Monday, 13 August 2012

Bloomin' eck...


... I nearly missed out on a challenge because my multiple calendars aren't talking to each other.  Not very co-ordinated this week.

The challenge at The Play Date Cafe is to use these colours:


The challenge at CASE Study is: 
"Think Out of the Box". 
What does it mean? We encourage you to try something new, whether it's a style that's different to yours, a new technique that you've been itching to try, perhaps a type of project that you never tackled before. We dare you to CHALLENGE yourselves! The possibilities are endless :)

And the challenge at Simon Says is:

Eyes Down Look In ,,,,,,,
LET'S PLAY BINGO !! :-) 

Got the colours.  Got the Bingo (diagonal top left to bottom right - ribbon, free (rub-ons) and blooms).  The "out of the box" bit for me was a few things:

I've never used rub-on wording before, 
I've never done a bingo challenge before (they're in the same category as sketches for me - to be avoided if possible),
I don't use a lot of pre-printed die-cut shapes,
And I've not used a single stamp (very uncomfortable).

Sticky ribbon from Anita's
Rub-on wording from Making Memories Simply Stated
Die-cut bloom from K&Co

14 comments:

  1. Love the pop of colour and all the texture - really fantastic CAS card with very little white!

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  2. Oh how happy this card is! Love those colours!
    Thanks for thinking outside the box with us at CASE Study this week! :)
    Hugs!
    x

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  3. Love all that orange!! That single flower is so sweet with the ribbon stem. Great CAS card!

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  4. Lovely CAS card Shirley, the orange is so nice and cheerful and I love how you've used the ribbon.

    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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  5. short and sweet and to the point! Stunning! You nailed a CAS style! Thanks for helping us celebrate our 2nd Anniversary over on CASE Study this week :)

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  6. Love that you used an orange background, and the white rub on sentiment too! Thank you for your concern about my card being entered at PDCC. I did enter it this morning!

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  7. Such a sweet card! Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  8. Very cute and cheerful, way to rock the challenges!! Thanks for joining us for the CASE Study anniversary celebrations! xxx

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  9. Beautiful! What a happy card! Glad to have you join us for this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge!

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  10. Super CAS! I love the colors :D

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  11. This is perfectly sweet and simple! I love it! Thanks for playing along in The Play Date Cafe challenge!

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  12. Love these bright colors and the patterned paper "stem"! I think it's so hard to combine challenges, but you did a wonderful job with it. Thanks for joining in the celebration at CASE Study this week!

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  13. I love the flower and how you made the stem. Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at The Play Date Cafe!

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