måndag 25 november 2013

Clean and Simple it is

Hello and welcome to my little corner of the world this lovely Monday. Hope you had a great start of your week and that the rest of it will continue at the same path. It's challenge time over at Crafty Card Makers again. I bet you have been wondering what you will come up with for this weeks challenge I bet. Well, I better tell you then. Clean and Simple it is. CAS cards are our thing the coming two weeks. Cards with lots of white space and very little decorations. I believe this is the first time I have manage to make something that can actually count as clean and simple. Much harder to make a good looking CAS card than you ever think. I dare you to try it! LoL

So my card feature an image from my beloved The Paper Shelter. Love those image from the botton of my heart, truly. Anyway, back to the card. My dear Father Christmas is coloured with my Letraset family and I am so pleased with how the red came out this time. Especially on the chimney. Wonder what colours I used? LoL 

Back to business and my card. It's coloured on some kind of Copic paper I think. I am still trying to find the perfect replacement for the wonderful heavyweight paper that Letraset used to sell. I love it because it's not shiny and it has a bit of a surface on it that isn't so glossy. Glossy kills the colours as they mutate in my way of seeing it. They are not as bright as they normal are. I shut up now and keep talking about the card instead, sorry! For my sentiment did I use a stamp from YouDo and blinged it up a little. Couldn't just leave it like that, could I ? Thought so. I did cut a snowflake from the wonderful collection from Joy crafts. Superb looking flake isn't it? I added a blingstone to the centre of that to. When all that was done I couldn't help myself so I used my scoringboard from Martha S, you know and made a line all the way around the card to add a little extra to it. I added a dark red backing panel as well to keep the card together with the other red parts. I like it but I feel it's something missing, but I can't think of what it can be. 

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Well I think this is enought from me for today. So I see you when I can. Busy trying to get my life in order with out fighting the system. Guess if it shows that it's election year here in Sweden? Eventhing is getting upgraded and change just so they can say that we don't have many home with longterm illnesses or are unemployed etc. I am one out of many, many more how is so tired fighting all this and noone understand how it is to live with crappy illnesses that doesn't kill you but make worth less whatever you try to do when it comes to working, getting the union working for you. It's such a joke, not even my worst enemy would deserve this.

Love n hugs

Challenges for this card
Eureka Challenges - Santa is on his way
Lexis creations - Christmas
Shabby Tea room - Christmas is coming (hope that the craft card counts as brown...)  

8 kommentarer:

Viv's Visuals sa...

Thanks for joining in Marie! This is a fab CAS card - you've captured all of the clean and simple elements perfectly!

Basslady sa...

a very sweet card! love the santa image!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

Glenda Atkins sa...

Wonderful ,love the image and the CAS design! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations for our 'Christmas' Challenge!

Tina M sa...

Your Santa is darling! Thanks for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room!

coops sa...

simply stunning marie.perfect cas design and i love your fun santa :D

xx coops xx

Kristie Maynard sa...

What an adorable card! Just too darn cute. Thanks for joining the fun of the Eureka! Stamps Challenge this week.

-Aneta- sa...

Perfect card and perfect coloring :) Thank you for joining TSTR challenge !

Heather sa...

A beautiful card Marie, I'm really in love with CAS at the moment - I'm not very good at it but you have captured this brilliantly - fabulously design and such an adorable image!!

Heather xx