Saturday, 18 July 2015

Morning - welcome to my first post (of two) for Saturday

Morning all,

I know I don't normally post this early on a Saturday as I like to enter a couple of challenges and have to wait to find out what they are. So, why is today different? Well, exciting news ...... I have been invited to join the Design Teams (on a temporary basis only) over at Addicted to CAS ....... and today sees my second (and final) outing for the team ..... and today's challenge is:-


And here is my card for this challenge:-

My card
A closer view of the design
And the insert and envelope

Materials used:

  • 15cm square white, 250gsm, card blank and matching sized envelope
  • 13½cm square white card panel (x2 including the insert)
  • 14cm square navy card panel, for matting (x2 including insert)
  • Carabelle image (SA70068) stamped using Ranger Archival cobalt blue ink
  • Stamplorations chevron (from the chevrons and arrows set of clear stamps) stamped using the Ranger Archival cobalt blue ink ... to extend the line of Carabelle chevrons
  • Paper Artsy splatter image stamped randomly using Memento London fog ink
  • TPC studio small star stamped randomly using Adirondack red pepper ink 

I hope you will pop along and check out the awesome makes from the talented full time Design Team and submit an entry, or two!, tell them I sent you!

I'll also be entering this make for the following challenges:

  1. 4 Crafty Chicks - challenge No. 255 - CLEAN AND SIMPLE (CAS)
  2. Creative Fingers - challenge No. 87 - ANYTHING GOES

Have a great Saturday - don't forget ... I WILL be back with a second post and some challenge makes, later!


Lilian said...

Great card Kathy. Love the busy bottom and all the white space.

Hugs lilian

Sarn said...

Cool and classy.
Happy Saturday xxx

Di said...

LOVE this Kathy! As Sarn says, cool and classy :)


Di xx

scrappyjacky said...

Love it.

Loll said...

Love your collage of stamps Kathy. Great colours and design. Thanks so much for being our Guest Designer this month. We've loved having you on the team! xx

Sarah G said...

This is such a cool design, Kathy! Love the collage stamping and the red stars - great to see a matching envelope too. It has been great having you as a GD this month :)

Sazzle Dazzle said...

OOOH! What brilliant stamping and awesome mix of chevrons, stars, text and graphics Kathy, that's so effective. Great to have you as GDT again this time. Sarah x

Doni High said...

Great CAS graphic design!

Deepti said...

This is so fun! I love ur CAS grunge style :) So happy to have you as our Guestie!

Barb Ghig said...

So happy to have you join us as Guest Designer! I love how you layered your stamping on this card...very clever and fun design!

Ksenija @Sweet Kobylkin said...

Love your collage, Kathy! Classy colour combo and wonderful mix of images! Glad to have you as our GD!

My name is Wynneth said...

I love your card kathy, such a crisp and clean design and the mix of stamps you've ised is just perfect matey. The pop of red stars is inspired and brings the whole design to life.


Bhavana said...

great design.. I loved the grungy look of the card .. SO happy to see you as Guest designer!!

Jaydee said...

Kathy, great card! I love the fact that you left all that fabulous white space and the grunge elements. So glad you are our GD.

Karen M said...

Fab card Kathy! Love the patriotic colours and the super matching envelope Kx

anja curvers said...

Such an awesome card and great design love the envelop too. Glad to have you as guest designer over at ATCAS.

Lori Turner said...

Love this Kathy! The collage stamping is awesome and all the white space is perfect for our CAS challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks - thanks for playing along....

Karen Dunbrook said...

love your grunge card Kathy...well done!
Have a great wknd and happy stamping.