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CAS Encouragement Challenge #16

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Calling All Sistahs August 2018

Welcome back to this months Calling All Sistahs reminder to do your monthly self breast examination and to books your yearly mammogram if it is due. Please go to the Calling All Sistahs Blog to read this months survival story.

And now onto this months reminder card...

I kept this card clean and simple. I added worn lipstick distress oxide ink to a rectangular block sprayed it with water until it began to form droplets, flipped it over and smooshed onto a piece of watercolor paper.  Once it was dry, I used a stitched rectangle die and cut out the panel. I then stamped the Word Ribbon stamp in Black, mounted it onto another piece of watercolor paper cut using a larger stitched rectangle die, with foam tape. the card panel was then attached to a dark pink top folding card base.

Come back tomorroe for this months Encouragement Challenge.

I hope you are having a great day!!


Encouragement Challenge CAS 15

Hello and Welcome!
Today I have my card for the Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge.
Here is this months inspiration photo and colors.

Here is my card. I used the Pretty Posies stamp set and dies on this card.

I hope you will all participate in this challenge. All you have to do is make an encoragement card using either the photo or colors in the graphic about and link it up in this months challenge post HERE. There is a gift code up for graps to the winner!!

And, as always, if you wish to purchase anything from the CAS-ual Fridays shop, use the code below to save 15%

Thanks for coming by and I hope to see your card in the challenge!!

July 2018 -CAS Reminder

Welcome to the Calling All Sistahs monthly reminder blog post.

We hold this blog hop on the 17th of each month as a reminder to do your monthly self-breast examination and to book your yearly mammogram if it is coming due.

When it comes to surviving breast cancer, early detection remains the most crucial step, and mammograms are the tools for this step. ~ NBCF.ORG

This months reminder card features three products from the Cas-ual Fridays Shop. I used the Calling All Sistahs and Word Ribbon stamp sets and the To Go Cup Fri-dies.

Michelle donates 50% of profits from the sale of the products in the Calling All Sistahs - Breast Cancer Awareness Collection to fund breast cancer research and awareness.

If you would like to purchase anything from the Cas-ual Friday shop you can save 15% by using this code...

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you return tomorrow for the Encouragement Challenge.


One Layer Wonders Lesson 3

Lesson 3 - Watercolor Under Painting.  This was one of the most difficult cards for me to make!!  It looked like a hot mess!!!  None the less I persisted, set it aside to dry and I left the stamp in my MISTI, so I could stamp over the distress oxide inks when dry. This made a huge difference.I then took my Artist Markers and added some color to the image, framed it up with a copic multiliner and called it done!!

Here is the finished card. On to lesson 4

Hope you have a great day!

OLW Lesson 2

Hello!  I am back with my card from Lesson 2 of the Altenew Academy class One-layer Wonders.  In this lesson called Multicolored Stamping we had to make a card background using multicolored stamping, masking a shape and creating a label.
I picked out a rainbow of ink cubes from my stash, a background stamp, a heart die, masking paper, my Altenew Artist Markers and some sentiment stamps. Oh and my trusty MISTI!!

Voila!!  Here is my card!!

I colored in some of the diamond shapes with coordinatings markers and added shimmer on top. I must confess I totally cheated on making my own label and used the "You Rock!" from the Label Love stamp set.

I must now get to Lesson Three. Wish me luck with this one, I think I am going to need it!!


One-Layer Wonders

Hello, I hope you are all enjoying the Summer weather. Here in Canada it has been fairly warm and humid.
I started a new class over at Altenew Academy called One-layer-Wonders. Anyone who knows me knows one layer cards are not my thing. I am more of a bring on all the layers kinda person, This class is taught by Kelly Latevola.  I am obsessed with her card making skills, so I had to sign up for this class the second I saw it was available!!
So, on to the class. Lesson One, was pattern stamping and simple coloring. I watch the video, get out some stamps and I am confident I got this. Well, a few boo boos happened and I was not starting again, so I covered them with enamel dots. I think that is allowed???  My banner shadow went a little on the huge side, but I am just going with it lol. So here is my finished card.

Thanks for stopping by and I will be back with lesson 2 of this class soon.