stock like Nennah Solar White).

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I then colored the image with copic markers and then fussy cut the image leaving a whtite background all around. I then cut two die cuts from the letter “M” using the bold Alphabet dies by Die cuts and more. I also die cut two “M”s out of a craft sheet and then adhered to the paper die cuts.

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On a card front which I die cut using wonky rectangle die by Avery elle, I adhered both the die cuts of the letter “M” which already had the foam cuts underneath. And in middle of both the letters I adhered the butterfly with foam squares to match the dimention. I lifted the wings of the butterfly for added interest and more dimenson.

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I then added the “i love you ‘ sentiement by MFT Stamps in black to finish the card before adhering it to a card base.

Now it’s your turn to jump into action!

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

 

Playing along with a couple of challenges:

 

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #341 Turquoise

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. We have a colorful cue word this week and it is “Turquoise”.

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This is one of all time fav colors and always love interiors in Turquoise. I love the combination of  Turquoise with white that inspired by take…

Here’s my take:

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Let me tell you the lovely story behind making this card. Well i knew i wanted to use the alcohol inks for my design so i had them on my desk and i wanted to make a card for my brother, so i had the “Hello” word die by Winne & Walter  as well as the stamp saying ” Bro” by Penny Black on my desk too.

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Just when i began to make the card i realized i did not have any Yupo paper to use the alcohol inks. I started looking for stores in India that hold the stock of Yupo paper and was somehow not able to find any online. So i turned to Instagram for help.

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I asked fellow cardmakers and crafters to point me towards store with yupo paper and i got quick and overwhelming help. And then i discovered a craft store called Beyond inks. They hold such beautiful stock of alcohol inks and yupo paper i had to order some immediately.

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Thanks to the quick delivery by Beyond inks i could make my card before time and thanks to the resourceful crafters online i got help in time.

Now it’s your turn to jump into action!

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

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Uniko is returning as our wonderful sponsor this week!  They’re gearing up for their April/May release, so you’ll want to stay tuned for that over on their Facebook page!  In the meantime, be sure and play along with us this week for your chance to win the Uniko prize!

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

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Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

 

Playing along with a couple of challenges:

Addicted to CAS – Challenge #158 – Contrast : The contrast between the size of the sentiments and that of the color against white works well with the theme.

 

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #340 Africa

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. The cue word this week is “Africa”.

I am sure Africa’s diverse landscapes that are full of wild life, rich cultures and fascinating civilizations will inspire your creations.

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The moment I saw the cue word Africa I thought of the majestic wild life on the Serengeti. So I was inspired by the animals of Africa for my card.  Here’s my take:

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To make this card I used the animal images from the Serengeti  stamp set by Stampendous. I first stamped the Elephant, masked it with masking paper and then stamped the Lion and only a portion of Giraffe. I used the Tubby craft Jet Black ink for all the stamping.

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To keep the card CAS I left the images black and white and went for a one layer card. Since the images are black and white I used three dye inks for my sentiment to make is colorful.

Now it’s your turn to jump into action!

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

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Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Playing along with the following challenges :

craftyanimals – Challenge # 25

creatalicious challenges – Challenge #161 – Anything goes

creative craftcottage – No Patterned Paper

Creative with stamps challenge – Challenge #37 – Birthday

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happylittlestampers – CAS Challenge – One Layer

themaleroomchallenge – challenge #109 – Anything Goes + one layer

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

CASology #339 Leap

Hi there!

Welcome to my post for the CASology challenge this week. Take a leap of creativity with us a CASology this week with the fun cue word “Leap”

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Here’s my take:

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To make this card I stamped the image of this super adorable and extra cute frog from a stamp set by Sunny Studios on a Neenah Solar White (Alcohol marker friendly) card panel. I used Momento Tuxedo black ink to do the stamping with the help of an acrylic block. I then colored the image using copic markers (Alcohol markers) and also stamped the dashed line that make the frog appear to be in middle of the leaping action.

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I finally added the sentiment in Black from the stamp set and matted the card panel with a green card stock before adhering it to a card base.

Now it’s your turn to jump into action!

I hope my card inspires you to join us at CASology and gets you to crafting. Do  play along with us, just remember to keep it CAS. The following CAS guidelines should be of help when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

Please check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members and lovely guest designer made to inspire you:

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STAMPlorations is returning as our wonderful sponsor and is offering this challenge’s winner $25 off their next online order!  Be sure and check out their April Spring Fling Sale going on until April 30th!

Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Playing along with a couple of challenges :

avenue613 Challenge #220 – April 2019 – Anything Goes

Angie’s Digital Stamps  – Challenge #30 – Anything goes

dragonflydreamschallenges- include an animal

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati