Saturday, 5 December 2015

CAS at Allsorts



Good morning to you all, it's time for our new challenge at Allsorts where this week I am the host and would like to see CAS style cards. Our sponsor is Scrapper Delight

I don't think I am alone when it comes to making CAS style cards and I hope I've not overdone it on these two, but to me they are fairly minimalistic.  The card at the top uses an image from our sponsor called Fairy Wishes and have to confess it was a really quick and easy card to make. I printed the image onto white linen cardstock, used Wink of Stella pens to add some colour and sparkle to the fairies wings and bubbles and gently shaded the edges with distress ink. The sentiment is a stamp from Lavinia and one I do rather like and seem to use quite a lot.

The starting point for my second card was to mask a section on the card and apply Pan Pastels, then remove the masks before stamping the Penny Black bloom and sentiment. I matter the piece onto some coordinating card and black base card. I have to say these cards were both really quick and easy to make and ideal if you need lots in a hurry.


Happy weekend all and I hope you will join in our challenge this week.

36 comments:

  1. Two beautiful cards, adore the fairy

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  2. Two lovely cards I especially like the second one
    Jackie x

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  3. Morning Brenda, lovely cas cards and love the sentiments. I stayed clear of them at one time but do like to dabble from time to time with them. Wishing you a happy weekend too. Carol xx

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  4. sorry for not visiting you for a couple of weeks, great make for this theme Tracy xx

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  5. Fabulous cards - the first one is my favourite and I love the sentiment!
    Kayh x

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  6. Both beautiful and perfectly CAS in style Brenda. Love these types of cards, just wish I could manage them better myself, I never know when to walk away and then it ends up too busy.
    Lorraine

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  7. Beautiful creation, that image is so lovely and wonderful colour combo on your fab design.xx
     { aNNie}

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  8. Ah yes the when is it enough question! I think those are well within the range of CAS and both beautiful in their simplicity.

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  9. I really like the top sentiment :)

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  10. Both simply stunning! Love the monochrome!
    Lucy x

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  11. Your CAS cards are so elegant & beautiful!! Love both the cards. Thanks for these wonderful inspirations for this week's Allsorts challenge, I am definitely going to participate in this :)

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  12. These are beautiful Brenda. I love that fairy image, and your soft colour blending behind the stamping is just wonderful! hugs :)

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  13. Both of these are gorgeous Brenda! They certainly look and feel like CAS to me but I know they are yours by the little bit of colour - you do that so classily huni. Absolutely stunning Karen x

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  14. Ciaso Brenda, io adoro le fate e questa tua card mi piace molto! La seconda è davvero meravigliosa con questo timbro Penny Black e lo sfondo con i Pan Pastels!! Anche il sentiment è bellissimo!

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  15. Both are simple and elegant. I do love that top sentiment...very cute. Hugs, Robin

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  16. Hi Brenda
    Two beautiful cards today. I especially like sentiment on the first card. How I wish I could say no more often!
    Take care
    Lesley

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  17. Both are lovely Brenda, I would certainly class them as CAS

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  18. Two stunning CAS cards with beautiful images. Have a good weekend.

    Pat xx

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  19. two beauties Brenda - really gorgeous - loving them both! hugs Rachel x

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  20. Two gorgeous cas cards Brenda, love the images and sentiments
    Lorraine x

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  21. Two fabulous cards, love the use of the black ink on both images and the gentle pastel backgrounds and two fabulous sentiments.

    Kath x

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  22. Both cards are gorgeous, but I love the second one the most. I really should use my Pan Pastels!

    Cazzy x

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  23. Both cards are wonderful, Brenda, but I love the fairy sentiment and image and need it! Really cute! Hope your weekend is extra special, hugs, de

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  24. Two beautiful and elegant creation! Love the clear and crisp stamping on the first one! Wonderful sentiments!

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  25. Fabulous cards, loved the both sentiments too;-))m

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  26. Two so beautiful CAS-cards! Think the first is one that let's you step into that fairy world without any doubt.... Enjoy the sunday!

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  27. Beautiful and the sentiment on the first is oh so true. Such a little teensy word but we should use it more often lol.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  28. Such beautiful cards I love the classy look and stunning sentiments perfect love and hugs Carole x

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  29. I love your latest work Brenda and this is no exception. I am just stopping by to wish you a Happy Weekend. Judy x

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  30. Fabulous - again, that delicate colour work allows the stamps to shine - beautifully done.
    Alison xx

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