Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Rainbow Birthday...Addicted to Stamps and More #109~Clean and Simple, CAS(E) this Sketch #88, Stretch Your Stamps 2

Hi all!  I'm delighted to share a DT card for the new Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #109: Clean and Simple.  

My creation today is one of my homework assignments from Day 7 of  Stretch Your Stamps 2 online card class,
inspired by Laura Bassen's lesson on transforming a graphic shaped stamp into a new shape.  I went with an image from my Annabelle Stamps Scribble Scrabble 2 set and pretty much cased Laura's card.  It's simple (especially to recreate), clean, crisp...and a wonderful way to see the possibilities of graphic stamps.


In fact, to show you how easy this technique is, I made a second one


sparked by CAS(E) this Sketch #88


Head over to see what the amazingly talented DT has created to whet your creative appetite, then whip up a CAS card of your own and share it in the gallery. The winner will receive a choice of 3 digis from

http://www.eurekastamps.com/

Looking forward to seeing your CAS-ilicious delights!

Thanks so much for dropping by; your visit and comments add sparkle to my day! 

22 comments:

  1. Wow Carol awesome cards! Simple yet very colorful!

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  2. GORGEOUS rainbow specturm flower(s)!! Love the look and the negative space is fabulous!

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  3. I love the look of both the cards :) we can never go wrong with the rainbow colors !!

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  4. Oh how I adore these cards, Carol! Maybe my favorite I'd seen of people's homework! Note to self: finish the stencil class so you can justify taking another one--LOL!

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  5. So pretty, Carol! Love how you _didn't_ mask off the shapes but have them overlapping. The dimensional effect is pretty neat … I'm usually masking off everything for fear it would look messy, but I really like the look you got here. Now I need to find my Clearly Besotted Geometric shapes and time to use them … *hurries off* :)

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  6. Awesome technique! I wish I could see things differently like that. The colours are amazing, Carol. I too love that you overlapped them! xx

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  7. What a bright and cheerful pair of cards Carol, looks like a great technique. :)

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  8. Crisp, clean, pretty and perfect! Both cards are just amazing. Love the ideas you share with us, Carol. So inspiring!

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  9. LOVE.
    Your stamping is absolutely wonderful!

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  10. So pretty! I love the rainbow flowers!

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  11. Two gorgeous cards, beautiful colours and stamping. TFS! x

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  12. Sigh ... crisp and clean ... and such delicious rainbow colours ... Carol, these are so gorgeous ... love them! Hugs, Anita :)

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  13. These are just beautiful - nice work!

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  14. Ok once again I'm picking up my jaw off the floor, these cards are awesome!!! Here I was ohhhing and ahhhing over the circle card and now I'm ohhhing and ahhhing over this one too. I can't believe how you can take a simple what looks like a petal and make some this gorgeous Carol! I really need to start looking at my stamps in a different light. Of course I'm not sure I'm creative enough to come up with something like this on my own. lol Love these my friend. Hugs, Brenda

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  15. Fabulous cards for your 'homework' LOL!!! Love how you added dimension by popping up a layer!!

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  16. A big fan of rainbow colour scheme! :) Love your card.

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  17. Hi Carol. These cards are stunners! Love your rainbow flowers! Have a lovely day! hugs Monika xxx

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  18. Gorgeous pair of cards and what a great use of your graphic stamp, I really must try to think outside the box more often! These are awesome. Hugs x

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  19. Clunk!!! Oh, excuse me, that's the sound of my jaw hitting the desktop! You did a really FABULOUS job on Laura's inspiration, Carol! I love both cards, and I'm so impressed with how your images turned out so perfectly! Laura would be proud, indeed!!!

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  20. Carol these are fabulous! You are obvi getting 100% on this homework! Laura would be proud!! Stunning...just stunning! Love how you combined graphic with pretty on both cards and you floored me with your stamping precision! Just awesome!!

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  21. I didn't get chance to comment last week (holiday), but I had to pop by. I think this is a super idea - the rainbow flower is lovely. I think both cards are just fab!

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