Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Enjoy

 I love CAS and I guess I love 'grunge' too.  I think I really like the free flow of the grunge looking cards.  This card just came together in a jiffy.  
I am playing along with the CAS Challenge at Splitcoast; use dry embossing on your card.  For anyone who doesn't know what dry embossing is, you place your cardstock into an embossing folder and run it through a die-cutting machine like a Cuttlebug or Big Shot.  Embossing can also be done with a scoring  tool.  I am having problems with my camera so it may be hard to see but I added random embossing down the side.  It looks like little bubbles.  I did that by placing my cardstock in a Cuttlebug embossing folder and hitting it with a rubber mallet instead of running it through my machine.  By doing that, it gives a much more subtle, random impression I wanted.  I inked my stamps with Distress Ink and sprayed with water before stamping.  

I am adding my card to these challenges:




Less is More- COLOUR WEEK 166

Little Red Wagon- MASCULINE


Simon Says- BIRTHDAY

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Impression Obsession, Studio G, Inkadinkadoo, Mama Elephant/ Distress inks-Peeled Paint, Salty Ocean/ Cuttlebug Eb/ Rubber Mallet/ bl. Memento ink/ bl pearls



26 comments:

  1. Nobody does grungy CAS as well as you do! Love your card!

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  2. That is one handsome looking CAS design!! Great masculine card Karen! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  3. CAS perfection & loving the 'clean' grunge style too :) Hugs Bev x

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  4. Wonderful card, Karen! Love the colours and the grunginess. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  5. This is a really gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. I always love your clean/grungy cards!

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  7. This looks awesome! Each stamp is perfectly placed! Great card! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  8. Oh, Karen, you are amazing with CAS, and I love the grunge too! You do everything so beautifully! And I agree with the sentiment - we definitely need to enjoy the small moments! Warm hugs, sweet friend!

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  9. Amazing CAS!!! Love the colors too!!! Thanks for linking up to Paper Crafting Challenges!!! I hope to see you again!!!

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  10. This is a really great masculine card! Love the CAS style!
    Anni

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  11. Fabulous card, love the colors of it and the design.

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  12. I love these grungy CAS cards, showing that you can have the best of both worlds. Great colors.

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  13. Great card, I love the combination of grunge and CAS
    Elaine

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  14. Fab card Karen, great mix of colours and images, Jo x

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  15. That is my favorite green, love it with that blue

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  16. Fabulous card Karen, I love the combo of stamps you used, has a wonderful sense of movement to it :)

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  17. Wonderful card, great design.

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  18. Love that grunge Karen!
    Thanks so much for playing along at Less is More this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  19. Love this CAS grunge design Karen! I can just see those embossed dots - I'm sure it adds a lot of texture IRL!!

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  20. Wow, Karen! This iso amazing. It's one of the card I 'd like to be able to make. Simple and striking. Brilliant!

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  21. Great colour scheme, Karen and beautifully balanced.

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  22. Lovely design Karen, loving the CAS and the grunge! Stef

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  23. Fabulous as ever Karen :) Viv xx

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  24. Hi Karen, I wanted to let you know that I linked through to this card on my OWH VCMP blog post. If you're curious, you can view it here: http://becca-expressions.blogspot.com/2014/07/owh-vcmp-teen-time.html

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