Sunday, March 18, 2018

CAS Encouragement Challenge #11

Hello. Welcome to this months Encouragement Challenge.  

 What's an encouragement card? Ever had a rough day, failed an important test, faced a tough decision, felt lonely, been sick, lost love, lost a loved one...2 legs or 4? There are a bazillion reasons to create an encouragement card! Use our fun photo as inspiration or choose to use the color chips...your choice! Feeling super inspired? Combine both! 
Best part??? No product or genre restrictions! Everyone is welcome!

This is the card I made for this month's challenge.

I used the To Go cup Fri-dies to make my cup that I colored using Catherine Pooler inks. and then stamped on top with the Full on Floral stamp set.  The sentiment on the cup wrap is from the Word Ribbon stamp set. I also used the Radiating Rays stencil and Stitched Rounded Rectangle Frames from MFT.

I hope you will join us in this months challenge! You could even win a prize!!

If you like and if want to purchase any products from the CAS-ual Fridays shop you can save using the code below!!

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you have a wonderful day.


Saturday, March 17, 2018

March CAS Reminder

Well hello there!   Welcome back!! This is your monthly reminder to do you self-breast examination and schedule your mammogram. As my card says "You better check yourself".  Early detection is your best chance for a sucessful recovery.

Please come on over to the Calling All Sistahs Blog and see what the rest of the Sistahs have created this month.

This month, for your reminder I created this card using the Supercalifragilistic stamp set. The whole set and made a background for my tag, which I created using the Tag Buddies Fri-dies.  The sentiment is from the Calling All Sistahs stamp set and I embossed it with silver embossing powder.  I used some coordinating ribbon from my stash and a few of the Sistahood Sparkle Limited Edition Sequin Mix to complete my card along with a couple strips of silver glimmer paper to complete my card.

Thanks for coming by today and as always you can save 15% in the CAS-ual Fridays Shop using the code below.

Please stop back tomorrow for this month's Encouragement Challenge.


Sunday, February 18, 2018


Well hello there!! welcome to this months Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge!!
This months inspiration photo had me at coffee.

Have you all seen the new Coffee stamp sets and Dies that Michelle released this month in the CAS-ual Fridays Shop???  If you haven't you are missing out on some pretty amazing stamps and dies!!

For my card I went with the coffee and colors from the inspiration photo and used the Cup of Coffee stamp set and the coordinating Cup of Coffee Fri-dies to create this card.


I hope you come on over to the Calling All Sistahs Blog and enter a card you created into our challenge and you could win a gift code to the CAS-ual Fridays shop.

Also if you like any of the products I have used and want some of your own please use the code below and save yourself  15% off your purchase!!

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope to see what you create for this months Challenge.


Saturday, February 17, 2018

February Reminder

Welcome to this months Calling All Sistahs reminder to do your monthly self-breast examination and to book your mammogram if it is due. Please be sure to visit the blog and see what the other Sistahs have made this month.
My card for you this month is Love themed since it was just Valentines Day. This background of this card was inspired by a video I watched from Jennifer McGuire, she calls this technique Ink & Stamp Layered Backgrounds.

For my background I First stamped Full on Floral Background with white pigment ink, thenlet it dry really well. Once it was dry I sponged on It's a Girl and Party Dress from Catherine Pooler Designs. Then I stamped the larger of the two stamps fromTin Roof with white pigment ink and let it dry. The final layer was stamped with Party Dress Ink using the Full on Floral stamp.  Once the card was good and dry I used a stitched Heart die to cut out my heart and added a white heat embossed sentiment by combining sentiment from both the Calling All Sistahs and Hope Ribbon stamp sets from the Calling All Sistah's Collection from Casual Fridays Stamps. (50% of the profits from the sale of items in this collectio are donated to breast cancer research and and awareness programs).  To assemble my card I mounted the backgrouns layer to a white top folding card base, added the Heart poped up on foam tape, and then to add some bling I cut strips of silver shimmer paper to the bottom and right and added a small heart cut from the same paper popped up on foam tape.

If you are still here with me I would like to say thanks for coming by my blog today and please come back for tomorrow's Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge.

As always if you visit the CAS-ual Fridays Shop You can save 15% by using the code below.

I hope you have a great day!!


Thursday, January 18, 2018

Encouragement Challenge CAS09

Welcome to this months Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge. This is our 9th challenge!! Here is this months graphic to use for inspiration to make your own card for the challenge.

Here is my card for this month!! I used the new 
Peace &Comfort stamp set from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps

To play along all you have to do is make a card inspired by the graphic and then go over to the Calling All Sistahs Blog. and add your card to the linky and you have a chance to win!!

If your looking for some amazing Encouragement Stamps Michelle has a great assortment over at the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps shop.  And do not forget to use the new saving code in the graphic below!!

I hope you take time and enter a card for this challenge!! 
Good Luck!!  Susan

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Calling All Sistahs - January 2018

Happy New Year!!  Here is your first reminder post for 2018. Lets make this the year to take care of yourself!!  Remember early detection is your best chance to win the battle against Cancer. Please take a little time for yourself and do your self-breast examination and book this years mammogram.

This month's reminder has a little sass added to it. Michelle, from CAS-ual Fridays Stamps has come out with a couple of new stamp sets with sentiment designed with a bit of sass.  I love this sentiment and I believe that often we do not know what to say to someone who is ill in anyway let alone facing a cancer diagnosis. These sentiment are perfect for just these times.

This card uses the new Supercalifragilistic stamp set, from CAS-ual Friday stamps. These sentiment are fabulous!!  
Check out all of the other amazing reminder cards at the Calling All Sistahs blog.

Thanks for stopping by and please come back tomorrow for the Encouragement Challenge!!

Sunday, December 31, 2017


Michelle at CAS-ual Fridays stamps has release 7 new stamp sets and 2 new die sets that are mostly coffee themed!!  

First up is Coffee Talk. I just love all the Fun and Sassy sentiments!!

Next we have Cup of Coffee. This cup is just too cute.

And of course we need some dies so here is Coffee Cup Fri-Dies.

Stamp set number three is a favorite of mine Hot Coffee. Just gotta love it!!

Next we have Time for Coffee. Which is always!!

The second set of dies is To Go Cup Fri-Dies

How cute is this background stamp called Heart to Heart?? I am in love with it!!

There are also 2 new encouragement stamp sets in this release.

First up is Peace and Comfort. A beautiful set for creating Sympathy cards.

And last but not least, Supercalifragilistic stamp set! This set is amazeballs!!

Come by the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blogs and see what inspiration the Girl Fridays have to share with you today.

Also remember when you go shopping in the shop you can use gift code "cas-comfort" to save 15% on your order of stamps and dies!!

Have fun shopping and checking out the blog and I will be back soon with some cards to show you using these new stamps and dies!!

I hope you have a fabulous 2018!!