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Monday, 9 January 2012

First ever CAS card!


Evening all, I know its late but I just wanted to get this card on and this is the first chance I have had today.
Now those of you who know me know I dont do clean and simple cards, even the thought of it brings me out in a rash!! lol But when I saw that the latest challenge over at Saturated Canary Challenge Blog was to make a cas card I said to my hubby, 'I think I should give this a go!' (really what was I thinking!!!).
But challenges are called that for a reason, its good to step out of your comfort zone (sometimes!)
The strange thing was, I actually enjoyed it, and for the first time ever I put a card together in less than an hour (well if you count the colouring too then thats a different story lol)
So here it is (should really have a drumroll!!),
My 1st EVER Clean and simple card, tada!!!





So whatcha think?

Entering into the following challenges

Saturated Canary - clean and simple
Deep Ocean  - lot of white
Crafty boots - new beginnings
Crafty cardmaking - no floral embellishments
make it monday - anything goes



24 comments:

melsanford said...

Oh this is gorgeous! And your colouring is amazing :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

nnalorac said...

Wow, Stunning CAS card Kat, so so pretty. Seen it on MIM. Carolxx

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card, it's beautiful
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Sally said...

Hi Kat, a beautifully coloured image & a great CAS design, Thanx for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Dee's Craft Room said...

This is lovely Kat. You should put yourself outside your comfort zone more often.

Thanks for joining in the fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Crafty Daffy said...

I love the card! The image is gorgeous and so well colored. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Boots for our New Beginnings Challenge. xx Denise

sara said...

its beautiful kat she looks stunning ,i was thinking of having a go at this challenge as well but like you freak out at the thought of cas !!
hugs sara x x x

Lisa M said...

Kathleen, you mean to tell me that you created this GORGEOUS CAS card and you didn't suffer any adverse physical reactions? ;) That's WONDERFUL news!! Kudos to you for the most beautiful CAS card...it's truly stunning what you've done to this image and the layout. :D

Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Make It Monday.
Good luck to you...
hugs,
Lisa xx

coops said...

wow, love this kat.stunning image and design and your colouring is absolutely fantastic ;D

xx coops xx

Sarah said...

Just one word - gorgeous! Sarah

Jenny said...

I know, I know, I know - Clean and simple can be hard. But! you have made it look easy as. Fabulous card and fabulous colouring. Love it! hugs x

Chris x said...

Wow...beautiful card
Hugs
Chris x

Olavana said...

Wow! Beautiful colouring - she is gorgeous! I saw this over at Make it Monday and am now following your blog as you have some gorgeous creations :) Thanks for the inspiration!

Anne said...

How beautiful! You made such a good job of colouring your that I think it deserves to be the star of the show, c&s has worked perfectly for it. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this week.
Anne
x

EmbossingQueen said...

Absolutely gorgeous Kat! The colouring is fantastic...I love the hair colour. It is good to challenge ourselves sometimes and wow haven't you done a fantastic job!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, the colouring is gorgeous. Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.
Yvonne/Meggymay

Jane said...

You have nailed it perfectly Kat....I love her!!
Thanks for joining us at Saturated Canary Challenges! x

debby4000 said...

Wonderful beautiful card.
luv
Debby

Debs said...

I love saturated canary images, so after seeing this on MIM I just had to pop by and take a look!

Think you've managed to create the look you wanted...perfectly!

Fabulous!!!
Hugs
Debs X

Renkata said...

Gorgeous card!

Ms. Jen said...

Wow, what a gorgeous CAS card. Simplicity at it's BEST!

Carisa said...

you absolutely nailed this being your first CAS card. I love it! :D thanks for joining us at saturated canary challenges this week. :D

Giò said...

WOW!!!!! I totally adore your card!!! Fabulous embossed background and stunning colouring!!
Thanks a lot for joining us at DOC.
Hugs, Giò

Loopylou. said...

squeeeeeeee!! omg!! this is so very stunning and looks awesome! i love your CAS style hun!
thankyou for joining the challenge over on Saturated Canary!
hugs Lou xx