For this post I decided to look at some of my favourite CAS designs from 2015/16. Over on the CASology blog I talk about one of my most popular cards and how I now love to create one-layer cards. I thought I would share a few more with you:
I have a bit of an obsession with triangles and love this design I created for a Winnie and Walter challenge last year. Some people may not consider this to be a true 'CAS' card as it has a few layers but I think if its not fussy and there is a lot of white space around the main image, you can get away with it!
Wow, this card is nearly blank....that's very CAS!!! I love the simplicity of this card. Its was created for a CAS-ual Fridays challenge and I remember how fiddly it was gluing all those hearts together for dimension but it was so worth it!!
Hmmm....I seem to have a bit of a die-cutting theme going on here.... I have to admit, I would be lost without my Cuttlebug. And after building up a stash of dies, it gets used nearly every day!! This card was for a CASology challenge. It was mega fiddly die-cutting all the individual hearts one by one. And then cutting the tiny pieces of foam tape to fit behind them (this was before I discovered die-cutting foam). There's just something about a simple sentiment with an interesting image that I love.
For my post next week, which is my final one, I thought I would share some of my more 'quirky' designs that I made for CASology challenges. I really pushed the boundaries of the 'cue words' but if it made someone smile, it made me happy!
Before I go, I have two cards for this weeks CASology challenge:
This first card was inspired by movement - the moving of the waves and physically moving your body to go to the beach. And for me I'm very much moved by the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. I used a SSS 'Border Waves' die with three different blue paint chips. The darker one was inlaid into the card front itself and the other ones adhered over top. The sentiment (from Kelly Purkey for SSS) was stamped simply in black.
This is one of those cards where I push the boundary of the 'cue word'. Once again I was inspired by physical movement, with someone willing to go all the way to 'hell and back' just to see you. This stamp set is from Lil Inkers 'Read between the lines' and the tiny heart stamps from WPlus9 'Wishing You'.
This sentiment is also quite moving to me as I would definitely go to hell and back to see my children!! Its probably not the kind of card I would give to one of my older relatives but I know a few people that would get a kick out of this!!
Whew! I think this is my longest blog post ever and if your still with me, you made it to the end...yay you!!! Thank you so much for wandering down my CAS memory lane. And I hope you come back next Friday for a giggle at some of my weird and bizarre CAS creations. I look forward to seeing your 'Move' designs in the Gallery!!