Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Chalkboard and Glitter Heart XOXO...Addicted to Stamps and More~Clean and Simple

Hello!

Welcome to Addicted to Stamps and More #179~Clean and Simple


I'm on a Valentine kick (hey, what a surprise *grin*). I've already made 32 plus 'somethings' for my niece and nephew's classmates (and didn't take photos...d-uh! My sister-in-law will be doing that favour for me) and now I'm working on cards for their teachers. Three were done and delivered during my recent trip. Another twosome are here: super quick, super easy (the 'figuring out' took the majority of the time):

CAS #1:  a little 'chalkboard-y' number, with a glittery heart...


CAS #2: a puzzle-heart...

Please check out what my fabulous teammates have designed; a whole lot of clean, simple and sweet await you over at the ATSM main site.  After you scope out their gems...it's YOUR turn!  Looking forward to seeing you in the gallery; this week's winner will receive a gift certificate from our wonderful sponsor:

www.adayfordaisies.com
Prize: $12 gift certificate

I'm also joining the galleries at:
AAA Cards Game #57~Love Me Like You Do

Addicted to CAS Challenge #80~Red


Creatalicious Challenge #84~Love is in the Air

Thank you so much for spending time with me; your comments and visits are such a joy!


32 comments:

  1. A fair of fabulous cards--love how you used that giant speech bubble.

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  2. Absolutely wonderful! Love how you've used the word bubble!

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  3. Oh my! You are definitely loved-up and ready for the V-day. i struggle with CAS... and you make it look so effortless. NOT fair, I say! LOL Great use of the speech bubble. I hope you're planning on doing too much talking on the day! *wink*
    hugs, Asha

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  4. I love both
    but my fav is the one for ATSM Carol
    so black n red and so simple but also adorable
    lovely idea and you are so clever using all your DIES
    I wish I have many dies like you have (LOL)
    your card always inspiring miss C
    Great post
    see you soon in my DT post if you have time I am so happy to get visit from the same DT member on ATSM :) and if it is from you I smile much bigger hehehe
    hugs
    Monika (ATSM Teammate)

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  5. Oh, I love both of your cards a lot. But I need to admit, that I would have never thought about giving a Valentine´s card to my teacher when I was young :)
    Hugs from your ATSM team-mate stempelfrida

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  6. Hi Carol! You completed your 32 somethings for your niece and nephew? And now working on two beautiful valentine's for their teachers? Oh boy, you put me to shame. You make very effective use of your limited time, that is very evident. Your cards are beautiful. I adore that sparkly heart in the center of the speech bubble. The xoxo adds a wonderful touch. Your second card with the puzzle pieces is so pretty, too. Great use of that speech bubble, too. Thank you so very much sharing and inspiring Carol! I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs! :)

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  7. Both cards are so FUN! Love the chalkboard - and the "pieces" heart is too cute!

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  8. Hi,

    Wauw, stunning card. thanks for joning us at Creatalicious Challenge

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT Creatalicious Challenge
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

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  9. Two fabulous cards! My fave is the 1st. I love that speech bubble with the lovely heart. xo

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  10. Love both cards.But the -Love you to pieces- stole my heart! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

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  11. Two awesome CAS cards, Carol! Love the sparkly red heart with hugs and kisses on the chalkboard background...WOW! Really cool puzzle heart and scripty background on the 2nd card, too!

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  12. You are on a Valentine roll, girl! I'll bet all the moms in T's & C's class, as well as their teachers love to get these in their Valentine mailboxes. Easy to see why! These are CAS goodness and fun! Love 'em! Thanks for the sweet thoughts and prayers as I dealt with those darn ol' YKWs. Hoping this week is much better. xo Bev

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  13. These are so cute, Carol--really love the second one!

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  14. Oh I see a few new cover dies! Perfect choices, c ... and two gorgeous cards! LOve that jig-saw heart!!! It's for me isn't it ... xx ;]
    =]

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  15. Fab cards Carol. Thanks for the lovely comment, unfortunately as I did not have access to the internet for a couple of days due to outages I wasn't able to link up at Tag it you're it:( Never mind. Sure your nieces and nephews will love these cards, Valentine's day is not something we do a lot on in these parts! :)

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  16. WOW, what great use of the speech bubble, Carol and the puzzle heart is so cute!!!! Really like what you've done with both of these cards!!!! Super!!!
    Have a great day!!!!
    Hugz

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  17. Love is in the air! ;) These are sooo sweet!!

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  18. I'm playin' catch-up....again!

    These two AMAZING cards are definitely going to be CASE-ed for some of my V-day cards..with all the credit going to you, my dear talented pal!

    Could that puzzle heart possibly be any cuter?

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  19. Those are fantastic cards!! I especially love the puzzle card.

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  20. Such a great design! I LOVE that glitter heart!
    Your ATSM Teamie,
    Mandy

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  21. So fabulous, Carol ... gorgeous glimmer against the chalkboard ... and brilliant puzzle heart against the delicate script! Hugs, Anita :)

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  22. That puzzle heart is so perfect for that sentiment! Great idea to mount it on that speech bubble die! Chalkboard and glitter - always cool!

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  23. Fabulous cards!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "love is in the air” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Come and Get It)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

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  24. You're speaking the language of love here, Carol. Both speech bubbles look great with their accompanying hearts.

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  25. Both card's are AMAZING and STUNNING,no need to choose,great design and idea...LOVE IT...XX Željka

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  26. Two super fabulous CAS creations, teamie. Love how crisp these are, right up my street. Red, white and black is such a stunning combo x

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  27. These are both lovely! The glittery heart of the puzzle pieces, can't decide which one I love best! They are wonderful!! ((Hugs))

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  28. Sweet Valentine cards Carol! Can't go wrong with the puzzle pieced heart and I love the chalk board speech bubble on the other one. Cute! Hugs, Brenda

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  29. Brilliant cards, Carol! I love the stylish red glitter heart on black with the white hugs and kisses on the first card, and the perfect pairing of the sentiment and puzzle heart on the second card :)

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  30. Oh Carol, I am so behind on commenting - thanks so much for all your wonderful words recently on my blog. Life is crazy at the moment, but I am going to spend this frigid weekend relaxing at the beach, so I hope to catch up! I so love both of your cards. The speech bubble is a great idea. They are both so similar yet so different. It's amazing how little changes make a world of difference. I am pinning these babies to my valentine board for sure. and of course, thanks for linking up and playing along with us at AAA Cards.

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  31. Boy am I behind....having to skip a few as I try to catch up but have looked at each one - promise!! Great cards - same layout totally different effect. Well done!!

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