Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Paper and Such Challenge Time!

Greetings Paper and Such friends!!  I hope you had fun with yesterday's new release blog hop!!  I know I did!!  Today we're issuing a new challenge at Paper and Such.  This challenge is easy for some and not for others...I am in the latter category!!  We challenge you to create something CAS - which stands for 'clean and simple'.  I covet people who have the skill of making a project look perfectly CAS yet keeping it interesting, fun and full of beauty.  I find that I constantly want to 'add' to my CAS projects even though I know well enough to leave them alone!  LOL!

Here is my CAS project to share with you today:
I've used two sets from Paper and Such - Deer Dad for the sentiment and Song In My Heart - main image.  I mean, really, could those sweet birds be any cuter?  I inked them in black Colorbox ink onto thick watercolor paper, heat set with black embossing powder and then water colored with my Distress Inks.  I then added 5 layers of UTEE (Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel) over the top, adhering each layer with Versamark Ink in Champagne.  I let each layer dry thoroughly in between and then popped it into the freezer for five minutes before cracking it. 

I kept everything else very minimalistic (for me anyways) adding a couple of blue staples, some beige baker's twine and a bit of stitching to add a bit of texture to my background. 

I do hope you come and play along right here at the Paper and Such blog for a chance to win a stamp set of your choice!  If you use a P&S stamp you will be entered into the drawing twice for a chance to win a stamp set of your choosing. 

See you over at the challenge blog!!

Crafty Hugs!


Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. TFS.

Faye said...

Meredith this is Gorg! Ilove the crackle effect. xx

Debra Miller said...

This is stunning Meredith. I'm going to have to try this technique!

~ Kendra ~ said...

What an amazing card!! Love the colors you've used!! Neat effect!

DonnaMundinger said...

Beautiful, hon! Fabulous job. I don't do too well with CAS, myself, but I thought I'd enter. Missing you at DB. xxD

Alexandra Lundgren said...

WOWZERS Meredith! Love the crackle work here. Gorgeous girl!!!!

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