Addicted to Cas Code Word ” Bauble “

Hello lovely ladies, its time for our second challenge at Addicted to CAS and for the next fortnight I will be your hostess so please do keep an eye out for the drinks trolley and buffet cart, I’ll be the one with the little white pinny and Gin and tonic in hand !

First of all a HUGE thank you to everyone who took part in our first ever challenge hosted by our lovely leader Kylie , what an amazing response 132 entries !!!!!

`One of the hostessing requirements for each challenge is to choose the theme or in our case here at Addicted to CAS our code word,  so for mine I have chosen……

ATCAS+-+code+word+baubleSo what comes to mind with my code word, maybe a tree decoration an item of jewellery I’ll let you decide, what did I come up with…….

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I’m not a flashy girl and goodness knows how I came up with the code word bauble , I was most probably thinking of jewllery at the time ( I’m a jeweller ) but try as I might I just couldn’t come up with a card depicting trinkets of any sort. So if any of you can I would dearly love to see them !

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Whoever said CAS is easy never made a card with rhinestones !!! Would you believe that it took me nearly three hours to attach the little buggers !! I’d recently bought a heating implement rather like a soldering iron and some gorgeous rhinestones and thought they would be perfect for the theme……what a nightmare the pesky things kept escaping and disappearing inside the aperture ! I’d glue one down with the heat thingy and its neighbour would complain and shift position ! when I’d finished the card and lifted it up all I  could hear where the stray little rhinestones moving around inside,  so its ended up as a shaker card !!!!

Bauble shape courtesy of my Cameo,  Sentiment and ink SU and nerves of steel curtsey of yoga and meditation !!!

I also made another much simpler card nerves of steel not required here just a couple of embossing folders, a frame from my Cameo and once again SU sentiment and ink

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This week our fantastic sponsor and Guest Designer is
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JOANNA MUNSTER FROM INSPIRED BY STAMPING
 Inspired by Stamping
Here is a little about Joanna –
Hi my name is Joanna Munster, owner/designer/illustrator of Inspired by Stamping. I started crafting 11 years ago when I started capturing my daughter’s special moments with scrapbooking. I quickly fell in love with all things crafty including cross stitch, crocheting, knitting, drawing, jewelry making but my love has always been towards the paper craft industry. It is a place where I can lose myself in creating for hours.
Two years ago, my hubby, myself and our three children moved from the United States to Australia. While waiting for my working visa, I started drawing and paper crafting full-time with my blog. One of my dear friends suggested that I make a stamp set with one of my drawings and this is where Inspired by Stamping started. I love every moment of working in this industry from the beautiful women and men that I meet daily, to the amazing designs that I see with an Inspired by Stamping set. October 15th 2012, we celebrate our first year of Inspired by Stamping and it is exciting to say that we are growing and expanding! 🙂
Joanna is offering this prize to the winner of this challenge –
$20 GIFT VOUCHER
We would love to see you at Addicted to CAS , so why not pop over and see what the rest of the DT have come up with to inspire you with,  lots of amazing creations from the rest of the gorgeous girls and who knows you may even be one of our lucky winners and Joanna has so many amazing goodies to choose from in her beautiful shop.
Wishing you a ll a wonderful healthy and happy weekend and thank you all so much for your get well wishes am feeling much better
Toodle pip
Marie