Sunday, January 17, 2016

Thinking of You and Happy Birthday...MUSE Challenge #148, TIME OUT Challenge #47~Birthday, Seize the Birthday~Clean and Simple

Hello,

Popping in quickly to share my not 'quite' so out of this world cards (unlike my previous post *grin*) for MUSE Challenge #148, where wonderfully talented Anita has designed a sweet ditsy floral get well CAS creation to inspire and delight...



Her pretty on-a-vine flowers reminded me of one of my favourite stamps that hasn't received enough TLC of late...and I sure remedied that! 

I drew inspiration from Anita's 'vines', her four flowers and her simple, thoughtful sentiment....


Since that one was super quick, a second one *had* to happen. I could readily have spent all afternoon making a set (or seven) of these...and I will, at some very soon point. Here's the sister card...


My CAS birthday card is heading off to:



Enjoy your evening immensely...we have a roast cooking (thanks to my husband's culinary skills) and oh, the taste-buds are a-tingle! Thank you for spending time with me; so appreciated!


33 comments:

  1. A duo of beautiful cards. Love how you were inspired! Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

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  2. Beautifully stamped, Carol--great cards!

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  3. Can you say beautiful? Thank you for joining us at Muse this week!

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  4. Beautifully inspired by the muse this week Carol!

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  5. Hope you enjoyed that roast! Beautiful cards-CAS perfection. Thanks for joining TO

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  7. I love that gorgeous vine stamp, Carol, and you're right - your design would make for a gorgeous set of cards!
    Roast?? When's the next one? We'll get you together with Ardyth's yorkshire puddings and have a lovely meal! I'll bring s'mores cookies for dessert!

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  8. Beautiful design - love the pops of colour in the greenery! So glad you joined us at Muse this week, Carol!

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  9. Oh goodness, such pretty cards! A wonderful take on the inspiration card. Bonus that it is quick and easy to create allowing for a full set to be created as a lovely gift for some lucky recipient. Adore the colorful flowers. Wonderful work! Have a great week! Hugs!

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  10. I love the CAS style of these because it really shows off those flowers so beautifully!! ;) HUGS

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  11. Both of your cards are just beautiful! Such a pretty little leafy flower stamp! Love them!! ((Hugs))

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  12. Darling, c ... seven, or more, would be a great stash of these beauties to have on hand! xx
    =]

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  13. Love those cute little flowers in the lovely cheerful colours, Carol!!! Such elegant cards that would work with any sentiment!!!! Beautiful!!!!
    Have a great day!!!
    Hugz

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  14. Beautiful cards Carol! This stamp is my favorite, I just think it is so elegant and pretty. I love your CAS cards, both are fabulous. Hugs, Brenda

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  15. Love these two clean and simply sweet beauties! The diagonal stitched line die (or whatever the heck it's called???) grounds the image and sentiment perfectly!

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  16. Oh, Carol, these are so lovely. Great take on my muse card and I love how you've added the cute little flowers amongst the foliage. So beautifully CAS too. Thank you so much for your lovely recent comments on my blog, you're too kind :)
    Thanks for playing along at Muse xx

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  17. LOVE what you've done with the inspiration. Your delicate flowers, with the pops of color, work so well with the simple sentiments.

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  18. So pretty - I really like how you interpreted Anita's card! i would have just been stuck with the layout.....

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  19. Beautiful CAS birthday card. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  20. This is just beautiful Carol...I love your fabulous take on Anita's sweet card.

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  21. Your cards are so pretty and remind me of spring!

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  22. Are you wishing for Springtime too, with these pretty, flowery cards?! If it's been bitterly cold here, then it must also be cold where you are. These are a breath of sunshine and warmth! LOVE these two beauties. Those vines and blossoms are gorgeous! Stay warm... Bev

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  23. They are really sunny beauties these CAs-cards! Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us!

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  24. These are just beautiful Carol, swoon!

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  25. I can see why you like this stamp, Carol. The leaves are so lacy looking and you can change up the colors and sentiments for a variety of cards.

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  26. That's a pretty stamp, Carol - I love all the colourful little flowers, so delicate Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)

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  27. So pretty, Carol ... and so delicately and wonderfully CAS! Delighted to have you playing along with us at Time Out! Hugs, Anita :)

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  28. Beautiful take on Anita's card! I love the color palette, and how you chose (what I call) the 'sweet spot' to place your flowers...just beautiful, Carol!

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  29. Wow ,love the way you used Anita's flowers and clustered them in the lowere edge....so pretty Carol! Another beautiful embosed frame! You made me laugh with that little line! Have a good one :) !

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  30. Love the stitched matting and the flowers are wonderful - can't wait for spring to hit as I miss flowers terribly over the winter time.

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  31. Love the sweet little focal point you created on these two cards. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

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