Addicted To CAS Challenge #46 Luxury

Hello lovely ladies

Welcome to a new challenge at ATCAS which for the next week, yes that’s right for one week only  is being hosted by the super talented Sandie from London Days.

So come and see what the lovely Sandie chose for her code word.

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Well I have to admit I struggled a little with this one, luxury has so many different connotations , I started thinking about the obvious things, fast cars, boats, travel, shoes, gin, shoes, gin handbags, did I mention gin ?. None of the above really inspired me and I was left with several unfinished cards . I had one thought that kept going around and around in my little noggin  and in the end gave in……

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This is my luxury……

Lady Cameo once again helped out , I paper pieced this super simple drawing ( took forever ) as my bin can testify and made a simple frame using my Spellbinders Card creator dies.

I liked the simplicity of it so much I made a framed version and hung it over our bed.

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So what does luxury mean to you ? Now if you’re in need of a little inspiration then why not pop over to ATCAS to see what the rest of the DT have come up with to inspire us .

We have a fabulous sponsor for you this week Inspired by Stamping

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The lucky winner will receive $15 gift voucher to spend at their store.

I would also like to play along with a new challenge to me  A Creative Romance , its my first time playing along with these talented ladies and as they are looking to see some Kraft on our cards I think mine fits the bill !

Sadly the lovely Lyndal our guest Designer will be leaving us this week  its been a real pleasure to have her with us at ATCAS this month.

Cant wait to see what you all come up with for this challenge , it’s always a pleasure to view your card so much inspiration , what a talented bunch of crafters you are.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend.

Take care

Marie

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Addicted To CAS: Challenge #45-Geometric

Hello lovely ladies

Firstly an apology for the lateness of this post I had scheduled it for Saturday using the new WordPress platform as I was going to be away at my summer-house for a few days, only to find out that not only did it not post but it had disappeared entirely from the system. As luck would have it I had no internet for five days except for a brief five minutes yesterday when  I discovered it was missing but couldn’t do anything about it. So sorry to my boss Kylie and my team mates at ATCAS for the inconvenience I caused , I’m now home and in catch up mode .

ATCAS has a brand new code word and what a fabulous one it is too, its  been chosen by our hostess for the next two weeks the lovely and talented  Harriet so come and see what it is.

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I had so much fun with this one and my desk is littered with half-finished projects which hopefully I will be able to share with you in the not too distant future. For my DT card I have chosen something quite simple, a diamond within a heart created by my lovely Cameo and a touch of GA.

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We are once again sponsored by Scribbles Designs who are offering three free digis to our lucky winner.

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Please do pop over to ATCAS to see what the amazing DT have come up with I was totally blown away by their creativity and think its some of the best cards we have ever had and don’t forget the lovely Lyndal is still with us as guest designer.

Before I go a big thank you all for of your well wishes , unfortunately things are not going quite as well as planned and will have to see some more specialists so thank you all for bearing with me.

Take care

Marie

Addicted To CAS #44 GOLD

Hello lovely ladies

A big thank you to everyone for your birthday wishes , blogging buddies are the best,  also a big thank you to all of those who took part in our last challenge celebrate at ATCAS so many fabulous entries.

This fortnight our amazingly talented Deepti has chosen our code word and will be your hostess , so lets see what she has chosen for us.,

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What a fabulous code word !

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A fabulous code word indeed but it took me longer to photograph it than make it !!! Gold Miri card is a bugger !!!!!! It took days to get this rubbish result  I actually gave up on it and made another card but that one looked better in real life and crap as a photo so a loose , loose situation all around !

I stamped onto vellum (can’t tell can you !) and then gold embossed it and coloured the flower with my Copics  placing  a glass dome over the flower. The circle is cut using Spellbinders circle die and then mounted onto foam.

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One of my doglets Bailey investigating the scene !

Ok so now I’m gonna share the card that didn’t make it ! Keep in mind that its much better IRL

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Spellbinders card creator rectangles for the frames and a lovely inkylicious stamp that I’ve never used gold embossed. A glass dome and a button and gold pen used to edge the card. If you look very carefully you can see my reflection in the glass dome the height ( not ) of sartorial elegance in me nightie lol ! My Cameo is sulking cos it never got a look in again this time poor thing.

We are once again sponsored by Stamp Art Design who are offering five free digs for the winner

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We have a brand new guest designer for the month of August , please put your hands together for the lovely and talented Lyndal ( Ideas and Paper ) and boy does she have lots of both !

We would love for you to join us at ATCAS it’s always a pleasure to see your stunning cards and if you’re in need of a little inspiration then pop over and see what the rest of the amazing DT have come up with they have out done themselves once again.

I might be a bit slow on commenting next week as I have to undergo therapy on my leg apparently it needs straightening ( don’t like the sound of that ) so will be missing best part of the week.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend

Take care

Marie