Thursday, 20 October 2016

October STAMPlorations CAS challenge - Mid-month inspiration

It's officially not too early anymore to use the C word, at least in the crafty world. It's about time to make sure there is a sufficient stash of C-cards. And there is nothing like a good CAS design to help build that stash. And at the same time you can play along with our STAMPlorations October CAS challenge where the optional colour twist is black. Don't forget to hop over to the STAMPlorations blog to see all the mid-month inspiration from the amazing DT. You can use any products you like, but we would love to see you use STAMPlorations products if you have them. Just remember to keep it CAS and don't forget to include the challenge graphic in your post to be eligible for the prize, which is a $10 gift card to the STAMPlorations store. You still have a good week and half to play along, so no reason to panic, but don't leave it too late either!

For my card I stamped the lovely sleigh loaded with presents and coloured with Copics, but if you prefer to die cut your images there is a matching die set to these stamps. All that was needed to complete the design was a die cut black sentiment, but I also made a smaller version of the card where I stamped one of the sentiments from the stamp set instead. Quick and easy.

I'm linking up with the following challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Christmas Goes 
Addicted to Stamps and More - ATG 
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Use orange 

Card: 250 gsm white card, scraps of black card
Stamps: STAMPlorations Warm Hands Warm Hearts
Ink and Colouring: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Dies: CUTplorations Let It Snow Phrase die


Ksenija said...

Karola, what a wonderful card! Love the way you combined Warm Hands image with a bold die cut sentiment. Never thought of orange Christmas, but looks so great! - Sweet Kobylkin

cm said...

Karola, I'm completely smitten with your trio of Christmas cards, featuring sets that just recently joined my collection! Casing your creativity is on my agenda (hope you don't mind!). Love these...and I am already in panic mode as I have but two Christmas cards made! Yikes!
Once again, thrilled to be joining the team as a GD for this month!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at CCAYR, good luck!!! Amy DT

Ina G said...

Super colourful cas card Karola. Love the bold back snowy sentiment.

Suchi said...

Wow Karola! These cards are beauty!! :)
Suchi xx

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Presents Thanks for sharing this fabulous card with us at the Addicted to Stamps and More blog--please join us again soon!
:) Marie--ATSM DT on a sled--what a wonderful holiday image!

Marie B. said...

That is a great image, and your coloring is awesome! Thanks for sharing with us at CHNC Extra! :)

~Marie B -DT

Deanne Saunders said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR 'ROUND (use a little or a lot of ORANGE) challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Kath said...

Fabulous cards and great colouring. Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas Cards All Year Round.
Kath x

Kamila Routsis * Life In Moments said...

Beautiful cards, lovely CAS design, and very festive! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week!
Kamila DT

Harriet Skelly said...

Oh I love your set of cards here - CAS perfection!

Ali said...

Lovely card set - a classic, fun image and gorgeous colouring! TY for coming to participate in the Christmas Cards All Year 'Round challenge this month. See you again soon, we hope! ~ Ali (~CCAYR DT)

Martina Bartušková said...

Nice simple cards. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!